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Array i,"-���������:-  j ���������  / ��������� v '  r j  ' '  i  FOR MEN���������    ,  .Finest Cashmere Sticks 0 CO  Kxtra. heavy wool do -..: 0 uO  Best, quality  Shetland   wool  Underwear, per t.uit 1 25  Finest nat. wool   "       100  Braces, per pair, 30c. and 10c.   :o:   The English Trading Co.  C. E.   SHAW,  Customs Broker,  REVELSTOKE.  Vol. 2.���������No. 17.  KEVELSTOKE, WEST-KOOTEKAY,B.C, AUGUST-3, 1895,  $2.00 a Year.  2333:iaE������   XT������  Goods bov.*jJj.t right ont;  !5^vS?X mission charg-ed.  ,.������--'=^������^a    5?*i* selection; immediate returns.   ;  ing- tag-s furuisiied free upon .t  s SO DtTTT on Pars or any ,>;  oods -we handle. - 8jj'  ^'vS^j?*:i    v* il ������������������Write for Circular g-ivinsr Ship- *;  ~^"=:y       ;-fj j-':.=,<��������� 13irections and 1AT2ST WAS  REVELSTOKE LODGE. I. O. O. F.,No. 25.  ma������������ Hniics-i' /; 200-212 First Avenue North,  rnAitt nuj������u. i jiffisa'KnBAjpoijaaB^i tvttt  Kootenay Lodge  No. 15 A. F. &A.M.  The regular meeting  are held in the Mas-  oriiuTemplcBourne's  Hull, on the third  Monday in each  month at 8 p. m.  Visiting brethren'  cordially welcomed.  W. F. OliAGK. SKCKETAKY.     '  TROUT   LAKE   CAMP.  In Need of a  Post  Office-  . the ' Camp. '  -News  of  KeKular meetings arc held  in Oddfellows' Hull every  Thursday ni^ht, at eight  o'clock. Visiting brothers  cordially welcomed.  K. 0. LEWIS, Six.  HELENA, MONT.  ������cr. (Wr.e ��������������� iionrjan Its.  branches: ���������  CHICAGO, rLL-T==^V!C-TORIA, B.C.  V.A :iifliiu'*a St. J3 Uiigleir St.  IMCHS"^.  WINNIPEG, MAN.  178 Princess St.  Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1658.  Regular meetings aro held in  the Odd Fellows' Hall on tho  M-uowl and fourth Wednesday's  of ea'eh month at 7:30 p. in.  Visiting brethren are cordially  invited.  E. .VD.VIH.   J. I. WOODROW,  ���������N'.M. Rcc. Secy.  The Confederation  Life Association Toronto.  Capital and Assets Over  $6,000,000.   -.  ,     NO  CONDITIONS  Before insuring- you should see  , Model Policy Contract  issued by the above.  Company, y  Insurance; at Risk Over  $26,000,000  e NO   ,  RESTRICTIONS  A.'McNEIL,  BARBER SHOP AND BATH ROOM,  Front, Street, Kevelstoke.  Full particulars on application to Agents :  T. L. HAIG, J. D. BREEZE,  Agent   for .Revelstoke.    ��������� '    " ���������   General Agent for B.C., Vancouver.  W.  GOWA  Haircut, 25c;  Bath, 50c.; Six Shaving  Tickets for S1.00.  GUY  BARBER,  WATCHMAKER AND JEWELLER.   7   :o:   Repairing Neatly & Promptly Executed:'  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  ���������   FURNITURE,  Doops, Sashes & Blinds.  -:o:  R. HOWSON,  REVELSTOKE.   ,  COFFINS  CARRIED "IN  STOCK  AGENT KOK SIXGEIt SKWING MACHINES.  NAVIGATION.  -WHOLESALE DEALER' IN  WINES,, LIQUORS AND CJGAR&  EEYELSTOEE  IB.O  Stockholm House.  1895  TIME   SCHEDULE  ,1895  THE  OLD  FAVORITE 6TEAMBU   .' -....'....... :..:' ; -. !~  i   ziyc^iRicasr '���������;  ;   ',     .    (Capt. llobt. Sanderson) .' ;  ...s. ...............................  WH.l. HUN  11KTWKKN'  REVELSTOKE ' and   NAKUSP  Trout Lake City, July 25.���������We are  still patiently awaiting- Lhe establishing of our long over due' post office.  The head of the. Post Oflice Department,in'this province is certainly  getting- notorious for his , swiftness.  This worthy official has been since last  August trying to establish a post office  here, and we <-u e no nearer now than 12  months ago. It would be a good idea  for soinu one to stick a pin'in it to see'-  if alive. When it is considered that  we have 130 prospectors and inineis ,in  this camp besides numbers in the hills,.  it is a crying shame that this has not  been attended to long since.  Col. Peyton and Lane Gilliam ai rived  here on 21sl<inst. The3T are inspecting  the Duncan and Lardeau mineral properties which were bonded some months  ago by the former.. t  Mr. R. K. Neil, of Rossiand; is in  town and goes tip South Fork to-morrow to inspect some claims for a 'New  York company.  Mr. i McLean,   representing  a    San  Francisco  company,   is  in  town.    He  has just arrived ftoru a trip up   Gainer,  Creek and is very  much pleased, with  appearances so far.  Hugh'' Brown, of^ the  Union  Hotel,  Revelstoke, paid ns a   flying ' visit  to-'  i''day.   After visiting his mineral   property ou Five-Mile creek   he left again  for Nakusp and Slocan country.  Some half dozen men are at present  at woik on Great Northern',Ti,ail. "W.  Vickers and party are still at work on  Gainer Creek trail.1, '        ' '   ���������  Some reported very rich strikes have  been made lately on Gainer Creek. ���������  Fie.d.'Campbell of the famous Bad-  Shot claim came in on 23rd inst. His  pioperty still keeps improving and he  is prepared to make a shipment a.s  soon as Gainer'Creel? trail is finished.  The arrival of a four horse team with  Andy Craig on the box was a very  j-weluoint sight on 23rd inst." <  LOCATION'S FOR WEEK EXDIXO JULY2t.  July 19���������Cyprus, Frank Treanor;  Mountain Bel), Jas.' Dixon ; War Cry,  Hugh Wilson.   ,    , *  Jnlv'20���������The Brow.  Reuben  Brown.  Julv 23���������Grev Eagle, ' Jas. H. .Mc-  Culley. r " '��������� '     '       ,  July 2-1���������Norice, K: C. M nsgrave;  Winnipeg, ��������� ; Tlie Gem,  Heavy .Freight Traffic Continues.  The volume of freight for down  river points increases with, each recurring week and tlie.' C. & K. Nav. ~  Co., in an eftort to keep pace with the  business will have the Kootenai make  an extra trip to-day. .Three carloads  of Slocan-Star ore, for Everett, came  up on Sunday, and on Thursday tlie  ,Lytton had three cars of Silver King  ore for Omaha, and one of Slocan Star  for Everett. On the down trips both  boats carried full cargoes of general  freight, while the passenger trailic is  unprecedented.  SUPPOSED    DROWNING  In the River at   Ulecillewaet-���������Notes  of the Camp.     '        "   '  Rapid Tunneling Machine.  L. Recard, of California, has invented a rapid tunneling machine which  will saw out a tunnel at a rate of 23  feet daily. , The machine is 12 feci  long, six feet high and four ,feet'wide,  and is run Iry a 14 horsepower engine,'  the 'total weight being (i,3()0. "The  principle is tliat of a circular saw, 00  drill points attached to each, of two  wheels, four feet high and eight inches  in diameter make (500 ' devolutions per  minute; each point one-half an inch  apart, every revolution feeding ' one-  eighth of an inch. The inventor says'  it will put 20 feet of a 6xS tunnel in a  day in the hardest rock at a cost ol* $1  per foot. ;Tlie machine costs $1,000  and requires three men to run it. The  rock is crushed as fin** as wheat grains,  carried to the rear and dumped in a  car. The drill points weigh one-quarter  of a pound each, last four days and are  kept cool by a, steady stream of water.  ���������Norlhiccst jMniiifi Review.  , - SANDON HEARD FROM.  What it Has and .What, it Wants-  ing News of the Vicinity.  -Min-  -Rav  en,  JOHN STONE, Propuiktou.  The Dining Room is furnished with the best the  Market affords.   .  THE BAH IS SUPPLIED WITH THE.CHOICEST  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.    ,  CENTRAL  HOTEL  ARltAHAMSON BROS., Piioi-riktoks.  Stopping   at    L.VRDKAU, '   Thomson's  - Landing and Halcyon Hot  Spiunos during the  Season of 1895.  Leaving Revelstoke Wednesdays and Sutur  ' ' Cays at 7 a.m. .  Leaving Nakusp Mondays and Thursdays at  7. a.m.  Tlio above dates aro subject to change without notice.  UOHKUT SANDERSON.  The Steamer Arrow  LEAVES'  TOWN WHARF, REVELSTOKE,'  Wednesdays and   Saturdays,, at 9  a.m'.  ���������fok���������  Hall's Landing, Lardeau, Halcyon and  Leon   Hut - Springs, Nakusp and  ������������������   Burton  Citv. .       J  St..Paul,- Andrew Olson ;   Tin  F. Treanor and Jas. Luell.  Assessments Recorded.  Plated Prince, H. Bourne ; Silver Tip,  C. H. Temple; White Owl, I. T.  Brewster; Aiax, Jno. Stauber; High  Grade, T. H. .Miles and C. XV. Harrington ; Black Prince, W. C. Yawkey;  Jennie Lind, A. Olson ; Sunshine, A.  Olson; Nettie L., E. H. Crockett; Mav  Bee, W.,B. Pool.  Tuansfeiis'Recorded.  Black Prince, h interest to ~XV. C.  Yawkey from A. J. Murphy, consideration $3,000. '    i ,  Black Prince, i ������ interest to W. O.  Yawkey- from N. D. Moore, consideration ,$i.oo.  Alice Murphy and Free Coinage,  3-5 interest, from A. G. Murphy to1 W.  C. Yawkey, consideration $1.00.  Grey Copper, 3-5 interest, from Jas.  Gillhoolv to"\V. C. Yawkev, consideration $l'.0O.  The Brow, A interest, from-Reuben  Brown ,to Jas. Luell.  First-class Table  Telephone  ��������� Good Beds   4-  Fire-proof Safe  ��������� 'Bus Meets all Trains.  BEVELSTQEIE,,     B.Q_  QUEEN'S   HOTEL  ABRAHAMSON  BROS., Pkoimuktoiis.  Everything new and First=class in ail Respects.  The House is stocked with the Finest Wines and Cigars in the Market  TBOTJT   l^J^HZJEl   OITT,   B.O.  Columbia & Kootenay   Steam Navigation Co.321  THE   REVELSTOKE , PHARMACY.  E Have  Now on Hand  A laroe assortment of  1 ii-i r     ���������-* rri   of Stationery of every  i nin���������i������������������������������������!��������������������������� ���������ii    trTTTT i ii ���������if iuna  description.  POP/sEROY'S PURE INKS,  INCAHDESCEMT PENS,  KURD'S IRISH LINEN NOTE  At Regular Eastern  Prices,  Iu all  sizes  ��������� HALYCON SPRINGS HOTEL *  Arrow   Lake.  TS now open .it the-*: Celebrated Hot  -*- Springs for the accommodation nf guest.-.  Rates $1.50 to $2.50 a day. Baths 25 cents  each or five for $1. Special rates to families  or by tho mouth can be arranged.  Dawson, Craddock & Co.  !000 ROOKS  To flim^i1 from in iliu  ifii;  iiilViXi)!!^.*;  friAfflViACY.  NOTICE.  ArOTlOE IS HEREBY GIVEN Mint  _L\ tin: orir-'jLii,-.rti'i' interest nf Edward Sullivan in the North Su'i-I'lru-i-i-  Mine, on Mt-Uulloch Creek, Big Bend,  will bis snld ,-ir public nueUoti ;it. Llie  mine, tbe l.",r!i day uf Align-.!. 1NS13.  nt I o'elock, p.in., to pay .-i.-sc^im-nt.  Uigetlier with co.it of mlvei tiding and  exj'i'iises of -:;ll(^.  I'.-U"il.it   .���������.icrullo.-h   Creeli.Iulvliib.  H').").  H-JL UL.^.  Li. Ml,  PASSENGERS/FOR  Hall's Landing,  Hot Springs,  Nakusp, Three Forks  Nelson, and Slocan Points,  Kootenay .Lake Points,  .Trail  Creek,  Rossiand,  Northport and Spokane  ���������SHOULD TAKE THE���������  STEAMER  LYTTON  Leaving Hkvklstoke on Monday and  Thuksday Evenings nt 7 p.m.  For local time card of the Companj-'s steamers on Kootenai* Lake'apply to the purser on  board.  For full information or to tickets, rates, etc.,  apply to T. Allan,   Secretary, Nelson,   B.C.  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  ROYAL MAIL LINES.  CHEAPEST route to the OLD COUNTRY.  Proposed Sailings from Montreal.  ALLAN LINK.  Pakisiax ' July 27  Mongolian* Aug.   3  Numidiax Arrt*. Ill  Sai-i-ixian Au������. 17  DOMINION LINK.  Vaxcouvbu Vug.   3  Oui:(5ox   Aug.   8  M.miii-osa    Au*,'. l.i  Laiiuaijoh Aug. 24  Cabin *>l.i, RVl, $tVl. ������711, S������0aii<l upwards.  liiU-nm-iliatc S������l; HteeraKc $20.  Pjw-Jeiiljjt-rs ticketed  thri)iii<li  to all pai-t-- of  Great Hntnin and Ireland, ami at .-.iiccialiy low  nitu. to nil part.iof the Kui-opum uonliiient.  Apply t4jiiiMirr>( ilc.iiiiMiiporr.iihvai agi'iiLto  I. 1. jJiiJiWo'ii-,/!,. jHg'-.ii,-,, K.v.-.M.sstoJ.!..  Two Years For Assault.  A native ."plnyfiihifi'ss" generated  by bad whiskey and worse' beer caused  considerable commotion in Front  Street on Wednesday afternoon, and  resulted in seriously injuring a Chinaman and sending a young man " over  the road." In the preliminary hearing  yesterday there were a number of  witnesses called, some of. whom were  suffering from a pitiful loss of memory,  while others were equally afflicted  with too vivid imaginations. The facts  appeal to be that Win. Doyle and  Thos. Pope came to town and proceeded to "tank up" and meeting a Chinaman named Jlong they thought it  would be a good joke to " Dutch flip"  him, which they did. Hong went  away and was letnrning \yiLh a saw in  his liand when the row " was resumed,  Hong defending himself with Ih'i saw.  During the finca*- Doyle threw several  stones at ITong, inflicting some severe  bruises and also breaking the Chinaman's arm at the elbow-joint. Thos.  Cadman went to ai rest Doyle and was  roughly handled by him. There wa.i  therefore, two counts against him.  Pope was discharged and Doyle committed. ' He elected- to' be tried by  speedy trials and came up before 11 i.s  Honor Judge Cornwall to-day. He  pleaded guilty and was sentenced to  two years' imprisonment.  ...   i������, , i,  U miuy.:  --.N.SIJ  Ki.K;:  The County Court.  There was a very light docket at  yesterday's sitting of the County Court  before His Honor Judge Cornwall.  Thev were all small debt actions and  in each case the plaintiff was. suceess-  ful.  Abrahainson Bros. vs. David Wools-  ley ; judgment for plaintiff with costs  and interest at six per cent. Ijorirne  Urns. vs. G. El IN. II. N. Coursier vs.  li. Condell, and If. N. Coursier vs. Jos.  Walkei.  The case of D. P. Gillespie vs. D.  Robinson was withdrawn. Burton vs.  .McI/'-nn no npp������nranees were filed.  \\ lull' iicin \ *-. ('.'i-.-'inl nt ul was  heard in cli.nniier.-.  Sandon. July 25.���������Sandon is situated on Carpenter Creek at the .forks  of Cody and Sandon Creeks about,four  miles above .Three ��������� Forks. It' is tlie  objective , point of. the Nakusp it  Slocan rail road to be built this season,  and of the ��������� Kaslo it������ Slocan railroad  which is already graded into the town,  and which will be completed about  the latter part of September. Nearly  all of the ore-shipping'mines of, the  famous Slocan country are in tlie immediate vicinity and will ship ore from  here this i winter. There are three  hotels running, with ' another - near  completion, four stores; one barbershop, one laundry, and in fact we already have a good sized town. But  there wilFbe room for every trade and'  calling here- before loiig as there is sure,  to be another boom this fall that will  discount Rossiand.  Mi: David,. Hastie, late of the  Kaslo-Slocan engineering staff, has decided to locate in Sandon.  The Hotel Sandon, Messrs. Moore  it Wrong proprietors, opens about the  first of August. This is, at present,  the finest building in Sandon aiid is  sure to do a good business. Mr.  Moore, a well-known caterer .from the  coast, will attend to the cuisine, Mr.  Wrong having charge of the bar. We  wish them every success.  The Byron ifc White Mining Co.  intend next week breaking ground for  ii concentrator plant at their mine,  the famous Slocan Star, about a mile  from Sandon. This mine is shipping  ore every day, the well-known Mann  Bros, having the hauling contract.  Tlie time check nuisance still exists  in the country and of course the poor  working man has to stand all the  brunt. Tf wages were good it would  not be so bad, but with them lower  than ever beforo it is a burden the  men will bear only to visit their  vengeance upon the responsible pai ties  in the future.  The Tvanhoe mine started last week  with a full complement of men. The  same company next week will  start to run another ,700 foot tunnel.  1 visited the Goodenougli mine last  week and saw some ore sacked that  ran G000 oz. to tlie ton. Their lowest  pay is about 800 oz. ��������� This mine, now  is working a small force but as soon as  snow comes they will work a complete  outfit and enlarge their bank account.  Charlie Kent, well known to/old-  timers at l^arwell is one of the owners.  The Grey Copper is being opened  up and looks fine, It will be another  mine to swell its owner's bank account  this winter.  The Noble Five is shipping ore, the  Alacdonakl Bros, having- tlie packing  and hauling contract.  Poker Smith and Tiish Mike are  developing property that i.s looking  way up. It is situate on Cody Creek.  The waggon road from Three Forks  to here, and further up is in a disgraceful shape, all assertions of government  officials to the contrary notwithstanding-  SANDON   WANTS  A Newspaper.  Any number of , live, energetic  businessmen, mechanic.-., tradesmen,  capilalists, and in fact all the good,  honest, capable men who want to  succeed in life and make money.  Tosco ������ "n -w woniaii" with liioonier-s.  We can't be a live city until wo have  all the latest taokots oui, female or'  ol bci wiser-  A ivnlci; winks system.  To know-if the Dominion elections  .���������, ill conic off this year.  An As--ayjiT In examine the head of  .he man wh'n'is "ohunip" enough not  to believe in flee siher.  FOOTK IllLLU.  . 1 llrcillewaet, Aug. 2.���������Geo. Calloway ate bis dinner as usual at' the  Maple Leaf Hotel last Friday, but h.-t.s  not lieen seen since. His tracks were  found near the river, pointing diiectly  towards it, and fiom the-length of 'the  step, he must have been running,' iir  fear that "some one was after him."'  Parties have been 'oiit S"tirchiiig, lint  no other trace of him has! been found,  and it is helie.vod that he was drowin-d  i'n the Ulecillewaet. If so, it will "be  difficult to find the body, as thc river  rims with such foi s.e that it' will soon  reach the Coluhilii.-i..  The tunnel on the Maple Leaf is now  in J(K) feet, and preparations are being  inade to 'work all winter.  . '    i   '  Mr. Richardson will soon bring iii a  pack train, having already bought,  some cay uses at Donald,' and will get  more as lho needs of tlie camp require.  Packing out provisions and niatetial,  trnd bringing in ore will soon employ a'  good sized prick train.        ' '  Dave. Woolsey is doing assessment  work for the Lanark Go. on the  ''Sutton " claim, and Charley Taylor  is doing similar work on the Gold Hill.  Tlie Cariboo "Creek Mining Co. is  planning to start work again on( their  property on Caiiboo Crook.  Angus McDonald, one. of theranohe'-'-  across the   Illeeillewaet-. ��������� from   Revel-'  stoke, is employed this summer with  McDonald's   biidge' gang   at    Albert  Canyon. '    ���������  , Mrs. Dave Woolsey, with her young  children, returned last Monday from  the east, .where she had been 'spending  several months with her friends.  It is rumored'ou good authority that'  Dan. A. Lamey, who/'with Joe. Dunn,  carried on a nieichandizing business  here' several 'years ago1 as Dunn ���������&  Lamey, has gone to Alaska and the  Yukon. <  ,  Tom. Marshall has gone down to  Nelson tp see his partner, who will  probably come up, aud another (rip1 bo1  made' to the new discovery  North Fork.  '        ,   ���������  on   the  They have a big showing of ore  Development Work on Carnes Creek.  Work is being done on tho.Rosebery  and Salisbury clninis .owned'by the  Revelstoke Co., and also on the Aberdeen  and carbonates  The Revelstoke. and Seattle. Co., have  let the assessin'entHvork on tlio ' HaiJj  pan to .Bain & Uoyd, who are ��������� also  figuring on a contract foi a 200 foot  tunnel on this claim.  The ore of these claims is. known as  arsenical iron aud is much neede.d for  fluxing. The Hardpan, Aberdeen,  Salisbury and Rosebery have, a big  showing respectively.  Conservatives Have a Clear Majority.  The elections in Great Britain have  resulted in the return of the Conservatives and Liberal unionists by the  largest majority in the memory of' the  present generation. iThe. new Parliament will be made up as follows : Conservatives, 3-11 ; Liberal Unionists, 70 ;  Liberals 171; McGartyit.es, 70 ; Parnell-  ites, 13; Labor, 2 ; one constituency If)  be heard from. This gives the conservatives a clear majority of 12 overall parties, the Liberal Unionists included. " ���������  - THE COUNTRY IS FULL OF IT.  New  Ore  Discoveries  to North and  South of Revelstoke.       '   ���������  Recent discoveries in the Revelstoke  division of West- Kootenay seem to  confirm the impression that, the whole  country is thoroughly impregnated  with mineral. A couple of weeks ago  the lind on North Fork' of the Ulecillewaet was chronicled. An assay oi  this ore gives $3 to .$10 in gold, aud  from SO to several hundred ounces in  silver. The bed of the creek is iepoi-t,-  ed lo be full of float of high grade ore.  Those interested aie now agitating for  a trail to the head of the North Fork,  which would also serve a number of  old locations, such as the Jumbo,  Wiliah*, Bob O'Link, North Star. &c.  A more recent discovery is one which  has ju.st been made on a trihntarv of  the Jordan rivei- which flows out of the  Gold Range just above Rovol-.-i.oke.  This is a territory which has been little  frequented by tho. prospector heretofore. Messrs. Frisby it Reighly had  considerable success trapping up there  last winter and lvLurnod' this summer  fo prospect for mineral. They caiue  back fo town last. Salurday having  located two claims on Wild Goose  creek. Thoir samples show the oie to  Ik; galena which looks as .though il.  might cany gold. There being no  nsMiyr here at present the sample.-,  wero sent to Vancouver fur a test, and  until the lesull is obtained the value  of tbe new find will net be known. L:i  the meantime several parties have  started out to prospect lho vicinity of  the new locations, whore it. is reported  many ledges exist.  Ore has also been discovered helow  Hall's Landing across the lake from  Halcyon Hot Springs in the vicinity of  Cape Home, Upper Arro.y lake, whore  it is said they have found a "whole  mountain of it." V  THE   KOOTEXAY   MAIL.  A NOBLE SACRIFICE,  CHAPTER XIV.  There was a long silence in the room.  Mr.   InglelV/d   was   strangely   stirred,  and he said, presently, in a husky v6ice:  ��������� " I  am  5-lad,  Basil,   I   chanced  upon  you." ���������      ,        ,   ' ���������"  ���������' I am-fflad, too," -said Basil Penrhyn.  "I hope 1 have not wearied you."  " On ' tlie contrary, you have deeply  interested me ; more deeply than I can  express."  "What I have just related," said  Basil Penrhyn, " is but one out of a  hundred instances in which lie stories  as pregnant. Richard, you and I rare  - both English tyorn; and there is something that has come to me from Ens-  land every year the last three years,  which lias taken a powerful hold upon  me. 1 wish, indeed, it were in my  power to satisfy the cravings of the  little maid who writes within a short  time of every Christmas to Santa  Claus. This year's letter 'has ' just  reached me, and it-is strangely touching. 1 havs placed it in a, packet with  the others I have receiyed from ,,her.  They are,  in all. three."  lie rose and, took from a'pigeon hole  the packet of letters 'to which he re-  ' ferred. ,  " What has perplexed and caused me  real annoyance is that the child has  ' r.ol afforded me an opportunity of communicating' with .her. She believes,  as thousands of other children'do,' hr  the omniscience of Santa Claus, and  she put? no address in her missives.  'All I know is that they come from  London, ���������which I gather, of course,  ���������from the postmarks on the envelopes.  I have traced the letters li. C. in these  postmarks, which proves that she lives  in a poor,district. The office in which  yju conducted your business in Corn-  , hill cannot be very' far from her residence, and 1 dare say, Richard, that  you are more.familiar than I with life  in the East End. So interested have  ' I become in this little maid's letters,  that I have gone,(to the trouble of putting an advarli'sement in a London  daily pa per,'in which 1 ask her to send  Santa Clans her address. Here among  her letters is the advertisement itself,  which 1 cut out o'f the London newspaper.      I will read it.      'If Carrie Wy-  att'" ���������  . '    " Stop,   for  Heaven's   .sake,    stop !  cried  Mr.   Ingletield'.   "What name do  ycu say 1"       ,'     "  "I am reading from my advertise-  'ir.������nt. Richard,", said Basil Penrhyn,  surprised at this interruption. "'It  Carrie Wyatt, who has written to Santa Claus in America for three years in  succession, will forward her address,  she will 're-colvo a reply which Santa  Claus promises shall be pleasant to her."  The advertisement has not, been,, answered, Richard. No address has been  'sent to Santa Claus, and I suppose  neither' thc little maid nor any of her,  people has happened to-see.it. Certainly if is out of my power to comply  , with the one-most earnest wish of my  child-correspondent, buti I have no  doubt 1 could convey pleasure to her  innocent, heart in another way, for ������h.'  ������and her parents must be very noor.  Poor as they are. however, they seem  to be doing good in' the neighborhood  in which they reside, and 1 have almost a mind, when my Christinas labors are over, to pay a visit to England  and renew acquaintance with familiar  , scenes aud at the same time endeavor to,.find where Carrie "Wyatt lives.  I, dare'say 1 should be successful, flnd  1 am su:-��������� that 1 should derive a pur������  and sweet pleasure from association  with her and her parents. What has  particularly struck me in the letters  of the little maid is the evidence tht-y  contain of refinement and culture. H'>r  parents must be gentlefolk, in spire of  circumstances, and are giving the.r  children'a good education."  " T'.-.ey have more than this u.ii;,  then ?" asked  Mr.   Inglefield.  There was an unusual note in hi=  voice which drew Basil Penrhyn"s clJ^-  er attention to him ; but lu=> tacrf w.is  hidden from  Basil's  friendly gaze.  ������������������yes," replied Basil; "Came is not  the  only  child." i  ���������'. "You spoke of one of the girl's mo-st,  earnest wishes, but you did not, convey what it was."  "It is in connection with her grandfather, whom it appears she has nf-v -r  seen. By-the-bye, this grar.diati.er  whom she-and her mother so yearn ts  see bear your Christian nam-;���������Richard. It pains me t'i know they are -n  deep trouble. Perhaps you would lik-  to read little'Carrie's letters."  ' Mr. Injjle-tleld lipid out' hi* hand <vi-c-  erly for them. Th������n it wa������ that Bisil  noticed with surprise that his I'r.-n l's  face was very pale, and' that there w '-���������  a sirancre tremor in the hand which  was stretched toward hirn.  "Are you . not well, Richard V he  ar-ked.  "I do nor f,-ll very ������tronsr." rf-nli -d  Mr. IngMVl'l "My sickness has shaken  nii a   bit "  "Those f.-v.-rs caught in thr- Punih  are hard to drtvr> a-a ay. Tn-y brim,'  on������ down v.---y h,w. Ymi will hive to  ( take car-; >.f your'-Hf, Rlch'trd. Wt- ni"'  n<"'t giou.n? yuiinir-r. Ton h.nl b'-'l  not botlv-r to-nlL-hr about littl- Cirri ���������-������������������*��������� lert���������;.*���������.-������. I.-.'.iv<: t.h,,M'i til! to-morrow."  "No no. Basil'" cri'-d Mr. Tiurl-dl-bl;  "I will r-.id th-.-rn tn-nnjhr Civ.- th-*m  to me."  B.tsil's :-urii*-i*->-: gr--w <\-:"],T a I thr.  lmplorin"   tone.  ",.\= ynii will, Rlr-liard." he said, and  hr- han-l'-'l th<j l-;Uer������ ,to Mr. Jngl'i-  fleld.   ���������  "Thank you, Tin ill, thank you" Hit  flngt-rs cluS'.-'l tightly over thr-m, but  ly- mad-  no  ,'.tt*.-mpt  to  op"n  th'-m.  "Had you not told in*-." said B-v-il  "that your dear laught.-r's namo wa j  Rachel, 7 ������������������ horrid f'-ar fhat r had .inr������-  ':<]  a  flisi r.-s'-'fwl  memory." <  "I had but one- sister," said Mr m-  gl-f.eld,   "and   hor   name   v,-as   t'tirrv "  "f-'h'j and your 'hi'd were fii'-nd ��������� "  said Ma Ml, hazarding a. inv '���������������������������-"lovi-i..'  friends,   in aha p ?"  "Th'-v w-'i's niiioh 'at ta'It (1 to '���������a.-ii  other," said Mr. f ri'-,'I'-!>ld, in a l"V  T--no.  Duftil    P-r,.*1  .-n    rji----s--erl    hl������    f> !"n I'-  hand and said :  "It is late, Richard. Shall I show  you to your room ?"  '���������Yes,  Basil."  "It is nexf to mine. I think you-wlll  find  in it everything you  require." ' ,  He extinguished tne lights in the  writing room and they left (together.  They 'mounted the stairs''in the dark,  Basil holding his friend's hand, guiding  him.  "It is a practice of mine, Richard.  Since I have been in this house X  have grown fond of darkness."  '' A bright fire was blazing in Mr. ln-  giefield's bedroom. A table was drawn  close to the,fire .place, and there >vere  lighted candles on it,'and glassis and  a bottle of claret, with lemons, nutmegs and sugar. A kettle of' boiling  water was on the hob.  My housekeeper is"a treasure," said  Basil; "she forgets nothing. Here is  everything to your hand for brewing  hot negus. Thoughtful creatine ! she  has even provided you with a nightcap ! Is the room warm enough, Richard ?" '   .  "Quite warm enough. Basil, thank  you."  "You must not mind these," said  Basil, in a gay tone, ��������� pointing around  to more toys. "There is not a room in  the house free from them. Even .the  mantel-shelves are invaded and taken  possession of by Santa, Claus. If you  wake up in the middle of the night  and see the moonlight shining on wooden houses and effigies of Father Christmas, do' not be startled. To an imaginative man this habitation would be  a rare creator. You'are sure you are  quite comfortable ?"  "Quite, Basil."  .   "Then1,  good' night,  dear friend."  Basil noticed, ,as'he left the room,  that Mr.Inglefield's eyes were fixed  upon the letters in his hand, and that  his  lips wevc   tuivering.   *  CHAPTFR XV.  "Tf the work I am doing can touch  the heart of a thief !" These words,  which Basil had uttered, dwelt in Mr.  Inglefield's ears,-aiid now that.he was  alone he seemed to hear them again���������  as though, indeed, they were spoken  aloud by an invisible spirit. What kind  of heart was that which beat, within  his breast, if he failed to be touched by  the tender and benevolent labors to  which Basil Penrhyn had consecrated  his  life ?.'  Since his manhood he had been blind,  wilfully blind, to the sweetest and  holiest truths of mortal and "immortal  life, and only; on this night had his  eyes been opened. He could no longer  be blind to them, and in the revelation  he' saw a 'trUe image of himself, and  he shuddered and cowered, as he���������would  have done in the presence of an accusing ghost,  , Of, what good had his life been .7  Had it brought happiness to him and  to those who were nearest, a'nd*sliouid  have, been dearest, to, him ? Setting  himself and these aside', had it brought  an hour's comfort to any person in  all the wide world ? Not to one human  being had it done this. It had been  proritless to strangers, and it had been  productive of nothing but misery to  those whom he .should have loved and  cherished.  A wasted hfe indeed ! Even the inanimate! toys, upon which he gazed seemed to accuse lum. Those pieces of common wood were messengers or joy, and  won hi" bring glad light into children's  eyes.  He looked at the let.ters he' held in  his hand, and thought of the child who  hail written them, His own grandchild:  He was sure or! that The child of his  daughter Rachel, whom he had driven  from his hoir!^ with a blow and a curse.  As, he mov-������il towar i th>i table, he saw  in a >mirror the :erl"C*ion of his hagr-  gred face,' and he f-dr a horror of him-  self. Kjs ruined I'.fe was reflected :n  his features. The0 perpendicular lines  and marks spoke of a power put to a  wrong purpo������t������; the brnarj, thick c'ni.i  was indicative of harshness;' the securely rlosei mouth der.'ited =everity  and la*-k of "harr*y; sr.d the d-^p sunken fj-es had become contracted 'from  cold hearted,Trs=. Ke r-Tnom-'ri-ra(l "he  time wh?n !i- -vas not !.k<=- tb:<=. whin  wh*������r via? r'-p'-llatu in l"r.= features -va-  ae-o=nble arid evi-n pleasant to look upon. "No wondpr." he thor.'ght. "that  Basil -would have f-j]]-. 3 tr, r'-cognrx-i  me had I nor male .-ir. f-!f kn<*'wn to  him."  Th������n,  with  a =igh  of  repentant sad-  ne=.=,  he sat, down and  rrad the lerter--=  w'r.'r-h his i"n-prl  had  cr)v=-n niro.  LITTLE  C-iFtTHE'S   FHIST  LETTER  "Pear Sant\ <"'i;(i- Tri.'-r-- w-r" -���������.ich  a inmh'-r of p"������-pt' ar our [t-.*idirig.J.  la*-"- meht our room v ts cpnt'- full,  ���������=md T sild to rnvs' 1' whim .���������v>rvl' 'dy  wis a.'i". ' 'I v. I'l -.'.,,' ��������� "1 I-rr-'-r t" 'i"'ir  Pant*! cia-i-' !r I-. ! r ,r <��������� ,,tr." out of  mi' Mil, he-'d. rm! out of JOrtT'b'i '-'  '!-.-���������=.    Yo'i |;,-,o-.v \<-i.    WillLim  Ha.--  PIT'S.  "H-- is a r;ir'p..p(or and he has >v ������n  all nv" M.e vorid d!i. whir a sr--<".  tr'i-.-ei]..|- li.-. ;,' iff. ini --,. n -^-.-erv-  ti'irTr, "r.d mv r'..-.i.r 7��������� ���������*������������������ ���������������r 1 ������.ild 'o "nirn,  Wrlbam'rfirpr-r. you .ou^rr.t to },���������> -rb!**  to tell u<= a ������'i-.>,,r tinrv Inrcresfmg  things or v^ur tr.iv-y .S-jpl'0^''- .V-"1  giv- ns ,m hour it---' we >'r- ��������� p-ipa sn-i  this .-.f 1,-r he h'i'l f".r-1 *~ 11'��������� ��������� I r< adimr 'Ti'-  C'rlrUi-t on the Tf'-'i ��������� Mr " Don't you  think that is Ur- mo f b.-autlful'~>ir.-'-  rv).*n| stoiv th*if >������������������*��������� r wa - wr.itt*"i ? I  do. . __  'Wiih -m rt-irpep =.t'd !o pnp*������. 'I will  do trie beet f p.'in.' and p.ipa --aid n"  eouldn'l do 11' tt-T Iff: 'oiildn't. <ou|.]  he "  "l'"i'-rv W" -k ve. hive a Rendi'-g  NiL'ht, when fi-irnebody read- 'im*'--  Milntr out r,f a eiorj'-hoi ���������'< or * ,rn'-  fhing lie hri'i writl'-n Ho la1-! '.I' '0'  v.-.-is William Harper's'night, mfl he ->"i<?  1 'ir'-it HiiT.ss l"\-ei >, ho'iy an Id ������",  and William Harp'r w.-is so -ii->T- "I  'hat li-- rirhlnd his hair all o*.* t in*--  <���������:���������--        Tie   nii<-n','������!   does    vVn    li"    r-*  -.If .-.seri  'Tie',1 Snila C'lius,' Willi,im H.>rrier  i-   1   -|/1   i.dil  r-op.r   imt  " spier, li,l a.3  papa and mamma, who can make us  laugh and make us cry. But William  Harper reads a great deal lou'dpr than  mamma and papa. ''His voice almost  shakes the room. He has red hair and  blue   eyes. ,  "What I liked best was ibout you.  And he told us such wonderful, viutl-  ful things about you. How r;ood you  are,  dear Santa Claus !  "After it was over I took William  Harper into a corner and asked, him  where he lived, and he said, 'Everywhere !' .You must be the only person  in the world who lives everywhere.  , "Then I said to William JIarper,  ,'How I should like to see dear Santa  Claus ! , I would ask him something.'  'Something very, particular T said'William' Harper. 'Yes,' I said 'something  very particular.' Then William Harper said, 'I don't'think you can see him,  but you' can write to him.* 'But what  shall J say in my letter ?' I said 10  William Harper; and'he said, 'Put it  in the postoffice in an envelope.' 'And  what shall I write on the envelope ?'  1 said. 'Will it do to ' put, "Santa  Claus, Everywhere ?" William Harper'laughed at this and said, 'No ; that  would never do. Let me see ; can you  write German ?' 'No.' I said., 'I  couldn't." But I am beginning to learn,  dear Santa Claus; papa is teaching me.)  i 'Then I will tell you what to do,' said  William Harper. ' 'Jou write your letter in English and address it to Sar.ta  Claus, America.' 'Will he be sure' to  receive it there ?' I said. 'Why,' said  William Harper, 'isn't( he Everywhere?'   And T said, *Of course.'    .     ,  "That is w-hat made me say, when  everybody was gone, I will write a letter ��������� to  dear Santa  Claus. ���������;  "Dear Santa Claus, we are very happy  at home. We have two nice rooms to  live in, and such pretty flowers always  outside, our windows ! Papa teaches;  not for' money���������for love. That is what  mamma says, and mamma is. aKvays,  always right. So is papa. , He works  all .day in an office, and nearly every,  night we have classes at home. Such  a lot of children, and papa and mamma are so good to them*! Mamma often mends their clothes while they are  being taught or read to, and they call  her 'Mamma Rachel.'  "Don't you  think, dear Santa Claus)  that  Rachel .is   the  sweetest  name   in  all the world ?   I do.  j    "Dear   Santa   Claus,   I   had   a. little  1 sister who is now in heaven. Her,name  was Margaret.  It was  my grandmoth-  ,'er's name. Mamma's mother, you know,  il never saw her; she is dead, you know.  And I  never saw  my  other gradpapa,  and  he is alive;  that  is, 'mamma  and  papa hope so, and so do I.  "I have one' grandpapa at home,  papa's father, you know. He lives with  us, and is so sweet and good !  "It is because of mamma's papa I  am writing to you. Is he alive, dear  Santa Claus, and-will you ask him to  come and see us ? I should so like  him to', and It. would .make mamma so  happy. ' T have fourpence in my money  box. That would not be enough, would  it,   dear  Santa   Claus ?  "I ought to ^ell you. I have two little  brothers, one is Henry, the other is  Richard; after our grandpapa we have,  never seen. He is such a beautiful  boy, but is not so strong as Henry.  "Our darling mamma is not strong  either. T know if her papa would come  It would do her good.  0 "Dear Santa  Claus,   do send 'him  to  us !" ' ���������  "Mamma  came  up  to  me  Just   now  ��������� an   dsaid,   looking   over   my   shoulder,  1 'Whatever   are   you   writing,   Carrie ?  j and I told her'a letter to you, and what  it was, all about. She read it, and  she cried, so and said, 'God bless him  whoever he is!' 'It would'make you  happy, mamma,'I said, 'if he came,  i wouldn't it ?' And mamma said it was  j her dearest wish  i    "Here are  som&   kisses for him,   and  il would  love to gn-> them tp him  my-  ; self.     Tell    him    so.    I   remain,    dear  , .Santa Claus, your lovinr friend,  |, , "CARRIE WYATT. '  1 Ti"   BK   CONTINUE!-. ���������  Red Tape in France.  Any amount of correspondence has been  caueed by the di������covery of a tenjcen times  piece, nearly equivalent .to one Englruh  penny, at a rarlvfliy station in the north of  France.    The employee who   lie   upon tho  com carried it conscientiously to the station  master, wiio tnereupon registered and  forwarded it, with a report, to tho oflice  for io?t rtrtici^s, which then communicated  with the Police Commissary at tha Central  >iation in Pari:?. Thig functionary sent  tiie parcel on wi; h a iren'tr report -lo the Pre-  rVutnre of Police, hy which it was also  registered, And there the ten-centimen  pie'je will remain icr a year and a day  -iwaitinsr the claim whrch will, as may  conridemly he predicted, never be made by  trie icser. ' The e*i!=odn is ere ���������.tin*; aome  ridicule, b'.r it *riow*, at Uaut, the caro  taken' to keep property whicn h.is ^one  astray at tritj -HHpoial ni tne owner.  Stop Croaking-. ' '  Much of cfi'j nlk tli'i-i*: hard times is  ���������Yiern {��������� irro", i;u^.l'<:r trru neip" to make the  ���������.cry coi.'htio-i-i *.r,-ir ir<- b^mo'irn-d. 'IV.-jrc  iti' nntor',iiii������"������,iy pu'ij/t'* r."- evi-ry com mutiny wr.'i 1,1k" tip .i <'ry like run, wh-rr.er  1 hey teili/--- !'���������* i: ti'ti'.'.U.en or nor, and harp  <��������� :i i* limit! fi'w." Le.'if-vy it and ,v t on the  i,y.->:. '1 nn ^v-r-^t wiy ro p'TpetniUe  ln-ii ���������mi.-' ;������������������ 'o keep up :.*-..* ru.!k. / pro-  mo!*-1* ���������l.'TiHt f>n-l i:iuuce-j i.TiiiriouiineiM in  reiyrnjj. We in.' '-.'j" of iri*,������e "r.ard vim"i  pirrofi" tne otr.~r d.������y, an"! winl*- i������ev*ing  j' inx<������e -i.-ralar-, i- t-'.'er, 'j.l-n huy rn*,re to-  .l.v v.-\t!i ni" mr.a-y if.in ev,T before.  \r< ������<--!! a-jrfd how ti". '.ft'ny to he ..itected hy  menard time* he wu c*jn-i'fi-.r*hly non-  ElL,sued. huiii.c-' ro-iy roth*; it hri*rht a*  1*. oi.-fhr, b*it :t w,\l take 1 !on*j trrr,--; to  mill**' it i.e:-*er hy /ef-p,r,*j ilpa 'iis^ori-'/Ule  witi ai.o-it "r,-r i t n ".������.'  i  The Great Seal.  Wr.er'-v-'-r "r.e \wi'. i,,/r> n nv! or '/(  Kn^iiii'l i"'H tie ni'ii'i iiirry vntn riirn 1,1,������  lir.n.t r-p i<, -in I rnj.1-. m ri 0 * Vj '^e 'r>ii''il  <>w of Mi' com,try, Tr.r*. pr'fi'.ii' ./i-i^t.u  ff Authority ������������������on-'i-i.-' -<f * iiA-ir of dn--*  in.idc in -UP." r. \'i\i> 11 in-<:i:t-i\ y ,1.-1 1 -t ,1,1  n!h <mtr 'lif i'rt-i' Ji .<���������! *>f Ki-.*-hiii'l, to .w,y  i.t.'-ninent, tr ��������������� di'-, in' cio ...I, rri"l-fil w it  H poiirt"! H> iind, *,;icri>-I in uuo ���������"���������.moii, i.m*-  l,r".i.t S"������! ii' foitii'l reiiy fur amn-ti.  11. (nt.  FLASHLIGHT f OH TIfiEES,  ELECTRICITY APPLIED To'a'NOBLE  SPORT IN INDIA.  The Tlfjer .Slnrllcil at Ills Worit���������I������aiHlns  Ulirii. Il������e I.lsltt Is Tiiriicil ,On. Ho  All"* lire "������������������.mrliniHii to Tnltc a l>e;i(I-  Ij Aim.  Electricity has now been applied to  tiner-huutiug, aud the sportsman in the  Indian jungle before he pulls the trigger  ot his gun touches a button which throwp  a flood of light ou-hia prev. This ni.iy.rob  tiger-hunting of much of its romance, but  it is effective, and thus far several'large,  well-developed tigers have been,gathered  in aa a re=uit of the clever arrangement.  It has been found almost impossible to  draw tigers into tho open during the day  near thickly settled parts of India. Hut  at nrgtit this' is easily accomplished by  placing a dead carcass in' some convenient  place, where the hunter may lie hidden in  ambush. But after the tiger his scented  the blood of the dead animal and has  begun to tear the carcass, it is dhlicult for  the hunter to take aim without seeing  him.     '  This lias now been obviated' by haugiug  an electric hgiit  DIltKCTLY OVEH TIIK CARCASS.  At the instant that the light is turned ou  the tiger is so Btartled by its appearance  that he does not move. Tigers are not in  the habit of looking up and it takes several  seconds before the animal realizes where  the new strange light comes from. This  pause,'which' lie makes berore endeavoring  10 escape, is quite sufficient to enable the  spoilsman to take aim aud place a large,  aubataritial bullet in a vital part oi the  tiger's body. r  " Ad present," says' tho inventor of this  (system, " I use a battery of srx large cells,  rilled with sal ammoniac. It rs very heavy  and cumbersome, and the light only a tive-  oanille power lamp. Its recomineudaiious  are that the battery is good for the next  leu years and only wants an .occasional  filling up of the cells wilh water and sometimes a little fresh sal ari.moniac. As I can  only go shooting during six months of. the  } ear, this is a great advantage. The  method of using is aa follows 1 From .the  box containing the cells^I have a line of  wire (double of course), say of) to 40 feet  long, slipped onto each end of the box by  butterfly nuts,,the lamp, which'rs tied to a  branch of a tree immediately over,' say 20  feet high, the bait, being at the other  end.  "At about two yards from the battery  ihere is a counectron, I,think called  s A   MALE  SWITCH.  A short line of wire, about 3 'or ���������! feet  long, makes the connection to the fore eud  o!my_nlle ; at one end of this short length is  a female switch to fit ou to'the abovo male  one, and at the other end two small rings  tire ir.ade of the wires. These rings are  fastened hy two big-headed screws to the  bed of the connection. On nearing the tiger  at the kill, I aim as nearly in the direction  as lean, tlien'a light pressure of the thumb  makes the electric connection and the light  opens right over the tiger." ' ,,  ��������� This scientific sportsman also'employed  accumulators, but they did not seem to be  adapted to such rough "work. He is now  fitting himself with a battery which may  be carried in the belt like cartridges.-  Thirty su-jh batteries carried in this way  would, it is estimited, be sufficient to provide a sixteeu-candle power light,  j^^, 1  CONSCIENCE MONEY.  Large Amounts Kccclrrd by ������lie'Briltili  Chancellor or   the Exchequer.  "The Chancellor of the Exchequer acknowledges the receipt of<������ on account  of income tax, from XYZ." Such an  announcement as this is familiar enough to  most readers of tho newspapers; but. few  persons, perhaps, have any'notion as to the  'amount that is received in each year by the  Chancellor of the Exchequer from Hub  somowhat curious source, before going,  however, into auy figures in this respecti  it may be well to look back some years*  with the object" of seeing whether tho  custom em, be traced of people .adopting  the practise of unburdening their conscience in matters of taxation by means Of  the payment of conscience money into the  publrc exchequer.  Accordmg to Hone, Ci60 was carried to  the public account in the year 1789 in  consequence of the receipt of the following  note by the Chancellor of the Exchequer o1  that time:���������"Sir ��������� You will herewith receive bank notes.to the amount of ������360,  which is the property of trio nation ; and  which as an honest man, you will bs so  just as to apply to the use of.the State iu  uch-a manner that the natron may not  suffer by its having been detained from the  public treasury. Voir are implored to do  this for the ease of concience to an honest  ,1 Q  marj.  THE    KARMEST    l'Unr.ln  NOTICK  of the receipt of ouch revonuo appears to  have been made in the Times iu the year  1S42, the, form of ackno-.- lodgement dnTer-  iii" but little from the present form. The  laconic announcement runs as ' follows :  "The Chancellor of the Exchequer ac-  kuowledget! the receipt of ������40 from some  person unknown, as conscience   mouey."  It w not until the year lSfio that the  amounts received as conscience money appears under any separate heading in the  public accouute. Since that time, however,  tho total amount received each year has  duly appeared as a separate item. The  foliowinn figures, from which the shillings  and pence are omitted, will give some  uiea of the amounts that have from time lo  time been received : 1S.")5, ������15')."> ; 1S(!0,  ������|fj,4%; H65, ������71 Kt ; IS70, ������7132 ; IS7,"i,  i^f'SS; ,1-sSO, ������.'������801 ; 1SSI, CO 102 ; ISS2,  ������.v!4G ; 1*43, I'l'dl ; 1.HS1, ������3127 ; I-S35,  ������0234 ; I-iSO, ������i.-.Gsi ; 1H17, Ol'l-iH : MS8,  i'KO; I'-i-i'i, ������������3."i ; lS'JO, ������I0S^; IS'JI,  ������H3I ; H!K, J-2.')3.  ,1 v/ili thin b>i oht'-rvfd that the lowest  amount i'worded during the laid twenty  y:������i4M the iti'iri fortius yeir lS'l'J To  a-dOf-'fi *riy reafou for 'Ins (���������i-"j.t decline, or,  in f,ic(,for 'lie <1"*'1ii><:o( thc la'l five ycim,  wa. well rn(fii ii:it.oMib!o liillc. Can rl ho  ijtif lo r ri<- fifjt m,*<, the public co-iihi 11 nee  1,1-1 I������������������(������������������( r.';r,'l(r now 'rum it ������������', ������oiy in the  y-.ir H'i'y, tii tiii-y trt'i nrir.iik.i-,'0 in r'-venue  from th.H "in c h" due to tho -rreiter  tiivtuy 'iiii1 'ly-'i by t i," income t.ix a'lncss-  tiri'ii In" pre-'-rit dny'' Wh-i'mer the  ex(il'u.a:i',n 11 trier" '-'ui he f-itiln doubt  t hat in.tn-, !'' r-i'iri < in < >r> .\l Un tin 11 although  iii-.Viiiij tin ile^irt- t(> e'.'ade  THt PAYMENT OF INCOME TAX  feel that by making their true income  kuown to the authorities they are making  it " public property ;" and this is especially the case with tradesmen, who  fear the knowledge of their incoms reaching the ears of their competrtors in busineso;  'rence recourse may sometimes "co had to  the payment of conscience money.  A somewhat amusing example of the  power of conscience may be cited in which  the proprietors of "Punch" aro reported, to  have received threepence in conscience  money from an ' anonymous correspondent,  who rs said to have surreptitiously read au  entire number of "Punch" from the various  pages drsplayed iu the shop front in Fleet  street. Such an instance of the unburdening of the conscience is only equaled,' perhaps, by the story tola of a fellow of  Pythagoras, who, it is related, had bought  a pair of shoes from a cobbler, for which ho  promised to pay him on a future day. Ho  .vent wilh his money on the day appointed,  hut found that lhe cobbler had iu the  interval departed this'Iife. Without saying anything of his errand, he withdrew,  secretly rejoicing at the opportunity thus  unexpectedly catlorded hiin of gaining a  pair of shoes for nothing. ' Ilia conscience,  however, says Seneca, would uot suffer him  to remain" quiet , under such an act of  injustice ; so, taking up the money, he  reiurned to the cobbler's shop, and, casting  in the money, said : ''Go thy ways ; for  though he is dead t'6 all the world, yot he  is alive to me."  BRITAIN'S NAVAL ' POWER.  .irlilcvriiirnls'orilic r.-ig-Ilsh' Navy  Down  fo lhe Time of Truruisar.  ��������� Iii Hamilton Williams', "Britain's Naval  Power" an interesting account is given, in  the second chapter, of tho fleet collected by  Richard I., which accompanied him iu  1190 to tho Crnaades���������a fleet that sailed in  eight separate lines, each line being spaced  by a trumpet-call distance from the next,  with Richard himself in the eighth line  commanding and regulating the whole-  Before reaching Palestine a most remarkable  vessel of the enemy was encountered���������a  Turkish dromon carrying "1500,men,Greek  fire in abundance, aud 200 most 'deadly  serpents for the destruction >of the Christians." Urged by Richard, the crew of his  vessel leaped overboard and succeeded in  disabling tlie enemy's rudder so that she  could not bo steered. Unable to board her  the English galleys formed in line, and, at  a given signal, hurled thoir iron beaks  together upon the huge dromon, with the  result that she sank at once, carrying down  most of her crew and drowning (we are  glad to relate) tbe 200 serpents. ,  ��������� hi tho third chapter we have well described the battle of Sluys, which occurred  in 1340 on the Flemish coast, between ,the  English and French fleets, the latter being  at anchor, and consisting of 190 vessels  wrth'no less thnn 35,000 men on hoard.  The usual fate of fleets at anchor was Buffered by'the French, notwithstanding that  they met "the dogged insuiar persistency"  of the English . with tha usual "brilliant  bravery" of their own nation. So crushing  was this defeat that tradition relates 'trial  no one of the courtiers of the French King  was bold enough to break the news to him  ���������a task finally performed by tho court  fool. , Interestrng, also, is the account of  the battle of "Ij'l'lspaanois-sur-mer." rn  1330,' with the vivid description of tho  defense of the Salle lo R01 and the other  naval exploits which gave to Edward the  Third the sobriquet of "King of lho  Sea."  The vioissiludes of the English navy are  related in the succeeding chapters, which  are illustrattd by a number of quaint old  engravings.' The story of the Armada is  well told, and with sufficient detail to be  entertaining, and finally we are brought  down to tho time of George I. and the battle  oil'Cape Passaro in 1718. Tho somewhat  doubtful episode of Jenkiu's ear, said to  haveoccurrod during the reign of George II.  is related, with an account of the war  against the Spaniards iu 1739,and Vernon's  victory at Porto Bello, on the Isthmus of  Panama, and his subsequent failures aud  disgrace We reach moro solid ground  whfn we accompany Anson on his voyages  wonderful in experience and hardships,  and to bo commended to the youthful  mariners of the present day as instances of  what " rounding tho Horn" and cruising  iu the Pacific meaut in 1740,'when 'the  Gloucester, disabled aud scurvy-stricken,  was a whole month from the day sho was  sighted from Juan Fernandez iu reaching  her anchorage at that Island.  The last three chapters' are devoted to  the wars with tho French Republic and tho  French Empire, glorious to the navy of  Great Britain, anil from which sho emerged as tho great soa-power of. the ���������. world.  The author is happy in his account of these  wars. Perhaps a proper appreciation is  wanting of the disorganized and demoralized condition of the French navy that  (resulted from the French Revolution���������a  condition to which the' French 'army  rapidly adjusted itself, Englishmen, wo  suspect, do not, as thoy should, read the  lucid writings of Jurieu de la Graviere  upon these wars. They acknowledge,  however, the individual bravery generally  shown by the French, and the losses of  English ves'iels of war, were so few and tar  between that there is no temptation to  resort to the hair-splitting so prevalent in  discussing the tonnaae, weight of guns aud  shot, nativity of crew, etc., of the IngJtes  and sloops that fought ii' lions in war with  Great Britain in IS 12. The author is  mistaken, we think, as to Nclsou's idea  being to go straight ahe.iil for Copenhagen  by tho quickest roirte. If is auggestioa was  that the Russian fleet should be attacked  first, at, Revel and destroyed before the  Enizlish fleet was weakened by the attack  upon Copenhagen. Fell the trunk first,  he said, and tho branches go with it.  Boy Killed on the'Track.  A despatch Irom London, Ont., says:���������  About <-8 o'clock on Tuesday night Fred  Wharton, son of Mr. Edward vV. Wharton,  003 Colborno streat, was struck by a train  at thc Colhorne street crossing of tho  Grand Trunk Railway, aud almost instantly killed. Ho was playing on the track  when passenger tram No. 11, from tho oast,  Conductor T. Colins, came along.  Correct Diagnosis.  I don't think your headache comes from  any organic trouble, said Ur. Phillsbury to  Ins patient, after the usual caiochising.  No it's not un organ, roplied Mrs. Barlow. It is the constant pounding on the  piano next door which drives me frantic.  Woman's Wisdom.  He ���������Why is it women talk more than  they think ?  She���������I presume it is because men don't  "aro what women think.  YOUNG FOLKS.  Twenty Times a Da?.  Twenty time? a day, dear,    -'  '    Twenty time-" a day.  Your mother thinks about you,  ��������� At school, or el~c atp'.ay.  She's l,u-)- in the icif-hcr.,  Or shc'H buj-y up the ;-lair,  But like ;i song her heart within  Her love for you is ihero.  There's just a little thir.g. deal;1  Sho w"i=hes ynu would do,  I'll whisper, 'lis n r>eci-o>.  Now mind, I'll tell it you.  Twenty timos a day. dear,  'A r.d "more, I've heard, jou say.  "I'm corning in a minut","  When >ou should at once oboy.  At once.'liko soldiera, instant,  At lira motion of command ;  At,once, as sailors seeirii;  1 Tne captain's warnins band.  You could malco the mother happy  Hy minding in that way,  Twenty times a day. dear,  Twonty times a day.  .Bertha's Choice.  Like many of us mortals. Bertha Mason  was greedy. Not for things to oat; hor  sweet tooth was no sweeter than other  girls'. Greedy for good tunes. Like a  heroine of modern story the hatedtto think  of so many good tunes in tho .world, and  she not in'them. When it oamo to chooa  ing bet.ween two possible pleisures, that  was truly puzziiug. ������  It was this way: A lawn party this  (Tuesday) night; Chinese lanterns, pretty  gowns, ico cream., Thursday afternoon a  picnic ; hay wagon pecked full of merry  boys and girls, with aunt Eleanor to chap  eroue, and a drive homo by moonlight.    ''  Mamma said positively: "Tako your  choice, liertha. Vomcan only,go to.'ono.  Two festivities so near together are mor������ ,  than I approve for my girlie. SI10 mustn't  go hack'to Hchool next week with uo roses  in her cheeks."  Bertha weighed the pros and cons. "It's  lovely to-day, the'grass is perfectly,dry. I  can wear my white dress and slippers safely���������white is so' becoming. Like as not  it'll rain by Thursday, then they can't  have'the picnic at all., We'd have to wear  ginghams. I've a good mind 10 loss up ft  cont. -I wonder if 'twould he wicked. No,  I won't. I'll .decide like a reasonable  being." ''    .'    ,  The lawn party had it, of courso. .Bertha  went and looked like tho sweet girl sho  was. She had a good time,'though there  might, be a twinge or two of jealousy, since  Bertha wasn't perfect. ' '  But Thursday ! Was there 'ovor finer  day? Clear, yet soft and dreamy with the  earliest autumn. Was there ever a sorer  trial than to see that merry load drive oil",  shouting back their regrets aud reproaches?  Bertha sat up to hoar aunt Hlemor tell  it over,''listening wiih eyes tour ful over her  lost joy. Aunt Eleanor was pretty softhearted, and not'very old. She said, O, so  kindly :  "Cheer up, dearie ! Next, week you  won't mind it. It's a hard lesson which  all must learn ; you can't ' both" eat thy  o-iko and have'it ' There's usually a choice  or* good things, both to enjoy and to do.  What we need is wisdom to balance wight  {he dillereut claims."   ������_.,������������������: :>      if  ,������MAN OVERBOARD."  '    '  ���������        i>    "*~~"���������'  A Lively 1,1 tile Juke, ItiiMt Uor.l III in III*  ' ISnK!sns;e.  '," .Steamship passeugers frequently , resort to practical jokes to relievo the monotony of voya'ges," said a retired sea captain  the othW day, "and while the,pranks, as  a rule, aro perfectly harmless they some-,  times have a boomerang effect. ,'Threo  vears ago wo were crossing tho Atlantic  aud both the owners and myself'wero  exceedingly anxious lo maie aspoo.iy trip,  as a rival liner hud the wuek before lowered the record, held by our company. On  the thrrd day out, juat about dusk, the cry  of * Man overboard' rang through the ship,  and a' hurried investigation elicited the  information that sever.il of tho passengers  had heard a splash, followed hy piteous  'appeals oi ' Help, help���������savo mo !' The  engines 'were stopped, aud the steamer  put about, a close ..watch being kept meanwhile for .the drowning man. a half  hour was spent in cruising about without  results and we started on our 'journey  uuder tho belief that the poor fellow had  gone to the bottom. The inquiry that  followed proved puzzling. No one,was  missing, and we came to the conclusion  that a stowaway  had committed suicide.  '��������� The next   day,   however, au'explanation came.   We had a ventiiloquist aboard,  in the person of a very smart young rnr.11;-  who was too tickled over the success of his  joke to keep the secret.  " Then the laugh was on him. As he  had caused a serious delay and much  annoyance I notified him that I had made  an. official entry of' the circumstance on  my log and the loss of time, and that on  approaching shore 1 would detain him  uuul a sufficient guarantee hud been put  up that ho would answer in court to reply  to a demand for financial restitution. I  talked of .SoO.OOO being about the .penalty  under ihe goverMiient mail contract, and  it is needless to c-ay ho spent the balance  of the voyage on tenler hooks. He disappeared before we docked, 1 leaving hi*  baggage behind.1'  Fatal Trolley Accident  A despatch from East Liverpool, O.,  says:���������Au electric street car r mining between this city and' Wellsville got beyoud  the control of tne motorman on Monday  afternoon, and plunged over a bridge into  a run, falling 30 feet. The car was smashed  and it was miraculous that any of tho  passencers escaped alive. James Hamilton,  motorman was'killed meeting death at his  post, after trying to save the passengers.  The passengers were crushed and jammed  in the wreck of the car, and had not rescue  quickly arrived somo of them would hava  been drowned.  The Nature or Then  Mother���������Goodness Tommie, won't yon  ever learn to be a good boy ?  Tommio (with confidence) Yes'm, when  I'm growed up.     in   Knew His Business.  Wife���������You told that gentleman you'd  charge by the day for movin' his furniture.  Why don't you charge bj tho lead like yon  used tot  Husband���������(a furniture mover)��������� That  new horno is balky.  miz,wztf'.a&.&v, THE   KOOTENAY   MAIL;  o  'J  "He  habits.  said  LOYE IS BEST.  It was growing dusk in tho drawing-  room, but the lampB were not yet lighted,  and the young women in the picturesque  > ' hats clustered around the little tea table as  closely as their huge sleeves and illimitable  ekirts allowed, and sipped their Assam-  Pekoe between (the bursts of confidence  proper to the half hour. They had discuss-  ed the reigning tenor,touched delicately on  the last scandal, and. were now busy with  Jack Rodney's name and money. Alas ! he  had'no money. A decision of the. Court  had given his great inheritance to another  heir, 'and then he had gone into Wall street  and been caught on the wrong side of''the  market. '  '"'I can't picture it," said Sally Little-  John, " balancing her little' gold spoon.  " What will become of him ? The spoiled  darling! Why, he will have to goto work!'  -, " Work 1" said Julia Mootresso'r. "Wilh  those aristocratic hands ! What sort of  ������rork ?"  " Poor   Jack !"   said   Arabella,  wouldn't  know himself out of his  How is he to go  without  his  horses, his  club, tho opera, his Loudon tailor?"  ' ' "'I don't believe he will   try' to,'  Felicia.     ���������    '  "Why, what, will he do?"  "The only thing he can do���������stop living."  "Oh, Bab! How   horrid  of  you ! Jack  1 Rodney, the dear,   splendid fellow I    lias  any one seen him ?    I wonder   what   he is  dorugnow," said Sally,  <   " Wallting orr his uppers, don't they call  it ?" said Bab. ,  " Such a shame I    And he has lent and  given away a fortune to other people. He  1     never seemed to care about money."  "No, 'indeed, 1 suppose ho has dropped  a modes*( fortune in cards before this."  " Why, Bab ; with the poor fellow, in  such a strait 1 lie only does what all the  other men do." ���������   ���������  , " And he  doe3  a great deal they don't  do," said Arabella.     " Every one else was  letting Will de*1 Luys, reap what he sowed,  ,   but Jack made good all the  misappropriation���������isn't that the uewi term ?���������and gave  Wrll a fresh  surt.     And  if it was Jack's  i     '   yacht that went cruising  up the Mediterranean and had princes on board for'guests  i it was his steamer that took those children  ��������� from Seven Alleys down toe harbor every  afternoon during the hot summer "  " Von always had a specific talent for  turning a telescope on microscopic subjects,  said Bab. '        ������  ".Xo, thanks, I can't driuk another drop  of ycur tea, Felicia, though- 1 declare it  ' does putothe spirit in you," said Julia.  "Well, just one cup���������lemon���������yes," as  Felicia's jeweled hand suspended " the  Bugar. " What a perfectly1 lovely cup V  DiQ you know; that one of Dolly Van Ven's  engagement cups was a tiuy thiug of gold,  - .    crusied with peridots?"' (l  , " -N*������ '" ' ���������  ' " And who do you think gavo it to her ?  Well, Jack Rodney. And she, ci>t him  dead last week." ,      ���������  '" She ought to," said Felicia, 'i for doing  such'an utierly'silly thing."  " I suppose he paid for it," said Bab.  "Well,   deliver me  from my   friends,"  said Arabella.     '   ���������' . .     '  "Aud that   remiuds   me,"   ai.id   Sally,'  "apropos of nothing.-' Do   you  know that  no"one"can  imagine what   has become  of  ���������' Lena Vullory's black pearls ?"'  "Apropos of nothing, Lena hasn't any  friends," said Bab. "  "You'mean," said Julia,"thatrevery one  , can imagine.    Isn't it too bad?"  t   "Well, Mrs. Harry'said to her the other  night  at1, the   opera���������you know there   is  nothing Mrs.   Harry  doesn't dare :   'Just  see   that   string of   pearls   on   Violetta's  '  throat.' Shouldn't t-you   think thev   were  y >urs,if yours weren't locked up at home ?'"  , "And what did Lena'do ?" '  "Oh, she didn't do anything just theu.  But a littlo while arterward she faruted or  something."  "The poor child."  "Well," said Bab, "he can give her another   string now.    Vallory is one of the  cousins   that,   came   iuto   Jack   Rodney's  ������'    mouey.    It's bad blood, anyway."  "How prejudiced you are, Bab 1 Where  is Jack ; does any one know V" said Sally.  "Going to the West, ranchiug. He has  cleared up everything and starts at once,  some one said. He'd like it if it were play,  the poor fellow !"  "Oh.it is really getting dark,"exclaimed  Arabella/as, the maid stole gently about  the room, and the great lamps flared up  like moons dressed in the fashion. And she  pulled up her ermine capos. "We must be  going. Why, Felicia, how white you are 1  1 should th nk you were ready-to faint  ' -   yourself !"  , "The sudden light," murmured Felicia.  And then she saw herself in the glass, and  passed her hand quickly over the shining  olive eyes .that glittered there for half a  moment like points or steel.  Years afterward Felicia had only to make  that motron wr.'h her hand   across her eyes  to call up the whole scene���������the lovely.lofty  room, with its old Gobelin   hiiiuings, - the  great  mirrors, framed   in   alabaster,    the  moony lamps, the high vases   heaped   with  red     roses,    the    lounges    heaped     with  silken cushions, the Dresden aud silver, the  bsautiful  girls gating into   their   princely  furs, talking scandal   like   dowagers,    her  sister liab's face with the   scarlet  ou both  cheeks, and her own, white aud angry,    in  the gl-us, as the marble Diana behind her.  It was while tho last dinner   guests that  night were still saying   tender nothings to  Bab,   as she leaned against the mantel and  the low firelight played on the satin  sheen  of her white gown till she looked as if tak-  lug life from a flune-tinted   jewel,   that a  slender shape   slipped   swiftly   down   the  steps aud passed along in the shadow of the  houses like a shadow herself.  , The cirl had  never been  in the   street at   night" before  without attendance; every sound atl'rigtued  her, she shrank even behind   her veil from  every passerby.   As soon as she had turned  the  corner she brought iuto  plainer sight  the large parcel she carried, that she might  pass  the moie read Iy as a maid.    A  hah"  hour's rapid   walk and   she   ran   up some  steps to make sure of a  number, ,rang the  doorbell,   said   something', explanatory  to  the mau that   auawered   it, passed   in aud  followed him to the door of a   room up one  flight of the broad, low stairway there.  The room was in confusion. A leather  box and a portmanteau lay packed and  strapped by the door. There were empty  anil discolored spaces on the walls where  pictures had hung, brackets had held their  'busts and'ureal cases aud cabinets had  stood. Jt was plain tosee in its dismantled  state that'it had ...lately been a place of  luxury.    .'..��������������������������� . ' ':.. i  A man sat there, with his hoad bowed  upon hir-janris-as thoy lay along.tho table,'  in an 'attitude of utter dejection.'   lie dii*  closed. But the ��������� girl crossed the room  quickly, and standing behind him stooped  with her arm laid across his shoulder. He  lifted his head.looking straight before him.  " I suppose it is a dream," he said, half to  himself.    "If you are a dream"���������  " i am not a dream, Jack," she said,  bending lower, her soft cold cheek touching  his.    "I am Felicia."    ' ,  There was siience in H-aven for the space  of half an hour.     For  one   moment there  was silence and   rapture here.    And  then  the transfer  men came  for, the.,luggage.  " And this parcel, too," said Felicia.  " Felicia !" he exclaimed.  "This   parcel,"   she   repeated.    " You t  know 1 can not go back after coming here," j old days,  she said, when they were alone again.   " I   presente  have burned my ships behind me."  " Do you mean it ?" he exclaimed joyously. And then his tone fell. " I thought  ���������oh, yes ; certainly I mus* take you home  before my train leaves."  " You will take'me home ? My home ia  with you, Jack."     <  " You don't know what you say 1" he  answered her. " Oh, no; I can not accept  the sacrifice ?" the eager gleam of his eyes  belying hi3 words.     '  " Jack;" she murmered, " the sacrifice  was coining here unasked."       - *  " You knew'I lovod you, you knew I  loved you.! And then this'crash came���������aud  there was nothing for mo to say���������to you,  who have lain in the lilies and fed on the  roses of life. I whose part was tlie husks !"  "Yes, I knew it, or I',could not have  come,"she replied, and''she moved away  from him, going about the room, and pausing in the curtainless window place, where  the moonlight lay upon her, pale and impassioned. -' ���������  i  "Don't make it so hard for me I" ho  exclaimed. ''An hour ago it was blackness  of despair. I was going to bury' myself in  that ranch with its bunch of cattle, the one'  thing left me, as lf'it were a1 grave. Now  I shall go out into that new' life ridiant  with this happy knowledge and my hope.  Aud oven if I should uevor prosper enough  to come for you," he said, after a moment,  taking a step toward her, "if you should  weary in the long waiting aud give some  other man'the love 1 have won���������well, I  could bear it,. perhaps, remembering and  living again in this night's joy."  A GREAT ACTOR HOMED.  HENRY     IRVING'S '   KNIGHTHOOD  WILL RAISE THE PROFESSION.  He Hears ihe Xew Distinction iritk Wod-  City���������fomenting Alxiut the Home  Life, ami surround ins������ of the C'elelrraf-  ed  .Man and FiiiiimiK Artisl,  Henry Irving, the fir=i English actor, has  entered the lists as a knight. The modern  ceremony is very aimple'compared wilh the  The fortunate knight to be is  led at court in the regulation court  costume,; he kneels before Queen Victoria,  who places a drawn Bword, usually the  sword of state, upon either of his shoulders  and then says, " Rise," calling him by his  Christian name wiih " Sir" before it.  The knighting of Henry Irving seems to  raise the dramatic profession a good many  rounds on the ladder ol social distinction.  Heretofore actors havo played before the  Queen aud court and have been good friends  with tho Prince of Wales and, his set, but  the line has been drawn very rigidly at  their being presented at court. '  It has been said that the conviction that  tho social barrier, once broken down,  would be of lastrug good to his profession  influenced Irvine more than any other  consideration.  "Some other man !" she' exclaimed,' unclasping his,arms aud looking for the hat  and jacket that,had been thrown aside, "1  am going with you, Jack. If you can live  summer and winter in a teDt in. Texas I  can, too. i I, have the'fit clothes in 'that  parcel. I have my jewels here.'They were  my mother's, and are mine, and I havo the  right to take them, and their price will  hinder my being a burden."  "A burden 1    Oh, Felicia, if I might, 'if  I dared " ' "        '     ,  "You will have to," said Felicia, calmly.  "The Church of Blessing is round the corner, and tho rector is my friend. ' Jack  you made me propose to you. I shouldn't  Uiink you would make me ask you to marry  me!" ��������� ,  ' ���������  Standing there in tho moonlight, adjusting her disordered hair, she was too  beautiful, tod sweet and tender for mortal  man to resist. ' " The train leaves at rnid-  nrght," he said controlling his voice as he  could. ' ," There ib scant time. Oh, my  darling, if you should regret���������If you should  repeut���������It 1 Oh, you'must, you will 1"  " Never !" said Felicia. Aud then, lip  to lip and heart to heart, they lingered  one moment before they went out together.  It was a year afterwards that Felicia sat  one night in tho refulgent moonlight of  tho high prairie, after a day of heat,'tempered by the great breeze blowing over 300  miles of tlowers, ' - "o       '  " Are you sorryl came ?" she said.  " Are you?" *  ,  " Do you know, it seems to me precisely'  as if we were living on an outskirc of the  Holy Laud, with nocks and herds, and the  Bg and the pomegranate and the tender  grape giving a good,smell I",she said.  " Preorsely. , And the flocks and,t herds  are prospering so that we shall have to take  counsel of the prophet. Wasn't it Isaiah  that said : 'Enlarge the place of thy.tent,  aud let them stretch forth the curtains of  ihy habitation ; spare uot, lengthen thy,  corde, strengthen thy stakes'?, Col. Upshur  lived in a tent over the range ��������� yonder for  a dozen years. But we may build our louse  next year, I fancy." i    '      "  "With roses Iving on the low roof and a  night-blooming cereus clambering across the  gallery, like some.of the houses in the old  Spanish town there. I'don'c know, but  I like this better, though��������� the lovely free''-  dom' of it.    Oh, we never lived beforo !"'  " Are you sure you never regret?" he  asked. '     '  '    "Regret!    Well, I confeis I should like  to have heard Bab'read   out our' marriage  notice at breakfast���������aud Bab so bitter the  day before for fear of it !   But regret those  days of litlteness and idleness and gossip,  the confining clothes,  the  cramping.life !"  And the large white lamp-lit room, sumptu-  ous'with mirrors and marbles aud carving  and gilding, with   bronzes   and   paintings,'  .with priceless   rugs aud   lounges,  with its  voluptuous roses and great vases, hung for  a moment before her like the room you see  painted through   a window   in the dark.  Sho saw the young and lovely woman, heard  the sweet high-bied voices, heard her stepmother's low laugh and Bab's shriller tone.  And then she looked around her, at the sky  flooded with   splendor,   at the vast softly  dark slumbering land   below,  relt the per-'  fumed wind fan her forehead, felt the pre-  ciousnoss of the love that   was hers, and it  seemed to her that a return   to that  other  life would he like a butterfly creeping back  into us chrysalis.    "1 ��������� 1 miss my father,"  she  said, aud her lip  quivered.     But  her  husband's arm clasped her, aud the pressure  of  his own   lips  quieted   the sob. , " But  even," she said presently, "if he never forgives us, or comes to see   us,'and   if  poor  Bah should never come down here aud leaio  what it is to live, I shall be sure, I shall be  sure, my dear, that love is best !"  ���������      IRVIXG'S LOVE  OF SHAKESPEARE.  ��������� The great actor is thoroughly in accord  with the art spirit, thoughts aud customs  of this eud-of-the-century time, but he is,  above and beyond alii an actor aud an  artist. His great house, Grafton street, in  the West End of London, shows plainly  that his art is the same to him in the quiet  of his home as behind the footlights.  E veiy where are aouveuirs and mementos  of the great lights 'of, the ' English drama.  In a book case in the beautifully furnished  drawing-room there are thirty or more  di'.ferent editions of Shakespeare.  Some are editious de luxe, some remarkably early ones. One bound in red leather  would be a great bargain at $2,500 ;' while  another was the third edition of the great  playwright's, and was once owned by the  Duke ot Bedford.,    ���������  ' o  -    HAS MA.VY VALUABLE RELICS.  There are memoirs of the great, actors,  Mac'ready, Edmund Kean.Garrick,Forrest,  Siddons, and all through the long liet. The  magnificent collection of souvenirs of great  actors have nearly all a double value from  the famous donors of the much-prized gifes.  There iB a little green Bilk purse which  was found empty m Edmund Kean's pocket  after he died, and given by Robert Browning to Irving. r A ring was presented by the  Baroness Burdeu-Coutts which David  Garrick used to wear ; then there are'two  watches,'oue of which belonged to'Kemble  and the other, of solid silver, whose hands  stand-at twenty-two minutes of 6", the very  moment when the old owner,' Foriest.died,  Amoug the cherished relics of Kean are the  russet leather boots he wore irr "Richarii  III." and the broad, heavy sword he carried in "Cymbeline."  ��������� The' long, slender, fascinating face of  Ellen Terry, the actress, whose name and  face have Seen associated , so long with  Irving, looks down upon all of these  treasures from a marble bust shrined in oue  corner of the room. ' -. =-,  A MRMEST0  OF  MRS.   SIDDOWS.      -  In the luxurious dining room in the place  of honor, hangs a picture of the " Sh#ulder  of Mutton Inn" at Brecon, New South  Wales. This was the birthplace of the  great tragedienne, Sarah Siddous. Ou the  wall opposite bangs a strikiug likeness of  the eitted woman,and a little framed autograph letter from her, written ,iu the  daintiest of the old-fashioned, microscopic  feminine chirography.  Thereare books and paintingsand bronzes  all over thei house, arranged in the most  artistic mariner. At judicious spaces along  the staircase one comes upon the choicest  bits of bronze or the most exquisite paintings, The scholar' and the studeut are  suggested in the choice bits of china, quaint  old pieces of silver,'the curious and gracefully carved furniture with its coverings of  old Spanish leather arranged so carelessly  but so eliectivelj* in the smoking room and  the study. ,  Just over the door of the study is perched  a stately raven, but, unliko Poe's famous  bird, it never croaked, and has been a bird  of good rather than evil omen, since naught  but success, fame and prosperity has come  or is likely to come to Sir Henry Irving.  Irving takes his titled honors' modestly.  He has told all his old friends that they  would confer a favor by continuiug to address him as Mr." Irving instead of Sir  Henry. The latter he regards a.s too formal  for a man of his profession.  ���������   THE DEAD' WIFE-  The hour set for the funeral had come.  The hearse, with its blaok plumes, stood at  the farm house door. It seemed a strange  and foreign thing among the bright-colored  hollyhocks, the commonplace sunshine, the  lowing of cows in the barnyard,, and the  chickens that moved about upon the green  lawn before the house. The wagons of the  neighboring farmers filled the road, for the  Garrets were inuoh respected.  Mrs. Garret who had just died, was a  "home body" and saw but little, of her  neighbors," but her husband had grown  well-to-do by great industry aud close saving, ������ud had pushed his children on in the  world. a   .,   '  John, his only son, .had been to college  and the girls to boarding-school, and they  were so improved that they seemed to belong to quite another class from their  mother.      ' ,  ��������� They stood with thoir father at the coffin  to look for the last time at the woman who  lay there.  " \ our mother was a pretty woman when  she was youug," the farmer had said. It  had startled him to see how thin and withered her face was under the white hair, i  " Sarah's only fifty," he continued, "She  hadn't ought to look so old." He had not  thought of her looks when-she was alive.  .There was-a certain sullen resentment  under his grief that she was dead. How  was he to do without her ? She was a master hand at cooking, butter-making, laundry work and Bewirig. He had never  thought to ask her if she needed help.  She had never complained, and to complete  her work'she had risen at four and had  gone to bed late at night.' Thing's always  ran smoothly. She never spoke of being  ill. It atuned him when she took this  cold and sank under it -in two day's. The  doctor said that all her strength was gone.  " Sarah,had the strength of ten women,"  the hushand said. " Where had it gone?"  He was amazed, and innienant. Was  this the justice of God, to take away so  woman so useful in the world ? " It was not  right !  Her daughter sobbed vehemently. Moth-'  erJhad alwayB been so lender!, She did  so much for them! They did not, it is true,  feel well acquainted with her since-they  had grown up. But between their musrc  and their studies, and their young companions, and other social occupations,  their lives had been filled 1 They smoothed  the folds of her merino gown, a' little  ashamed that the neighbors should see  that she had no silk dress. She .had  insisted that each of them should have  silk gowns, and had helped to make them.  Jack, the son; like.his'father,' was shocked  to see how tired and worn his, mother  looked. He had talked for a year or two  of taking her tor a week to New York.  She haa never seen a great, city. But ho  alw.iys had some engagement. He remembered'now that she had made enough iu the  j���������,--...... i u-.u. -:_    j.-.._    ������ .  THE WHEAT TRADE.  ! THE MELD OF COMMERCE,  Crcnl Change*   Thai   JI:iv<-   T.-ikin   I'l.ire  lit    KiiyliiK   nml    si-lllns   DurlUfc the , <;  I'.-ist lew Yrnr-i.  Some of the vast economic cnanges  which have accompanied, as causes or  effects,' the development of the wheat market curing the last generation are discussed in an article in the current number ot  ome Items of Interest for the Busy  Business ?.Ian.  The fee   of 23 cents   collected on   cars  entering tho   United States   from Canada  has been declared illegal.  Tne stocks of wheat at Port Arthur and  North   American   Review,    entitled jFort  William are 212'967   bushels, an iu.  Years in  the  Grain Trade,"   by ] ^ase of 20,872 bushels for the   week.    A  year ago they were 1,209,030 bushels.  by  revolu-  " Thirty   Years in  Egerton   R.  Williams.    The  first  tiouizing  influence Mr.   Williams  notes is  the cheapened  and  extended  telegraphic  service.    Thatrbrought exporters and importers      close    together, - and    put     an  end   to   the  old   custom   of   buying   and  storing for months in  advance of requirements.   ' The   succeeding    hand-to-mouth  system intensified competition and reduced  profits.    Next, r.long with  decline in profits, the great decline io  freights lessened  materially tho difference between prices ou  this side of the Atlantic aud prices on  the  other.    The extension of railways iuto and  throughout   tho   wheat   area,   and   their  sharp competition wilh lake routes,''led to  the   construction   of   steam   vetseU   and  tows of large capacity aud increased speed  which have  captured   the  larger share   of [  the   traffic,' aud   in   turn   have  by"their  miuimum   rates    practically    driven   tho  small craft out of  the  grain tradoi which  was first a matter of buying and storing a  long time before selling,   then a matter   of  trading " . '  FROM HAND TO MOUTH,  finally passed into another stage, that of  selling and then buying, the reverse of  the first. The grain dealer sells wheat  before he buys it, the miller, sells ilour before he has bought the wheat from which  to grind it. It is either on a hand-to-mouth  bi on a future basis that wheat traders now) vote on all points.  operate. The author of this essay recollects  that in the 70's future, trading or short-  selling was looked upon by the great major-  ity as gambling, whereas it is now practiced by the most conservative. This trading  in "wind," originating in the United Stales  towards the year 1870, has been introduced  into England and Europe. The tremendous  decline in wheat production in tlie, United  Kingdom is another of the great changes  dwelt upon. In. 1369, 97 per cent., of  England's population were fed on homegrown wheat, some IS 1-2 millions of people out of a total of 10 millions. In 1S90  only 20 per cent, of England's population,  .some five millions of people out of a total  of 25 millions, were fed on 'home-grown  wheat. The wheat area of Britain shrank  from 3,500,000 acres in 1S-J6, to 1,200,000  acres in 1890. Yet oEuglish land is far  more productive than ib the land of any of  the wheat-growing countries, averaging 28  bushels to the acre, as against about 12 1-1  bushels in the United Slates. The estimated British imports of wheat and flour for  this year are 139,799,GSO bushels,as against  152,474,000 bushels in 1S90, and leas than  120,000,000 bushels in 1877. These long  strides in the rate of.importation show the  strength of tne forces before which the  British farmer is retiring. Exceedingly  low prices, low'overland and ocean   freight  The announcement has beeu made that  the American Tobacco company has  acquired control of the cignrette business  of Canada by^the purchase of' all the Dominion mauuf-ictoVies. ' '  The hank clearings' at Toronto for the  month of June are' mo3t satisfactory. They  aggregate ������26,772,221 as against 525.698,T  583 the'previous month, 321,963,013 in  June last year and ������25,823,084 in June  1S93. -            '  Reports aro quite favorable regarding  the growing crops iu the counties of Hunt  ngdou, Ohateauguay, Leprairie, Napier-  ville.Beauharnoiaand Jacques Cartior. Hay,  which in most sectiona'comprises the chief  staple, is particularly'promising. Oats and  barley present a very lino appearance, but  the pea crop is not likely to prove more  than au average yield.  The sales agents of the anthracite coal  roads met in New York last week to discuss  remedial measures for the trade, but the  result of tho conference was not entirely  satisfactory. It was found that certain  agents were present with instructious from  their superior officers as tobow they should-  timi, nn .ii ,.������!���������!.     The.'agents   reaffirmed  dairy to keep him   in   spending   money at j rates   -,-gh rental.taxes, and poor rates,a������re,  by  for  Hairy Wild Men of Maine.  Four   curious   specimens ' of    humanity  have been combined in  Norrrdgewock jail,  Maine,   accused of sheep  stealing.     They  were arrested  in   Brighton.    They   belong  to  a gang  of   about   forty  persons   who  have uo homes, but who  have lived   uutil  recently near the Canadian hue,  like  wild  beasts in the summer and iu caves   during  the whiter.     They wear little or no clothing, and their backs, which have beeu long  exposed   to   the   sun    and   weather,   are  covered wiih a growth of hair  fully   three I  inches long.     It is hard to mate  sense out |  of their conversation, although they  have  learned to swear so   they   are understood,  j One of the men, a giant in fprrn, is an idiot.  His aides aro full of small holes made by a  brad ih   the  end   of a  stick,'when h.e has  been yoked to an  ox. .        ,  The day they were placed' in'jail: they  had'���������a fight 'among themselves, aud tore all  the clothing oil'each other's bodies.   Police  not  Wonders, of Science-  Platinum wires made white-hot  electric currents are now used as saws  felling trees.  ( ,Sir Benjamin Richardson,a noted English  physician, thinks that the normal period  of human lite is about 110 years, and that  seven out of ten average people ought to  live that long if they take proper care' of  themselves.  A Germau chemist has found a way of  preserving the colors of dried flowers, eveu  of delicate poppies. Flowers iose their  tints in drying through 'ammonia in the  air. The inventor presses his specimens  between sheets of piper which have previously been saturated with a solution of  1 per cent of oxalic acid in water.  The French industry of icing milk is an  original departure in mined commodities.  The milk is iro/.en and placed tn block forms  in tins, and on the part of the purchaser  requires to be melted previoue to use.  Being hermetically sealed, the commodity  thus iced preserves its form u-nil it is  required, when a minute's ev j  to the  sun's rays or to the heat of fit -      ,11 that is  necessary to reduce to  liquid -.(.'iidition.  Here's a simple formula that   will purify j  ordinary water.especially in reservoirs aud I  filtering basins,  posed o:   calcium  aluminium sulphate,  10  30 parts.    These are thoroughly mixed and  one   part is added to about 10,000 parts of  water.    It is said that even sewer drainage  r=    almost    completely   purified   by   th's  mixture.    It precipitates all ot ihe impurities aud   living  organisms, and   tho   clear  portion may he drawn off and  U6ed   with  perfect safety.    Thisia simple and   surely'  of great valuo,   especially where   malarial  conditions prevail in water.  college. He wished he had contrived that  little holiday for her ! They all felt now  how good and unselfish she had .been, and  how tlear.to them. ,  ' "Why should she be taken from us ?" the  old man moaned, bitterly. ��������� "It is cruel.  Why has God done this thing?"  And'the dead woman lying there, her lips  closed forever, could make no .answer save  that wnich toil had stamped, upon the thin,  woru face that seemed pleading for rest.  .. ^ ,'  The Rose Had Bloomed, But tlie  Man Was Dead.  Ugly Greg was the prisoner's name,  Ugly in face and in nature the same';  Stubborn, sullen and beetle-browed, "  llrehardest case in a hardened crowd.  The sin-set linos in his face were bent  Neither by kindness.nor punishment;  He hadn't a friend in the prison there  And he grew more ugly and didn't care.  i"  But some one���������blessings' upon his name !  Had caused to be placed iu  that  house of  shame,  To relieve   the blank   of the  whitewashed  wall  Flower-pot brackets with  plants on   them  all.     ,     ,  Though it seemed but a useless thing to do  Ugly Greg's cell had a flower-pot,- too,  And as he,slouched back at the work-day's  close , ,  He paused, astonished, before   a rose.  the   keepers  The preparation is   com-  permanganate,   I   part ;  parts ;  fine  clay,  "He will smash it to pieces,  said,  But the hu(=s on his face grew soft iustead.  Next morning he watered his plant with  care  Aud went to his work with a cheerful  air;  And day by day as the rose-bush grew  Ugly Greg began changiug too.  Tire soft green leaves unfolded their tips  And the foul word   died   on tiie prisoner's  '   lips;  He talked to the plant when all alone  As he would to a friend iu   a  gentle toue;  And day by day, and week by week,  As the rose grew taller so Greg grow meek,  .But at last they look him   away to lie  On a hospital bed, for they knew he must  die.  They placed the  rose  in the sunny   light  Whore Greg might watch it from morn till  night,      "'  And the green buds grew, from day to day,  Aa fast as the sick man faded away.  The lines which sin and pain had   traced,  SeemedMiy the shadowing plant tfTiced,  Till came at last tho joyful hour  When they knew-that the bud must burst  ,    in flower.  Greg slept, but still one hand caressed  The   plant,    the    other    his   pale   cheek  pressed.  The  perfumed crimson shed a glow.  Ou the old man's   hair as white as snow,  The nurse came softly, "Look, Greg !" she  said,  Ay, the rose'had bloomed but the man was  dead'  O beautiful flowers of Paradise I  Yo  might  never have   bloomed  for those  sin-blind eyes  if God had noi sent by his loving power  His message  of peace ou tho breath   of a  flower.  in the open state of his home market,  driving the British farmer oil the soil,  despite his great advantage of high yield  and cheap  labour.   '  ��������� ii ��������� '  HORSES' MOUTHS.  One   ot (lie  Host   Sensitive Paris    of (lie  Kqtlim: Itoily.  During the many years ,in which Ihe  writer has been engaged iu the practice of  veterinary medicine there is nothingthathas  been more forcibly brought to his attention  than the iuiiiflerence of moslpeop'e lo the  condition ot the horse's mouth.  They seem to think the mouth never becomes deranged, when, in fact, it is one of  the most sensitive organs of the equine  economy. All young horses coming three  or four years old should have their teeth  and mouth carefully examined when any  symptoms cf teuderness are shown in the  mouth, as it is at this ago that some of the  milk molars are replaced by the permanent  ones. , <  the_current  oilioial circular of S3.35   r.nd  ������3.."0 per" ton, which is being cut  about 50  cents per ton, 'and   estimated   the market  requirements for July at 2,SOO)000 tons, or  about 75 per cent,  of the production of the  present month.    Demand   for coal is bIow.  Wholesale trade at Toronto'shows little  change from that reported a week ago. The  midsummer  dulness is  on, and tho movement    if    anything    is    more   restricted.  Travelers are placing fairly good orders for  the autumn and winter trade in dry goods,  and prices of both cotton and woolen goods,  continue   firm.     Manufacturers   report   ������  good   feeling   existing  with   an   increased  enquiry   for their staples.    Crop'prospectH  are said to be   some bettor since   the  late  rains, but there are yet many  complaints  of draught'.    The high prices for hay, have  attracted shipments from, the provinco of  Quebec.    Oar lots of baled hay aro  worth  .$11 on   track  at Toronto,   while sales   on  street market aro made at ������15 ,tb 817 per  ton,   delivered.     There  is   an   increasing  demand for canned'fruits  and   vegetables,  as offerings of fresh stuff are smaller  than  usual at this season of the year.    The wool  market is'very firm   at an advance of ono ���������  cent, the new  clip   bringing   21c.   to  22c.  Hide's continue   to hold the. late  advauco,'  and leather   is   firm   in   consequence.     A  quiet   trade   is'  reported    by    wholesalo  grocers^ while there   ia   a  good   demand  for  hardwaie and harvesting implements.  The shipments of livestock havo beeu somewhat, checked the past two weeks owing tc  lower markets in Britain, but for tho season  they are "satisfactory.    During June 13,905  head ot cattle were shipped from Montreal  a decrease of   781   as' compared   with   the .  corresponding month1 of last year, but for  season the aggregate 29,852, an increase of  70S.    In June 14,090  head of, sheep  wero  shipped from the some port, an increase of  ,  7,405 over June of   last year, and   for the,  season   18,540   head, as against 10,055 the  same  period of 1S94.    Business  seiiniB   tc  be conducted more ou cash basis, as reflected in   the   last monthly  bank, statement,  which shows a   decrease  in the   total discounts   of   the   banks   while there   is  au ���������  increase in deposrts.    Money   is  plentiful  aud  easy  on choice   securities,   call loans  being quoted at 4\, aud prime paper is discounted at 6 to Oi por com. i  Possibly.  However we may laud the ,wise,  And think that their con-'dition's best,  We must admit, if we are wise,  The ignorant aro the happiest.  i nt-uuiiue ot uner dejection,     lie (lid    "j:"""!; -nu.uu., u uumi a uatiies. ��������� t-ouoe j l|,  look >rp when   the  door, opened' and j,lr<-' .aftor others   of the' tribe of wild rne-i. j ja)  ,  Good   washing .fluids   are aids   in', the  aundry   work. > There can   be/no   doubt  at  the all night soak greatly lessens the  bor of rubbing.     .,''.'.':-  The Egyptians believed that the soul  lived only as long as .the body endured,  hence their reason for embalming the body  to make it last as long as possible. It is  estimated that altogether there are 400 ���������  000,000 mummies in Egypt.  In some cases the crown of the former is  only partially displaced, and grves rise to  much pain and annoyance.  I have seen a young home that had its  throat blistered .'with liniment and "was  treated for distemper, when tho trouble  was due to a misplaced crowu of a milk  molar, which, upon .removal, gave instant  relief.  EASILY KK.MKDIK1).  Again, iu soma horses the structure of  the teeth is of a comparatrveiy soft nature,  aud wears rapidly ou the grinding substances, in a ragged aud uueven manner,  which severely cut arid lacerate the tongue  and cheeks.  This defect may bo easily remedied by  the use of the mouth rasp, an instrument  that may now be found in nearly .ill hardware stores.  To heal the raw surfaces a little alum and  borax dissolved in water willuct effectively.  This humane method, if pursued by people  who own horses, will prevent n.ucii suller-  ing to the horse and at the s ime t.me arrn>-  ly repay the owr,er in the improved  appearance of his nr-imal, anil in many  cases prevent the loss of much food by  quiddiug and slobbering.  A few words irr regard lo I hose bugbears  of most horse owners, namely, l.iiiipn-!, so  called, und wolf-teeth. Lamp.isis supposed  by most people lo .possess nonw my-jlet ions  power over a horse whereby his appetite  becomes deranged.  Thoy therefore resort lo cutting arrd  burning tho poor brute's mouth under tho  mistaken notion of curing thc lumpa*. Tne  writer of this bus been engaged iu tho care  of horses for twenly-fivo yearn, .ind has yet  tosee a horse that was allccted physically  by lampas, except in the imagination of its  owner.  ��������� It is the same with ihe so-called "woif-  teeth." Those teeth are tho vestigial remains of premolar teeth that, in, the remote  ancestors of the horse, were functional,and  they have become through disuse mere  rudiments, as rt were, of their former  selves.  They do not, by some occult means affect the eyes of horses ami cause I hem to  go blind, nor aro they responsible, as "oine  good'people contend, for a hoiso being in  poor omiitiou. Nor is it at all necessary  lo punch them out with a hammei aud cold  chisel.  PAINTING BRIN'GS A FORTUNE.  i:noriiii>iis Sum I'nUl for  One   of linlns-  I-iiriiiiKli's  >VorUs In London.  The remarkable collection of paintings  by masters of the early English' school, ,  belonging to the estate of the iate James  Price, was sold by auctiou the other day  at Christie's, St. James Square, Loudon.  Mr. Price, who was a country gentleman living at Barcombe, Paignton,  South Devon,' was not only an eminent  connoisseur, but sought in the collection  of the canvasses the advico of aover.il of  the most piominent  roya^academiciaus.  The sensition of thc sale was tho kuock. >  ing ��������� down ot Gainsborough's . portrait   of  Lady Mulgrave for 10,COOguiueaa(S52,."ibO).  After the bids had reached  3,000  guineas  the contestants were reduced to two���������Mr.  Agnew   the dealer, and a  pleasant-faced,  well-drested young   man���������who raided   the  other  100 guineas .it a   tune with  a non-  chaient maimer, but with a voice iu which  there   was   unmistakably   the   tremor   of  excitement.    All the dealers   robe in   their  seats and g.i/.ed at the  stranger.    His hid  of  10,000   gmr.eas   carried   the day.    He  stepped up to tho old ouctioneer,  who   for  nearly forty years   has   pre.-uded at these  sales, and with a view to keeping his name  seciet,  orlored the   money iu   cash���������crisp  hank notes.    The  applause which  greeted  tho   high   bill���������a forluue  for   a   pyce   of  canvas   20   by   21V inches���������merged    into  laughter which greeted Christie's   remark,  th'it never before had   anyone   offered him  so large a sum.    The buyer  turned out to  bo A. C'lmpbell, a big   wine   merchant   of  the city.  The  portrait  is  best.     It is oval.  one of Gainsborough';-,  Lady Mulgrave biu her  head turned over tlie right shoulder. Sho  is attired in a while gown, over which is  thrown a black ni'intle. The gown is  trimmed with osttich tips. The poruait  maybe described as a study in Dlaek and  white ovijdisito in character, softly delicately painted���������.i veritable   gem.  Sententious.  Fine   young woman in country store ��������� i  want to get some powder.  Smart young   clerk���������Fuce, bu^.or   gun?  Two Views.  Musician    (ironically) ��������� I am   afraid  music  rs disturbing  the   people   who  my  are  laikiug over there.  Hostess ��������� De-ir me,   I   never  thought of  that.    Don't play so loudly.  '      6  The Trouble.  How is your wife ?  L'm ��������� her head has been troubling her a  goo 1 deal lately.  ���������Sick headjciiu ?  Not exactly. She keeps wanting & new  rial every  mouth. ., j pA.a-pj
Its Construction Blocked by ihe U.S.
General Land Office.
The {'olumbi.-i Hiver- ruicl lied
.Mmuiliiiii liiiilw-iy, which is to connect
iln' Tinil i.;ri-'*k ii'iincs with Spok-tni*.
will not. hi-, liuilt this yi��ir. ^'omtnU-
���sioin-i- Luinsirciiv of (he jjeiieral liiml
ofrice- hns pi-.-u-tic-nlly M'tUed thai..
Si-v.'iril -a-cc-U** UK" it vms stated Unit n
ii.ii'dM'iiic ni-ip ��'f I'11' pru|>r>M-(l line
hud iiccii Jih-d nl. th.; Spok-uie Und
..(fiee to lit' l"(ii*w;u-<l<'tl to the (.'oniiriis-
���-foiicv in W.rshhitftnri fur appro*.-il.
The line ion which rri-lH oi w.iy wa-"
<i>i i-d'cxt'-iid-. i'roiii ;r point on tiii.'west
brink ol the ('uiuiiil-ia to Uio inte.i*-
n'n'ion.il boundary nearly ei-.'bt' inilos
xi-vny, fo'lov. inj-, noi ini" l'l'iun I liu lino
<if t,bc Sheen civi-K wagon road. 'I'iie
.,,,-iil linnii-i'ii bai-'.*. llio iniiPi, Lllt' iM"
Ji(.ti-( ore., wiih n lotlor from .Com-
..iisS,i.'i:u'r Lamoivux.    Me Malcd   that
���ho map hud'- I "   returned    wilnoul
.'icccplai-cc, not having Won .prepared
in accord.moo with lire rules ol tne de-
Diii! ���neiH. inasmuch as the field miles
V-'-ro noi.-,'ivcn, **.) lhe. lino could noi
be l-eliaceil ami , the terminals were
nut.in-oi-erlv connected wilh established cornel's of i-ocu-jni/.ed Coveriiinont
--ui'veVri. Thai, wiisn'l/ soi-ions���such
ome-sions 'would ho corrected easily
r-.imi"h -but. in the last., paragraph' ol
tho rommissionei-'s letter caino llie
j-i-ul kernel of tho whole alVair in I hose
word,: "The pi01)0.-0.1 right ol way
lies upon uiisiirvoved Jiind within llie
t'olville > Indian i-esoi-vation. Thu act
of Jnlv 1st, l!?i)2, provided ,as to
part of the i-esoi'vatioi) that it shall be
oiion io settlement and entry by the
;)i-ocliim.ilioii of the PeosidenL. Such
proclamation having not vol been
issued, the land must bo considered as
still in'a1 reservation ; and under Lho
''provisions of section 5 of the right of
way act of 1S75 this oflice. inu*L decline
to receive the map nnd plat so long as
Mho land remains in, a state ul rosier--
vation, subject to tho'usual right ot
appeal within 00 days." 01 cniuse
Pie.siduntlJ. C. Ooibin will appeal to
tho socretiu-v���Hint goes 'without say-
in<>-���but tlio chances are that the
>sociL>tary, will uphold the ' coinmis-
tuoiiei-, a'nd even if ho did not it is
probable thai several months must
R-ipse before I.ho case could bo linn liy
'determined so that Lho work of road
building could begin. For Uirec yours
(hero have boon conflicting theories m
ro.'iinl to lho I'olvillo. reservation, some
holding that sclUf-i's .should be permitted lo go upon it, though not allow-
rdtomakooiilries.���i^o/.vr.'iflC/o'on ((���/'-'���
A Ferry Across ..Goldstrcam.
o C'oldstream bridge having 'gone-
t, issMid that CJ co. Lnl'oi'ino is about
place it with'a ferry- jMc Lal'oi'ine
il,-lined a feri'V al this sti-oam for a
bo'i-of Voars, and this .spring it
replaced bv n bridge at -a cost ol
, but, that" method of coinniuni-
)ii lias been' abandoned for a time
asu and tlio'feri'y  again   has   the
Its Tributaries and Some of the Mineral
Locations Thereon.    ,,
Fis.li Crook is situated between 1 he
Illocillew.-U't and Lardeau rivers and
is about four times the size of the
'former stream.' Tho main river is over
.">() inilos long and if, .has four, largo
tributaries, from 12 to 20 miles 'in
length. J t will thus be soon that it is
eiin e.iioi-moiis district in size and lliero
is every nppoai-ancu of it being thoroughly mineralized. Four miles from
iLs'mouth, on Arrow Lake, thoi'e is a
rock-bound canvun sonic 200 feet'in
heighl. Abovi"- thu canyon, for 20
miles, the river has a gentle flow and
row boats or a small sloanioi can be
utilized forgetting in supplies.
Hovd Creek (lows into Fish Criiek
about 10 milos from its uiouth. This
creek heads on the Duncan divide, and
is rich in mineral. The Glengarry
group i.s ono of the linost deposits oi
"gi'ov copper and galena in the district
'and is ^bowing up bottei as development proceeds, r A1 las! accoiuil s (hoi e
were M locations on this ledge. Other
locations have, recently been made in
Lhe vicinity ami a trail is badly needed
up this creek Lo get in supplies and get
out ore. Assavs on the Ciengairy
have rim as high as 1,000 oz.   in   silver.
Sable Creek,' on which thoro are a
���iiiiinbei of locations, enters Fish Creek
about Jl miles fiom its mouth and both
Lhe assays and the ijuiintity of oie.are
highly satisfactory to the owners who
are developing their claims.
On .Poole "Creek there are thieo
distinct groups of claims which were
located "two years ago; recently" another ledge has been found that, runs
verv high in silver-. ''
' The "Dunvegan, Scotia, Elizabeth,
Alma and a number of other clnhris
wero located near Lhe headwaters of
Fish Creek several years ago.
Those who havo. visited the di-trict
recently say that Pish Creek will yet
prove another Slocan.
out i
to ri
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Local 'and'Personal Briefs.
The   New, Bishop.
Bishop Dart, ihe newly consecrated
Anglican Bishop for the Diocese of
New Westminster-, with Mrs. Dnrtand
fainilv, sailed bv the Allan liner leaving
Liverpool for Montreal Thursday. The
Bishop will arrive in New Westminster
on the 10 or 17(h inst'., and will he met
and welcomed, 'informally, at the
Junction, by the executive coniinittee
of the Diocesan Synod. His Lordship's convenience will bo consulted
regarding the public reception which
is to be tendered him in St. Leonard's
llall as soon as possible after his
arrival. '        ' '     "
J. A. .Mara. M.P., passed through on
Sunday on his way homo from Ottawa.
John S. Chile, customs inspector,
went flown riv-jr by the Lytton on
- Foi;.Salic.-A 'second-hand , organ
���mil sewing machine, cheap for cash, at
K. llowsoir's fiii'iiilui'i' store.
' The blisses Webling and Miss Ken-
i-ick will remain iu town over Sunday.
Their next date' is at Kamioops.
The ladies 0|' the Catholic church are
.organizing an entertain incut for the
JTlb inst. in aid of the church building
fund.    ," '
Fred.. .)���   Pullon.   Barrister.    K-rin-
lonps. was in town n-estorday   looking
1 alter his client's interest-in the County
\V. l-ellewi Harvey's as-ay price list,
may be seen at this ollke. Mr.
Harvey's advL. will be found in another column.
J. I). Silibcild has returned from his
li-ip to the P.uks urine, lie says their
-.h.it'l is down ofi'lVot but bedrock has
not  \-et, been struck.
A'touni.- tourn.inieut ha.- been arranged ivlween members of the local
Hubs. It w ill he held on 17th inst. and
fnliim ing days.
The Kpworth League'-- -(ici.il evening
at the Methodist church on Moral.iv
ovi-ning all'oi derl much plo.l.-ui'O to the
mt urbi" s and their li'ieml.-.
.1. .Mcli. Siriilh. provincial auditor.
\\.t- here foi- f,wo d.iys and w-'Ut down
i-iv.-i' ol: Monday. He will visit ( I lie
tri-i'.'-riiiii'-iii    iillices   at   Pitnsland  and
.it lo'l   -.lUtiiertl   puillln.
\V. I'. iiv.tn-, of N'ew \\"e-trnirl-l'-r'.
wont v|ow i, to S'ow l)i-ri\oi- on Thui--
i'.\\. lb- i-going lo lake charge ui
,. ii-  '.-I'   I.cl'j'     Low cry'-'     iiew-pap'-r
Tin- coin i. id for cti-i yiftg llu- m.-iil-
I'i.iiii tin- i-iil-,-,,iy -t.ilioi! and -ileain-
ji.i.il w ll.irf to the post ofTice Ins be.-'i
.���iW.-ll.led l"S. Ii llleg.l.lltl. He -l..rtid
on   1 mil -i iv lo lullii hi- ( out r.u't.
Tho-. .M.il-h.lll, one of t)ie!owneis til'
lh>' now find "ii lb" north   fork   i<f  the
lllecllle-.v.iel, -,-,-a- in to'vn S lav.   He
bail a coupl" of r-plcridid -.implc- fn-ni
the new loc ilions- His ;ts-,,-iy cel't.if-
jcile- gi'.'e S}\'.te p"l- Ion.
Tne'geiil I",iien of lhe Kriglish church
x-one-i egat ion h.iwa mii.sii-el pei-foi-iii-
aneo in pi-eparation which Ihey inl'-i d
���riving nl. an ,-aiiy dal", lhe proieed-
Zt which will be devoted Lo the build-
jug fund.
David Christ ie Murray, of London.
K:ig.. the noted ioiu nali.-.!. aid
nuTt'list. was in lown I'liiiisday on his
way lo Spokane. .Mr. Murray is on a
lecturing tour through  A uir-i-ica.
John S. I'atteisoii ilnd ;-��� McDer-
i.iid came down from the IJentl on
W.-d-i-'dav. They have been working lor I be; Smith Creek Miniri-r Co.
���i:i'd opei.iii.iiii-'.no suspended foi tie-
I..ii.  b"i.ig-
Tni-'l'i-iis/,.iliir make- t lie lollowuer
ir:i''ss i-egai-diiig possible. <'. I'. I..
'j- \U-iisioii- :. -.' I i, .wili. pi-ol.ui bl y be in
! bro" sect i-'nis. ��� 1 -'L, Tui-'-'" i-'pi>i--s lo,
���>..union.' 2iid, Sproai,'- Lauding .; I "
T'-ail1 ei-c,���:.. :!i-d, Si.u-ii'i :-'J ,'.,. u>
.-liican'' 'ifyz-  i'i- y.iii i ':������"' v '������'������'������    ���'"'���''"
-, ,e-l'i liljle^ il:"!" I "������' ,''!' ''��� ; '' ' '���' o'.'nl
��� 'in I:-'1""' i.f-y ���:���'������������    ri  -.'il   .,'a'i   ;w:<-' iioni;
What Our Young' Man Says about the
' Webling Entertainment.
'     ��� -     '��� ''���   ���       %
The Webling .Sisters were greeted
with an overliowing liouse and a
temperature'that kept the mercury up
in the nineties for nearly two hours
at Bourne's. Hall last night. ,cTh<J
local, hoards have seldom been yi-riced
with such a combination of wit, grace
and beauty, and the audience,. ht^L
night evidently appreciated tbc treat."
It is dillicuit to single out, any one
item of tho programme iia deserving ot
especial praise where ��� all excel in
excellence. Miss'Rosalind's rendition
ot the part,of Modus in Sheridan
Kiinwlcs drama, ''The Hunch Back."
shewed a most comprehensive and
finished study of a very trying and
diiliciilt character, while the argument
of pretty little Helen's eyes in "The
Art of Love " proved Ovid to be as
much uf a fool a.s he i.s .generally considered a " rake."
In the scene from "The Taming   of
thc Shrew " Miss 'Peggy   handled   tlio
classic bard with a freedom, at   which
some of our w liita   i-uflled   periwigged
ancestors would h.tve.  shuddered,   but
^succeeded in    charmin'g   her   audience
and making, the most of what   is   considered' one   of   .'.a;   most   masculine
roles    in  'Shakespeare.      The    dainty
little song and dance entitled   "' Ma_\   I
j have tin' Plea-tire"   shewed   otr    Miss
��� Lucy's, good points to perfection.    The
I cricoie   ���' verso'"'  being    perfect.    The
first thing one is   conscious    of "' about,
i Mi��s Lucy is that   she   has .two   eyes,
tlu-n if Mill can , manage   to   withrlr.iw
' -.our '.attention   from   rboui   you,, will
i discover .-lie ba- ,i moutb.-- (To
' be continued in our next. --P.V.)
M"i-s Ro-.-rlimi's yraceful dancing in
���'Uo-.-.-! l!<--e-!" v..i- Miniewh.il
! mai-r-t-tl by the Mn,iihi--ss of tho .-cage
; ,l.- w;i> al.-o flie ruium-t. !.!>' lhe wav,
. did they alw.ijs talk quit*- so much
wh'-n they u-e.l to tiead a .-Uitely
, me.iTiire in the d.-\ - of vt-i".
lu "On April La-t ' the .Mi���K- Webling did -di that wa- p')s--.ble. Who
Mr. Arthur T. W-���t/ui :-. ui.iE*���r- ii"i -
hut why should lir.-t )-.(.������ tab-nt b"
\v,i-l"(]"i)U, *������ -ay '.he b.-t of it. ilh
; dilf'-reut  nV-it t.-r r _ ^ ���
������ tint mnia" w.i- a -K<'-!.'-h whidr .������p-
.f eveiy
Church Services To-morrow.
The regulai-.services of Ihe English
church will be,held in the scboolhonse
to-inori'ow at 11 a.m. and 7:80 p.m. Iry
Rev. P. Yolland. Holy Communion
at 11 a.m.; Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Service will be held at the .Presbyterian Church to-morrow evening nt 7:80
p.m. bv Mr. Gut'lu-ie" Perry. Sunday
Schoof al li.
Services will beheld in the Methodisl
church by "Rev. .1. A. Wood to-morrow-
morning and evening at 11 and 7.80.
Sunday school at 2.80.
.. Samples  tested from	
 lib. to 1 ton in' weight	
Vancouver, B.C.   ��
All , Assays   made  . in ' Duplicate.
Certificates forwauled   by   return.
Crown Preserve Jarse
1-2 Gallon
1 Quart
$2.00 per doz.
1.25    "
Preserving- Kettles, Stew Pans, Tea Kettles, Tea
and Coffee Pots, Chamber Sets, Pails,
Dippers, Cups, Saucers and      ,
other articles too
numerous to
i *	
OHMMMMHN        ^^ I      I      I  *>T f WWIUIM���'��� '
��� ���!���������  iifiT-wm  ^"'J^L     JL fnr i     - i���tat���������-��a^ .
Lardcau & Slocan Prospects Wanted.
' 22 ml Jul I) IS!)',.
T 'J- IS   HONOUR thc Lieutonaut-Gov-
��7JL    ei-nor  has  been  pleased   to   appoint : ���
Jamks  Fehguson  AmrsTROxo,   of
the Town of Golden, EsquiLe,   to  be a
.Stipendiary Magistrate, Gold Commissioner, Government Agent.   Assistant
Commissioner   ol'   Lands and Works,'
and-ludge of the   Court   of   Revision
and Appeal  under   the ��� " Assessment
j Act," within and for   the   Kast, Koot-
! enav Electoral Di.-t.rict, also to   act   as
I Oflicinl Administrator within   anil  ioV
j (lu; County of .Kootenay,' Vice A. ,P.
i Ctiinniiiit, Esquire.
Prompt Delivery.
T plS HONOUR the Lieiitonanl-
Irl Governor- has been jileascrl to
inake thc following apimintmetils :
151 li Juli/, K'-io.
.Iosicpu Dek Ghah'a.m, of the  Town
of   R-evels-toke.   K-qnire,   lo   be   Gold
' CoirunNsionor for thai portion of the
West Kootena-v Electoral Disti ict con-
' Uiineil within the Revelstoke,   rilecille-
, w.-.et. Lardeau ,-u id Trout LakeMining
! Divisions-
.V.'.i'iiLHny FiT'/STiiTnisS. of the Town
' ot" Nel-on. Em]Hire. S.M., to be (><rld
O.uitins-inner for that portion of the.
W.-s. Kootenay Electoral District con-
nifned within the Ainaworl h. Slocan,
N.-lson, Trail Creek and Goat River
Minincr Divisions, in lieu of his appointment for the wholeof thes.-.id Electoral
Di--.rn.-i. . ,
peal. '1 direr th   Ui lh>- 1f>-\
one in ! he ; i.i.m. ' It-. soKt.iment.-.   v or <- ���
nf c'.iiii--"'* ii'i ,jj>i(-rchab|.' .iiid W--11   j>)ir-
,l'u,,iyod in .-> iii.ii-rn*." ' ,iicul.<(-��'d M< pl.-.rye
'Olie ,t;,d ,ill.
L.i-i   but   bs   ii i  m>-.iu-. ie.i-t,' .Mi--
K.-urli-k (In!   wniiiieis   With   ire-   pinny
- wliii Ii \*,t��.,il hor lerviee and hoi'eiToi-fs
i w.'i-e t'.iil;. .im! (bib.   appp-ci.il.-d .evn
to I he'cxt'-lli    nf    ,(     dreibi"    enc(,H>-    t"
ivlin-li ^!ie i'i'-|io!id' d w il.h .1 Low    '
.Should     111"     Ml--e,     Wi-bluig      e-.'.-l-
ig.iin    li'ili-H-    Ui-vel-lok.-    v'l'il'u     llreil'
pi c-"!i'-.'. I ( an obly --.iy in   th--   wmds
of Mi��� I'.ucy's-i.ng " May  i   b.ivi-   tlie
,   I'h'.islil e,"'
I Jim, i.i'.
1      An (il i.i '-..i   !��� ^;nl'n il ii"i .l'il> .'''.'   "'I--'    I'
' !���, n   ,\, ll KHU'MI I f I Hi (i   Kr,-I.'l'   ri.l'l    llllUKlr-il
' -i-.'-.iMur p.i.-ii.ua   'il i.i i ���" ..mi)   '"   \"1'    <"'   -1,!
di, n-in.'l -nil-'.'!-,   in   sl'".'i  r  l"-r ftiiniim I'i  II.'
' i .in ul In n'I'.I. ill.' i-up-.i        II   i-   -i.ir-.l ,(.i-(l.i ���
| ili.ii m  .iidv-i in chiiii il   li i-" HI--I   lit-'n   ]>(  -���_'!
I i,iill i ui^'t.ii'   i'.-r, in   nl   nt   ihi*   -i.li-i."!.'.-,   (u   (���"
i iMliil, il li;. |i,i.-li.ii,u nl iii-M   -.(--. on   )i)   -ii|)[.l'-
1 incut,iry ( -I ini i'c- mr t-!1 'li.
j A win d'.'d
I  !Iigb">(.   Ilniiiir.s  ��� World'.-    K-ur
N'o.  l-"i7.
Certificate of the Registration of a
Foreign Company.    ,.   .
'��� Co.-.fl'A'-'IKS'    Act    I-vht    [V.."   AND
������Columbia Hydraulic Mining1 Company"
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1 ���.������(rt - Tl" (oIiii'.m yr^'lnii'li" MiriinK
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. i- !mI mi', mil.! ii 1.(1 .w.il [,' r'nrri" '! ir. llu-
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Tin i.ijj.i.i' -''��' i: nl"llu? -'i I'inir��nr>y m '>"':
'ii'.i.icIm'I tliu i-.ii.l dull.tr.. 'ii.nli'.'l ml') K'i
t. ,-i i '-.iii.-l -li.ii' - nf li-c |i,u i al uu of t''H 'loll.u-
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li,:, ti ni'l.-r im- 'i.'inl .tin! -(-ll 'il" -illi"- ��t
V"n furi.i. fVi,\!ri''(- >.f Urili-h '''.'nfiiM-i tins
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tl..-,.', i-    V   U-tj(.'l'IOV,
Ki-i-isir.n- (if ,li,:n! .-tn-U i''*m|)*iriic��.  .
Marburg's Seal
of North Carolina.
Tuckett's G-ranulated, Old
* i
Judge, Vanity Fair, Puritan.
Maceoboy & Jonkoping Snufi:
. ,    Piper Heidsieck, Climax,
and Blackstrap.
Tl & B. Plug.
Pace's  "Mastiff"
T. & B.  Cut, in  1-4,
1-2 and 1 lb;  Packages.
u ��-r-i��^afc*
Bl Ecuador Cigars,  '98 Crop:
i ' * ���>
Athlete, Derby, Old Judge    0
and Pet Cigarettes.   , ,
Mineral Acl. "'Koi-in I1'."
Certificate of Improvements.
I m:0TT MINKI.'Ab CLAIM. .Silimtii in
j\ tho Trmil baki! MiniiiK IlivNiiin of U'("*l.
Ki.iilfii.-iv I'istriul. Wliiiru lociiluil: (in lluiloy
Civok. 'l'iik�� Notice llmL I, Hurry Aliliotl, of
Viiiiuinivcr. U.C., fi-.,-(; miller's cci tlllcalu No.
.".'..111. intciid, ilxlv diiyi frinn lire ilrilc lici'cof,
toiiplily lo the (luid C'oiiiMiis-.lonur fur 11 i'ur-
tllli'dlciif iii)|in)vciiicii(s, fur (l,c pnr|i<>^<: of
filil.'iinliiK il flnnvii kimiiI, of Ih'- hIidvc uliiiin.
Ami fiii'lli'il- t.ikij iiolico. I liul iul\(jr-.o claim-,
miisl liu -.(-nl lo I he (.'old ('umriil-sioiuT sinil
in lion ( niiiiiM-iKcil h.'fore the i-,iii.i!n,(! of Kinjh
iinrilli'-iilc of iiii|ii-iivi;)iicnt��.
D.itcd thin toulli d.iy of Muy, ISil.l.
lij.'.l| II. AHJIOTT.
<-'l--,��.vr!F"'''i'. ������-nLa-s
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Mining and Real Estate Broker and General Commission Agent. o
F\re~ufe and acci"dent insurance.
Representative of the Kootenay Smelting &��� Trading Syndicate.
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CAN I ORT.WN  A   I'ATKNT*     for*
riroiript, /iniwi-r nnd un honcht. oplnl'in. wrlfo to
.11 I. N N it,', <:<}.. xhr, lniv" lm (I ncir!/ fifty ��pniV
i'rpi-rii-nc*i In (hf> r.nti'nf. LiiilnC'i. ('cin.ritinlcn'
lions Ktrj, tiTiMifrd'-iilliil. A JliinillioiiK of ln-
lorrnntion r-'oiucriiini' I'll lrnl�� nn'l Iiow In ot>-
t in ilicm -<��iit free Al"i ,i ' irfiloijuu of rnci han-
ji-nl iiml Hi'lnnlillo Iiiii.(>h ii'iil Iri'O.
.r.-U-rit.'i  tnN��n   rliroiiirh   Murm A Co. rfopl*")
MOST  PERFECT   MADE. ' z,'      '^
A pure GiMjia Cry-im of Tirrtar-Vowcier.   Free
from Arriirlc.nia, Almn'or ;nr/ other ,-idiiltw-lnt
.  40 Yl-AKS TllK STANDARD.   ���  ,
. l-.lt.Oflu'l hnnirn (lir(illl/(l .>iiiiui c. v ". i,-,;.:i..j
Hnc^lnl notice;In tlie Scii'iiilllc Aiiicricmi, find
tlum iiro liroiiKhl, wldcl/ linl'nro the pulilk: wlf.li-
ont. coHf.-tn f.lio HivmiLor. Thin Ht.lrridin junior,
' wiled vrailclv, olfiBiint.ly llliiHlrnlnd, h.'iH liy mr l.hb
in."'.nl. elren'li.tlnu of nrivsclentlllo wont In tlio
"irl'l.   liW nyrii".   r.iii;.|,|n i-'.j.Hu'.^fii), fre'e.   ,
Hiillitliii'.ICillt.ion.'iiKiriihly, x-'UMn W'-r.   Slrn;l(
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veiy i-iiitiiii-r
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Z;-��|  "ii.u-'.-.'i.f:
TO   A\*li   ri:()M
All Eastern Points.
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I',,, It'll ������ ������      11-,'i'l  - I
Km-  fill!"liifoi-iinil.liiii  11-1  to 'rules, lime. elc.
ii|i|ily t.o
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He Also Handles
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