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Array r-M-jJnl    ,    J������1������J.'Je,r=.,7>    ���������,������.*, (i*<-  ,-.CEAi**P ������  fm wff "m���������rtKli,  .������������������M-WweWW**^*���������-^IflMfrf/iV-ri-.,, (  ���������.w������M*;V*W"--i-<"'  ���������tyHigi.'������iwi'iig*'>iff^^fWi*WkwJi,������  #  ���������I  Provincial Library  /* ��������� _.*.������  W  H:  \  /?E40 ������K  PEOPLE-  THE OLD  ESTABLISHED  PAPER.  Vol. 9.--No. 36.  REVELSTOKE. B. C., -DE CEMBEIl ;>. 11)02.  $2.00 Per Year  1 MAtwrnuwatoxuaiazB  \ncy and Staple GROCERIES  ST.-ANDREWS'DAT.      THE MINES.  Dry Goods  Hats, Caps  Boois,Shoes  bers"an<fi  Gum Boots  Our  business is  largely .��������� increasing.  .Every  clay sees  new  customers   in  our store.  Arc you one of  them?  ��������� The; , very large  business we are doing shows that our  policy of Small  Profits ancl, Quick  Returns is amply  justified ancl appreciated -by oun numerous friends all  over the country.  If you cannot  .come to- us, write  to us. $0 order  ,isi too small nor too  large' for'us to fill,  and , the smallest  order, will receive'  ���������the same' careful  attention ��������� as the  largest. We want  your'custom. You  want oiir, ''goods.  Then why not oblige one another?  Men's  1  Furnishings  House  Furnishings  Carpets  AND  Linoleums  \ 4 Complete Assortment in Every Line  MMMK0MMM*  "* 0 !   '  Taylor'Bros. & George, Limited  Celebrated by a   Banquet  at ihe  ��������� ' Union'Hotel.  The St. Andrew's society of Jiev-  elstoke has for pome years celebrated Hi. Andrews din* in fitting  fashion, and on Tuesday the members of the society again gathered  round the festive board to celebrate  the recurrence of the greatanniver  sary of Scotchmen; The line dining  room of the Union hotel was made  use of for the occasion and the table  and board reflected great credit on  the resources of Host La ugh ton.  Tlie portly president,W.E.McLaughlin, occupied the chair,,and other'  ollicers present were 'H. A. 'Brown,  vice president, and A. McRae, sec-  1 clary.  tiii: m.  The following was the menu:  , Scotch Jirolli  Bili'il Situt Trout fruo JjocIi Lovon '  Hilisi! Lou o' .Mmt'iii unil Capers  Durillqil Kiiliiry on Twirled liroiil   '  A lluiin1 o' fit'iil nil nn Ayr-liiro IJmi-st io  "HAGGIS "  , "(iru'it. Clik-rtiiin ������' tliij'Piidiliii' H-icc"  Cliainpit Tiitin-.    JJili.-il T.itiu-,   Noi-p,   Carrot-,  .Sauc" fr.il! Worcujti.-r  l'icklp-i , Tomato Kul-iip  Plum Dnll.wi' I'.mikIj- Snucc  ('ro.-.-('t Tnirl-,       Hasp anil Lemtin Jculic-.  Dtiiilap Cliffjic  ���������Scotch Slioil Cul.e Swro'.i.T  J'oai-.-v Or.mi;i)-i Nils  ��������� '      Ton -        To'lily Coii'ri;  Le Itoi ore now averages $10 n ton.  The Granby mines will add 200 men  to their payroll.  Ore .shipped from  the   Centre   .Star  averages $13.31. '  The ore output of Holland was over  7000 tons last week. ,   .  The   Fairvicw   Uo'u   shaft , will   be  .sunk io the 37.0 ft. level.  i.s   re-  ZXaSBEBESgaBCSBHR  S.   JSJLVJslLJkAEBLOJSr  ���������'.'������������������' "  Has takijn ov.im the Blacksmith, Wheelwright-ind Implement-.business carried  '���������   '      i^'v  "      on hy XVi Mollisunht Revelstoke. ,_���������,���������  Wagons Made and Repaired. The Best Carriage Woods Kept in Stock  Tools. Sharpened.       Shoeing a Specialty.  T-  -(Jli.-illiiim   Wagons and 'Sleighs.     W. M. Gray's Cutlets,   Buggies and  Express  YViig'liK    JleCormick, Mowers   and -Reapers.'   Copp   liros.' Plows,  Harrows, Cultivators, 'Potatoe Diggers, etc.',' etc.  sffl  10RR1S.  &   STEED  General Merchants.  3  -'   Call and inspect our new stock of  Shoes, cHosiery, Suspenders,, Ties, Underwear, ete |  All above lines are up-to-date goods it will pay you to see  them before purchasing elsewhere.      We also carry  Trunks, Valises, Sweat Pads, Oil Coats, Oil Hats, Water-proof Sheets, etc  Weekly Shipments of Fresh Creamery Butler, and Eggs'.  Our Teas and Coffees are taking the lead���������try them.  Front Street,  mm  Revelstoke, B. 0.  CKKKTJ.yia.  After dinner the vice president  read the following list of telegrams  despatched:  Kiinilurip-.���������  A lilti-sing on Hit; i-lii'cry /,--ni',-  Wlui dearly liko u dram nr e-hiik-  Ni.'1-.on���������  Freedom nnd whisky r.uik tiio^itlicr  Titk all your dram,  Rossland���������  With farN o' c.ikcond -^toup- o' nappy    '  Wo hopes you're wool and unca happy  Nile curling yet bul wc'ol meet ye liner  Rppl.y���������"Ouid luck tno nor brillicr Scut-, on  the main lino.   The roarin' gtuno i- on."'  Wiiiiiipi'K���������  How ca������y e:ni the JJ.irlcy Rron  Cement a qiMirel  Il'> aye I ho cheapest la\ner������- fii������L,^_   _������--  Syne uisto tin; barrel. " "~*"���������  "'"  Vancouver���������  '   Imuk may wo live, Ion;,' may we love  '  And Umk may we be hajipy.  And may we never want, a sla-*  Weel chaifrod-withgeiit'ioii-, nappv.   .  Reply���������'-The Scots o'the terminal cily send  kind Kreotiniis lo the lads o' the heather amain;  the lu'olauds o' 1 lie .wild weal.1'        '  Sandon���������  May snivels lound hi.- blnli-.er wrench  An Kout.s loriiieiil him inch by inch  ,  Wlia twials hi&gruiitlc wi' a gluiich  .     O' Mini- disdain       - '  ,' Oiit oiuo a rI.i-, of whisky punch  Wi' lionoTlineii.  fill-:    l'KOCIiAM.N'K  was then gone on with and included'  the following toasts:"  '  "The King."        ���������"'* > >  "Bonnie .Scotland," proposed by  XV. M. Lawrence, coupled with the  name of ,11. A.Brown.  '���������'The Press." coupled with names  of D. M. Piae and E. A. llag'gen.  "The Professions," by R. Douglas",  coupled with names of Drs. Cross  and Carrulhers and Le Maistre.  "The Ladies," by C. R.1 Macdon-  .ild, coupled with names of \V. A.  Footc, J. B. Scott and Douglas.  "Our Host." and "Here's Tac's,"  by D. 2)1. Rae.*  ' During the evening, songs were  suns by Dr. ��������� Carruthers, 'W.' M.  Lawrence; Ar. Le Maislre. 6. Barber.  P. Murphy, whose original  A great discovery of iron ore  ported nortli of Sudbury!  Tlie zinc contents of ore will be  admitted free to the Stales.  Capt. Tretb'ewny lias been appointed  manager of the lUotly Giibson.  Tlie Great Wcstwn lms shipped J7i)  tons of ore to Trout Lake this  winter.  By February the (Jrnii|iy mines will  be in a position to ship ;;")000 tons of  ore a day. ,. ',  The Engineering 'and Mining  Journal lliinks silver .may drop to 'JU  cents an ounce.   , ! ,  Tbe output oi tlio Windermere 'district mines, East'itootciiiiy, so far this  year i.s 1193 tons.    '  '    ���������  JTcrliert Wemyss, an Englibb mining  engineer, declares lie li.is ' discovered  diamonds at Siini!kamev.n. <������������������  10. Hamilton, e.v-niavor ol" Winnipeg,  and C. E. ICibbe, St. i'liul, iMinn. Tbe  amount of $ 10,000 was authorized by  (be jirovincial board for development  Ibis season, and before tbe end of  December tbe work of driving three  tunnels on tbe .Mascot claim 'will be  commenced.  RAIL MD STEAMER  f\  composition ''Peep o' Day Boys," brought  down   the   house,  were   given   by J  others.  and recitations  A. Dallas   and  A  most  .spent. .  enjoyable  was  m  YOU PBO'MISBD YOURSELF AN OVEBGOAT  This Fall.   Don'i. |iut it off too late and catch cold. ���������      '        '  And do not luiv a cheap, shoddv one.   They no vim1 look well.  Let ns; tiiaki' you a coat that will please you.   \Ve,cnu do it.-  llson,  Fashionable  Tailor.  CM  <$)  rfr>  (fa  (fa  cfa  (fa  (fa  (fa  (fa  ������ ^^F     ������ J������*&^&^^?ff       ST   ������''OS''   f>  'DEA.LE'R   ISf  Hoots,   Shoes,   Hats,    Caps,   'Ready  Made   Clothing,   Shirts,   SocKs,  Winter clothing, Overalls,Suspenders  Glomes, etc.  'JSoys and , Children's   OtJcrcoalj  and  Winter Clothing ai     *A       *A  Eastern Vrtce*s #  (fa  fe R^e-iJelstoKe   Station, 2. C. fa  ^ffat^^^^tfat^(^nrfa^n^n^^^^^^h^^i^^^^^t%^^^  Wholesale and Retail  .   .   .   Meat Merchants.  FINANCIAL  The late .T. Vf. Mackav left an estate  valued at $SO,000,000.  .J. 1'ierpont Morgan's profits for this  year are reported to be .f J 1,84.0.000.  Tbe Dominion Iron nnd Steel Company baa turned the corner financially  and is now showing good earnings.  i i  AJicenac has issued to tbe Canadian  Real Pr.ipei ties, Limited. The head  ollice is in Engj-.ind, and provincial  oliice al Kamloops, with Koland 'JI.  ���������Alexander as attorney. Tlie capital  is ������4=3,000 in Xlshnn's.  'The Canada Landed it National  investment Conipai.y has ' declared a  half-yearly dividend at 0 per cent,  aiid tlie Canada Permanent and  Western Mortgage Corporation a half-  yearly dividend of 3 per cent. >  The Canadian C':'zette, of London,  quotes Dominion 2A per cents, at 88  to 00. and Nova Scotia 3 per cents at  91. both loner than the price realized  liy lion. .1. U. Prentice. Provincial  Troaauior, for tlicreceni loan.  "i he Intel national Harvester Company lias been registered. The head  ollice ia at Milwaukee, and provincial  ofiice at Nelaon. The capital is l{il,-  000,000 in $100 "diares. Robert XV.  llannington. of Nelaon, is 'attorney  for the company.  The Jirectoi-o of the Crow's Nest  Pass Coal Company have announced  terms of new isaiio of stock:. There  will be itaiied_ $1,000,000 of stock of  par value $"i-5, issued at $02,50, from  which will be realized .f-2,500.000, to  be used for development and improvements.  An expert who recently, examined  the Granby mines, stated , that s.omc  70,000,000 tons of ore are in sight.  The Lardcau-D-jiiC'iii !-'cvelopincnt  Co. has been organized in Minneapolis  to develop the Primrose and Golden  Circle claims.    ���������  Manager MoKenzio of the Le Jtoij  says the cost of smelting at Northport  has'been reduced to $3.50 a ton, and  reckons it can be brought down  to $3.  TbccGiiggcnheim   Exploration   Co.  invested $18,000,000 in Mexico within  tbe last three months and deals under  .wav-wi 11 -swell the amount to $59,000,-  000.   ' k  The Centre Star, is reducing its  debt by $30,000 a month and in less  than four months should be out of  debt and profits accruing the shareholders at $1,000 a day.  . , V L .V '    '  At 'a .special general mectin..r; of  shareholders of the Cherry Creek Copper King Mines, at KaTnloops, the  purchase of the O.Iv. group of mineral  claims' was consummated.*  A payment of $16,000 was made yesterday by the Northwestern Development Syndica'e on thi. Camborne  group at'\Goldficlds to.'J." F. Mussel-  man, 'representing ��������� A. I'-. Itosenbc'rgcr.  ;. A -.-eddi.' li, "liCiivily-nrJS Tali-Mid .porphyry has been found in the Slocan  which assays over $1'2 in gold. It is  just possible that the history of Le.id-  villc may be repeated in the Slocan.���������  Ledge., ; <  J. F. jMussclmnn. who is in charge  of the Eva, states the driving of a new  tuTinel has been started at the liiinc.  This tunnel will be two hundred feet  (ban   the    'present  Head Ofiice, Abattoir and Cold Storage:  -^^^^Oalgary, Alberta  COMMERCIAL  At the Revelatuke customs ofiice tbe  amounts collected for November were  ���������jillr-O..*-.') for customs and $092,851 for  inland revenue. Tbe inland revenue  fur the past fi\emonthsof tbe financial  year was within $2000 of the total, inland ii'\enue colli fled fur Ibe whole of  last vear.  vertically   lower  lowest workings.  A new process of handling zinc ores  has been devised by which, instead of  trying to make a matte which carries  tbe metal, the inventor fuses both the  zinc and the lead. ,. The metals are  carried off in the form of funics, which  are afterwards collected in bags.  J. Cronin, of the"' St. Eugene, has  been lo Mexico looking into silver-  lead mining, lie says the mines there  are no better than in 13. C, but cheap  labor enables them to be worked on  low prices for silver and lead. lie  thinks a rise in tariff 'will help the  industry in Canada.  The Laborer's Cooperative Association are reported lo havo 100 tons  of(orc mined at the Good Luck on  Canyon Creek, near Golden, and they  are working on two feet of solid ore.  This ore is being got out for the  Vulcan smelter, which the company  expects to operate shortly.  The continued decline in the price  of silver causes considerable' comment  in the financial circles. Accoiding lo  the best in foi mod sources, it is regarded as being dir. ctly due to China's  flooding the market willi silver in,the  payment of the indemnity to the  powers. The .Siamese government  had inslructe.i (he mint tu cease immediately the free coinage of silver,  ' Rambler-Cariboo stock , slumped  from 80 cents to 30 cents. All  kinds of rumors are afloat but  the one most generally credited is,  says llie Spokane Spokesman-Review,  that the mine is in such shape as to  make necessary tlio suspension of  dividends for a while at least. 'J'he.  concentrator has been closed for  two months and the mine is shipping  only crude ore.   ,    ���������  Uyron White, and others, who are  well' acijuaintcd with the Slocan,  estimated (bat within two years the  combined production of zinc ore of a  high enough grade for shipment  should be 7f),00() tons per annum, or  over 0,000 tons per month. The  Kansas zinc company can take three  times as much if it can be produced.  A 'duty on lead contents is imposed by  the Stales of Ll cents per pound.  The C.I'.K. sold over fourteen and a  half million acres of-land last month.  W. XV. <Koslcr, assistant' to Supt.  Kilpatrick, returned (Ips week from  Moi-tre.'il.  TlioC. I*. R. I ra flic shows an increase  of $121,000 a  week over same perio'd  of last vear.  >>  Tbe Grand Trunk wants government giiiiranlcod bonds to build to  Pacific Coast.  Kngincer Ladner has' returned from  (hc northwest and is in Revelstoke  waiting orders.  The steamer Raiinockbum, with 20  men, is believed to have foundered  during a storm in Lake'Superior.  Nels Eekland has returned from the  west'where be has been in' charge of a  gang, and will now be employed on the  snow service.  G. U. Webster, C.P.R.' tie purchase  ofiiccr, has been on a visit west. lie  bought 4.000,000 ties this year in the  piii-ch-fte of which hall* a million dollars was expended:  The trouble between the 'government and the engincmen over the  income tax will be taken lo the'Privy  Council. Tlie conductors arc,also  opposing the collection of the tax.  If tbe engincmen��������� cannot get'tbe  dilliculty with the government over  the income tax settled to their satisfaction they will deman I from the C.  .". Ji. payment of salary in full ''clear  of income tax.  At Spence's Bridge the leg of a man  was found hanging to the'brakebcani  Dfa'C.J'.R. freight. Upon investi'  gal-ion it was found that a short  distance east of Gladwin, ascctionmnn  named .lobn Cinnamc   bad   been run  over and killed.  1   i  There has been some shifting about  of C. P. R. employes. ��������� 'Mr. Jvelly, formerly of the Pass, has been, appointed  lo Albert Canyon. J. Anderson - has  replaced C. Olson as "section foreman  at Albert Canyon, Mr. Olson having  goae' to Reaver. ,\V. Rao.''wlio was  section foreman at Reaver, has gone to  bear Creek.       . ',   ���������'  A meeting of tbe local joint protection boai-d of the D. of R. T. of A. was  held in the city Saturday, when Chairman Lennon, of Agassiz, pn'tided.  ���������The meeting was attended by delegates  representing 'the bridgcnien, maintenance of way men and other branches of  the service. The. business of the meeting was lo decide on   a  new  schedule  "*')C  ���������A  If You Want the Best  i i  and Purest Selected Tea that money can bny, ���������  packed to  retain  itsfl natural aroma and flavor,'  free from the contamination of the odors of sur-  articles,  rounding*  get  Ting Ling Package Teas  ���������  m  They come in  pound air tight leaded pack  perfectly pure. "     '  i J  One Pound "Makes Over 200 Cups,  ages  50c per Pound  For  sale only at  Bourne  WW^A,. ,*  ae%Jy������^M?H0:^  faos. Grocery Store  _ oti Seen It ?  JVoJ '  What?  The new Stationary just received at the ,  ,  HED CROSS- 'D'RVG SUO'RE  ,c    i " r  ��������� A large variety from which to choose from and the  VRICE^f AP^E BRIGHT.  ��������� '   .Call  in and  inspect  the stock and  be convinced as to our  prices.  KILPATRICK BLOCK,  Chemists and  '������9   Stationers ^  REVELSTOKE. B. C.    -  4������ -  -tenti"nl|.o .Mi^'^ow-allniikeci^ Air " Plgjlt   ttGSLZQVS ,  .  One of the most attractive stoves made today.' 'Four sizes.   Al$6~"  ���������d  for submission lo the company.     T  new schedule asks a  further ��������� increase  of pay and the remedying of defects in  the'scbedule agreed on last spring.  Says tlie Ledge : '-The gripi continues to tighten on the press. This  year the C.P.I*", has restricted the  amount of transportation editors shall  have, and in consequencc.niany editors  arc getting more exercise than usual.  We cannot sec anything the C.P.R.  gains by such a niggardly policy.  JSditors might as well wear out  cushions as railroad ties. Rut then,  wc suppose the C.'P.R. is getting so  bloated with wealth that it can afford  to cut its best friends or enemies and  never miss a dividend."  T  T  I* ������CoaI and .Wood" Heaters, Cook .Stoves and Steel Banges.  4>  FURNACES  Our own make of rivetted pipes the same price ns the patent  "always slip" kind.        , ' """  AWRENCE.  ^������������,M^������-M^^^^^^  The new company formed by J. V.  Wardncr to operate tbe claims at bead  of Fire Valley has acquired seven  claims adjoin ing the Morgan group  on which the original deal wns made.  The name of the coin pany is the  Cherry Creek Gold Mining company.  Tlio board of directors consists of \\\  A. Galliher. I'. E. Wilson. Dr. J"). Ln-  IJau.of Nelson; .1. F. Wardncr, .Now  York; F. Williamson, New Denver; C.  POL/TICS..  C. A. Scmlin is out for'the by-  election in West Yale in opposition to  the government. "  A mass-meeting of liberals at Vancouver decided on Dec. 17 to nominate  a candidate for Jiurrard. The mass  meeting endorsed the action of Joe.  iMarlin in condemning the proposed  tiansfer of Ihe Westminster bridge to  the railway company. ���������* ,  Jn a Idler lo I lie Colonist, Joseph  iMiirtin snys: "Wh:it tbe country  really wants is a geneial election. JI  is the only thing that will clear the  atmosphere. It is the only chance of  gelling a strong government which  can do something for the country." ���������  The Province explains the resignation of l>. Murphy J\l. P. P., was due  lothe fact that Ashcioft people nre  opposed In the building of tbe Canadian Not tlieru railway to which the  Prior government is pledged as tliis  line would cut oil' from As:.croft the  Cariboo trallic on which that town  now depends.  Tlie. Victoria Times commends the  action of (be Prior government in  bringing on North Victoria election,  and says : "lt is evidently the purpose of Prior lo set the Uoiiso in order  and to gi\e all I.he people through  their representatives an oppoitunity  of expressing their opinions of the  "overnment."  /  BANKING.  A Boston paper says the most interesting signs of (be times from  Canada is ' tlie proposed increase in  banking capital, and adds the growth  or expansion of Canada places the  Tinted Stales quite in the shade. Six  million of people in Canada now have  bank deposits of $150,000,000, a gain  of !r200,000,00() in Cue years. Canada  ni.iy well challenge llie woi Id lo match  Vour Scile of   Wages can he  raised  , to hi-ih.-r Notes-BANK NOTES.  The International..  Correspondence Schools,  SCHANTOX. I'A.  can   train' you  in  your spiii'i; lime by  mai! In ini-ri-.i-e your value to yourself  by   increasing your  value   to   others.  \Vf oiler insli iiclion in   the  following  subjects- .Mechanical, .Steam, Electricad  Civil, Saniiai y and  Mining "engineering:  Shop and Foundry Praelii-i-; Mechanical Drawing Architecture, Arclii-  tectvitvil Drawing, Plumliing. Healing,  .-unl   Ventilation,   Sheet Metal   woik  Telephony, Telegraphy, Chemistry, Ornamental Design, Lettering,  Sign Paint  ing.   Bookkeeping    .Stenography,     Eilgli.-.h   Blanche.--,    Eleclio-Thernpeiitics  French, ('ei-uian and Spanish (with phonograph).  II) per cent discount allowed to those seruiing in.this advertisement-  Addiess \V. II. McDOUGALL Local Repiesentative,  P. O. Box m. Nelson, B. C.  ELECTRICAL  CONTRACTS OF ANY  MAGNITUDE   EXECUTED  efflzffisjEEsana  JSEUSEEEESS  2S232SHSEI  Complete Installations Our Specialty-  Finest Class of Machinery  o  VICTORIA and VANCOUVER.  ./ THE KOOTENATDMAIL  r**-  Zbe TRootenas Mail  I'UBMSHKD  FRIDAY.  ���������AT���������  REVELSTOKE, B.C.,  Subscription   Price,   S2.00   Per   Annum  ADVERTISING HATKS on ajipIicaLion  Cliansc-i in advertisements niu-.t bo in by  Tue.sd,iy of cacli week to ������ecuro good display.  JOB PRINTING promptly executed at reasonable rales.  ACCOUNTS^ for printing and advertising  payable on first, of month; subscriptions  jtayable in advance.  COHUKiiPONDKNCK invited on matte��������� of  public interest. - Communications to Kdi-  tor must be accompanied by iiiiino of  writer, not ncccKKiirily for publication, but  as evidence of good faith. Correspondence  inu.-it reach the ollice by Tuendny evening.  '       Address  Tiik Kootenay Mail,  'Phone. No. 13.   '      Revelstoke, lrS.C.  majority of the public, and avoid  crossing tbe track and bad road  between the present crossing and  tbe station. , This piece of road is  not a public tbrougbfare in any  case, and may, be closed by the  company.tit any time.  ^  Wo request our numerous roadoi's to  favor us with their assistance In  making tho KOOTENAY MAIL tho  1 most valuable advertising medium In the Kootenays by giving-  ' tho ppefoponco, whon making purchases to jthose firms who aro  regular advertisers in tho KOOTENAY MAIL.  CITY AGKNTS.  Copicn of Tin: Mail may bo obliilned from  the following cily agents:  .1. \\\ JJi:nni:tt,  anaha Dnu������ & llOOlv Cd.  K. U. Wki.i-s.  H  ABVEY & McOAIlTBB  IJAIMtlSTKRS, SOLICITOUS, KTC.  Offices :' Molro.vs  Hank   Hlocic,   Itr.vi'i.-  8TOKB, II. C.  Money to loan. .'  OIHces: Revelstoke, 11. C; Fort Steele, U. C.  Geo. S. McCaktkk,  Revelstoke, H. C.  J. A. Hahvky,  Fori Steele, U. V.  ALi  E. .MAJSTKE & SCO.TT,  Bahrist-ehs. Solicitors, Notahiics  Puw.ic, Etc.  'First Street.  Revelstoke, B.C.  TlDWARD A. II AG GEN,  Mining Engineer,  (Mem. American Institute Mining Kngineers)  , '   (Mem. Canadian Mining Institute.)  ' Revelstoke. B. U.  Examination of and' reports' on Mineral Properties- a Specialty.  w  ILLIAM  A. BAUEIt,  Dominion a Provincial J,ani>  Sukveyok.'  Survey-. of Mineral Claims, Timber Berlin nnd  Ciown Lands.      '  C.ireot.1. I). Siini.Ai.i). KivVHi.STOivi-*. U.C. '  A. KIRK,  J. A" -  - .Dominion  M  and  Provincial  Lash Sukveyok,  Revelstoke, B.C.  ISS EDWARDS,  TU E POSTM A ST J*: R- 0 E N K R A L.  \ When Sir William Mulock, Postmaster-General, announced the  splendid results of bis department  for tbe year be distinctly mentioned  lie bad not taken the costly Yukon  special service into account. Yet  tbe Tory press is so bard driven to  find some ground of, complaint  against, the Laurier .government  (bat it represents the Postmasler-  tieneral a.*? having "juggled" his  accounts by 'secretly omitting the  Yukon service: Thero is not a  country in tbe world thnt has so  cosily and .dillicult a mail service  to handle as Canada has in ihe  Yukon, and" there is nothing un-  r,o;iFonable in the stand Sir William  took-in limiting his figures (o the  ordinary postal revenue, while his  clear explanation of the position of  tbe Yukon mail service left no  justification for the unfair attacks  made on him by ,llie opposition  press.     <*   ���������POLITICS.  i  It. Robertson u-ijl run for North  Victoria in tlio government ' interests.  Tbe Prior government claims a majority of .six ,in tbe provincial legislature.  Dennis Murphy, the new provincial  .secretary,' resigned bis portfolio on  Friday, nnil".has 'decided to retire from  politics. Xo reason is given beyond  Unit he retired for personal reasons,  lion. XV. XV. li. IIeinncs has been np-  pointeil provincial secretary.  DISCOVERY   OF    A  RATIONAL  TREATMENT FOR DEAFNESS.  .TRAINED medical ano surgical  NURSE.  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  Zhc Ikootena^ fifoail  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1002.   '  More lighting is required on  Third Street, which is at. present  difficult to'traveron a' dark,, night.  As that is the street on which tho  Presbyterian and Methodist  churches are located there is much  traffic on the sidewalk. of that  street, especially on Sunday nights.  The city has a valuable piece xoi  land on the north side of the track  at the west end that can and should  be 'Turned to account. This land  was reserved by the Dominion' government as a park for the city. If  .the city called applications for the  lease of it, subject to improvements,  we are satisfied'it would be taken  up and improved and a good road  built to it by the lessee. The day  is not far distant when this reserve  wili'be a valuable adjunct of the  citv.-  .An amendment of the law is  urgently required by. which persons  wrongfully accused of crime shall  be compensated by the state for  any expense to which they are put  in   defending   themselves.      Onlvj  THE POST-OFFICE  '   The Truth About the Surplus.  Recently at Toronto, Sir Wm. Mui-  ock announced for the first time in  the history of the country the post-  ollic'e accounts showed a surplus of  revenue over' expenditure. lie  carefully explained that both the  revenue and expenditure on account  of the Yukon and Allin postal  services were excluded from his  calculations. liis object in doing  so was quite clear, says the Toronto  Globe, which adds:  He was making comparisons between his management of, the  department and that of his predecessors. In the fiscal year 1890,  wilh which Mr.' Mulock's comparisons were made, there was virtually  no postal service into the Yukon or  Atlin, As there were no such  expenditures in 18%. the only way  in which a fair comparison can be  miulo between it and the years  since that extraordinary expenditure began is lo excludetbeamount  from' consideration for the time  being.  Ijefore tho3 late gpvernmunt retired from ollice there was quite  an active agitation forlhc reduction  of domeslic'poslage. In his budget  speech in 189(3  Mil. K0ST1CK  "  answered this agitation as follows :  "Ln the,'post-office we have an  increased estimate, of $240,780,  which is a large increase. The demands for tho opening up of new  lines, aud for greater frequency  and greater thoroughness are continually pressing , upon the post-  ollicc department, and a large  expenditure has necessarily to be  made if we are to keep at all even  with the requirements of tlie times,  which'wc a're bound to'clo. There  is now a deficit of somewhere near  ���������1*800,000 between the total receipts  and total expenditures of/our post-  office service; and <this, I fear,  makes the time somewhat distant  when what otherwise might be  fairly asked for can be granted���������  tbatis, a reduction upon the urates  of postage in this country. Considering the large extent of country,  the sparseness ,of tbe population  uwl the great expense necessarily  imposed for carrying letters and  papers in our .Northwest and in  other parts of tbe country, there is  no doubt- that the carriage oi  letters, ncwspape^^trid parcels in  this country is cheaper, for ' the  population than you would probably find in any other countrv in  the wo,rld."  When Sir'William Mulock not  only reduced the domestic postage  rate bv one-third; but also reduced  ocean postage from five cents lo  two cents for single lettei rates,  '     SIR CHAS. TUI'l'l-K  prophesied that he would increase  the defieir by a' million dollars a  year'.    Sir William's answer to this  what  Mr! Foster declared to be impossible  but be  has,   moreover,   converted  Mr. Fostei's if800.000 deficit into   <f  surplus of ���������$0,000.  A glance through the medical  literature of tbe Inst twenty years reveals to tbe close observer a remarkable diversity of opinion among aur-  ists as to what constitutes tbe proper  method of treatment for deafness and  diseases of the ear. Some authorities  recommend, in obstinate case*, cutting away of the drumhead of the car,  other aural surgeons arc emphatic in  saying that the results obtained are  too uncertain to'justify such severe  measures. Anotherciassot medical men  base tbe treatment of deafness almost  entirely on the application of medicated Vapors forced througlr'the nose  ii;to the middle ear by way of Kusta-  ehian tube, but it is strange to find  these same aurists acknowledging, in  tlieir 'writings on this sulijcct that it  i^ doubtful if medication applied in  this way'can reach the seat of the disease which cause's defective hearing.  Jn   tbe midst, of all this doiibl   and   r lh,a h(J had not on]y donc  uncertainty   there is   lorlunatcly the  record   of tbe discovery  of a   rational  ^method, the, Drouet Treatment,,, of  treating Deafness anil ear diseases,  which depends upon the scientific  fact that the skin possesses the property of absorbing certain drugs applied  to its surface and ni conveying them  by   means   oi   its ' underlying- blood  vessels to the adjacent diseased   p.irts.  Jn   this method a box containing   the  necessary medicines is   applied behind |  the   ear" and the   medication,   being'  absorbed   by, the skin, penetrares   to  the middle and   inner car., where the,  effcets are exerted: To this simple cur-_  alive pioceclure is subjoined, according :  to the  merits of each individual   case.  such antiseptic medication ?.*;��������� v.:<- ear.  nose or throat as may be needed.  Like all innovations   this treatment  ii.is   received the severest  criticisms,  but. notwithstanding such opposition.  ten years test of the met lied has given  results so emphatically successful th-.u  tlie usual medical opinions on tIncurability of deafness lime b-.-ou completely overthrown;    Jn tlie long   li.-t  oi cases which, after i-eina pinnouncid  incurable   by   aural    surgeon'-,   h.!\e  been   reported   cured by  the    Drouet  Treatment, there aie so many in.-t.vncL--  of, recovery of - hearing in     -uiv-med  age, after 1:"), "20, ur   even   ."Jd.viai.-   oi  defective   hearing, and in  tii��������� - f.ic>���������   of  the worst forms ol e.i; di.-ea.-". t'n it tne  victim of ile:'.i'iH--s iimi.- icnewi.l hop'v  Those   who   wi.-h     m    ih-'n-u^bly  the   DruUi-t   method    '<i  recentiv .]. Genelle,-of this district,  j Treatment   uill  find a full de.-<-npii(.:i  in a Speci.il number   ..i   tin-  was pui to thousands of  dollars  of \ u>v the Deaf." (he F.ditm- in'  defending     himself ! having wrjifn   a   .-iries   ..  irtieles on lhi- -iibn'ct, will:  expense    in  against what proved to be a  trumped-up charge of complicity in  burning steamers in the Yukon. As  the law stands he has to bear tho  loss himself. A more gro-s wrong  to any citizen there could not be  and it .is hoped the law will he  amended to provide for compensation in such cases.  ���������-.lllUI'U.li  bi.-v p.ip> r  f    pi.pill ll  which a ri  cm SCHOOLS.  Report for the Month of November.  The   first-  three  in   each  class   are |  sriven in oider of merit. j  ;" High   school   Class���������F. Palmer."M."  , Hyatt. ('. .-'onies. j  "senior i-ourih ,_\ Class���������XL Edward", i  J. lf^-vvson. J. .Morgan and -V McXnb*  (equa"). II. Hobb-*.   ' i  s'nnirT Fi.sirth ti Class���������G.  Gordon  L. .I'urci:. Jo.-ie A in.-lie. !  Thin! Divi-ion. .-'econd Class���������Km- j  ma .Morgan- Ethel McJmyre. Doris >  Dennett.  Third C Li--���������Harry MeX-ib. Tan nisi  I'airicic, Edna. Bruce.  '   ' j  Fourth Divi-i<j:i. Class A��������� Bertha j  Hol'b.-. O-i-'.o- Il.-n--.p. Muriel Porter.'  ���������"ji,.-- p,_J,ii;..<- Hiiy.G-E-i-ol Ainslie.,'  J fa rry Tu i n r- - -. C In-"*; C���������J1 a rry so I - j  iow.iy, Arthur Buck. Lily iVtiijii'-i.-c. j  n.i-- 1)���������('ludy- O'Bj'fn. Pearl Bob-'  im-on. Arthur simmons, i  si'ifrnid Im Ni<.ii. Junior Fourth A���������'  Xcliii'' Bail' Bl.inHio Davi-, Kditbj  Cook. .Iiiinur F'li.i-tb I!���������.lean ily.it11  .M.ib' 1 I lay, Violi t Bobin^on.  A-ir.-ei' alt' iid'iiici; for' Xnvember [  :'-.|- the wbwl" S'-lio>;l. "i.'ld. [Jv.ys in ;U- j  tendniiv''*- \'1">: ir'n'N in attendance, I'M;,  toi.ii ii'iri-t<iid duriiiL' X'.\einb( r, '2''#"2  NEURALGIA PAINS.  Are   A   Cry of. The   Nerves   For  Better Blood.  Dr.   Williams' Pink Pilis Muke }i\ah,  Red Blood and Drive These Pains    ,  From the System���������Read  the Proofs.  A high medical authori'y lias defined neuralgia a������ "a cry of the nerves  for better blood," and to effectually  drive it .from the system tlie blood  must be made rich, red and pure. For  this purpose there is no other medicine  so pronnit and sure'in result as^Dr.  William's' Pink Pills/ These pills  make new, rich, red blood with every  (lose, and impart new life and new  vigor to the person using them- Mr.  John, McDermolt, Bond Head, Out.,  oilers strong proof oP (he certain results obtained from the use of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills-in cases of this  kind. lie, says: "A few years a^o  while working as a carpenter in J3nfi'-  alolgotwot. I did not think it  worth while changing niy clothes at  the time, but 1 soon began to sutVer  for my neglect. I awoke next morning with cramps and pain.-* throughout  my body. J was unable to go lo  work .and called in a doctor, who left  me some medicine. J used it faithfully  for some time, but it did not help nio.  ln fact 1 was growing steadily worse  and bad become so reduced in (lesb  that 1 weighed only BJ8 pounds. As  I was not able to work I returned to  my home at Bond Head. Here I  placed myself under the care of a locu  doctor who said the trouble ��������� was  neuralgia, which bad taken a thorough liold upon , my' entire system.  Misfortune seemed 'to follow me for  the doctor's treatment did not lielp  me, and J think my neighbors at le;i?t  did not think J was going to get better. J had often read and heard of  J)r. Williams' Pink Pills and in this  'emergency 1 determined to try them.  1 lad-not used more than three boxes  before 1 felt that the pills were help-  ing inc. From that on 1 gained day  by day,"and after I bud used some ten  or twelve boxes, I bad' fully recovered  my old-time strength, and have' since  been able to work at niy trade as a  carpenter without any trouble. ��������� I  have no pains ort aches, and I now  weigh IfiG pounds. J think 1)\: Wil-  lia.us' Pink J'ills an invaluable medicine and shall always have a good  word to say for them.''  When (ho nerves are unstrung, when  the blood is poor Or watery, or when  the system is out of order, Dr. Williams' Pink Pills is the medicine to  take. ' They cure all troubles arising  from these causes, and make weak,  despondent men and women bright,  active and strong Protect yourself  against imitations bv seeing that the  full name,.'.Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  for Pale, People" i.s -on the wrapper  around every'box. Sold hy all medicine dealers or mailed post paid at (it)  els. per box or?six boxes for $2.00 by  writing to the, Williams' Medicine Co ,  Iirockvillc, Out.  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F.   ^ . , Meets every Tuesday  .-s?i-r*5'P^3^5Ss.. . evening in Selkirk  /iP'' W JSP^kiriH at 8 o'clock.  tt y&^^v W VKiting brethren eor-  yy^' ^-^s^/dially invited  to at  tend. -  J. MATIIIE. Si:e.  .1. OUTHIOTT, X. G.  PRICa'   -    25 CENTS.  Rubber   ' \  Stamps  Nolan*  '   'Seals  Wax'Seals  Stencils  Prico  Markers  Printing  Wheels  Numbering  Machines  Hand Dating  and Numb or  ing Stainp-i  Check  Pei fora tors  Hubbcr Tjpc  Crown I'rint-  ing Presses,  etc., etc.,  Your  Patronage  respectfully solicited  THE H.J.FRANKLINSTAMPWORKS  VANCOUVER, B. C.  T have experienced a wo'nclei ful result in nsintr Ripans Tabnles. I was seri-  ouilv airec-ted with indigestion and heartburn., A friend suggested tiying  Kipans, and I was snirpriseil at the iinproveinent. On making application a few  years ago for pnliev nf insnranee. I wns refused on account of a weak he.-irl, but  the -vui'ie company'passed me. ivcenlly, anil I give Ripans Tubules credit for the  health J am enjoying. I enh cerlniniy recmninend them to any one suffering  with palpitation of the heart or indigestion. , , >  AT   DRUG-GISTS. ,  Th<i five-cent packet  is   ciioi'igh   for an ordinary' occasion  The family bottle, .sixty cents, contains a supply for a year.  NEW BUILDINGS,  ' enibodietl the detail.- ul a hisgi.-nuiii'.i-r  of rureil en*-'',-. Willi Him .-j.-'ci.il  ninnbi-r is piibli-h<'il a Siippleinriii  uiiiittiining a reemd uf upiviini- ul' furiy i.;1  C.isi'i "f tiie de.il'ne.-s and di-ea'-e.- ul"  throat ciiri'd   bv   i In  Aituili' r ii'.a  I |u tin-    lb-'i !  on  !-  I.' in*.'    in   ui  ..d.lni  Sir. tin* i -li'i'ii   nl tluid  (.Ot''  .-ill  !  ��������� l  ihe  i.-iru'i -t in l\'i <��������� l''ii.iv.  tlie ear. nose and  i  TIIK RAILWAY STATION.  C. V. R. ollicials have talked ior  years of building a new station at  .Revelstoke and the work is one  which should certainly be provided  for without delay. The present  statixm building lias long outgrown  the requirements of such a city as  Revelstoke, and the accomodation  now offered is nothing like equal lo  the requirements of" the public or  the local staff. In rebuilding the  station it should also be placed on  the south Side of the track so as to  be'more readily  accessible to   the  Drouet. Treatment during the past j Why  month. 'I'u ulitain a free copy of thi-;  "Journal ' and .Supplement, it > only!  necessary to iiddre-s the Editor, li,'  Regent's Park-road, London, Kngland.;  With the Journal will al.-o be ''iiclo������L'  ii Report Form, which w ill enable any-  vou .-In.old bin-  one to obtain free iidviec aud  tion-i     for     applying     the  Treatment at homo.  inji me-1  iJi-oiiet '  CLUBBING RATES.  Tin: Kooti'.vav MAir., and monthly  iiingazine. The Westminster , -F'). pe:  year.  Tin: Koo'I'I'-.vay jMaii, and th"   I'iv---  byterian if.'* per yaar.  '   Tin-:   Kootkn'av Maii.,. 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ROWELL & CO., Publishers,  ���������   . ���������-. .' i ���������".   . ������������������ ���������      ���������  .     10 SPRUCE ^STItEIST, NE\y YORK. tjus- kootenay:mail  *(0v  |T1"  t<  I;  v  A-'A  ������i''"7  ���������?-,"���������'  i  17  I  r  I  v  ft  ?.'  \  &  S  f"  REMINISCENCES  The   Recent  Visit to Fish  Creek  by Mining Capitalists.  -  The Houghton Mining Gazette  lias a well-wriltgn racy article descriptive of the recent visit ,of  the copper countrjr men to  Fish Creek.' Roger F. Perry, described as Mayor of Goldfields, is  the central figure of the narrative.  Tlie following are ; some of the  choicest extracts from the narrative, which was probably the work  of the veteran journalist of the  party, Clyde   S. McKenzie:  /'American flags also decorated  the -bridge -across the Fish river  later in the evening, and thereby  hangs a tale. ��������� Some. over-ardent  13ritish subject had defied Perry to  puti'tm American flag on the bridge.  It- was built hy the Canadian government and is under police supervision., Jiut Perry was Mayor of  Goldfields and he intended that  honor  should be shown his guests.  The   fines-  on the bridge were  put  up liy'Perry himself, just before  dusk. A lantern was hung under  eachand they 'were left floating in  the evening" breeze which always  draws down the mountain canyons  at night.  An hour later  - A OUAHU WAS  HEARD   . ,  and i I "could be seen from the hotel  that one of the lights was out. A'  stone had broken the lantern globe.1  Perry "insisted, my dear Alphonse,"  that he be allowed lo go out alone,  and to he went. In a short time  he came back, liolh lanterns were  burning again and the, flags could  be seen floating above them. But  Perry's face appeared to be out of  shape and one of his'eyes'was as  black as the. night into which he  had walked so bravelv.  ' ''Z' loafairs!" he shouted. "Hc  broke z' lantairn, he ripped z'  and 1 busted bees face!", '  Perry's,address of welcome to the  visitors is "given presumably as lie  uttered it. and the  "the' northern   gateway    to    the  Kootenais."  AS OTHERS SEE US.  -Revelstoke has much to make for  it a future. It is the nearest supply  point for the Lardeau and Trout  Lake division and the contiguous  section which* gives promise of  opening into a rich miningcountry.  To the north lies the Big Bend  country, 60 miles away, with ' its  placer mines which have yielded  great wealth for' half a century.  This is now being developed for  other mineral values and is proving rich in'silver, lead, copper,  mica and coal,.besides gold quartz  ledges, as . well as " .undeveloped  placer fields. At present the city  has a population of 2,500 and the  last few years the railroad has  developed some extensive yards  and repair shops have .been built j  there. ' "This ,has drawn the  town almost ' completely away  from its old site and developed a new , community much  more substantial and better laid  out than the former site. The  cause of tho change ' was to secure  more advantageous , locations for  the railroad ��������� improvements. The  citizens of Revelstoke look forward  with hopefulness toward the future  of their city."  flag  was  wore,..away  gue;ts retired.  the night  GIIAXD l-'IXAIJ  reached.   '"'Slowly  and   one   by one the  Finally there were  only .three left. ���������   'Perry was one of  them. "His eye's grew.'heavy  and  he realized that morning   was not  ��������� far off.    Tbe lanterns still flickered  ���������under, the  flags on the.bridge ancl  the stillness of a  forest wilderness  "rcl'gn'eni everywhere.  THE MAYOR'.*? DELEMMA.  Perry rallied his courage to say  "No,".gathered his limp legs from  under 'the   table   and wended his  ��������� way toward the door. ��������� Out into the  " dark he plunged and all was;still.  ���������A'heavy rain had' set in ancl the  tangled bush and towering trees  were heavy' with water, while the  beaten paths were deep in mud.  The two remaining guests were soon  under the covers ancl the lights  were out. Everyone was. asleep  and   probably   a   half   hour   had  ��������� passed since Perry had gone out  into the darkness. Suddenly there  came a thundering rap at the door.  Then a shout and more pounding.  Someone   who   had   followed   the  n adage, '"early' to bed," aiid was  , more wakeful, than his brothers  walked down' the ccrridoor to investigate. . When the door. was  opened in rolled Perry, soaked and  bespattered from foot to head'.  -Where ish Gol'feel's sidewalk,"  he shouted., "Gol'feel's got a' have  a sidewalk. She ish big 'nuff. I'm  Ma\ or of Gol'feel's an'I can't fin'  her' sidewalk. Come 'long and  ' show vou to me Gol'feel's sidewalk."'  The good Samaritan who had  . opened the door quietly dressed and  went out into the storm and showed  the Mayor the place where the sidewalk-ought to be. It led to the  door of Ferry's home. The Samaritan pushed it open and guided the  Mayor to a chair, which could be  seen in the breaking dawn., Then  he went back lo the ho'.cl and the  night of welcome ended.  During the remaining time of  the visit Perry strengthened the  friendship which he had formed at  the first meeting. The men all  liked him.' They could not help it.  He was one oi nature's true noblemen. Hone*-!, affectionate, sympathetic, roughshod and sincere, no  one wlio'ever met Perry can forget  him.  "  W. ll.'i'UUl. ?-iVKi.COJ!i'!,   W. B. I'ool, in whose honor Pool  %creek is named, is one of the leading citizens <*f Comaplix. Hc has  been in the country since pioneer  times and has been a leading spirit  in its development. An accident  on the road delayed the stages  which brought in the last of the  party from the. mines. Its arrival  .was anticipated by Pool, who had  come into town during the day,  and when tlie Michigan visitors  arrived he took it upon himself to  entertain them. The Kootenai had  sounded her whistle of arrival and  by the time llie luggage was out of  the rigs tile vessel was tying up at  the dock. Everyone went aboard  at once. Pool spread a champagne  banquet for the guesU ^Nothing  wns too good for them. The luxuries were limited only by the  supply, and with the Canadian  Pacific to cater there was little likelihood of suffering on that score.  And what had the .Kcvclstpkc'  hoiislers?     Only   a hasty trip to  FIRE VALLEY.  Stock   Shipment    for    Edgewood  Ranch.  Eighty-four head of cattle under  charge of Alexander McLachlan, a  brother of members of the firm of  McLachlan Brothers^' Nelson^liave  been purchased in .county of Renfrew, Ontario,, for ethe "useof the  Edgewood Dairy Company. The  ranch is situated at Fire valley on  Arrow lake. With the exception of  one thoroughbred Durham bull the  cattle arc all choice young heifers  'of a cross breed between Durham  and Ayrshire. The "Shipment left  Renfrew on November 13th, ancl  have come through safely .without  the slightest illnessor injury. They  will be taken on to the ranch- to  form the nucleus of the herd from  which the Edgewood company  purpose supplying' milk to the  towns of the Kootenay.���������News.  ��������� .    , notes. .  From our own Correspondent.  0. Drolct, of Genclle Lumber Co.,  arrived on 25th and left on 20tli.  A. Stiles and party from Ymii-  arrived on Saturday, intentions .trapping- ���������  Ij. C. Morrison, who is leaving here  for the winter intends holding a dance  tonight.   ��������� ' '> ��������� '  Jas. McLcod, of the Edgewood  Dairy Co.,- intends leaving' end , of  November. . ���������  Lots of sno\vx falling tonight and  with a little more frost will make good  sleighing.  Mr. ancl Mrs. It. Shiell held n party  on 24th, which was attended liy all the  eclat of Fire Valley.      ������  Mr. Moran and Bruce Whyte arrived  here on Friday morning and wont to  Thunder Hill camp. ' They are leaving for home today. <  Dec. 1st.  INDUSTRIAL NOTES.  Rowland I3riti-iin, Patent Attorney,,  Vancouver, sends thefollowiiiK particulars of patents issued to a liritj=3j  Columbian this week.  ��������� The inventor is J. 1>- Caldwell, of  Vancouver, who has.just received his  U. S. patent?, on an improved bicycle  alarm and s.ced indicating bell, and  on a shingle edging machine. The  last named is 1'kely to prove it particularly useful one in a pro'viiicinl  industry which hns attained ii position  of considerable inip.-.rtnncc. that of  shin-'.lejintnufactuie. This invention  successfully accomplishes what ,��������� has  Jong been attempted, luit hitherto  without practical result, vis., the automatic edging and gauging of shingles,  work , which, when done hy hand,  requires a skilled operator to attain  any speed, and is always a dangerous  employment.  Now, as the shingles come from the  shingle machine they arc'placed hy a  boy ou the feed of the "edger" and the  sides are trimmed square with the butt;  the trimming saws, by an ingenious  mechanism, being, atilomatically adjusted to the greatest width that each  will trim tons a "random". If it is  desired to cut dimensioned or "gunge"  shingles ii series of saws, set. to the  required width apart on ihe same  spindle, will cut the blank "to the  desired width, and the balance will he  trimmed ly the movable saw tons  large a size.as the material will allow.  Messrs. McNair have installed six  machines in their new mill, which is  evidence at once of the requirement  for and the practicability of the .invention. , ' .     ���������  BABY'S OWN TABLETS.  Keep  Little Ones fte/l During  'the  Hot Weather Months.    <*���������  11* you want to keep your little ones  hearty, rosy nnd full of life, during the  hot .weather give- them IJaby'a , Own  Tablets the moment they show, signs  of heing'out of order in any way.'  This 'medicine ���������'cures all form:, of  stomach and bowel troubles, which  carry oil" so many little.ones during  the summer months, and is the best  thing'in the world i fur' sleeplessness,  nervousness, irritation when teething,  etc. It is just the medicine for hot  weather troubles; lirst, because it always does good; and, second, because  it can never do any harm���������guaranteed  free from opiates. Mrs. XV.K. JJassam.  Kingston,;.0nt., says:���������'-J began using  Baby's Own Tablets when my little  girl was about thrcc'montli's old. ' At  that time she had indigestion badly;  she was vomiting and had diarrhoea  constantly and although she had an  apparently ravenous appetite, her food  diet her no g(-od ancl "she was very thin.  Nothing helped her until wc began  giving her Baby's "Own Tablets, but  after giving her these the vomiting  and,diarrhoca'cease'd and she began to  improve almost at once. I have since  used the Tablets for other troubles and  have found them all that can be desired���������thev   arc   ,thc   best medicine J  *4.0>0  ' A Christmas Gift ol  utmost satisfaction to  both giver and recipient  1S"    An Engraved Visiling  Cird Plite of (he  - -     Finest "Script,"  lOO'Choicest Vbilinj  Cuds printed from  the plale, ,  A Fine SenI Leilher  Visiling Ctrd Case.  We' send ihesp com.  plete to any address,  prepaying delivery  charges, for $3.00.  ,^_     Wrile for our new catalogue.  jNjt^will acquaint you wilh  liun-  I    dr<*ds of new ideas.   We mail il  on request. '  Office Furniture  A car load of Jlollei- Curtain Office  Desks jiiht received���������nothing else in  ear.   12 Patterns,  Prices $22.00 to $100.00  Maine, your wants for anything in  Ollice or, House Ftn-ni^hing.s and what  you can n'Yo'.'d and we fmiiHi t-amph-s  and illustrations with full dei-ei-iplion  free.  ���������Stvlc similar to out but much bsilcr,   CCQfl  IWxISiii. top, .'/Jin   high, .-olid O.ik .    V"-"  Largest Furnishers in Western Canada.  Jewelers,      "        -jj  Yonit ai l' Als'.iitts Stj., ''ffltr^  Toronto.  have ever used for a'child.".  .These Tablets arc readily taken by  all children, and can.be given, to Uie  smallest, weakest infant by crushing  them to a powder. Sold at drug  stores or you can get them 'post paid  at 25 cents a box by writing direct to  to the Dr. Williams' "Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Out., or Schenectady. N. Y.  ers  Victoria, B. C.  EDDY'S  "KING'  UIJYVAUD" 1000-s.  "HI-'ADUdHT," 500s.  "K.U'U'*,"' 100-iiand 2IKK  '���������VICTORIA,"  "IATTLK CUM UT.'"  FOR SALE  EVERYWHERE.  TIME   .T-A-SIiE  .*'. S.   "Archer" cr S. S.   "lardeau."  liunning, between Arrowhead. Thomson-'  Litndin;.' and Comapliv, commencing Oct. Ulh,  it'll. ������ill ,5,-ul as follows (weather permitting):  Leave Arrowhead for Thomson''- Landing  and t'oin.iiilix twice daily at 10k. and Jok.  ' Ixnvc Coinajilix and Thorn-on's landing for  Arrow head t n ice daily at, 7.15k. and l"Uok.        ..  Making clo<e connections with ali C. I*. B.  train- and boat.-.  The owner.- ra-crvc tiie right  of bailing- without notice.  i change time*  THK FIJKD KOBINSOX LUMBEK CO. LTD.  V. P.OBIVSOX.  Managing Director.  " Gather 0 trusties,  ezpect prickles."  Haunt "bargain  sales" a'ncf expect dissatisfaction.  Good thing's don't  go a begging, and  .insurance is worth  having. ���������  Sure value, up to  the   Makers'  The Slater Shoe"  "uoofjyear WeJkd  Are the best that can be bought..  Don't experiment with other unci inferior brands.  .  USE'EDDY'S  rcfrpgg-'T^--**^ ��������� ��������� II   I    I  HQSESaffSSQ  O. B. HUME & CO.     . ,  Sole Local Agents  UNION  h  KING EDWARD VII. Scotch, Whisky-  is a blend of the, products of' the most famous  Distilleries of Scotland's Western Highlands,  and is relishing to a healthy, manly palate, with  a fullness of flavour and bouqi'M clinging to if:  T-HIS'CONSTITUTES THE GLOH'Y Olr     ,  ,      'J' 'V  \: Our Special" & "The Union  H. A. BROWN PROP.  REVELSTOKE,.-    -   ��������� -  G.  WILMER.  J. A. Kirk Reports Great Prosperity.  J. A. Kirk, P. L. S.,'returned on  Friday from East Kootenay. He  describes the country between  Golden ancl Wilmcr as very prosperous. There is not a man out of  work, and traffic on the road between Golden and Wilmer is very  heavy, numerous teams being employed .in the transportation ��������� of  mining machinery.. Since the end  of August there has been a procession of four-horse teams ha'uling  machinery from Wilmer to the  Iron Cap ' mine on Horse-Thief  creek. It is probable that very  extensive development will take  place at Wilmer next spring, and  if the plans at present in contemplation for the erection' of reduction  works are carried out, .Wilmer will  be one of the most progressive  centres in the province.  CLUBBING OFFER.  The Koote.vay Mail and Weekly  Free Press arc offered from now till  Dec. 31st, 1903 for $2.75. This not  only means that new subscrilicrs  promptly taking advantage of this ofl'ei*  will receive fourteen months subscription for the price of one year, but they  will obtai i also three additional pictures,ma king twenty-live in all.  .Subscriptions and addresses received  afc ollice of  Tiik Kootkxay Mail,  Revelstoke.-  Does Your Food Distress You ?  ^ ��������� 1  BUTCHER.  Retail Dealer ln'^ T^irazgp-  BEEF,   PORK,  . MUTTON, Etc.  Fish and- Game in Season.  All oulers promptly fillciT..  REVELSTOKE, B;������ C,  Distilled on the Estate of the Duke of Argyle, Argyllshire,  by Greenlees Brothers. "  Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Company,-Limited,    ,  AGENTS.  EcsEssiHs^rTss:  ttrxprwxvnzinxitnmaiaitmjfyinuiwiM nf in .in li'wa  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS  *  Royal Mall Uses.  Cheapest Route to tbe Old Country.  ALLAN LlNE-Krom'St. Jobn.  Corinthian Dec. H<  rri.-tori.iii , -      Dec. 20  I'lii-i-iun ,-,    -  Dec. 28  liiiviu-iiin   ��������� Jan. 3  DOMlN10N|MSE-FroHi tto->ton.:  Morion Dec. 10  DO.MIXIO.V I.INK-Krom Portland.  Colonian      -      ��������� '   -      -             '- Dec. 20  C.iliforiiinn Jan. 3  IJKAVHIt LINK-Krom St, John.  Like M('f.'.iiitiu '��������� Dec. Jl  J/ikr rlnimpliiin    '  Jicc,J9>  Mriiiu-n-y      ��������� ���������    -'.      .      . Dec. 26  I^ikc Uninrlo    ���������',  , Jnn, t  AMKitKJ.W I.INK-Krom N'civ Vork.    -  Iveii-iiiL'tmi Doc. 9  '  ���������'lilliuli-i'llii   ���������'    -      -      -      ���������  v . Dec. H������  .St. l'.uil '-���������    .      . Dec. 17  Now Vork      ....        '     . Dec.SJ  I'liilmlvli lil.i  Dec 31  .   UKDST.YK MNK-Fs-om New York.  Finlnuil   -     -      -      -   " -      -     - Dec. 6 ���������  V.-idcrl.intl Dec W  Kruoiil.'iml     '��������� , Dec. 20  ZiH-iimitl      ���������' Dec 'Zi  ,     WHITi: STAIt UNE-From N\jW York,  .''outonli;     .....'.. Dec. 10  C'ymrio    -   ���������  Dec'12  Occniiic  Dec Yi  Mnjistiu  ���������      -, Dee. 24  CVKIc      ..,-.,... Dec, M  Germanic  Dec. 31 v  CUNAliJi LINK-From New Yoik.  ,i;iiilirU      ������������������ Dec. 13  Lucani.i   -   i-      -    '-      -      -      -       Dec. 25  Ktruriii        ���������      ���������      ���������      -���������>' -      -  Deo. 27  ,    CUNADD JJNK-From 15o-ton.  Ultrtiriii     ,- Dec. 13  Ivt-rniiX    -.-     ,- t   -      -      ���������      .       Dec.27  Sylv.inin Jan. 3  Pa������.������en|SH!rs ticketed IhrouKli t-o all parts ot  Great Iiritnin arid Ireland, and at. specially low  rate-* to all parts of the European continent.  Apply to nearest railway or etcainship agent or  to ,  T.  W. BRADSHAW.  Agent, Revelstoke.  W. P. F. CUMMINGS. Pacific Agont.  ,  CANADIAN  Triiins Ii'uvp  REVELSTOKE  O U       ( '  Eat-1 liouncl   Scuiililiouiicl '   Westbound ....."   Daily  8:20  8:10  17:30  Tourist Car Service  .ST. PAUL .^1:.Daily   '.<���������  TORONTO .'...!'......"....   Tuesdays and Saturdays  MONTREAL nnd BOSTON..'.  ��������� ���������' Thiii-Ml.ivs ''  Conii'i-   Douglas  anilKintf.-LrcHH.  l^ZZZHXZZ!XC*&32^.n*&!Z\-M' VU-U .-J  G,  WANTED  From our own Corro.-poiiilont.  A lieavy fall of snow occuitwI  Suiitliiy.  A freight train was put on ycatcuiay  on N. it S, bi-ancli.  The dredge is nearly completed. 1  undcrstancl it will all ho fixed up this  week.  No wires this last two days. Lineman Stevenson, of Halcyon, wns here  totlav.  Trains have been delayed this last  two clays on account of the heavy full  of snow.  The children arc busy practicing for,  Xmas   .tree   and   concert    at   school  nlntiino- v  -,   -l--o*  W. Scott returned home on Monday  from llcvelstoke.and   we   understand  Mrs. Soott is improving.  December 3rd.  READER,  This w YOU It Pajia:  YOU .should unjiporl it.  One way, to du that i.s  lo  patronize,  the llrnis whose iidverlisenientsappear  in this  paper.     Ih   ordering ' uuMilicn  ltovelstpko und ii hasty  glimpse of I the Kootenay Mail.  Are you nc-i-vuus?  Di) you feel older than you used to?  Is your appetite poor?  Is your tongue c-oatcd' wilh a slimy,  . yeilowisii fur?  Do you have di/./.y spell.-?  Have you a bad t������slf in Ihe mouth?  Does your food come up after oaliiig,  with a sour l.-iste?  Have you a seii������ation of l'ullne.-s al'ter  eating?  Do you have heartburn?        '     ,  Do vou belch gas or wind?  Do you have, exci-ssive thii-.-l?  Do you notice black specks befoie llie  eyes?  Do you have pain in oppt e*..iion ai-ound  "the heart?  Does your, heait palpitate or beat irregularly?  Do you have unpleasant ilreiims?  Are you constipated?  Do your limbs iri'iiibleor vibrate?  Are'you resiles* at night?  Namic   Age  Occupation   Slieel, number   Town Stale   If you have any or all of the above  symptoms you probably have Dy.-pep-  >fa. Fill in th.i above blank, send tn  us and w ii will mail vou a free li-ia! of  PEPSI KOLA TAIiLETS-iiiujiiesiioii.  ably the surest and safes!. Dyspepsi.i  cure known���������together with om little  book���������"Advice to Dyspeptic-;." Regular size Pi'p.-vikola Talilets, 2o cents, by  mail, or of your druggist.  AGENTS WANTED.,  THE LAXAKOLA COMPANY,  45 VeseyStiuckt NEW YORK  -KOIl-  Mining & Legal Purposes  Transfers, Options, Powers  of Attorney. Statutory Declarations, Proxies, etc., can  be obtained at the  ..Kootenay MairOffice.,  to sell I'KINTERS* INK���������a  journal, for advertiser.���������published weekly at live dollars a year.  It leaches, the science and prac-  tice'of Advertising, and is highly  esteemed by i.he most s'uccesslul  advertisers in this country and  Great Jlriiain. Liberal eominis-  siou allowed. Address PRINT-%  EI!S! INK. It) Spruce St,., New  York.   "  -REVELSTOKE, B. C.  ABRAHAMSON   BROS.',   PROPRIETORS.  Newly  built.     First-class in every respect.      All'modern conveniences.  Large Sample Rooms. ,   *  Rates SI.50 per Day Special Weekly Rates.  Queen's Hotel, Trout   Lake, under  same   manay-cmem.  (fa(fa<fatfatfa?farfaifafaifa?fa(fatfa  ��������� Eur l"u 11 information  call on  or address '  E. J..COYLE,      T. XV. BRADSHAW,'  A.G.P.A., Agent,    '  YAXCOUVEK.       REVELSTOKE.  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Greenhouse and Hardy Plants  Garden, Field and Flower Seeds  foi Fall and Spring Planting.  (fa  f|)  c������>  <*������  ^?;  (fa  (fat  (fa  (^  (Wi  (fa  COMAPLIX  Is Now Open for Business     -     The Best House in Town.  Well Furnished    -    Good Table.,.-   -  Best Brands of WINES, SPIRITS and CIGARS kept,in Stock.  W. HAMILTON, Proprietor.   ���������  (fa.  (fa  \fa  (fa)  (fa  (fa  (fa  (fa  fvffl  (fa tow ffo tfa ifa f^? 'ffa ?fa $n S|? ifa f&> tfa f^> (fa (fa(fa(fatfa(fa(fa(fa(farfa(fa(fa(fa(fa<i������\,  Rit  HOTEL  CUT FLOWEBS KS1"S   ���������  Funeral Designs.  AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS,  '      BEE SUPPLIES,  FRUIT BASKETS,  FERTILIZERS  Catalogue Free.      Eastern Prices or Less.  M..J. HENRY,  300'J  \Vcstininster  Road',. Vancouver  Whitk Laiiok O.vi.y.  BsssEEsssfieasisessas  t"~u,MJW?w*Tz:KAir������Bizvrriv.TrrTrv<im~r^xirw ���������yowrT-v.-VOT  For llr.-l I'lavi-. luatlier write  B. C Leal  Vancouver, B. C.  I!rili.-li Coluiilliiii .\.i?ciiIk for Ilu: i-cIi-IumUmI  ���������'PENETANG" Solo Luiitliur, Cut Siili-, mill  Ili-f-l I'iece-v.        '  Ilarne.--, Leullicr.., Ili'iille, Knilille nnd Skirl-  in^ Iji.'.illiiir-, Liii'i-iinil I/HIku l.eiilliuiv. Upper I.enllier-i of nil klinl-.  Miuuif.ietiiivi'jv nl Clo-veil U]i|iei'-v nf all  ilu^ci'Ipiioiii. f  .SliiU'iiiiiUei*-.' Tiiul-i unit KiiuliiiKN Smlidi-ry  IIiinI\v:in,., lliili-Minil Oil".  Two llioii-niiil lli'i'i'-kiiih Wiuili-il.  C'al.'iliiKiie.- iii.il priet- llithun iip|il!c-alion.  rks  ght  PA   I   |Z.|N|   I   O    ami Copyri  olitnln^il in all con 11 trios.  ROWLAND BRITTAIN,  Registered Patent Attorney  Mechanical    Kngiiicoi*    11ml     JJi-au^litsinnii,  Bank ot 13. N. .-\. Uuildiiigs, Hastings Street  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  A  postcard will sfciiro an evcnini; nppoinl.  nienl for tlio.-e wlio cannot, call uuriiifj lliu day  Raw Furs Bought  Cash Prices Paia  u  ably furnished with the choicest the market  affords. Best Wines, Liquors, & Cigars.  Rates $1 a day.    Monthly rate.  CT.     ALBEBT     STOlsTE.   ''PEOP  Ono Block IVo-m CPU Depot  and Stcajiifooat V/h.irvr,s  Rs 1'urnislicil .ind'Ro-modolcd  Hates $1.50 to $2 per day  Corner Granville & Hastings Streets,  R. DOWSWELL,  Proprietor, - Vancouver,  B. C.  Just Remodelled and Refurnished with all Modern Conveniences.  AH   ^  QUEEN  L  PELLEW=HARVEY,  BRYANT    &    GILMAN,  Vancouver, B. C.  PROVINCIAL  ASSAYERS  Mill Tests    '   OSm.olter Tests  , Up to 4000 lbs.  Checking Smelter Pulps a Specialty.  Have You a Doubtful Piece of Rock?  Wc-|l Tell You what it li  FREE OF  CHARGE. *,  HllMffll  Standard remedy (or Gleet,  Gonorrhoea and Runnings  IN 48 HOURS. Cures Kidney and Bladder Troubles.  Cook's Cotton Boot ComponaS  In successfully used monthlj by oyer  10,000Ladle.-?. Safe, effectual. Ladlesuk  your druggist for Cook's Cotton Beet Cats-  . pODDd. Take no other, as a   j imitations are daDROrous  Rooms in Suites 101  and Cold Water, Ivside Toilets on each jloor, Gas Lighted and  Steam- Healed- Throughout..   . ���������  J. C. GREENE, Proprietor,       = '    GOLDEN,    . C.  as all Mixtures, pills and  Frioe, No. l.Jtper  'til fJal//.S   and    Toilets  attached, Jlowilio Not   1 or atmaiiedon recefp^'o? p^ce^nd't-woieen**  BtampH.   The C00U Company Windsor, Onl.  t2r-Nos. 1 and 2 sold and recommended by eli  responsible Druggists ln Canada.  No. 1 and N'o. 2 aru sold al I roin Uikc hy K.  T. -\ bey, and .it, l<i;\ c-l-toki; by W. Hows, ,1. A.  Miller & Co. nnd Can.'id.i Drug ic Hook Co.  UruggieK  Exporter of Furs.  J.  *w  II. YOUNG  Proprietor.  IjusL brands o( Wines, Liquors and Cigars. , .  Travellers to   Fish Creek will;;! find excellent accommodation  at this Hotel.  T7ie Great English Jltmtdy.  Sold and recommended by all  ~l diuggists in Canada. Onlvrell-  .^Jif able medicine discovered, fit*  ���������*l^*fi&-pickagc& guaranteed to cure all  forms of Sexual Weakness, all effects of ������baw  or excess, Mental Worry, Excessive use of Tobacco, Opium or Stimulants. Mailed on reeelp*  of price, one package f 1, si x, S5. One tuill pfaosff  tiz wiU cure. Pamphlets free to any address.  Xbo Wood Company, Windsor, Hat.  . ��������� '(���������  "\V ood's PnosrnoDiXE is sold in Kevelsloke  by Canada Drug & Book Co., .1. A. Miller & Co.  and W. lien-.'and bj   Krank T. Abcy at Trout  Lake, Druggists.  P>  ������������������VrL- THE KOOTENAYt'MAIL.  CATAR  In this damp climate everybody  is niore or less' tumbled with  ��������� catarrh  in the  head.   One of  llie newest remedies is called  PERFECT  Catarrh Cure  It is composed of two bottles���������  one for internal and the other  for external use, and will eltVcl  a cure aa near as any niedjeinc  can.'   It is sold only'by the  CANADA DRUG  AND'BOOK CO.���������  At $1 per Bottle.  Try for yourself and he convinced.  BORN.   ,  Lnwi?���������On Dec 4th, at Revelstoke, to  Mr. and Mrs. F. 13. Lewis, a son.  Livi.vfigTo.v-McDo.vAi.D���������On -tlie 3rd  inst.,"' at the residence of Mr. A.  llobson, McKenzie Avenue, Revelstoke, by Rev. \\\ C. Calder, Harold  ' TR. Livingston/of Toronto, to .Janet  C. McDonald, of Winnipeg, -Man.  " DEATH. "  Corn:���������On   November   2!)th, Ed ward  '  Conklin Coyle, infant   son ��������� of. Mr.  and Mrs. E. J: Coyle, aged live days.  On Thursday next the Good Templar lodge will debate on'"Resolved that  women should have the Franchise."  H. Lewthwaile, brother of W. A.  Lcwthwaite, is reported to have died  mysteriously at' Seattle. Deceased  was married a lew weeks ago to Mrs.  Webb, widow of the late Fred Webb,  of Nortli IkMid. and four or five days  after the wedding (about "Nov. Jl) he  went to Seattle.  The All-Canadian football team left  for England on Friday getting a great  send oil' at Montreal. Before leaving  they met ami defeated Halifax, St.  John end J)alhousie teams. 'High  encomiums are paid Purvis of Revelstoke. Their first match in England  will bcfnt Liverpool on Dec. lOlh.        ���������  C. E. Fromey returned Monday from  Golden where he ��������� has completed- setting new boilers for llie Columbia  River Lumber Co. JJe has taken the  contract, for the brick and stone work  of the smeller being 'built for the  Laborer's Cooperative Mining Association who are eiiinloyingriilnien.  USE^m^^"  ROYAL CROWN SOAP  The Best in the World.  Mail us 15 Royal Crown Soap '  Wrappers, and in return we  will mail a beautiful Picture  size 10x20 ; or'for,25 Wrappers  your choice of over 100 books.  , Drop us a post card asking  for a catalogue of premiums  ' to be had FREE for Royal  Crown Soap Wrappers. -  Address  The Royal Soap Co.,  Vancouver, B.C: Limited.  Social and Persona/  .1. A. Kirk left for Rossland Monday.  E. A. lii-ndley left fm- the, East   on  Wcdiiesdnv.  will   be east lor three  LOCAL & GENERAL.  XV. G. Mitchell-Innis, brothcr-in-  law of F. W. Jones of Golden, died in  England.  The   heaviest   snowstorm'  of    the  season  set in Saturday.and continued  '    till yesterday.  The British Columbia shingle  combine will advance shingles, ten   cents  ������from the 1st of April.  There arc two bad cases of typhoid  in the city hospital, the patients" having come froni Wigwam.  '13 persons were killed and many  injured by a boiler explosion at Swift  and Go's works, Chicago.  The first instalment of the machinery to be added to W. Cowan's mill at  Trout Lake has arrived at Seattle.  D. McPherson was brought to tl.e  Hospital last night, having had one cf  his feet badly crushed a tc lllecilliwaet.  The next "half yearly meeting of  licensing commissioners for Revelstoke  Riding will be held on Monday, Dec.  loth.        , .      "  R. Tapping has arranged with the  Glen Harper Company to appear for a  week' at, the opera house end of  January.  Moscrop Bros, have so far advanced  witli their contract for the heating of  C. B.-Hume & Co's new block that  steam .was turned on today..  The Revelstoke   Lumber   company  completed the cutting of the logs  on  hand  last night and the mill will be  shut down till a further supply   is  re-  ' ceived.  Owing to the increase in the business oi the Revelstoke ofiice of the  Dominion Express Company, D. G.  McKenzie, the local manager, is to  have an assistant.  The lircbell rang out an alarm  shortly alter 5 p. in. on Saturday ;uid  the brigade made a smart turn-out.  The cause proved to be nothing more  than a chimney at the Imperial Bank.  ' A Mrs. Howard had her wrist���������broken  and was cut about the head by falling  ori' No. - on Friday near Salmon Arm.  She was brought to Revelstoke hospital  where her injuries were attended to  ��������� and she returned to Kamloops.  '"-- On Tuesday the men .employed in  ,the upper river improvement came  down the,"river as the heavy snow  storm looked like' cutting them oil'  from supplies. They will start  work removing obstacles to navigation  in thecanvon.  J." I). Siblmld  or four weeks. ,'.,;  Mrs. I.evcNjiie and family are   m >v-  ing to Ka.niloops.  Mrs. Morris expects tn leave Vicloria  on her return home Monday.  'An At (Homii will be held at the  Methodist parsonage Tuesday.  The ball to be given by the Band  will he held on New Year's Eve.  D.'. McLean returned Tuesday from  a hunting trip to Okanagan Valley.  Mrs. J. Kellctt, of Arrowhead, was  the guest, of Mrs. A. McRae this week.  Miss Duncan lias joined (he statl'^of  J. A. Miller it Go's,drug and stationery  stoic. ' ,  W.J. Goepel, < I'rovinci-il auditor,  visited the local government oilice tliis  week.  Sir Wilfred Lauricr's health is much  improved by his visit, to Yirginiiyhol  spring.-.  At a mp"t; - "Jf '������.���������,.Ichclors on Wed-  ne^iny evening it was decided to give  a hall on Dec. 17th.  XV. J. Dickie was confined to his  "house the beginning of the week with  an attack of neuralgia.      r  .Mrs. Grant-of Winnipeg, m-jlher of  Mrs. \Y. M. Lawrence and .MissGrant,  is on a visit to the city.  (!. IL Skene and J. Ringer returned  Wednesday from Kamloops. They  had some good shooting.       ��������� ,        '    ,  -The annual New Year's dance at the  Halcyon Hot Springs Sanitarium will'  be held on New Year's live.  R. Gordon was about again on Monday having heen laid up for'some days  with an attack of tonsilitis.  Fred .Manning represented the  Revelstoke Lumber Co. at, a meeting  of lumbermen a: C rah brook.  J��������� A. Taylor, who has made many  friends during his stay at. Arrowhead,  leaves for t'ne east tomorrow.  T. Steed left on .Monday to visit his  old lioiiie'in the east. This is bis first  trip home since coming west 1"> veirs  ago,  J. S. Willison  editorship of the  an independent  roiuo.  Lord.  Revelstoke  this cily has   been  appointed   a   member   of   the   Pri\y  Council.  BUSINESS LOCALS.  Hav and firewood promptlv.-applied  by S.'j). Crowle.  You   can save   money by  with IT. N. Coursier."  J. M. McCall'.im ha* taken over from  C, II. Lawrence.the Salmon Arm milk  run.  R. IL Trueuian, photographer,������has  arrived and will ho in attendance at  his Mudio till Dec. 27,  Travellers visiting Revelsloko will  find the best accomadation at the  Central Hotel, Abrahamson Bros,   o  Fill your cellar 'with your winter  supply of vegetables 'fresh from my  ranch,���������S. D. Crowle.  Clean, lasting, quick firing coal,  little trouble and lots ol heat. Order  from II. N. Coursier.  W. R. Smythe has opened a confectionery store at corner of First  Street and Con naught Ave.  When 3011 come to Revelstoke ln.il  the Central Hotel bus to take you to  a good hotel. Abrahamson Bros  Props.  CHURCHES.  f.'KNEIUI..  ' Rev. II. A. Solly, of Trout Lake, has  arranged to hold weekly service on  Mondays at Camborne.  :mi:th6di.3'i\  At the Methodist church on Sunday  Rev. C. Ladner delivered a   lucid   address on the temperance question.  st. 1'i:ti;jj's ciiukch.  The new carpet for the church, presented by the Altar Guild, has arrived  and when laid will be a great improvement to the church.  ,' Holy Communion wi'l be celebrated  on the first and third Sundays during  the winter months at 8 a. in., and on  the first Sunday of the month at 11 a.  in. Holy Communion will be administered at the service on Sunday next,  being the first Sunday of the month,  al S and 11 a. in.  i'i;i:siiv'J'i:i;ia.\-.  On Sabbath evening next (ho subject for the Presbyterian pulpit will be  '���������Some Hindrances to the Growth of  Spiritual Life."  A very instructive plan of study has  been, provided fur the winter prayer  meetings of St. Andrew's church, each  month closing with a lecture. The  next subject for Dec. 31st. will be  "John .Milton, his Times and Works."  A number of social evenings for the  winter months arc being provided for  also.  FOR SALE.  Interest in Big Bend mineral and  mica claims. Price ������150. For particulars apply at office of, Kootenay  Mail.  NOTICE.  VfOTICE is hereby given thnt thirty days  J_\ after date I intend lo apply to the Honorable (be Chief (."oiiuiiisiioncr of Lands and  Works for a special license to cut and carry  away timber from the following described lands  ConiiiieneiiiK at a po������t marked "]). St. Denis,  N'.K. post," situated on the west bank of the  Columbia river about eleven miles south of  Nakusp, and running north JO chains, thence  went 100 chains. I hence south 10 chains more or  less to bank of Columbia river, thence east IG0  chains more or less, following bank of. river, to  point of commencement.  I). ST. DKNIS.  Nakusp, 13. (.'., Dec. 1st. IOijl'. I  Valuable Property For Sale  Three acres of land adjoining station  grounds.   Apply to  H. C. FRASER,  Salmon Arm, B. C.  Halcyon Hot Springs  ^fa h it a riu tn.  NOTICE.  has retired from the  Globe and will start  daily   paper   at   Tn-  Use plenty of celery and you'll never  need (he doctor. You, can get prime  local grown celery by ordering from'S.  J). Crowle. ,"  Make your wife a Christmas present  of a hot water system in your house.  This car. he put in'in lira I class shape  by Moscrop Bros.  The Dominion Public Works De-'  partment calls tenders for heating the  new drill'-hall at Kamloops' ancl Nelson.      ��������� ,  Trying to do business without advertising is like trying to navigate a  ship'without'a compass. Advertise  in the Kootkx.vv M.wi,.  , S. McMahon' has imported,a stage  sleigh for Bran ford <fc Co., of Camborne, who intend establishing a stage  line between Beaton imd Camborne.   "  Save yonr wife worry and trouble by  seeing that, your kitchen is fitted with  si goo.l sink and that your house has a  b.ifh with water laid on. Moscrop  liros. can fix it for you.  J. Guy Barber has put into.'liis  jewelry store a new jewelry safe made  by Taylor"Bros., of Toronto. It is the  lirst of its kind shipped into the west,  being burglar-prom" with .steel doors  .-ind aluminium /inish,  Merchant**, are requested to send in  their Christmas ads early as the space  in this paper is limited. Jf you want  to i-ecure your share of the Christmas  trade an advertisement in tbe K'oor-  icxat Mail is a necessity.  That vwell-knoun hotel man. V.XV.  Pudmore. formerly proprietor ot* the  famous K'alemalka hotel at Vernon,  and more recently of the C. J'. R. hotel  at Sieamous. is now in elnirgc of the  Phair at Nelson. Mr. Pudmore says it  -   hi.-  intention    to  Sunday being St. Andrews Day,Rev.  W. 0. Calder celebrated  the anniversary of Scotland's patron saint by taking as his  subject   at   (he   evening  service:���������"Scotland's contribution   to  the religious life of  the world."     He  took as liis tcxtl Peter, chap. 2, v. 9: ���������  ''But  ye are a chosen generation,  a  royal   priesthood,  an   holy   nation, a  peculiar people; that' ye should show  forth the praises   of   him   who   hath  called you out of   darkness   into   his  marvellous light."    This text could be  applied to  that small  island beyond  the ocean, which they called Scotland.  The   peculiai   religious  spirit of the  nation was due to what was known   as  Calvinism, or a supreme faith  in   the  sanctity of the over ruling God which  permeated its life.    They,-! knew  little  of Scotland before   the great' struggle  between church and  slate,   when   tlie  proposal   of   the   Scotch   nobility   to  appropriate the property of the church  of the past was ,mpt   by   the   counter  proposal of Knox thai these revenues  should go lirstly to education,secondly  to the poor, and thirdly lo ' the  ministry.       Knox's., plan    explained   why  Scotchmen      played    an    important  pari  in   the   world's,   history.       JJc  proposed    colleges     in   the    greater  towns and hero and there universities.  His  plan  was  partly realized by the  parish school system.  The present government education  bill proposed ' in , England was- an  attempt "to perch the clergy on (he  shoulders of the people, and to put the  church in the position to aim a blow  at all liberty. King.James'attempt  to force episcopacy on Scotland resulted in the fiity yearsstruggle which  ended in the deposition of James 2nd  and the enthronement of William 3rd.  , Tlie Rev. gentleman reviewed the  names prominent in Scottish religious  history, as Knox, Rutherford, Chalmers, Xorman McLeocl, McChcyuc.  There was no church in advance of the  Presbyterian church in mission work  throughout the world, and its missionary heroes embraced Dud*, 'Gilmour,  the MolVats and Livingston, who gave  South Africa to Britain. Look at the  work done in New England and the  Northern Pacific. What nation had  had a greater influence on the world  than Scotland? Edinburgh was called  the modern Athens.    Take the names  VfOTICK Is hereby given Hint llio ollice of  i.\ the Milling Heeurilei* for llio Lardeau  Mining Division lm>, been removed from Com-  aplix lo Ciiinbourne. ,  KMV1). CAW'i.Ell PIUOK.  ."UinMctof Jlinos,  Depart mem of Minos li'Ui November. I'M.  TIIE MEDICAL WATERS of Halcyon aie the most curative in the  world. A pprfeel, natiual remedy for  all Neivous and Muscular diseases,  Liver, Kidney and Stomach ailments  and Metallic Poisoning. A sure cure  for "That Tired Feelhiff." Special  rates on all boats and trains. Two,  mails ai rive and depait every day.  Telegraph communication with all  parts of the world. An experienced  iniissanger.  Halcyon Hot Springs  Arrobu LaKj>, B, C.  NOTICE.  "VfOTICIO is hi'i-eby given Hint thirtv days'  i> after dale I intend lo apply lo the Honorable the Chief Cimiiiiissloiici- of Lands and  l\ oi-ks for hpecial license to cul anil curry away  limber from I ho following described .lands:  Commencing at a post marked " .1. JI.' iJrolet's  N. I'., corner," situated on llie Columbia river  and adjoining Hiu-ion lowiihlto on the soulh,  llienco south SO chains thence west 1(1 chains  thence north SO chains I hence cuM. 10 chains to  pluce of beginning, containing :i2(l acres more  or less. This laud was formerly pre-einpted by  one Angus JlcJ.eod but a norwards abandoned.  J. H. DltOLKT.  Nakusp, 11. C��������� Nov. :>0lh, 10IW.  For Sale  TWO Residences on McKenzie Avenue, wit  modern improvements ?2,50U each, on easy  terms.  TWO Residences on Third Street cast, very  convenient for railway men, ������I,.'.O0 each,  easy terms.  ONI"! Residence on First SLrcel cast, cash required JJOO, bubjeet to mortgage. ���������   ,  Apply to  HARVEY, McCARTEK & PIXKIIAM,  NOTICE TO CREDITORS.  In the County Court of ICootenay holden al  Revelstoke. Jn the mutter of the estate of John  D. lloyd, late of Revelstoke, J I. O., deceased.  Notice is hereby given that all persons having  claims against, the estate of tho said John U.  Uoyd who died on or about the 21st. day of May,  A.JJ., 1SI02, are required to send by poit prepaid  or to deliver to llarvey, McCaricr and 1'ink-  ham, solicitors I'or llie administrators, on or  before tho 0th day of January, liXB, their names,  addresses and descriptions and a full statement  of particulars of their claims and the mil nre of  tho security (if any) held by lliemduly cerliflcd,  und that alter the said day Hie adiiiinislratoi-s-  will proceed to distribute the assets of the  deceased among the parties cnlilleil thereto  having regard only to the. claims of which lhoy  shall then have notice.  Dated this 01 h day u������ November, 1002.  HARVEY, MoUAItTKR anil I'INKIIAM,  solicitors for T.W. Hiiin, J. M. Kellie and Alex.  Melluo, administrators of the said estate.  CERTIFICATE OF lMI'KOVKMENTS.  NOTICE.  (������������&������!  Corporation of the City of Revelstoke  Water and Light Department.  Accounts for tbe November service  aie now due and payable at, I.he City  Clerk's ofiice. It is. requested that all  payments be made by the 20th insl. -.  II: FLOYD,  Dec. '1th, 1002, Collector:  The administrators of Ihe eslnle of John D."  lloyd. deceased, oiler for sale by tender the  properly in the Dig Head district, known as  ' Uoyds Ranch," also the chattel properly  thereon, a list of which may besccnat tho ollice  of tho undersigned,  'ers will I  iniiiistra..   the highest or any tender.  Tenders will'bo received up to Feb. 1st, lOOH.  J lie administrators will not bo bound to accept  EOTICE.  rpTIIO following Retail 'Liquor Lico*isn nppli-  I    cations have been received for the Revelstoke District: ��������� i'  Canadian Pacific Hnihvny Co., retail, G months  Glacier house, Glacier.  Edward Harrington, retail, (! months, Merchants hotel. Illiei'llewaot.  K. J. Kerr, retail, 0 months, Arrowhead hotel,  Arrowhead. ���������  J. J. Foley, i-clail, 0 months, I.akc View hotel,  Arrowhead.  Thomas MoNnught, retail, 12 months,' Halcyon  Hoi, Springs. Halcyon. '  John Hector, retail, fl months, Hotel Grande,  Nakusp.  William  l.ovatt, retail, 0 months,. ICootenay  hotel. Burton.      ,  William Hamilton, retail, G months, Kootenay  hotel, Comapli.v.  Malcom MuCaliom, retail, G months, Lardjiau  hotel, Comapliv.  J. JI. Younir, retail, G months, Queen's hotel,  Comapli.v.  ' And further take notice thai, tho regular  meeting of the Hoard of Dicenso Commissioners  will be held in'the Provincial Police Ofllci',  Rovelstoke, on Monday, December 15lh, at 1:.'K)  p. m., to consider said aaplications.  By order    '" <���������   v  R. A. UPPER,  Chief Inspector.  in    v, iiose boniJr i',,,, ,t ,, ,i,���������  i . .   ���������  , .     ,  , oiiii.il to ll-e   i>t*-t   in  named,   lias  been  >*ei\*-.  ;.  joined ner  W.ii-  :.i!nw  Mrs. II. S. Wallace ha  husband at Camborne where XI  lace   intends   erecting   a     but  re-uidence.  The friends of Mr-*. \V. II. Reid   -,\i"!  regiet to learn that =ho  lias  to jro to  ���������Sou  her  .ib!,.  hem L'ahiurni.i for  health.  henc.'.t   oi  Mi=s .ICcnner  iibout. ha\iiv,r fin  is   a tram  to be  lv recovered from the  surgical   operation  which  .-be   under-  On Monday Dr. McLean brought  with him 'from .Sicamous A. McKae,  fureman of the Xatilt hatchery, who  was suffering, from a sprained ankle.  The injury was sustained in falling uti'  went1 at the city ncHpitai.  Aid.   Taylor   left     for  "���������MUird.iv and returned un  Van,  Weill  accompanied by .Mr.-. T'.ylor an-  Christie, *.\ho is en a \iMt  .-oini r  :i-(b.v  M ic-  famoiift  in   the history of  their own  make the   Phair j country and the Australian colonies���������  the  province,��������� j some ot" their greatest leaders being of  j Scotch descent.    Jn the United States  -,  ��������� though     Presbyterian ism    was   one  \AIUfi F) I IUn of the smallest'bodies it was in'  the  WW ���������% U U I fg O'. ; front rank financially  and   there  was  ''   ������������������        ' no more important factor in the life of  - ��������� tlio states than Presbyterian ism.    'He  Interesting Event From  Arrowhead] reviewed the names of the  late Prin  eip.il   ("rant,   or*   Queen's,   Caven,   of  t.      .  , Ontario.     MeYicker,     of     Montreal.  '--fine.   Jv.f-Vi.-l-   ,\-i ,.       r-     i- i      /-, .���������       i  '   ,,i, ,,,,   , s������l*cn   me   i-nglish    Congregational  coicbriitui di;,,      .        ,      c       , i     .    .,  ili'ii-iraiC"--, who came to report  on   the  in Canada, returned home  they repcrti'd that the great northwest  w::- jiru'inptfd the Presbyterian and  Mi-thodi-t church's. Pan ford Fleming, u ho-r- w irk had re-ulted in girldl-  inri i In-globe by the all-British ciible,  ".a-on'* f'f the mo-t devoted   members  ,    JJARVKV, McCAHTEIt & I'INKIIAM.  Solicitors for Administrators.  Revelstoke, IJ. C, Nov. 27th, 11)02.  wmT    ���������  "VTOTICK is hereby given lliat thirtv days  ������A ��������� after date J intend applying to the Honorable the'Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Uorks.for the peniiis<ion to fell and carrv  away limner from the followim; lands: '  TIMHKR HKIITH No. 1.  Commencing al a post marked "M. J. K.'  planted north of Sam Hill creek,on Galena Hay,  on Alex. Lokcr's north pre-emption lino, about  .1(1 chains cast of bis northwest corner post,'  and about two miles northeast of Upper Arrow  hike, Galena Ray, southwest corner post.thcneo  cast IM chains, tlionce north 10 chains, thence  west KH) chains, thence south' I!) chains to place  of commencement.  r,     '    ���������      x, '��������� M. J. KKARNKV.'  Galena Ray, Nov. 12, UKI2. ,  Alice, Aliniiand Mother Lode Mineral Claim-'.  ���������   hiluuloin tho Ijirdcau   Mining  Division  ol"  \\ est Koolonnv Di-lriia.  ���������\Vhero located: On the divide bet ween J.e.ving-  ton and Pool creeks.  TAKI5 NOTICIC that 1. Win. K. Dovereiis.  acting as agent for W. II. .Iiitikson, Free Miners Cerlillente No. JUlKlid, ' intend, sivty  day-, from llio dale hereof, lo apply (o the  Mining Iteeorder fora Ccrlillcato of Improvements for the put-poM! of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further lake notice that aclion. under  .section .'17, mu.'.l be coininciiei'il before the issuance uf such Cci'lillcale ol linprovcinenls.   ,  Dated lliis ISth day of October, UIO.'.  "WM. J'". DKVKHICUX, P. I,, S.  CKItTH'TCATJ.: OK JMI'HOVJ.'MKNTS.  NOTICE.  llarvey Mineral Claim, siliiale in Ihe Lardeau Mining Division of Wc-t Kootenav District.  Where loealed: On Pool creek, about two  miles from mouth.rt  'J'ako notice that i, Win. K. Devercux, noting  as agent for Charles Hiirvov, J'Yce .Miner's (,'er-  tlilcnl.e No. B (I7S02, intend, sixty davs from the  date hereof, to apply lo tho, Mining Recorder  for a Certificate ol Improvements, lor the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of l he above  claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before Ihe issuance of'suuh Certificate ot Improvements.  Dated l,his2lth dav of .lulv, lllitt.  WM. 13. DKVlillKUX, P. L, S.   . WANTED  Advertisements under this heading  will be published at one cent per word-  per issue.'   Cash with order.  Mck't-nzi..' .\'.  II.  el  c;.  'a'^le retunii'd  aii.j irom the roum! uu*.  a   |. ���������  fn-iii  u  to    Kevel-iok'  in  .Mr.   Mclhic   lies at the   timber matter--.   J.  a huikiin  City   Hotel,   where   Dr.   McLean   is  attending him.  A handsome young lady who had  lift received her letter on the day .-he  expected it entertained '. Jailors at the  po.-t-oilico on Tue.-day by talkingplain  L'nited state-- language to as-i.-tant-  postmaster Calhoun, who wn.-.'nt a bit  alarmed when she told him "in futun-.  if I don't get a iettci when J expect it  I shall stay here till I do."  Several ratepayers have expressed to  us their conviction that, in order to  , ensure future mayors giving full attention to the interests of the city, a  salary should bc.attachcd to the otlice,  as the business of the city is now much  larger than it has ever been before.  General regret is expressed at the determination of Mayor Q'Brien lo retire,  as the splendid service he has rendered  the city during his term of ollice i.s  universally recognized and appreciated.  The friends of Mr. and Mrs. L. Patrick will regret to learn that their  daughter Lulu has had one of her  arms amputated at .Montreal, where  she was rccei.tly taken by her father.  .Some time ago she fell oh" a horse at  Calgary and sustained injuries which  resulted in the arm b-ing a source of  trouble since. Hhe was recently taken  to,Kamloops hospital for treatment,  and her parents were advised to take  her to Montreal, where the surgical  examination evidently determined she  must lose her arm and it was accordingly taken out at the shoulder.  A;>  ',1 vi!1  ;    will:  -t-i- i.v  weather the trip w.i- a h,.id ni.i'  Mr, aiid Mr- .Vi I- Aiid'-i-un ���������/> nt  .Saturday tn Kaml'iop-v -.''.hi. Mi-.  Aiidi-i'Min uil,'1 uiiiiei-'j,') ti'Mtim-'iii !iy  Dr. i'riirtni- ,n tin- hospital -Hid v, ill In-  A. Hoh-f.i  st'iki"-.. the n,arr::igf' w  a pf'!������nl.:r cvnjp".������> from Arrowhead, n... . - ,  -K. I.i-.j.iir.-ton .n:,l Mi-.---,' C. Mc- dnirchc"  f>oi,a!'l. 'j'iie bniicrruorn :- j>'..sr-  i..a>:ei ii:.'! -'���������' r.-k'-'-p'T ai Arr<;',\ i.i-.id.  Tla f-''!������-r:.'u.y ������-.-'- pr-!;nri!;'il by lb-v.  XV. O. ( .'.i'b r! Mi��������� Mam'K- McIL''.!tuld.  -���������i-Ur of tl." bride, w.is brid. -.naid ,-r.il  Al-'-\ J'urvi- 'A the .-. ,-. Ko'vieiiiiy  iitt'-nded t ')> ��������� l':-3il<-cr f-nij;. Amontr the  ���������.MK-j.,- wc.r Me.d.iiiu-,- .Mf'.'.irtv .Mc-  1.:.". J.I-.M--. Mi ���������r-. .1 Ki'lli'tt." ���������). .1.  l-'oli-y Parr, and M"l!.if Mr. -ml  Mr> Mi.1.-'.' '','*i ' i.ijiiwl tii' |wi'y a i  .> -[i|i-nd;d  ,l!!'l     "l.'ll'  ...<">rni',u  li.i'i.n t, i(i,  \\".    i'ii!,   Vv It).   ! !."  ii i. |l<i  Mi -   L>'-ii '.'-Inn   in M i-},.  niic  ��������� ���������;   ti.  f'.iiunl'i  I Hiring the  ���������Ciivaiy"' w.i.-  Hi-nd'-i.-oii.  h   whicl  w.'ucii  was  the life of  o  the  QIEALF.D TKNDRS addressed to tho under-  kj signed,* and endorsed "Tender foi-hcating  Drill Sheds Kamloops and Nelson," will be received at this ollice until Tuesday, I'Oth December, inclusively, for a hot air heal ing apparatus  at each of the aforesaid drill sheds.  Plans and specifications can be seen and lorni  of tender obtained on application to Wni. Hen-  dcrson, Clerk of Works, Victoria, I!. C; Robert  Mackay, Kamloops.. 13. C: Allen Macdonald,  Nelson, R. C, and at the Department, of Public  Works. Ottawa. A separate tender is required  for each building.  Persons,tcndoriiig are notified that tenders  will pot be considered unless made on the form  supplied, and signed with their actual signatures.  Each lender must be accompanied bv an  accept ed cheque on a 'Chartered bank, iniido  payable to. ihe order of the Honorable tho  -Minister of Public Works, equal to ten per  cent (10 p. c.l of the amount of the tender,  which will be l'orleited if the party decline to  enter into a contract when called upon to do  so, or if he fail tocomplcte the work contracted  for. If the lender bo not accepted the cheque  will he returned.  This Department docs  not bind itself lo accept the lowest or any tender.  '    Hy order  .    J'-HED O KLIN AS  Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa. -Joili November, 11)02.  ���������"plOY. WANTED for  Print ing office.  J3   Apply at ICiiotenay Mail ofiice  C^OOK desires  position, mining com-  ;   pany preferred; gonil  references.  Address Cook, Kootenay Mail ofiice.  L'OST-Scrip of ]000 shares for Montana   Gold   Mine   stock.    Finder  please returii to Thomas Cousin.  WANT   TO   SELL-A large cook  stove.   Appiy to JUrs. Peachey,  Tapping bluck, upstairs.  WANTED���������Motel    proprietors    to  get registers at the Kootenay  Mail ofiice, Kevelsloke.  WANTED TO SELL--A third interest in a Ihg IJ"iid mica claim  Price ijioOO, Apply ICotenay Mail  oilice.  START A PAYING BUSINESS.-  Become independent and lie your -own  BOSS. A-new mail order" business,  can be conducted by anyone, anywhere; .-Jlo to $30 per week easily.  Enclose stamp for particulars of our  marvellously .successful plan. Ed  Leonard, Dundas, Out.'  CRAZINCJECULATIONS  For Manitoba, tlio  Northwest  Territories and the 'Railway Belt in  British Columbia.  Leases for grazing purposes are issued for a  term of twenty-one. years, and the rental is at,  the rate of two cents an aero per annum, payable half-yearly in advance. ' '     '  Lands included 'in a grazing lease may be  withdrawn for homcilctid entry, Mile or railway purposes, but no icnlal is charged on such  lands from the date upon' which thoy nre withdrawn from the lease.  A lessee of grazing lands is nol entitled to (lie  hay thereon, but lie may, upon' application to  the agent of Dominion Lands, obtain each vear  the first permit to cut on his leasehold whatever quantity of bay he may require for his  own use. free of dues, the department reserving  the right lo isiiio pci-mil" to oilier applicants.  Applications for grazing leases should bo  made lo I.he Secretary, Department of the interior, Ottawa.  P. tl. REYES.  Secretary, Department of the Interior.  SlTVlO*  .I'-ndidl  --un"  inthein  b'vJ.ft.  l.e id in'/ -upper. Tla- i'i '���������!'���������  '/���������'��������� i'.ii: l'-ii on Thui-d.iy  '"'.    .WN'ih mi tiici: l.'inr-v-  ii  Mi  tin n  I'.IH  1   id  Ni w I.'la.i.  iiiriiip.iM' -li/.  it.|.,'/i.*.; in.  miii: .!'i''  in  PHOTOGRAPHY '  "ntd  J  </*. ..nd h.ipptiii ���������  iilier.lll'i  it  ,' i  loronio  (  tin "iiiiji-i-t  of  ,in  ���������"li-i'iu-'th pi'i'iiiit-.  On Fiid.'.y niirhi tin" (^u.uli'ill' i tub  beld llii'ir I'.iitiii'^hlly dance in tl..'  H'-lkirk II.ill. and it was even bolter  alli'tidid tli.in u-.ii.il. .iboiil. lii'ty  coupl'- beint; pri-M'iil. 'i'bt' li.ior wn-  goijil. and th'- iini-ii; all thiit could l.e  dc-ired.  hast evciiitiK a -lei^bin'/ party u.i-  {.'iven by Mii.- I-'ra-er :u\i\ .Mi-s pelcr.  William-mi's ranch m.is |uk''ii in, and  jii'l'/inf,' by Ihe r.on"-   and   l.mirbler a.s ,   : ..  .  the sleigh",,roce,,!e(l. a veiy  enjoyable ' .ll" }',t,,^tlu)  time was .-pent.      The evniti'/ clo-ed   ���������'���������<.'(��������� m ih.in  with a little dance.  \V.   C.   s-'t'-,".rmnn,   h.-othnr    of  Ftearm.'ui of the (',. V. li.   df.-p,il'-hiii{r   in   Wesfern  MUSIC.  College.  iu-;<-.  w fiicli   appiar.-  tii-  in  1 he  11 .fi,nt.i   (-.nil  a rill'-'lllci'ii!' lit    of  this   i--ne.   is' ju-tly  eiiliil'-'l to rank  .-uii'in^ lb'- fipi''infi-t  iilui atioual iii-ti-  tnti(/ii~ i.i lhi* I'oniiuion.    Thi- musi<  -cbool   wa-   the  lii.-t tn be i-'.-fo^ni/i .1  bv   the   I'liivcr-iry of Toronto, nfliiia-  i  ;n t  pin/1  .ibK     pi I  ,'-   I'llll- I'i  a    ;,.  b'     i.-iii -  p'lfdi. C-ii  I  r-i.pv l'r  -\r<-  for t'h  v ori:  ll..  i.a  ...'  I"'������' * "���������  Om  I" i 11 ,  ue.\t HoivsonV  'lo any kind of  "i-'iid the tiny  -t pholi/. (j ibi-  -tvj' - at ie,i.-on-  M.niti-1  in  r'lthiliet |  In ArriUATioN With University of TORONfoT!")  F.H. TORRINGTON, Mfslcal'Director.  HIGHEST  MUSICAL   EDUCATION.  Nxa.minatkixs--Manitoba, llie 'J'er-  ritoiie.s and Hrilisli Cnliiinliia, July,  llitrt.  ���������  :i-.i>i f;/H'lil        ol   ..pbntci j  '.>-.-!/-  I. -v ,i and dumb   noil j  ';tr/.'!i- in    ihll'eseiil.    .v-jyi  ,.i.y pi'-i -:i-i'.  Send fnr (Jalemhir and Syllabus,  Yi and 11 Pembroke si., Toronto.  MAX LeCLAIR  PRACTICAL TAXIDERMIST  "KAMLOOPS, B. O. '     i  Furs and Skins Tanned.  Specimens   by   Express   will   receive  prompt attention.  THE CITY EXPR  - E. W. B. Paget, Prop.  Pioinpl delivery of parcels, baggage,  etc., to any part of the Cily.  Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken.  All orders left. at R. 51. Smyihe's  Tobacco Store, or by Tcle.plione, No. 7  will receive prompt attention.'  C. P. It. 'engage anolhei' f>i;.-uliiale at  sixly-live. dollars anionlb lo commepce  Pitman's Business College.  "  '     Opposite Hotel Vancouver  Wing Chung's newly im- *  ported  stock   of Chinese  and Japanese goods.,  The best assortment ever  landed   in   Revelstoke  of  useful    and  articles:  ornamental  Tea services .,  Pliues  Jlasl-el-;  Ciuie Ch.iii's  Jliinillvercliiefh  Flower Pols  UnilirellaSt.-iiid*,  I.iineli Muskets  SmultliiK .lnel.i'ts  SilK-O'ooil.i.  '���������'I \\\i\\\.\w������   Jib'jilt   .-nm' ll  i '.M'* LT i'.i lit' '!   (he   <-i  \W VIi I  ' i  li: it.- i .ib:'- ..nd  tv.'.i ', I'lo-k ;.. ;1.  tii/.e iii !iie ;*��������� j  i:*_'hi is all i-.-j.  ab',ut (ini i :i  .-tall', ua.- (he recipK'iit of a h.iiir  somely '''iigr.neij inekei ������et uiui fit  monds, on his Iciivii.!.' lhi ,-iafi nf Mi  Lennan, Me!'"e':ly i'i.- C,n. to sl.ul )>n-  ness on his own account.  Ji Well Regulated  i p.i^in^ refei-enee.    Far-reiichintc'   fc������i/i/a/ni/   Rinro  he-cope of his musical unrk. h" if : u VWbll '/   <������>IVI V  LABQr.S CALL  . The telephone girls., ���������x\,\/Vancouver,  and .New Westminster .went 'out but  were replaced by non-union lalfor..  Victoria linemen have struck fnr -loj  cents an hour and an eight-liuur   ilay. 1  i     The hicrb reputation oi   tl.e n;u.-ic-,i!  I iliiector of the c.'.lh'ge." K  II.  Torring-  '���������' ton. Mns   IJfi.e., is too ucll known c\t\i  t'anadi!   to   rerpiir'- more  thr  in iiw -efi{  ua.- who /irsl instituted examination-,  in mu-ie in Manitoba, th'1 Territories  and I'rili.-h Columbia. These examinations are held jn July each yc-'r, in  W'innij.i'g and other points farther  wc*-!. Any leachor may pre[iare jitiiiils  lo hike these cxaminarionv;. The  Cii.le.nda.i- and syllabus of studies, giving  nn;  '.,ii and look .uotiud.  -iii.-il! chii'lien-lifforc  il.'- .iffinoon, or any  n'l. ,"u i.ftM- ').:'/). 'J*bi.  '. in'' <A<\i-r jieople till  ! in .ifi-'iiioon.  HoW'umi Kis'i,  Photographer.  flostrop Bros.  Sanitary  Plumbing, Ho<  Waier & Steam Heating.  Second Street, Revelstoke  FOR SALE  o.utline of work for exaniinivtiotis, will  I be . sent free mpon .''application to' tlie  | .secretary, 12-bl .Pembroke.st., Toronto'  Subscribe'7iNOW for the Mail.      .  i- im ������'lll -.v.-c,rlli ;i  -.I-iI .m nn nr!. K;'i  I'.ry. The .fn-.w.-li i  ���������mil Kilvur .Smith ^  j\rl I-- fin'1 of Ih..  o]ili-f null Illicit; il^  'irtjiliif.f Iimi .i.iiKin.;  tho. ine-'l, '<um|iiIhI|.(;.  'Tf.snch llmifja are  nolni'tistii.: they nre  of IIIi.lo value.  Baker and  Confectioner  Dry Fir and Birch  Out by machine)y lo required size.  All orders left at, W. RI. Lawrence's  or I he Koolemiy Mail oflicc will receive  prompt attention.  W: FLEMING.  GOLD J-'ISir  yine-t sloelc of c-niiilici and fruit in (own.  Frcnt Street, Revelstoke,  Home Grown Vegetables  CAI3HAGI0. UAH HOTS.  POTATOES, 'TU UN I PS, elc  FIREWOOD.  AIdo lli'hl <|iuillly of will cnixil  TIMOTHY HAY.  Don't full login: me iielianee lo Iill jonriniler.  I can sti|i|il\-.vmi wilh fnnn prmliiee of heller  iinnlily al lower ]iricui than jou tun proeure  f n  roin niiyone cl<c.  S. I). CliOWIJO,  Kiivel.-tokc.  J.-.-Guy .Barber's  eomplele  GROCERIES  'orner McKeu/ie Avenue  : and liailway ytreet  LIMITED.  MINES AND MINING STOCKS.  Offices-CHICAGO, III.; DULUTII, Minn.; Oa'lUMET, Mich.; NELSON, D. O.  CAMBORNE, 13. C.  OPPICIAL  BEOKEES  VOR THE  Calumet & British Columbia Gold Mines Ltd  NON-PERSONAL LIABILITY.  j '    (HVA MINE.)  For terms of paymenl and par* liculars apply to  ' U.S. WALLACE, Maxagi-;ii,'   ' II. N. COURSIER, Aiwo.nt,  Cumborm1, B. G. Kevelsloke, B. O,  4*E  yf.k  AM  ^ '  ���������>!;!>  miiuiuiii,MMmu.mm,vM������mmitfmmm.w^m f-*V*i"Pr_Tf   "S~ " -��������� PV.-IT1TJ ���������*   "  IV  i  ;  Cfi  9*  ev&deo^ioesodfiosesoeeeeeiSSdeooeAsevesvoQeeedevsos  I &  If  '  iSf-*'  i   %t     4  A  =1  OR BLINDFOLD ON THE BRINK  OF PRECIPICES^-52^  " .   c.  CHAPTER. I.   -  /  ���������  i i  i ,  'fi  A  y  r  c  t\  1 am now eighteen. I am the'last  one "left of Mr. Porters old pupils;  <t they have all'* been "bagged" by  .some grim cuslodian/Muid carried off  I know not whither. Others liave  taken their places, bul I am still  left. For several years past'I have  been growing curious as to whclh-  or-l'liawj any aunl, uncle or guardian; for,, up to the lime of which I  wi-ite, 1 'have never seen or heard of  any relative, nor have 1 tho icast  idea from whom or whence my  yearly stipend is. drawn. Thero is  no longc- any show made of teaching me anything.  A word or two respecting two  people who will greatly influence my  l'uI nro life, and then I will proceed  with my story. -.  Tho first is a very humble personage���������only the servant. "When I ceased to attend the* schoolroom, I was  consigned to the kitchen," and helped  in tho household work, cleaned the  knives'anil llio boots,-and did other  odd jobs. "Martha and I soon became fast friends. Sho was by na-,  ture.a bright, cheerful girl, a nature,  which her now master soon "did all  in his power to repicss; but although  she sobered down considerably,' lie  could never fashion her to his mold  of sanctimonious Jiypocrisy..  Tho second person of whom I must  now speak conjures up a very differ-,  cnt set of images. From the first  moment my eyes fell upon that man,  I fell " a repulsion. ' Wc were at  prayers; .there was a loud imperious  "knock at the street door. Mr. Porter paused, and signed to the servant to (answer the knock.  The next 'moment there entered the  parlor a tall, elegantly'dressed man,  with a   remarkably.   pale    face,  the  pallor oi which was greatly enhanced    by a full,      glossy black beard,  black curling  hair,  and  large  black  ���������eycs.     One  of those strange     shudders,, at which  the superstitious  cry-  out that some one' is walking   over  -their  grave,  ran  through nic  as     I  ���������'looked up at "him.     He stood in the  doorway,, and cast upon the    group  a glance of infinite scorn.  .     "When you have finished your  dc-  ��������� votions,"'he said, with a'sneer,  addressing my tutor,   "I have    , something to say, to you."       '     ,    t * .  The Reverend Oba'diah Porter colored, hesitated for a moment, and  then, rising, said," with his" devotional .whine, ."Wc will ask a blessing'  -upon all,here, and pray no more tonight."  With, an exclamation of conteinpl-  rtious impatience, the stranger, threw  himself upon the sofa, his 'head still  covered. Wc were quickly-.hustled  out of the room, and the tutor and  his daughter were left alone with  his  irreverent'"visitor. rl  , _ More, than a twelvemonth passed  avray before hc came again to the  house with my knowledge. . Thenti  little by l little, he became a . frequent visitor.' 'Hiss .Judith and he  were very frequently together. I  ���������used often"to see them" stroll 'down  the road arm-in-arm; and by ,and by  ' lie paused again, seemingly not  for my answer, but to resolve some  half-determined idea in" his mind.  "Come closer, Silas," hc said, with  the air of a man who lias made up  his mind to make an important communication.  Wondering and half-frightened, I  obeyed.  He leaned forward with his     arms  upon the tabic, and, still fixing   his  snakiHikc eyes upon me, as    though  to read my very soul, ho began in a  low voice:     "l" will tcU.you  all' t  know;  perhaps  that will  help     your  memory.   ��������� Thirteen ' years    ago,     a  middle-aged  woman,  looking , liko_   a  gentleman's  housekeeper,   or     something of that sort, culled here to ask  my terms of taking charge of u, child  of five years old.    Two  days  afterward    she     brought you here.     She  gave the nuino as Ciii-ston, and said  thai you  were      to be culled     Silas  Carston.      The    money     was  to bo  drawn  half-yearly,  of  Messrs.   Foglo  &  Quick,   solicitor.'',   of  Gray's   Inn.  For the sake of     tho precious     soul  entrusted to my keeping, I tried J as  discreetly as possible to glean a lit;  tie more  information;  but she     was  svery close, and 1 could not get even  an address out of hot*.     The money  has always been paid  regularly     to  the day.    Once I called upon Messrs.  Foglc & Quick,     but I found    them  .stiff-necked   men',   of  hard, and  un regenerate hearts.     Two years     ago T  wrote to say that     you had passed  beyond the schoolboy age, 1    wished  for  further instructions.     About     a  week after I- got a short note,   say:"  ing that     you  were still  lo  remain  with' me; 'but as thoy desired     that  you.should not contract idle habits,  1 was to give you some'sort of useful    employment,     in    any     way I  thought best.,   1 have no other communication    from     thcin;    and now  you know as much as 1 do."  He paused: but I could not speak.  "Why,-, don't    you say  something,'  Silas'.'"  he cried,  striking the table  sharply with his fist.  '"What���������what do*  you want-me   to  say. sir?" 1 stammered.        ' ,o  "The truth���������what you know."  "I  don't know anything���������indeed   1  do not."      ,      , .    '    .  There" was ,a savage look, about  him, as though hc would have liked,  to have squeezed something out ot  my throat.'.'Then he"took out" of, ii  desk beside him a small gold" locket,  and passed /.it to* me, .saying: "This  was sewn up'iii your frock.when you  were brought iierc- I" don't think  she who brought you knew anything  about it."    t ,      ,  It "contained the p'orlrait of a very,  beautiful young woman���������a foreigner,  I should have imagined;" dark hair,  olive-tinged complexion; also a lock,  of brown hair; and upon the", back  was engraved the initials, "F. B."  and "K, M.," joined together by' a  true-lover's'knot.      ' ��������� \     A  ."The woman who brought-you  here," he'went on, "was tall and  big-boned; thin, while lips; a nose  like a 'parrot's' bonk; * light gray  eyes, as "cold as stone. She wore a  front of dark brown hair, dressed in  small  Hat  curls,   ancl  bound    'round  place In inexperienced hands,"- he  went on, with a snuffle; "but you  have ever walked in the'paths of the  pure-minded, and the precious seed  that I have scattered so plentifully  has not, in your case, fallen amongst  the stones and the brambles."  liy duties as tutor were to commence on the next day. I felt really very grateful to him for what appeared, to my unsophisticated mind,  a great kindness;' and so I told Martha when'I went back toftthe kitchen.  Martha was very blunt, and invariably said whatever came uppermost in her mind. -1  "Well, I don't know about being  grateful. Master Silas," she cried.  "Depend upon it, master's serving  his own turn. Miss Judith's getting  very tired of ' the work, and she's  making up her mind for a certain  event; and if she was to go away,  what would hedo? It wouldn't 'suit  him to have a stranger in the  house. Now, .don't you see that he  couldn't do without you���������that you're  the very thing he wants!"  Martha's worldly view of the matter somewhat dashed , my exalted  feelings of gratitude;, yet, for all  that I felt i, very thankful for the  change.  (To Be  Continued).  DOVES ABE NOT GENTLE.  Owls Are at Home in the   Light  of Day.  Owls aro no' wiser,' for all their  meditative appearand, than "any  other birds���������in fact', they are far below, many, in the scale of intelligence. Another false idea ��������� which  many people entertain concerning  llu.se biro's is' that they arc so confused by sunlight as to be practically blind during the day. Great  horned owls and barn owls are1 the  most, nocturnal -of all ; but even  these can see very distinctly . by  squinting up their eyelids, whi'o the  snowy owls and 'the burrowing owls  are perfectly at home-in the, light of  tho brightest., day,',and many owls  aro lo be* scon Hying and hunting jj)  the sunshine as unconcernedly as any  hawk.       . . -, .  '  I'-ight persons out of 'ten will tell  you how much better a crow or  magpie v can talk if it's tongue , is  split ; but you >can tell .them < that'  'this idea is.absolutely false, as these  birds can articulate more distinctly  with a', perfect tongue. And how  much suffering docs this useless  operation cause,'* 'the tongue" of a  bird being so constantly used ? "  ,. Moves have '"a world-v. ide reputation "for meekness and gentleness,  but, 'if wc except their sad, soft  notes,' and subdued colors, there I's  little to admire about them, for  their' disposition, iii-I,ove and war,  is anything but a gentle one. The  male'birds peck .and" strike "one' another with their 'wings until generally ,one." succumbs and Js killed.  If the'females" are' timid'or backward in 'accepting- their mate's attentions, bows and coos, are changed  to buffets, and. spiteful pecks.., '��������� ,  ,'-���������"������������������    . :-+-^ ���������'��������� ,.  OLIMBIIfi LIU'S LADDIE  A     BUSINESS     MAN   ON BUSINESS'"'SUCCESS.  AI HOUR MEDIDLE SAM  HOW      THE      BUS'-'     YANKEE  SPENDS    THE    DAY.  Some   Interesting "ulatters  of SIo������  meat and 3I:'rth Gathered  Prom His Doings.  The .shipments of British pig  iron  are said to te unusually,  , HER DILEMMA. ���������'    -  "What is Floss-ie in such a1 deep study about ?"  " "She has two proposals, one from young Dedbroke, 'who was so  deeply fn debt that he had to have a'rich wife, and'' the other from  young Darein, who went almost bankrupt in, his clloil to .impress her.  Each of them has,to have tho money, and Flossie doesn't know which  is the most deserving."   ' ,. '  <������������������$��������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������9*r*c������������������**^������*  *  ���������  ������*   ' ���������*  ->������eOO^������dd**������*������*������**^''> **>**>������-***->+  iThe Horn  ���������w*  FURNISHING- A. HALL.  1 began  to  observe     how anxiously ,  Uio watched for his coming.-and that Ihp forehead,     by a bund of na   ov,  her face grew bright and cheerful at'blacit     velvet;     she Was  d.esscd  in  Martha  .< s  .black silk,  and wore n -muslin hand-  matters kerchief crossed upon her bosom."' ���������'  While he spoke(a "veil seemed lifted  from my memory; the Mvoman seem-  dio'uwd to say. "A"fine Londtfn gen- ed to stand before mc   _ 1 had trem7  the sound    of     Ids knock.  J. soon     comprehended     how  ' fctood. , '   '  J  don't like  that  Mr.   Rortwell,'  tlemnn like him don't marry 'the  daughters of such men as master.",,.  I did not comprehend.the' meaning  of such.words; but, for all-that, I  perceived that,Miss Judith'was very  fond'of Mr. Kodwell.  Let me, now.'return to the. time at  which 11 commenced this'chuptci^-  nvy' eighteenth 'yearr i it was marked by a very, important change in  my position.  .Ono evening..I was .summoned from  the kitchen to attend Mr. Porter in  his "study." The study was a  small back' parlor, into which the  reverend gentleman retired, it was  supposed, to meditate and perform  his ��������� private, devotions; the latter,  Martha used to say, were paid to the  brandy .bottle���������an assertion in some  way confirmed by the very inflammatory appearance'his face usually pre-1  . i-enicd when hc emerged from his  sanctum. Wheii I entered the room  hc bade me shut the door and take a  ��������� seat,  was coming.  ���������'Silas," ho'began, fixing his small,  sharp eyes upon me, and brushing  .the-rebellious hair from his low forehead, "can you remember anything  of your life previous to the time  that Providence .entrusted you to my  keeping?" '  The question was, so sudden' and  unexpected that for a moment T  paused.  lie misunderstood my silence.  "Don't hatch a lie," he said,'  sharply;, "remember the,, fate-of Ananias.",.  "Indeed, sir, I', have vuo' .such  thought,"  I  answered, .meekly.   "He-  bled before those cold,'.stony eyes.  That portrait, loo���������niy heart told  me it was my mother's, and a shadowy remembrance cuino upon me that  1 had at some time been fondled by-  such a face.       ���������-,-  I spoke.'.my thoughts. ,  "But have you no rcco.llectton . of  the place you were,, brought up in���������  of anything tliat-oan give us-'a clew  as .to .who- these people arc?" ho  asked eagerly. , .  ,  I looked inward, but l could sec  only the harsh face and the lovely  one. There was no background _ to  the portraits���������all behind them, .was  mist and darkness. i  The Hevcrend Qbadiah I'orter was  evidently'disappointed at Hie result  of his revelations . anil interrogations. Uc snatched the locket out  of my hand���������what, would I not have  Riven" to have kept it:���������ami then  locked  it  up  in  liis  desk  again.  "Silas,"   edging   his  chair a   little  I obeyed him. wondering what j nearer "to mc, and assuming his most  'sanctimonious look, "it has much  troubled me, for sonic time, to sec  a youth of your appearance and probable prospects doing menial work.  I've long been thinking whether J.  couldn't more profitably employ you;  and,  after a talk with l'uy daughter  MADE IIIM UNDERSTAND. (     .  ''Absent 5-esterday)" said the" aged  manager, as hc adjusted his glasses,  loathe smart young, man.    A     .',  "Ves, sir," replied the clerk.      -   .  "Absent  from  illness?"   ', : - y  "No, sir." '     ,,'     *- ,   ..  ,   "Oh, you're ' honest,  at any' rate..  Most men would.-say,they 'were."  "1   haven't  been  absent  from .. ill-  ne^-s   for nearly a'year.".  . "You   ~ haven't?"      The old    man  looked surprised."  "No, sir.     Jt has been wilh'mc all  the lime.-"  "What has?"    .';      ,  *> "Illness of. some sort.','  "But you said thai yesterday' "  "yesterday" I was     .absent on    account of illness,  sir.''  . The old man     thought the matter  over for a minute or two,  and -then  he said: '   ,.  <^ "Yes, yes; I. see.  'You're    rather  particular in' your use of, words.",  "Yes, sir. Study to ' use them  correctly.".  1 "Of course; and I'm a trifle   careless-     Now.' please see  if  this   - sen-  fence, is correct:     .'Hereafter you will  be abocnt--from  my  displeasure.' "  ".Ye-es,  sir."     *' "     "-���������?;-  '  "You will .also  be absent on'    account of my displeasure."  "Ye-es, sjr." *  ��������� "And  because  of my  displeasure."  "Ye-es, sir,"  "Quite.right. - I'm glad'that -T  have sufficient command of language  to make you understand me. The  u,lshior' will pay you your wages.  Good-day."  VEUY GOOD REASON.  Two Irishmen were moving some  kegs- of ' "powder, when one noticed  that the other was smoking, and the  following conversation ensued:     ' t>  "Look here! Ain't ye got any heller sense than to  be smoking whilst! in :l hall which could be applied  To prorn to you  ftm Dr.  Colic's Ointment in a. certain  and sbsolnto owe for each  and every form of itehliut,  blcodlDsraud protruding piles,  the mannfftcliirern liaro Riuirntitced lt. Seo tos-  llmoniaJii In tlie dallr prone end *sk roui-noffiflv  (vors what thoy think of It,   You con use it and  t������fc rour mouer back-lf not eared. 00o ft bos. at  II dealers or EnujiNsow.mrEa U Co.,Toronto,  *a Qhasa's  we're handling      these  'ere kegs  powder?    Don't you know Hint there  |toi  an  explosion  yesterday,   -which  j blew up a dozen men?"  |'  '-I'.iith,   but   that   ciid   never    hap-  i pen hero!"  I    "Why not?"  i    "Dekaso there's only two of u.s on  tin's job." ,   ���������  In the ordinary house the furnishing of i the hall is the matter that  gets the" least attention and deserves  the most. ��������� il is generally dismissed  with a hall-tree and a carpet', 'or a  rug if the floor is hardwood, under  the impression that that is, ' about  all that can bo , done for it. And  true it is that it is difllcult to make  a small hall look Jiko anything more  than a thoroughfare for mere- passing in and out, a/id the worst of il  is that in a way. tho hall furnishes  the keynote to - tho 'house. ' The  visitor ' takes his first impression  from it. . .  A small hall requires but little furniture. Chairs and hall scats , are  not necessary. Hall trees havo "gone  out" along with -marble-topped  tables.' Knowing what is'not wanted  is'*next of course to knowing what is  wanted. Since we, are, to havo so  little in the .way1 ot furniture, we  must pay more 'attention'to the 'paper (and the woodwork.      '  .     '-';  To advise white woodwork in a  hall "is perhaps to fall into condemnation ; yet, nothing.is better for  the small hall, if',-,, properly treated.  Take,^.for. instance, a hall that is- to  be. done in red. The woodwork and  'the stairs 'arc white. ��������� The walls arc  to be,covered.with a figured red paper above a. wainscot <of darker plain  paper or burlaps. Red should predominate in the rug filling.space between the stair and tho. door, and  the stair carpet, "also., in red, should  be laid with brass rods. Iii'Stich . a  hall the only .furniture need be a  table, in mahogany, for hats, gloves,  etc., a mirror, over it, with a brass  frame, if you can.airord it; and a  largo jar or stand ��������� 'for umbrellas.  There should be a "coat closet under  the stairs -in such n hall;, for rubbers, wraps, etc., and" a shelf '"over  the door, on which ii bit of terra  cotta^ - pottery show's to good advantage.   .  A long, narrow hall may be broken  by putting a shelf across it two-  thirds of its length, with a, rotl  underneath from which to suspend  draperies "' \yJiicii , must; - ������oi course,  slide easily on rings. The shelf  should ho two feet below the aver-  ago ceiling, and a few'bits of pottery are effective, on it. Color and  shape ace more essentia) than quality  in such a place. '  Sometimes there is a small, high  window in a hall, in which-case the  tabic may be replaced byva settle-  like seat ������ with a red corduroy  cushion on it, under the window.  In larger, halls the mirror may. be  larger with pegs for "coals and' hats,  and beneath it a seat���������or chest, in  which rubbers', etc.,  arc kept.  Remember," that dull, neutral tones  do not belong to the hall. It should  either be light and cheerful or rich  and  dignified in treatment.  'J'he fashion1 of having reception-  halls, with fireplace, mantel , and  other features which tend to elaboration is to be commended, but if  such a,room must also be, the family  sitting room, don't clo 'it. The hall  is the entrance way, not a room for  family  use.  An exchange recently suggested 'a  treatment for    an   ordinary  window  by  'dry. Sometimes a cloth laid' over  the bosom when the iron is first  passed over it makes it easier Ic  iron, bul if the starch was right this  is not necessary.  Tho irons should be washed,, clean  before they arc,put on the stove,  and rubbing them when hot over  fine salt or a waxed paper' makes  them smooth.  * Fold the shirt smoothly with the  sleeves inside and,bosom oul and  hang near the fire till bone dry  dampness left in the bosom  make it look rough dry.  Any  wiil  DOMESTIC RKCIPES.  Enterprise 'and Perseverance     Are  '- the Two Most Important    .  Requisites.  One of the most successful London  business  men being  asked what  was:to America  the secret of    success in life,  said :   large. ;  "Find something you can do. and do The American "Me-dic.i! Association  it faithfully." This seems a simple [represent-? 1:20,000 practitioners of  rule, yel il must be very dillicull to 'medicine.  carry out,    since there are so     few |   Of all.    metals-   -Icia     causes  the  men who can say    to  ihemsclves :���������|greatest number of deaths in factor-  "1 have succeeded to my entire sat- ics and workshops,  isfactibn." , j   Thirty years ago tiie population of  One must have two lands of facul- !Southern California was but 30,000;  ties to make the most of his op- to-day it "has 4j0,GC0. ���������  portunities. I-'irst, a special faculty! Two coal mines are ngw in suc-  for doing one thing better than any- jcessful operation in Alaska. They,  thing else. This makes oiic man a. .Produce good steam cot.l.  good lawyer, another a good car-j Ko fewer than six new public  penler', a" third ������, good shopkeeper, schools were "opened for the benefit  Half the failures in life arc duo to of scholars in New York recently  tho fact ''that men take up the  wrong occupation, and life is too  short to change it.  The second faculty is tlie social  one, which enables a man to placo  himself iu the best circumstances for  making use of his special power. It  is not the ablest lawyer who l:c-  comea a judge,  nor  tho best, soldier  . A ship is being fitted out at 'Seattle to take manufacturing exhibits  and business men on & trip to the  Orient.  .Jt is fortunate 'that tlie  law   prevents tho producer.*! of ������o-*> in    New  York from raising the rate above Si'1  a thousand feet.  Rev.     Duncan     D.     Buchanan,  oi ,  who'blossoms     into a gen era I.   And [Mauch  Chunk,  Pa.,  has been   called  the fault lies with their want of the!to   the   ��������� pastorate of the Lafayette  art lo make the most of thfiir opportunities. . ,  This-social faculty includes many  things, of which tho most important  is "Tact." ''if.a."mechanic i-i looking  for work, a doctor trying to start a  practice, a-grocer 'seeking customers,  he must have tact'in facing men anil  getting , them to" make room for  him.  With a plentiful supply of tact one  does not need much ability of other  kinds. And without it he will never  be highly successful; however great  , QlIJS OTHER ABILITIES.'  Address is equally ��������� essential. . Cno  must have the coolness arising from  Square Church at Baltimore.  The people of ^Alexandria. Va., propose to erect a monument to    com-  Doughnuts���������For    aoughnuls    made  a thick skin, - and have keen insight  with baking powder cream one-third  into human nature:   Address is born.  of a cup' of butter wilh half a ,cup  of sugar,' 'then" add ono beaten egg  and "another half cup of sugar. Mix  three cups of "flour with two table-  spoonfuls' of baking powder, one teaspoonful of'salt!, a quarter teaspoonful of cinnamon and a little grated  nutmeg, stir one cup of milk and the  flour, alternately, ��������� into the butter,  egg and sugar, and add enough more  flour, if' necessary, to make a soft  dough that can be rolled out.  Chicken Pot rie���������Cut up a chicken  and put' on in cold water enough to  cover, taking care that it does not  cook dry. While boiling, cut oft" a  slice from bread dough, add a' small  lump ,of'lard,' and. mix up liko' light  biscuit. Roll, cut' oiit with a cake'  cutter and set by stove to rise."'  Wash and pare potatoes of moderate  sizcand add them when the chicken  is almost done. When the potatoes  begin to boil, season with salt and  pepper, add dumplings and "season  again. See that there is water enough to keep from' burning, cover  very tightly, and do not take cover  oli until dumplings are done. They  will cook in half an hour and may  be tested, by lifting ono edge of the  lid, taking out 'a dumpling' and  breaking it open. Dish potatoes by  themselves; chicken .and dumplings  together." '��������� ��������� ' "  ���������--Apples with Pork.���������Ft-icd apples  withv r pork.chopsv ham. or 'sausage  arc now timely and acceptable. So"1  lect" large, firm apples, rather tart.  Wash and dry, but do not'peel. Remove stems, blossom end and core.  Slice across so as, to" make round  slices about half an inch thick. Fry  in hot butler, olive oil or the pork  drippings. Turn so as to brown  both sides and serve immediately.  If a sweet dish is preferred, sprinklo  the slices witli sugar and a little  Cinnamon , over the uncooked sides  just before turning. -    i  not made ; but it may be cultivated  to'some.degree. If anyone "wants to  become a millionaire he must have  enterprise. It is 'not a very agreeable quality, for it means nothing  more or less than , that' -you must  fight everyone who stands'in your  way, and .lick * him,' too. /This is  our own great national quality, and  it is the very thing which has made  our empire the grandest empire of  all time.  But enterprise is valueless without  r ersevcrance. There is no use making a plan unless you,.carry it out,  rain or shine. All through life times  of doubt and failure occur, and*.it is  then" that the man of 'perseverance  scores. "You must . cultivate ,. the  habit of keeping oh," for all real success depends upon it/ ���������  The value 'of, this 'doctrino of .'perseverance is well '. illustrated by  Charles T.  Yerkes. ', . '  "Before I was thirty-five years ,of  age," he told the writer recently,'  "I had , accumulated a fortune of,  SI,000,000. Then, however, by a  stroke of ill-luck, I lost every jenny  and there was nothing for ,it but to  begin all over again."    ,    < '  Ifo did begin all, over again.  Whereas many men would have simic  helplessly into' the" depths of* despair'  after s-uch a calamity, he mado a  fresh start; hung on tenaciously to  his purpose,7 and^made another fortune: -������������������   f -���������w ,__ _ ^'.7. ��������� ._ - ���������  Steadiness is an' all-important j.ir-  lue. v In every kind', of employment  there is a great demand for .steady  men. Whatever your, calling,- yo.i  must be a man who can be always  depended ��������� on to 'fcc always at his  posl,  ,     DOING HIS BEST WORK;.  HINTS  TO'   HOUSEKEEPERS.  iiuv "haiidv" ��������� woman.  Tlie  oi 'almost^  upper sash should be marked off into  to  her!  member how young I must have been  when 1 lirst came to you, and "      I've come to the conclusion that you  "Don't beat about the  bush,"   he shall henceforth assist her in Hie caie  cried, yet more sharply."    "You   arc!of tho boys."   "  concealing something; you can't dc-j Ile~leancd' back in his chair as hc  ceive me." Then suddenly changing j spoke these words, evidently* ex-  his lone to his usual one of sliuf- |peeling that such an* announcement  Iling hypocrisy, hc added:' "Silas,  Ij would    take     niy     breutii  away,   h)\  nm asking these questions for your j which surniij-'e he was scarcely ' dis- Ijitlle Bobby was inspecting the  own good���������for the sake of those car-j appointed, for it certainly was a J new baby for the first time, and_ his  mil interests that must lie-looked to  ic-ry astonishing piece of intelligence u dictum was      as follows:     "I  .s'pose.  "Will you trust mc. fanny?" he  cried, pa.-vMonately, grasping her  haii<>- "With all ' my Heart, Augustus", with,all my soul, with all myself," she whispered, nestling <>n his  ln.inly bohom. "Would that you  wore my tailor." ho murmured  hiiu'-eli\ find tenderly he took  I in his arms.  diamond shaped panes with black  paint. the lower curtained '-with  figured madras in colors. If one can  afford S10 or SJ.O.to replace-such a  window, with cither leaded clear glas.i  or the pretty opalescent glass, she  can add to the beauty of her hall.  , .Now that school lunches have to  be prepared remember that a sandwich filled with hard boiled egg  chopped fine and dressed with a prepared dressing <or simply with salt,  pepper and butter is .substantial1 as  well as appetizing.  When corn ts too old to bo served  on'the cob or stewed it can still be  used 'for 'fritters. Score the rows  with a sham knife, and scrape with  the back of the knife���������(he pulp/from  the indigestible hulls. To a piut,,of  pulp add three well beaten eggs,  half a teaspoonful of pepper, two  tablespoonfuls of cream and flour  to make a thick batter, beating in  at the last a teaspoonful of baking  powder. Cook by spoonfuls in boiling fat.  A bright. woman has discovered  that white enamel 'paint will mend  china. She brushes all broken edges,  then lits the .pieces into place as  lightly as possible, aud if possible,  she tics" a string around- 'to keep  thorn in place. Any piiiuti thai oozes  out is wiped off with a cloth dipped  in .turpentine. After- standing -a  couple of days the piece' will generally sland any ordinary usage, and  soap and hot water .do  not affect il.  Unreliable men aro nuisances, und,  as soon as they aro found out. they  get only odd jobs. -Want of steadiness has ruined more men Ih.jn'anything else. ��������� ���������  Common-sense, another British  gift, is of considerable use. Our  county councillors, members of Parliament, ,and even our Ministers ( of  the Crown,. *-nre .remarkable for  their common sense ' rather than  their, great intellectual .ability. .Common sense makes- us sec things , in  the same way as the majority see  them, and this is nothing else but  sanity. Jn the beginning of one's  career one .'of the, most 'important  qualities of all-is self-control. It i-;  that quality which enables lis to put  money in the bank instead ,of  squandering it ,on amusements, -and  this. gi*.e-i us the capital necessary  to ensure success. rJ lien, special  qualities arc needed according to the  work we do���������obedience, discipline,  and regularity: and you must be  systematic, painstaking, and trustworthy.���������London Answers.  He (bitterly)���������"You have no  heart." She���������"What nonsense!" lie  ���������"J I's the truth. You flirt outrageously with every man you meet."  She���������"Then I must ha-ve. a very  large heart to give a lit^ju of it to  so many,"  memorhte- the one hundredth eaini-  vcrsary of the ' death of' Gc'orgo  Washington.  Princeton University is putting in ,  an electric light  and steam heating  plant; and the dormitories arc to be  enriched with bathrooms and shower  baths. ,  At ' Albany, N7 Y., on Saturday,  the tit. Lawrence Power Company of  Massina, .St. Lawrence county, -was  incorporated with a capital stock ,of  ������7,000,000'.  This season's salmon pack on   the  Columbia    River,     up lo last week,  amounted   to  about  313,000. ��������� cases. ���������  The total'   catch is estimated equal  to'150,'000 cases..  The Earl,of    Roslyn, who  arrived,  from England recently, gives out'the  very comforting information that hc ,  i.s here lo elevate the stage, and not  gambling.  Twenty years ago the total bituminous coal output of'the Uniled  Stales was about 30,000,000 tons  a year, whereas now it is not far  from 250,000,000,'     "  In August more iron ore was shipped " ��������� out of the-great lake, region  than ever before. ,The season will  close with.a record ,,cf 3,000,000  tons, ahead of last year.  Aii order, for 18,000 8-horse plows  to.be used for breaking up the"vir-'  gin soil   .'in  South Africa has'been  received r by    the Farquluu* Agricul-'  tural Works at York, Pa. ' '  - Indianapolis     has     25,000    negro  young men,  New  York and  Charleston .'"'0.000 each,. Atlanta and Philadelphia     40,000    each.    Washington  and  New   Orleans  each 80,000, .and'-"  Baltimore SO,000.     , ���������   '  The beef trust 'is the best     friend  the vegetarians ever had;  and      the'  dealers in fish, fruit,  eggs and', milk  -  have also abundant reasons 'for     re- .  joicing over, tho high prices of meat.  There is a marked increase in the  growth     of rice in Texas and  Loui-,  siana.  so  marked  that the 'industry .  is '   spoken     of as being transferred  from the South Atlantic.States,   to  this now territory. -, ���������   '     -    .  It is'.rcported.that in and about  Shenandoah, invtho anthracite'"coal  region of Pennsylvania there - -arc  about 17,000 'Lithunians, S,0Cfo  Poles, 3,000 Kuthenians, 1,000 Slo- '  vaks, and .'500 Bohemians.  A. K. Stuart, who had charge of  the mineral sections of Canada's ex-'  hibils at .Paris, "Glasgow and London'Exhibitions, will take charge of  the Canadian mineral exhibit at the  St.' Louis Exhibition.  Wm.  Malcolm,   the  defaulting   sec- .  r'etary     of   .the     Mutual    Loan and  Building  Association  of Pass-aic,, K". -  J.,  is believed to be in Canada and,  probably     on    his  way.to -England.  He is an Englishman by birth.  Ih signing his name to the plans  and specifications "''of the ..World's  Fair art palace at St. Louis, which '  will'cost. $945,000, the contractor  had lo sign his name 2,d00 times.  It was a hard day's work.  while   we     are  world 'of sin."  sojourners   in  this  to me.  "Jl is  a     very awful    charge    to  it's nice enough,   what  there  i.s  it���������bul I'm sorry-it ain't a parrot  fat  ty  /  fiflr. McDougs.ll Was for Twelve Years a Dreadful Sufferer���������Wow Proclaims  the Virtues ct" Dr. Chase's Ointment.  Eczema's itch is torture,' the skin seems on fire wilh the burning, stinging humor; at times it becomes almost' unbearable) and ia desperation you could tear the Sikin to pieces. You dare not exercise for fear of  aggravating the itching, neither can vou sleep, for no sooner docs the body become warm than tho trouble  begins,' and instead of restful, leffesiiing' sleep, il is scratch, scratch, scratch all 'night long. There is scarcely "a moment's respite from this maddening malady at any lime. Of,course you 'tave tried nearly all the  washes, salves, lotions and medicated soaps, but like thousands of others, have been disappointed and disgusted:   ���������  - Air. Alex. McDougall, postmaster, Hroad Cove Marsh. ,N.y,, writes :���������"For twelve years I was a great  sufferer from eczema ou the inside of the ltg- There Was a raw patch of flesh about thrco inches square, ana  the itching was something fearful. One-'half box of Dr. ChiuVs Ointment completely cured me, . took away  the itching and healed up the soro. I have no hesitation in recommend in; it as a wonderful cure for itching*  skin disease." '  You niay be skeptical regarding Ihe ability of Dr. Chase's Ointment to cure you. Most people are, after  trying in vain lo, get relief from a host of remedies, but Dr. Chase's Ointment will not disappoint you. You  will be sHirprised at the marvellous control which it has over all itching, burning inflammation of the skin,  and Ihe wonderful healing powers which it possesses. It takes time to thoroughly cure eczema, but Pr.  Chase's Ointment will do it. You will find relief after a few applications, and gradually and naturally tha  euro will fallow. Ilcsidcs being a positive cure for eczcinn, Dr. Chase's Ointment comes useful in a hundred wnyj> in every home for every form of skin irritation and eruption, chapped skin and chilblains.  CO ceuls  -, ?;ojf,    ill all dealers, or Gdmnn.son,   Kates &. Co.K Toronto.  LATJNHHY     WOliK.  Fine laundry work is an art and  icquircs patience and painstaking,  first wash Hie shirt very clean and  rinse it well. Then .starch lli^  bosom aiid wristbands iu .starch not  too thick. Dissolve a Libks.i.oonful  of dry, clear .st.'irch'j'n half a cup of  cold water ; pour on boiling' water  till it thickens���������it should be as  thick as batter or the richest of  cream. Let it boil a few minutes,  scrape a bit of white simp into it  and 'put in a bit oi butter or lard  as big as tho end of your middle  finger, or if you ..ha-ve a bit of  spermaceti candle stir with this a  minute instead. Then mix a lillle  starch with cold water, making it  very thin, and adding a sult.spoonful  of borax to it ; wring the bosom and  wristbands from this, sprinkle the  rest of tho s/iirl and roll it up  tightly���������let it He several hours.  Have on a clean apron and your  ironing sheet perfectly clean. Provide a clean old cloth and a bowl of  clear water, fold the back of the  shirt evenly and iron' both sides ;  then tiie band, yoke, front of the  shirt, sleeves and wristbands. After  the wristbands are ironed press the  iron haul on them and pull them  from under it, giving them a curve.  Last iron the bosom. Lay il on a  bosom board and wipe il carefully  with a damp cloth ; have the iron  not too hot or ib will scurcn ; not  too cool or it may stick'.' Willi the  left hand hold the bosom straight  and taut and with the right pass tho  iron slowly and rnrefully over ifc,  bearing on hard, till it is perfectly  dry in every ji.nt. If a bit of starch  catches the iron and nial.'f's a speck,-  rub it  of with tlie clo.'Ji aud     iron  FEAT    OF SWORDSMANSHIP.  Napoleon, it is said, one day met  an old one-armed soldier, and asked  him  where  he  lost" his arm.  '"Sire,  at Austerlitz."  "Arid were you not decorated?"  "No,  sire.7 ,  '"Then  here is my own cross     for  you.    I make you chevalier.'.' ,  "Your     Majesty, makes mc cheva- -  lier  because  1   have   lost one     arm.  What would your, Majesty have done*  liad 1   lost  both?"  "Oh,- in that case I shouJ'I have  made you  Officer of the Lcgipn!"  Whereupon the soldier immediately  drew his sword and cut ofl his other  arm. . . 'J'he -story stops at this  interesting point, and v.c are left to*  imagine Napoleon's astonishment  upon seeing a man cut off one arm  vvith another that he had been  obliged to, leave at Austerlitz.       ^  HE WAS QNLY  CIIACKEO.   ' i  i  ILirduppe-i-'-I  say. old fellow,   laid  me a hundred  will you?"  Iliggs��������� "A  hundred  what?"  Hurduppe���������"A   hundred  dollars.     I.  Kiggs���������"Oh,  stop your joking."  Ifr-i-duppe   (earnestly)���������".Joking?    1  was jiicvcr more    serious  in my life.  I'm broke."  Jliggs���������"My  dear  man.  broke.     You're cracked!"  vou're   not  OUR .NEW LAXCMJACIE.  Magistrate (gravely)���������"You are  charged  with .stealing "  "Pardon me." iiitcn-uplel the prisoner; "1 have only just returned  from South Africa, and in that  country we say  'commandeering.'  Magistrate (smilingly)���������"You are  charged with 'commanded ing' these  articles. And you are the officer  who"arrested the prisoner."  "Yes." your worship." replied tho  constable: "the prisoner dewclled mc  iu the firsfj phicc. but I kitchenercd  h'Zn. auerwaril.s."  "Aw l wolcher cryin* for ?   I can't help it    dat dis is dc right way  to hunt coons 1."-  MICITT BE SHE PUKI'S.  "That'    man    is   a    pJucnoic^ist.  P.u."  "A what''"  a--ked  Pat, i'ti^zle.i.  "A phrenologist "  "All' ������Ul-0,  wW'S  thai, son-?"  "Why, a man     that    cen  tell,  b.'  feeling-  (he  bumps     on      your  head,  what kind of a man \ou <\;i."  "Dumps  on my head,   ':;��������� it?"     exclaimed    Pat. "Begora   then,      t  think it would give hfiu .V'orc of   :.n  jidia what kind oi a wa.-^'ij m<-.   wj/fl  list"  iii IF-  /.  &\.u i   i    ���������^oriiijii ���������!��������� i      y I, ������������������ ���������  7^'S<���������������������������5-S3'SS^<:g���������^������������������������������������������<5'S������S&  'A  ft  A  A  /ft  rt*.  ���������&  rt*.  ^><5���������������:���������'  ������������������������������������<;<5<?<:*S't:'3-g-S^-���������������^���������-^'  A few days ago my friend Rob-  son, late superintendent of the , de-  ��������� iective department of a large city  hi the North, was entertaining me  .with a few reminiscences of his past  career.  You ask me, he replied, to a question I had put to him, if it is not  the case that some person having a  knowledge of an unpunished crime  often uses the power his knowledge  gives him to, compel the offender to  ' execute deeds he previously would  ' not have dreamed of. Such may be  tho case in a good many instances,  .' though in my opinion the average  criminal has natural propensities  which generally enable him to circumvent the intinndator and relieve  himself of ��������� the threatened danger  without incurring further risks. Such  n propensity is, I think, in the possession of every man, and unless the  will-power hns been utterly wrecked  by dissipation, it is impossible for  any������onc to be forced against his will  into committing aii offence against  the laws. I recollect a ca.se bearing on the subject, which I will give  yon. As it was purely a family affair, and the persons interested were  unwilling to create a scandal, the  facts never became public properly.  About ton years ago a man'named  Grimes returned to M , after serv-  , ing a term for some offence, the nature of which I have forgotten. He  ' was, without exception, tho most  daring, cunning, and resourceful  scoundrel that ever breathed. Originally, an actor, he was a paslmasler  in the art of disguises; in fact, the  time of his downfall .dated from the  <5ay on which he impersonated tlie  manager of tho "company lie ., was  traveling with, and absconded with  the treasury. , Somehow, , afterwards, other people's clothes  fceexnod ' to" have a fascination 'for him, which naturally  created a large amount of ill-feeling  and a lot of work for us. ���������  Soon after his arrival hc received  , a letter from a gentleman giving the  name of Frankison, making an appointment for the following night,.  ������nd having nothing better to do,, he  called  upon him.   ���������  For a time Frankison confined his  conversation lo commonplace matters, as though afraid of inlroducing  the subject for which the interview  had been arranged. Seeing, , this,  Grimes, who had on several occa-  feions previously been engaged on  fahady jobs <by gentlemen equal in  position to the one who stood before him, proceeded to enumerate'  some of the most daring cases he  had been employed upon, and successfully carried through���������when the  necessary\ reward was forthcoming.  This hail the desired effect.  "I noticed your case in tlie papers," commenced Frankison, "and  Sntcndcd when you came out of your  temporary confinement to offer you  a position in which you. could not  only be a swell, but probably settle  down in * life nnd become a" use'ful  rnembcr of the community./'    ���������,  Grinii-s thanked him? but 'added  that if it was intended to try and  reform,him it was a hopeless task.  He loved the profession too much to  settle" down into tbe dull, monotonous round of a icsj>eclablc existence.  "But this case," returned Frankison, "offers excitement sufficient for  the most daring." Grimes nodded  his satisfaction.  "How would ybu like lo get married?" continued Frankison. "Say,  to a lovely girl with an income of  about two* thousand  a  year?"  "I'd'like that immensely," ' said  Grimes, with a grin. "But unfortunately 1 have already got two  wives living, ancl it's as much us I  can possibly do to keep out of their  way."   '  "But this one," replied Franki-  Fon, "will only be too pleased to  make you \ handsome allowance to  leave her."  "Then what on earth does she  want to marry me for?" questioned  Crimes.  Frankison smiled at his astonishment, and handed him a photo, of  an exceedingly jn-elty girl. Grimes  held it at arm's length for a few  moments., without speaking.  ' "It's nd' use," he said, with sa'  pigb; "a young lady so good-looking  as .she is will have no difficulty in  obtaining lovers enough, without  having to descend to take on a���������  well, gaol-bird. Oul with it; I suppose you have some 30b or other on  hand."  Frankison sat down and swallowed a f.im glass of whisky, after a  momentary hesitation, commenced to  unfold h.is .scheme."  "The young  lady  whose photo.    I  pave  iu'-t    sl-.ov.r. you is my cousin.  I-'rom a child she has been of a delicate nature,  and  is even now recovering but slowly  from  the effects  of  a  dangerous  illness.     This  illness,  1 j what cannot be <���������  j-j.'.v  tell you.  was  the cause of her   little  deception "  v.-.-'liiiiig       being     postponed.    .Now I    Ojimo<?     ".rove  i.'i.it^shu   w    convalescent, however, | story cast a  l,f r   lover  Jurist.-;  upon   the  marriage j fcs-sionnl  K.kintr fihice at once,  in  order  that j hi- miii'l  l.e m.i>   t.il'e  her  abroad  to  try nnd   wj-  n'g.uii    h'r     lii'.illh.     This  w.-dillng , the  jniisi   not take pla'.-'.-."  ���������'Why'.'"  -Jl. (..luv-i-," he cminu.'ij, drawing  Jii*- ch.iir (io*-.'!' ainl lowering "lu->  \nin-. ' In 1 an-", in the oveui, of her  d* mi' In f'i'c i".'u-r mire. J.i'i- jim|.i'j't v,  ..< cm lUiiit'.- v. Hii li'r f.iUuT*" v.ili,  ,(it'- to n.'��������� if <-hi' ii..'irrn'������, -le.  i'cifeet'v .it Iilj..|iy 11/ di-pin; of  .is   -he Ui-iiks  hi."  '  *i!l<f,  A POPULAR BELIEF.  '(���������  c>  tHAT EHEUMATISM IS DUE TO  COLD, WET WEATHER.  Such.   Conditions Aggravate     th?  Trouble,  But it is Now Known  to Ee a Disease of the Blood  ���������Outward Applications  Cannot Cure It.  The once popular belief that rheumatism was entirely the result of exposure to cold or dampness, is now  known to be a mistake. The disease  may be aggravated by exposure, but  the root of the trouble lies in the^  blood, and must be treated through"  it. Liniments and outward applications never cure, while Dr. Williams'  Pink.Piils always cure because they  make new, rich, red blood, in which  disease finds lodgment impossible.  Concerning the use of these pills Mr.  A. G. Lacombe, Sorel? Que., says :���������  "For upwards of five years I was a  victim to the tortures of rheumatism. At times the pains in my  knees, .shoulders and hip were almost past endurance. AI other  limes 1 could not dress 'myself without assistance. 1 tried several rc-  znedies." some of them very costly,  wi tho u t gelt ing 7.any_inor (uUian_tcm-  porary relief at the most. At, ' this  juncture a friend urged me to try  Di-. Williams' Pink Pills,' and 'spoke  so highly of the pills that 1 decided  to try them. Almost from the very  first these pills helped me, and by  the time 1 had taken seven or eight  boxes, every twinge of rheumatism  had disappeared, and 1 was feeling  better that I had for years. I would  strongly advise similar sufferers lo  give Ur. Williams' Pink Pills 'a fair  trial, as I am confident they will  not only, drive away all .pains and  aches, but leave you strong, active  and happy."      .;  Ur. Williams' rink Pills are tho  greatest tonic medicine in the world.  These pills not only cure rheumatism, but all troubles whose origin  comes from poor blood or weak  nerves, such as anaemia, consumption, neuralgia, kidney trouble, St.'  Vitus'' dance, partial paralysis and1  the irregularities which make the  lives of so many women a s>ource of  misery. Some dealers offer' substitutes, and in order to 'protect yourself you must see that the full name  "Dr. Williams' Pink, Pills for -Pale  People" is on the wrapper around  every box. Sold by all dealers or  sent by mail, post paid, at CO cents  a box or ' six boxes for ������2,50, by  writing 'direct to, The J)r. Williams'  Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  sunie .such fearful 'proportions that  they will, 1 am, certain, preclude the  possibility'of"any action being tak^  en to, declare the marriage null, or  of prosecuting you. Nevertheless,  her grief'and mortification will be  none the less poignant, and eventually prey upon her mind to such an  extent, even if she survives the shock  of. your disclosures, that,! shall  soon be 'the richer by about two*  thousand a year. For your part in  the matter, I propose to pay you  the sum of fivie hundred p.ounds."  Grimes held out his hand dramatically. "Shake," he"said. "If I  admire anything, it is a man good  at his business. I've seen' a good  many villains, but, man, you could  give them all points. Ncvcrthcr  less," hc continued,'adopting "-a familiar tone, now that Frankison  had divulged his secret, -"this is a"  matter that leijuii-o.-i thorough reviewing, old chap. You want me  to engage myself in the most coldblooded scheme ever concocted, take  all the risks, do away with a u fellow (who, for" anything f know, will  probably cause a lot of trouble),!get  married���������the attendant risks of  which* arc, under the best of'circumstances, worth more tharc? tho  amount you so generously offer ���������  morally, if not legally, murder a  girl, and lea\e the country���������it can't  be done���������for five hundred pounds."  Frankison eyed him savagely, and  paced the room'in thought. He re-*  sented tho familiarity in the man's  voice. "Six hundred." he exclaimed, at last. Grunes shook his head  negatively. ' "  Frankison sat down white with anger. "Suppose 1 tell you a little  story," he' commenced; and without  waiting for an answer proceeded. "A  few years ago a young swell entered  one of- the principal banks in Ixm-  don and cached  a cheque for a fa ir  on introduction to the same club  that Thompson frequented, and  once theic his insinuating, pleasing  exterior soon won him an acquaintance with the person he 9 "ired.  This soon ripened, into ft. friendship  so close that an observer Would have  been under the impression they had  known each other for years.  After a 'fortnight's time Grimes  conceived the idea of testing his  power to carry through the scheme  successfully, and with this object in  view called upon Frankison' in disguise. The deception was complete. 1, He was received and entertained for over an hour without his  disguise being penetrated, and whatever doubts Frankison had of the ultimate success of his ,plot Ihey were  dispelled when Grimes revealed himself.  On' several occasions afterwards he  called to report, L as requested���������  sometimes disguised and at others  not. So exceedingly clever was the  man, niuf-sb well had he studied the  character of the man he intended to  impersonate, that these visits completely mystified his employer, who,.  in order to disarm suspicion,, outwardly evinced the warmest friendship for th'e man he intended to so  cruelly wrong, and was, therefore,  always al a loss to know whether  he was receiving the real Thompson  or Grimes in disguise.  At length the night prior to the  marriage arrived. Frankison nervously paced his rooms, waiting' pa-'  tienlly for nn indication of the successful issuo of the first part. As tho  time passed, slowly on the suspense  became terrible." The fearful . consequences <of failure and exposure  took possession of his brain until at  last he could bear it no longer, and,  seizing his hat, he rushed into the  street. lie had not gone many  yards before his arm was grasped  by a man coming from the opposite  direction.     H was Grimes.  "Quick���������tell mc," hc said, in a  hoarse whisper.    '"Is all safe?"  Grimes laughed at the terror betrayed in ,his voice before replying:  "Of course it is."  Frankison grasped his hand with  a sigh of rciief. The chief difficulty  had been overcome���������success was  practically certain. Returning to  his rooms hc listened eagerly to a  recital of Thompson's 'capture, and  gave expression to his satisfaction  by. presenting Grimes with a cheque  for half the amount 'agreed upon.  Next morning, as an invited guest,  hc joined the wedding party", and  in clue lime arrived at the church.  Not a sign was to be seen of his  confederate'; 'but presently, the bride  entered and took up her position by  the altar rails. She looked fearfully ill, and leaned heavily on the arm  of an old gentleman, a friend of the  family; who was to give her away.  Frankison gazed upon her with , an  almost satanic look upon his 'features, and saw with -intense satisfaction the surprised expression on her  face give way to one of absolute  pain as the time passed 'and no  bridegroom ���������. appeared. . He himself  had .tasted suspense the night previously, and" calculated lo a 'degree-  the effect it was having upon her.  Tlie whispered expectancy of the  congregation lapsed into a low murmur' of consolation and sympathy  for the bride, and evenv Frankison  began'to anticipate failure.  Suddenly the sound of a carriage  being driven rapidly in the direction of the', church vvas heard, and  an audible "At1 last!" went round  the building as the bridegroom,  flushed vvith haste and excitement,  appeared .'"As hc, hurried up, the  aisle, hia eyes sbug'lit those of  Frankison) and the prearranged signal  of success was given. (  The ceremony was at.once proceeded wi'th, and ..soon the assumed  bridegroom led his almost fainting  bride, away.  Arrived al home, as soon as it  was f decently possible Frankison  gave 'Grimes the sign to retire, and.  after apologizing to his guests ho  did".so., Frankison would have enjoyed the sight of the newly-made  bride's agony "on being made acquainted with her true position, but  considering the' possibility- nof danger arising he denied himself the  pleasure, and soon afterwards departed.  Grimes, who had removed'his disguise., was waiting his arrival at  the place appointed, with the news  that the letter had already been  despatched. After congratulating  him upon the .success of the plot  Frankison handed ,him a cheque for  three hundred, and fifty pounds, being with the amount already received  " Prizes" with common soaps  are - dearly paid for at the expense of clothes and hands.  ABOUT YOUR PACK.  How Its   Appearance Affects  Body.  the  EXPENSE,  . - Ask ftr the Oetagoa Bar.  equal risks with your accomplice,  and for a time operate only on such  fools as yourself."        '   ���������- h  The reaction was too much for  Frankison. The rapid change from  anticipated success to complete failure stunned ''hijn. For a-,time he  sat "speechless with surprise, and  when at .last he recovered some, of  his scattered senses he took the advice contained in the first letter, and  made speedy preparations for a departure to a more congenial climate.���������London Tit-Bits. ��������� '  FRUIT i'0R_THE HEALTH  SOME WONDERFUL CURES EF-  1     FECTED BY IT.  Medicinal Properties of  the Apple  ���������Pineapple for Throat  Affections. ,  ly large    amount.     This     was.     of  fifty more than the total agreed up-  course, discovered to be a forgery. A  few months afterwards he attempted  the same trick, but with disastrous  results. Ue was immediately recognized, although to a certain extent  disguised, and detained. He  coinplished Ins  escape,  however.  on.  half killing his captor. No doubt  you know the man.'' Uc cea^i'd,  and smiled grimly, at the confusion  plainly showing itself ou Gi-inie's  features.  ���������'I  do  nm     thitik    you  have been  charged   With   that' matter yet,"      hc  continued.     "Shall we  sa*y  t-ix  hundred;   it  is a   arood  price  lo  pay  for  :illed  other 1 haw     a  He   could     afford  to  be, generous;  ti).; manner in which the suspense m  the  church  had   aiTeetod   his     cousin  convinced  him      that he  would   not  ac-J have to   wait long for'his increased  by I income, and, moreover, the fact that  his  for  of   his  fiirew-ell  he' nought  '' Many of our common fruits a������'c  just as useful,, and'much nicer, thaii  doctors' prescriptions. The apple;  for instance. Not only is the apple  an ' excellent purifier of the blood,  but il is a cure for dysentery, and  has also tho peculiar effect of restoring au intoxicated person to  sobriety. A diet-of stewed apples,  eaten Ihrco times a day, has worked  wonders in cases of conlirmed drunkenness, giving the patient eventually  an absolute distaste for alcohol ir.  any form.   1 ^       ���������  Everyone who . has ever suffered  from a sore throat knows how delightfully soothing 'is a' drink mado  from black-currant jelly and water ;  but not so many"people aro aware  that currant leaves made "into a  poultice.give great relief-,in cases, of  gout.     '        ' '   ,        "  The pineapple is another fruit most  valuable, in throat affections. Indeed, it has saicd many a life of a  dii.hthcretic patient. The, , juice  squeezed from a ripe pine is the finest thing in the world for cutting  the fungus-like membrane which  coats the throat in diphtheria, and  if used in time never fails to cure.'  After, a severe attack of, influen7a  tho throat is often relaxed, and tho  tonsils painful. An old fashioned  remedy still in usu jn many parts of  tho West of "England is a conserve  of roses. This is a sort of jam made  from the hips of the common wild  rose. It'is not unpleasant in taste,  and certainly > possesses strongly astringent properties/        <  ANOTHER   VILLAGE  KEMEDY  is the Juice of the mulberry squeezed  into warm water and r slightly  sweetened. .This is given to children  who wake at night with feverish  thirst. Mulberry juice has a curious  property of quenching thirst.  To eat a grape a minute for an  hour at a _ time,''and to repeat this  performance"-" three or four times i>  day, e-iting ' very little else mean-,  time but dry bread, may seem a  monotonous way'of spending the  time. This treatment works wonders  for thin, nervous, anaemic people,  whose digestion have got out<of order from worry or overwork. . It is  not mere quack prescription, but a  form of cure recognized and advised  by many well-known j hysicians.  Grapes arc, perhaps, the most digestible of any fruit in existence.  A. cordial made from blackberries  is greatly recommended as a cure  for colic, and many a farmer's wife  makes blackberry cordial as regularly as elderberry wine. The 'latter,  heated and mixed' with a little cinnamon, is one of the best preventives- known ��������� "against'a chill."The  'flowers, too, of the elder come in  useful. An'ointment made by layering them in mutton suet and olive  oil is most soothing in cases of  boils.  Nowadays* doctors forbid gouty  fatients to cat any kind of sweet  foods, but recommend them to cat  at least 0. dozen 'walnuts a day.  There is no doubt that walnuts arc  most useful to gouty subjects,-or in  cases of chronic rJicumatism. Swelling goes down and pain decreases.  ' Another nul-like medicine is ��������� the  kernels of the stone-pine. These are  \cry soft and oily, and, pounded,  are formed     into- a sort of emulsion  The physiognomist divides the  faces into three so-called grand  classes. The oblong face, the round  face, and the pyriform or pear-  shaped face- The oblong face is one  which would fit more readily into an  oval than a round or pear-shaped  diagram. ,       ,.   o  For mere physical beauty the oblong or oval - face has the highest  standing, and the artists who- paint  youthful , beauty endeavor to get  wliat is called the pure oval to -the  face. Individuals with an oblong  or oval face are naturally of a  strong and active nature, with keen  powers 'of perception and much imagination. They are self-reliant and  persevering. They, are not, strictly  speaking, highly' intellectual, although they arc often talented. They  are constant in friendship, " and  strong in their affections.  The round face belongs lo a subject whose neck is short, shoulders  broad and round, chest full, and ,in  whom a tendency to stoutness in  middle life fiis indicated by the  plumpness of youth.  The round-faced woman very .often  has small feet and hands. In character the round-faced subject is lively, amiable, impulsive, nnd frequently fickle. She lacks persistency, and  she loves ease too much to do any  serious and patient plodding, which  we nil know is necessary to attain  good results.    , ���������  The pyriform face ^indicates tho intellectual type!?' The,"'woman with the  pear-shaped face has a high, liroad  foreheod. Her features arc generally  delicate ' and finely modelled. Her  neck is " slender ; she is tall rather  than short ; her .sliest is not broad  ���������frequently, ' on the contrary, it' is  narrow. She has intelligent eyes,  and she never appears to have great  physical endurance.  We can handle any quantity of propsHy packed Apple  Also any quantity of Poultry (dead or alive.) Write us.  THE  lUWSQy  COMMISSION  ���������0.,-.Limited,   TORONTO  "I think, the enemy has,.got our  range, captain," said the officer of  the day. "How in the world ^are  we to cook our dinner, then?'.' replied the captain absent-mindedly.  __+.  '.orriblv  (..flection  on  his     pro-  ciipril.ilitic-s     1 ii.n. iili'.'Ct'-d  nioi-i"-  than  thi' diUK'nr     In;  menaced     wilh.     11, fore ii'.ivu.g  hniisi',      however,   he h.'d  been  forced   into  giving  n   r.'hiciunl   cmi-  !"-MU,  .md  I'lit'-ivd  final   iii������.trucl'in:i'..  iThi-.i-oiii ���������-(���������     of -ir'tinn v..is l.vfi     rr-  iir.'l'/   lo  him.   "i  lung ii'- hi'  kepi   'o  the m.ii'i fli-t.iils o(, l.i.i-  plot.  i Grimes  had   already  puroh'asod  'ticket and  made arrangements  I.-aving ihe   country that   day     was  which is capital for curing coughs-  worth more   than  the eilr.i amount  he had   given.'     for now  ihat     the  scheme  had   ben  carried   through  ho  felt an jivr>rMou  ..kin  to  inn  arcompljce  Kidding  ("Srin-ii--  his  rbih,   and    .iftei-vvni-ds  joined     a ! contain    _th.it   strong,       astiingenl  ! nuisir-h/,11      parly,     ft      wan    o.-irly j tai.nl/i.  uruj   po'.vcb ivd  onk-upple ' is  Hi" I morning   when   he  un-lwil   at homo.   mad,, ml.'i 0n ointment useful in cer-  ffi-; first   thought was  \)\o gratifying j t:-.in  -', In disordi-i :���������������  one that r.nme.'- would by that <iJnc.    M.n.  ion|d   -ip-iO'  almost any   fruit  ,b> (*(>.-  ili.-i������  Die Inmou     Fur  use     in  Tnrc FHurr of tt-tf oak: tjire  is the acorn. What is, however, fre-  (������������������ucnUy; laken for I.he fruit is the  oak-apple, which ir, produced by ^n  iw>ft.   All     parts      uf the  oak-tree  AN AWflJL'MISTAKE.'  PHYSICIAN PRESCRIBES NTJX'  VOMICA   FOR A,,' KINGSTON*  LADY WITH THE RESULT  ~   THAT SHE   IS PARA-  ',. LYZED.  t * . *  A , Thrilling Experience Resulting  Prom, a Doctor's Blunder���������For.  tunately She Recovered and  Tells the Story of. the Whole  Incident. - '  Kingston, Ont. Oct. 13.���������(Special)  That Mrs. B. Lake, of 112 Clarence  street, this city, is alive to-day,' is  a matter for .wonder.   She says \   ���������  "My sickness was brought about,  by overdose of Strychnine prescribed  by a physician, lt brought on Para-'  lysis affecting my left side.vbrain,  arm,'and limbs.  : "1 was perfectly helpless and it  was'impossible for me to ruiso my  left limb or open my lingers. 1 got  no sleep and often when I dosed 'my  eyes-remained open. 1 had not the  power to close my eyelids.  . "I suffered almost continually with  headache. v >  "My brain fcl������ as though it was  too large fo"r the skull. My appetite  failed and I became very emaciated,  indeed'., I was nothing but skin and  bones. ' ,'������������������'-  .'���������J was-three- years under treatment, many physicians having ' me  under- their care, but .without avail.  At last I Became' ��������� discouraged and  gave up all treatment.    '  ���������'While reading a 'paper one day I  noticed a testimony* of one who w*ns  cured by Dodd's Kidney Pills.    !  "My sister procured me a box of  tho pills and I started on three pills  three times a day. I soon began to  experience a change for the 'better  which continued until I regained tho  use of my arm, hand and limb. My  headache also ��������� ccated and my ' appetite returned.  "From this I soon picked up flesh  and strength until I was as well as  ever. - - -'    . ���������     ���������   ���������  "I thank God and Dodd's Kidney  Pills for my health,- for by prayer  and tliis 'wonderful remedy, 1 was  cured and have, remained in ' good  health ever since, although this was  over five years ago." ,  "  f   Tlie area of .the new irrigation  lake in Egypt is 223 square miles.  There is in . prospect a dam across  the Missouri Hiver which will make  a lake jusl double tho size.  Everyone has heard of St. Jacobs  Oil for rheumatism, strains, bruises,  lame back, and all muscular aches  and" pains, but'few know'thai there  is nothing to equal il for relieving  aching feel, troublesome corns, and  for softening the harsh, callous skin  which frequently forms on tho soles  of the feet.. Anyone .suffering " from  sensitive spots oh the toes, sides of  the,feet, or between the toes, should  rub a little St. Jacobs. Oil on the  soro spot every night/ The immediate relief obtained is simply wonderful. ',    ,  No' household should be without  St. Jacobs Oil. H will be wanted  after cricket, after tenuis, , after 7 a  day's boating ; in fact, it" is - tho  athlete's friend. ' All ' chemists sell  St. Jacobs Oil and a 50 cent bottle'  is sufficient to prove beyond a doubt  the above statements. '  Mr. Dearone���������"Fancy! I put my  hat on that wet towel. I wonder  on what ridiculous thing I shall  place it next." Mrs. Denron������r-"pn  your head,, I suppose, love."  ' Mosquito eggs hatch in from four-  to seven days, according to the tcin���������'  pcrature.  For Orir sixty .Tcari.  Av   Otp    asd    Wr.Li.-TMltD Rehcdt. ��������� Mri ,  Winalpirtcoothinrflrrupbu been moil for orer (Ixtf  run by mlllioni of molhera for their children wliU*  teclhlnr. vrlth perfect tucocu.   It toothu tbo clilld,  softens the gumt, ������llaya all pain, cum wind collo, and i  Is the bent remedy for niarrhtca. ~u plevant to ink  lame,  fold by drucglits in ertrj part of tbe world.  Messrs.  C.  C. Richards.!'& Co..  Gentlemen,���������My daughter 13 yeara  old, was thrown from .a sleigh and  injured -,* her elbow so badly it remained ^stiff and .very jminfMl ' for  three years?1 Four-'bottles of MlN-  AJtD'S LINIMENT completely cured  her-and she has. not7 been troubled  for two years.   '',      *      - ''  r     i Yours truly, -.  J. 'B.  LKVESQUT2.  St. Joseph, P.Q., Aug. 18, 1900:,.  The    number'  employed    in  ).*!  J'  I  I  ll)-  !,!'-!  pi-tx'i-diii f  A  BABY    CHANGED  The  C  Mother      Tells How It  Accomplished.  !     "A  wnnd. ri'iil  change,"  'S Ihe  ,' did. Of ii   lady      corie'-rioi'li'iil.  vintr.v,   us  alout  lw-r   lilll.'" o*ie  I tal.i.-   jilriiMire."    virile!,   Mrf.     It  way  the  night ' JmJ.foi-d.   of  Clm  Sutioi.,   Qui' .  You will   (hen ' f-<-rlif.viiig   lo   the  ni'iils   of     It..by  Own Tablet*-, us  1  have fo.ncl  l.hfin  renu-rly     ,Uv   b;il  1 ������,iK  VI,IS  ,Uid  l.e on i!ie -.-ci. OV.inning n light li-t  w.-is i.surpri'"il to find iv.o leticin  .iwuifing him, Ti-iiring ojien tU<'  first he read jij.  follows  "Hoar Sir.���������It will  [uiilinblv Jr.t<-r-  0 i, you to kjviw Unit ''run".. Human you employed, i]i-rnyri )<io in-  io j hoii'c !.:',(  i,ii.,ni, r,i|i   iiiMt'.-ti! of  lo   obi.i in   jii'ikiii'^  in" ;i   pi*i,-'Mi<*r,   ;><;  yn'i    .  i.'r������-  sired,  I'litcrli'iued     in.-   wM'n  uu     ,u-  iCouni   of  vo'ir rii,'boli(, ;   -<hci. <���������  .-mi ut .i   lu-.   to .\n')W  tiie i j.t'im  . Hii.s ronf'-J-.oii ��������� i.i-ol'iib'v Ins l,e  m.uihood  ji.-'iv.'iJcc!- wc  wii*  hope  ���������A'tinc     upon       I'i'"     Mi^W'^tirir:,  llK'illj'''r of  uv.  doubted  that vvq vould  lv-oit   io   mon"'   evii'.'if.c   i������i'."'.ii',*s  if  you  lnid   (he  sljghi''^*   susplr i'.r,     he  li.nl   h'nii-f!   ieforiner.   1   st.i-.fl    v.*i'i,  him   nil  night      jiiifl  never  found     ;>  more en!i.'i-l.nning      . ortT.     The    'nr-  r.iri'j(-ir.������>i)l.s  for  k> fo.ng  up  the      d<--  c-'Iil ion  wi' inlf ndfil   {livid inng  upOu  ,'iou,     .ind '^oii u-i'i-f. (lie c.n.'s.' of my hi I'-arrival  nd i''-,llc������-s  ,fl|   chnr(h      fj,;,  moining'. ,  V.hi-n     I  ���������- .ii.id';     ,-i   o!,(>v,<w| vour Kici..il .-ind Ir-fl niy wif',-  1 ."imply  reMiT'd  unlil  you  h.-id     dc-  fi'VT i otiiing ',.)i  Ha .led juice  u! c  (J'lVl I,  Miic!  COlvl  'J he.  into  t vl.c  Hie  j I.iff:     of  ONE POUND OF' COAL.  And  the Wonderful Energy It    Is  Capable of Producing.  A pound or coal can produce power suflicienl to pull a large express  train a distance of one-sixth of a  mile, going at tlio rale of Fifty miles  an hour.  If the pound of coal could be  burned in water, one foot deep, with  a surface of six square feet, at  a .temperature of (VI degree.1*, and all  the hont from the coal imparled to  the water, this water would become  1(5 degrees holler, thus being suitable for a comfortable bath, if  (idupled to mechanical work,, the  10,000 heat units in the one pound  of coal would be criuivulent to ii(J0  horse-power. The ^:t(i horse-power  of 'potential energy continued in a  pound of conl I.s enough lo haul a  train of eight curs for a period of  ono-flflh  of u  Minnie,  or a distance  <3f trained chemists  German factories in  1885 was 1,700. " It is now 4,500,  besides another 1,000 ' ' employed  abroad. Nino big dye works ,��������� have  from ,20 to 105 chemists apiece.  THE MANY ' ADVANTAGES   ,'  offered"pasbengers, bound for Buffalo  and New York by the Grand Trunk's  fast     "New York' Express," Jeavinp  Toronto 0.15. p.m. daily, are'seen at  a glance when tho     splendid equip'  nient '   is considered.   A  full  dinin-  car service  until  Niagara Falls'    it  reached,-a     cafe parlor car runnin;  through to Buffalo,'and one of Pull  man's linest sleeping cars from To  ronto to New York guarantees    Pn  trons comfort ,and luxury, us'well u  speed.   The cafe and dining cars an  acknowledged to  be the handsomest  in 'America, being electric lighted and  equipped .with     electric fans.     Cltj  office,   northwest ��������� corner  Ring     am'  Yongo'. streets. - ,  Twenty-riio cents a boltle. Its raluo'. It Incalculable.  B������ ture anil a*k for Hn. Wtodow'a -Boulblcie Ujnp.  mil tike no other kind.    ' I. '  Civet, ambergris, and musk arc all  disgusting to tho sense of smell in  their raw. state.,;  ^ \JN GOING TO NEW YORK  t   . .���������),  Take .the Lehigh, Valley Railroad  'route of the Black Diamond Express.  Everything strictly first class.  Sumptuous Dining, Car Sorvice, a la  carte" Through Pullman.',, For  tickets, 'Pullmans, time of trains,  and further ' t particulars, call at,  Grand . Trunk' ticket office or on  rJ,"to-bt. S. liewis"; Passenger Agent', .13,  Yonge street. Board of Trade"build- (  ing,-Toronto. ' ?;''  '\  Vi* * *.     ,   -   (J  "A full  mail"  carried  by a   ,big    -  Atlantic liner averages'200,000'letters, and 300 sacks;,of newspapers.  i) -fc____i  In washing  woollens and flannels,  Lever's Dry Soap r(-a powder) will bo -'  found very satisfactory.  'Out of 100)000 children born   this' -,  year, there will be ~but thrco    alivo  in 1997.    " '''''���������'".  ,-    '  " '  ;_ "     o  Mirfs Liniment forsale^everywhere  Book". Canvasser^''Don't you want  to buy. an encyclopaedia lo-day?"  "Nol "What do I want .with such a  thing?, I'd break my neck'the first  time I rode it."  *   ,  'Millard's tLinlment Cures .Burns ��������� etc; -"  London's pojnilation is almost   14-'  per- cent.  " of that of Kngland     and  Wales.',        - ,        ' y     '  . , K|nji������ Hi.-' I'nilKh _ ' ,  nnil vorkx oir Hie <'<ild     '  Ttxatiro Bromo Q.iiulno Tablets euro ������ colli in on)  iay.   So Cure, No Tuy.   Prir������2iccnti. ���������>��������� i  '.  M  yt<i  m  * I  M  AM  ;)  ,,"Ar woman;   I'notice,  always low7'  crs her'voice to'ask n. fnvor.'' "Yes,  and raises her voice   .if she,doesn't  get il." \ \ ���������.       . "' '     '      ;  -i\  The limit of this earth's capacity,  is 5,294,000,000 human beings. The'  world could feed no more; . At the  present" rnlo_of increase this limit  would be readied by A. 13. 2100.  TO 4'lllfi; A <<H.!������ I\ O.VK  I>,tV.  T.iki Liuutlvc Bronn Quitting Taliloti. All rtrtur-  rl������ti refund tho moniy If it t.\U to cure. E- "V-  0 CTtti '.iauattiru il on c.-eli boi.   t5n.  According to tho latest estimate,  Ihere arc 'in the worlcU-74,(300,000  hor.'-cs, and 12,100,000 asses.  .tl Ink;-     It     In, ���������b,>  mi!���������i���������o-lof "-'''''^h  *"������r, *���������- *������������". goiiig-.al  Ihe  po,,.rl;...      i.llhnt'it      bl IngM I ,',I'1" ?'  "ftf  ,nl ('������ "','  httUr-      lL,"lH  ihe   lw,'ii,.'!i,!iir<!    ���������t a   few-'-j"'"'"'  '"'''"  f<""1  to  ,)f' "l,,C!  tn *,raW  11   ii-ltU'i'i,  til''    If'tCDII.  For    > topping      ;i  is'.l'AO    ll|H''|ll;.JIr.'l.  In  r.ililc l.r.'iiii, including Hie grip car  '.���������md  (roller,    for   u  (llslunce of  two  Willi'  OIK-  '-'i,  for  -1 er-  '.Vllfl  r.  m  Was  n.'ituially,      vou  u.t'mcl     10  nion'-y,"   ri.-Uiriit.-fl   Grime-.  But  liow>     Til   tell      you  r.-iuiiidly  J "in  r-o good nt murders."  "U'.-'i.   I  v.-.-nt      you,"      cont.'iiticd  Fruri'iii-oii.      "to      put     this  fr-llow  Ti.oinpMiii out of  tlie  1ii..r'   the ceremony.     You v.ill   I hen  la l.e   his   place   nt   the   chinch      next |  rn'-rning.  di-gui^ing youis-eli,   in   the' *'"''-'  '"id   ifliahh.  manner you  undr-rstaiid <-o well,     tc*'������.'S  iroi.lilcd  with  11101::  -p.1 s for him, .-.nd cot married lo ihe, ���������������'������-- icthiiig .mid cro-f.  ���������vo'imr  l.i'iy.     Jiiiiiif.'lintely  filer  the   ���������'���������'<' t-11'-. "'���������'��������� of the T.ib!  iifT.ii!    j-,   i.-.M-   you   will   inal.e    :-on.e    wondnnul  ihntige.    f  1I1111I.  II,e  Iim'  c^.cu������-e      fcr  r^i'ii-.g  -1   few inomeii'f' ' '.v  nhl' of fiaby's  Own TaUi ts  I'.igln ip-ir|ijd  and   cienr      o!T       "S'oiir abt-encr-     will.S."*'' nl.'iny ti   de.ir  little iiif   ,uid      1|     \  undcrsffind you  hnve Juid a I.irge  prohably     ):\<:     the c''.ei*l, J  reipiirc 1 wouhl  i-'foiur.-iend ^mollm-.  u, !���������'f;p ,c!l   upon  your" purse of   lute.      nnd 1  .wJL'ioui     i.^oitHig   to  further  n.ea-1 them in the hoi;*--';." Jwould Mii;gcsl  the    .-irivi'ifibility     of  1,111' ^.  1,1,1   i,, j;i,'ikr. ;i = '-iij-rtjic(.-s doub-      1'he opinion of thjs v.i'-c inoilie/* is'yr)ln-  recouping J.ho  slocl:   in     otli'-r ;  Jy c-'i-ti,'.'. vou v.ili  Ic'to (uu: to ac-| ffhord     by     oiher    (nm hoin^i 1,1-,  'regions,'   olhi*-rwi'o f must     rcq'teM,.  <pi>ini   In.   hv  Ictlc.-.   with   ihe    e--:- '��������� P.ahy's  Own  Tobl' (:* gi\e 1 - ,1  coin-],���������,_, friend,    JJclcrlivp Supoi inf end' nl,  act   '-t.it.'   of  aii.iii",   la*, ing   purlieu-j fort ;in'l  ichef  lo  .'1   '.u I.  b. 1.  ,    t Iif.^- [ X'oIjSoii,  Jai   <-lH'--<- on  1 hi.  f,K(, thnt yon  hav-ft | so  iuf.illibly     jirodure  i.-.lni,  ('.ireful  ij:n,-.,.      1 -' >. 111  ri  pii'-Mi.';  atqiMiiifiiiuej sleep,  that you     v/oul'l .'It.io 1   I hink  Y:L '���������  ,!'������.    ij ���������'-"-'''  of a pj-i-ou.i    The. them a n.iriol ic     I!ut  ti-.i'.v ,m    nol.  T-Ttcr'"   portion     of your h H������Jr  will] 1/hey are     only  a h '.I'th \n ��������� r^ J',\  r:.-.'>."  y-'i'i   ji.'i I iL'ilnt'ly  olMi'i-ti*V,j,;iTiT'j j -liil'drcn     of    o..".y ^T;i\    Ik., (Ti'iiiol  in i.'-r i-.es. and v. ill  douh: |...= ', m.-il-e ! nocsibly do  harm ��������� I h< y   ,i!>v,,  '.     do  J.'1   a'11'���������  1n  \ run   tii'sns  foi-  "jiDifiv. ' cjood.    Ala.*/ be hid      Horn ih u</<r,,' I',,  Je.'llun   K'piCe/'i ll  tiiiiilv.hr   of   ho!   w.iier,     rind  '!' :'-i!v     on  ������;'."''in-^  Jnlo  lei)    umi.-iI);/  I   'Ii'd'.'.'.   th-   niig.vu-r     11K0   a   profii"-'.-  f   p'TSpu.iltoi,,    ,,.,d    |,,.   w.ilsfs       ������)l|;,o������l  '*  '���������'���������':|l     t'"'    foi'O'.'.ii.ir wrmitv.     The  miles  Jiiiui'.  ���������power  hlii'd  and  a  HI  he rule fif nine miles  nn  ll would ;il.<������> hn of sulllciefit  lo  pull  an eiei'lric, ear,     well  A-illi pufvsi'iigeni,  for I wo miles  half,  at. the rate of  ten mile.''  inard's liniment relieves Neuralgia.  0J- per 3 00 of London pollcei  daily on the sick list.  .THE MOST POPULAR DEMTHKRIOE.  CALVERT'S  CARBOLJC  dTOOTH  POWDER.  Prosurvoa Iha teoth.    Swaotans ths breath.  . ,    Ctrenglhene tlio gums  mi  iu  .111 iuuir.  If (he power of I  i.s cow'paicd     wilh  I'  ,iii'-e  o' .1   I-'inon   n\i'(f<l  with   honey  i'i  .i   bi*-..'.f i������.tr'ipf"('l   rt hot wnl"r /-,,,,., ,   ,     ,  ;��������������������������� i--..'l'.-iW,. spr.r,fC foi Mm <hroal!t   m'( "'"  "''"'l  U> ''"'''  vlMl Ji.,it h.-i'hi.-ij: '-ri'igh which Is    ho J  ( o.-ld'-vo;; e     fo      many     m     damp'  '.'."Pihe-     J'lif-  !-::.r,n-,i,U(-  W ,1   capl-  1.1I  r.'iij'dv,   (00,   t',r  I Slioi <-n"->i  and',  biboi:     h'-ft'I,!'')-,!--,���������.I.oridr.ri   Aii<<wr:i.'  A  i.O.Vf;   V/A/T.  A I. n tUiii'". in ln)])hii a young,  bnef!i;������ri h.-irri' ter met 11. Inoy of '.'���������;-  i.'ll'-I position with whom he ::\iv m  u.uAii    iniiifii   lli.it   before   Ih/:  week  Thi  it- ���������  fi' ���������  01   '  I  M    t  es. and v. hi (joiiiji |..-=', i-i.-i  ��������� 1n \ run ti nils foi- <-'ilr),f.v.  pos.tion ' !'e v. J1! Iii placed  ll'' ' f .HI.!.! I lil.c'y to ..eel 110  I tl'i!.'; (ion of I he li ue f icf/-  . i-,  v 1!!,   to  her mini.1,     a..-  by mail, pr''>l- paid.  ,-.i  01  bov,   hy  Williams'  (Jul , or  wi it.mg   due I  Mcdi   in"   f 1  .'-'���������.J-.i'iii" !^'i,V,   '.  ��������� ''1 (i-i iq :  . Ih" Hi  I'. ' t'.   iii'  to uhoin f have rnmnnnii-  c.ilcd the whole UK'I',', (o call upon  you in hi., ollicial ciptifJly --Youi .  Iriily,  Vv'iliiam Tbomp'-ion."  'Ihe '"find lell"i- was, fiom (Irirries;  I "Dear Sir,���������In future f would ,'id-  |\i."j vou never, under any (ireum-  '' f .11 r'���������., lo i-iidea-or 'o ini ilnula le a  'man v.ilh nifii'e ln.iili'i ill,Hi your-  j"i; If you wai.l lo MTfcol in our  ipiua. sion,   be le<.',  of 11 I'nv'anl.  t:'-i^e  wa-. on 1. he called upon her f.ithe,- t.r,  ,-ii-k- for her  ha fid.  Th" old man  beg.in  pro";f.flirig>:   hy  a'.fciog  wh.it  proKj.ry.ls im  had,     to  Which Ih'  lie.ri isler replied:  I    "IVHI, nr.i.r,     at pri'.sonl,  bnf   when  I Jnv  ilnrle  dif!- "  ! "Mi, when your uncle die","  ; pi" 'I ihr, f,il her, 11", ho r.ing Ihe  j"lfei", .John. '.how lhi', f;enll  jowl   fill  I.e. tnifle  die.'!."  i'i 1 11s(.--'"J"   .supjio'-o  y>'i   have       1  ohl'i'ion   lr>   my  fikcl.chlii;;   m     -, ,,  lll'l'l'" K.II'JIlUI���������- "f'il.       HO, .lull'  li|.e|i    Hie   bild'i   Off   the   Clll)h:i'(/       1 ( ;  lei'n  a  11. liiii.il'V .-.cui.'il'ii'.v-,''  1 e-  ���������11  ,111  im lion nd of coal  the work of a  labor. II  In- found thai ihoru is more  than Mifhcienl power in the pound of  'oh! 10 do in one minute the day's  .woik of eight bourn of five .'strong  I nidi ll would take a,ft00 htroiif.;  ] men working eoiiidaidly, to do joinl-  .ly the [-fame ainount fif work in ond"  jrui/.uie iy, (;tii Ijc done by the .single  ; bound of co.il.  Another line of work in  which  the  iiifieriorily  of a   pound  of coai      la  .'hown bi-'dde the labor of a '"an  is  (li.i 1   of '.awing wood.     A man may  con'idftr liii/iM'lf a swift siiwyor    by  mailing si?ly hlrrikrs a inJnute, each  trril.r, of Ih" blnde having progres.s-  (',-'l ii-.e lout in diameter, but a    cir-  ,1111,11* saw, driven by machinery, may  if pui, through ������eventy  lime,1'     that  ! di ,lance and miw  (.evenly time'!'    as  miiUi wood.     Still,  ibis little jjound  of ir.al has  Ihe power to put in operation   H'O .sawq,   Jt   BewnrovOf Ointments ,for Catarrh  that contain Mercury  an mercury will *urfclj' doUroy the uonsij of  Kincll und cotiiiilotalyduraii-^o tlia v.*lio!oeystoiii  wliun onturlng it llirougli thu 111111'ounHiirfrieov.  Kuch ailicliipi'tioiild never bo until cxoopC ������n  p(o������crlpiloin from rcpiiUbloiibyklclium. iw Iha  dunuiRO thoy wllldo Isto-t fold to tlm goad yau  l'iid po3ilbly duilvofroin thoni. UnIVCutui-rli  Cure, niiiniifactiirtd by F.J. Clionoy &/"o.,To.  Intl0,,O.>cnntnlna mo inercmy. mn! In uikun In.  icitiiill)', aytinif dlrno.ly ii|ii)ij uiu hlvi-wl 11 nd  mucouH hur/nt-tM of tho t-yKtc.ii. hi liuyinj{  IliiliVCntiiriirCiire boatiriiyn 1 y,^. hid (tomi  ine.- It N t"l:cu liit)rnii)'y,uiiil iim I'1 In T010 to  Ohio, by P.,J. Olicnuy ������, Uo. Tu^tliiionhdi  free.  .".-,ld by Drut'a'i'K vnen 7iia imr lioulo,  Ilftli'n Kurally WJNuro ������*.o(biwt.  If the eaflh were equally dlvhl'M  amoiiK' its jirehCnt liihiibiliiul������ ciicli  of us, mnn, wonuiii and child, would  ENGLISH SPAVIN UNDENT  rciiiovi-.s nil haul, .soft or eiilloiiMM] biiuips  md Bh'iuish("<-������7T";Ti hor.sc������, Ulooil Spavin,  o'-jjilinl!-', llin^ I lone. Sweeny. Stifles,  (hii'lis.  fi|iiviini<l'S()reiiii(1 Swollen Thront'C/Oiiclisi  pic. Sive f.00 hy 118C of one hodle. War-  r.'iileil llie niuir. wonderful BIi.-iiiIkIi Cuvu  ever known.   Sold by all druggists.  'J'he '"olde.sl strain engine nt work  in supposed to be Uie Ndwcomen  windiiiR engine at J-'urmo"Colliery,  Ituthei-'fleii, near ("Jlasgow. Jt was  built in- IHO'J. '    '  Earned-knitting for. us. . We rent  new Iviiilting machines. Other inducements t'o right parties. Send for.  pai"tidulo.i'B '���������at once. Ontaiio Furnishing' Co., .Toronto,' Ont.' ,    '  ��������� <Ov?-oo:e3> ZiXgi-ht  ' "   .���������BY USING--'  Standard American Wicks   AMD���������-  Sarnia Lamp 018.  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