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 pfoviruUl LibrMT  />*,  /���������������   ������-_���������-������  1^mematg^,iriy'"l"''-*������-~^^  READ BY ,       ���������   '     '  3,750  PEOPLE.  THE OLD  ESTABLISHED  PAPER.  a.u^-*!~M^jiim^v[rw~mifJuMmrrr^',m^~T*m  Vol. 9.���������No*. 39.  REVELSTOKE, B. C., DECEMBER 2G, L902.  $2.00 Per Year  y  A  7 I H  .4/HB     tn  \l I  w/rt  Tbougbt Might 'Strike  ' ������������������ to come in and inspect our  Christmas,stock before making''your purchases.  'Suitable .and Pretty Presents-  Dainty Shoes   ���������  'for Ladies and Children  ' La'oe Ms.   ".  Everything suitable in  Dress Goods  Filrs  Silk Handkerchief?  Silk Blouses .  Neckties'  .;'���������-   'WEBll'S '    ���������'���������  A complete stock in well-chosen variety,  *������.������W.j>������m������U-c%d*  : .'��������� ' Ik's- -Fiipnishings;  * Ms;' Glovos, fe, Slioes for MsLmas  i * ( .  I   ���������:   '    j ��������� ^ Ocir idea" is  to sell .only what.   a  ,   "j pleases, and'.if treating" you right  ...  ���������'   will  hold  your trade, we are'at ���������  'your service.    / ��������� .    .'   ���������    ���������    <���������'   ���������  Tkvlor'Bros; '& -. George, Limited  ' " J,  t  )  :  j������5     ' ���������    General Merchants.        -> '       *>i  ' ������      .-    ,     ' : ' L~ ..      ' ~   ���������   -        ffl  ^ y   Y      'Call and iriFjwt our new .stock of K^  . JfcShoes, Hosiery, Suspenders,'Ties/Underwear, etc.'���������  '��������� M       All .iItovc linos arc up-to-date goods it will"l-av you to sop        fej  ������g ��������� tlipm before pun-basin'g oL-cw.l.ere.      Wo also carry       ���������     ^  k   jgj, Trunks, Valises, Sweat Pads, Oil Coats', Oil Hats, Water-proof Sheets; etc  & Week J v'Shipments of Fresh Creamery Butler, and Epgd. jgj  ������g '    '&   Our Teas and Coffees are taking the lead-try then.., gjj  I"'     BEORBIS-  &.: STEED, \   J  fH   . Front Street,      -       Revelstoke, B. 0.     ^g  i i  to  choose  from  is  what  every   'person wants when   buying a  Christmas' present     ���������   '  m   ���������   YATID . EAYE  IT'  . A \Ve. have made a specialty of Souvenir Goods and Novel-  Sm   ties at Low,, Prices-.     - " ��������� ���������  m Wc have  made a specialty ol' high  class Chocolates and  |;'. other Confectionery.  \m Ladies': Chatelains,   Ebony  Sets. 'JM'nc Perfumes.    Poets  p and nianv other presentation Book1-..  'WJkJl/X'JrDT?,. IBZeTWB,  DRUGGIST AND STATIONER.  THE,SCHOOLS  New' Building~ Taken    Oyer   by  Trustees���������Closing  Perform-  ' <   ances of the Pupils.  ' On Tuesday the school trustees had'  an important meeting.' There were  present Messrs, Bennett _ and Floyd,  Mr: Dickie*, being" unable to' attend  owing to illness. The trustees went  through the building in company with  the architect and' superintendent, .LB.  Henderson, and Messrs. Smith Bros,  and J. Wilson, contractor and subcontractors. A thorough examination  oi the work was made and the trustees  expressed themselves satisfied the  contract had been carried out in every  respect according to specifications.  The trustees then repaired to the  city hall with the architect and contractors.. Here all matters of detail  were-fully threshed out, and thc final  .payments made less the amount  specified in Ihe contract to be held  hack until the necessary time elapses.  Too much praise cannot be given to  the trustees, Messrs. Bennett, Floyd  and Dickie, the architect, Mr. Henderson, and the contractors, Mcssrs.Smith  Bros, and ,1. Wilson', for the splendid  school building with which the city  has been provided, and for the excellent workmanship ovidpnt throughout.  Thc school is not only, a credit to  Revelstoke, hut to 'the province, the  legislature having contributed so  generously towards it. 'We ,feel sure  this sentiment will be reciprocated by  the teachers in their convention to be  held here at Easter.  .CLOSING   KXKliCISE.S.  The follqwing'was tlic detailed programme of the exercises at the city  schools.on Fiiday last on the occasion  of closing for thc Christmas  holidays:  Chorus by .whole school, "Bong for  all Britqns"; Miss '"���������'Dent's' class, stick  drill1; recitation, Ivan Sutherland' of  Miss Fr'ascr's' room; girls'drill, Miss  Smith's room;' chorus, "The Snow  Brigade," by-Miss Grant's class, illustrated by cotton imitations of 'Snow,  snow shovelling, and snowballing���������n  pretty piece; dialogue ' of girls with  dolls by Miss" Dent's class; "Lament  tpr Sum in or," hy senior girls  duct, by girls of Miss Smith's,  class;, chorus, by whole school,  "Rallying Round the "Flag";, dumb-  hell, exercise, hy girls .of 'Miss Fraser's  class;,"Mother Goose," a pleasing performance' by Miss '"Grant's pupils;  song, "Beautiful' llivcr," by senior  girls; chorus, by Miss Dent's pupils;  dialogue, ."Cock ' Robin," by Miss  Robinson's pupils; waxworks .exhibition, with H: .Coursier' making a  capital showman; chorus, "The' Maple  Leaf; military drill in uniform by  boys of ^Miss Smith's room, representing dif.'crcnfc branches of British army;  dialogue by Miss Fraser's pupils. The  exercises   closed   with   the    national  anthem.  /.  il. C"  LIST  OP  l*nO.MOT]OX,S.  " The following is the- promotion list  of Div. JII.' No promotions took place  in the oilier divisions. Div. HI was  overcrowded and a reclassification of  thc pupils was made and the eight  highest in standing were advanced to  Div. H, but .still keep thc same books  and work: -  nivi-iirni HI to II.���������TCl-io Hooloy. Ertmi Hruce,  T.iniiii Pal riclc, lilliol Bliickbcrc. Harry Mc.Val),  Niillii-'Boliin-oii,' Rc..-io Mulch. Harry Dumio.  From .Junior to Si'nior II.���������(ir'on;o WooUoy,  Ciomvu Dliikij. T>iiviil McGinn;, Albert Abraliam-  ������( John  (jallicano. Albert  Ander.-on, Oliver  Ainolic, Sandy Mcliae. Morlo Calder, Lawrence  Shaw, .Inlin MclJnry. Kmnia Allan, Lelia Urault,'  Mamie Fleniinc, Majorie Iloiirno.  Senior II to JJJ.���������Mary ttmilay. DorN Bonnet.  .M. Dun-iv. Emma Morgan, linicc Calder. Brie  C'finr-icr, 13-lliur Fioyd, Willie Gallicnnn. Ralph  Hell. Kathleen Anduf^oii'. TOlhel ������e.ani, Rhot a  .folni'-iin. I")iiiii:an Kciine.lv, .\ubroy Dnylo,'  Knie,..t  iMi:.M*iIkim. lances Irnv.-on.  ��������� Xo rej.orl of  standing of. pupils   is  giyen .because' the    L'ep'ir'fment    of  ICdiicaiion has specially advised notto  rank   or   ptihlioh   rcstills   other than  promotions,        ,  NliXT 11 I'M!'.' HLOt'K.  VI,  <v������-.- -.- -,- -,-. - '6 Y" ' IY,1       T "   . &  t^-i  M  '4&<&% $$  *  if Or W   &  ���������DEALE'R   IJJ  %    "Boots,   Shoes,   Herts.    Caps,   'Mendjf %  J, ,'      Made   Clothing,   Shirts,    SocKs, ' fa  ^   'Winter cioihing, Ot)eralU,Sxispendcrs <f,  I) ' ' Glomes, etc,' ' #  Y     Ticyj and  Children's   Overcoats   ' Sp ���������^   r.-������ sa&H'fi    T������**-? -T* &  V  ������*������  &>   and  WiniarClrtMnea,     *       *   ^U4 t Si   /I    d    Vi ��������� ������>$  f  ck4ci$o$y,in&it>4y&>^  WlmimfimMi an ovico'AT:  D  Tliis IMI.    Deii'l, pul it olV too 1,-ilc-uiil c.-itt-h cold.  A.nl do n.'l buv a i-li'-i'l'- shoddy (mh*.   Tli.-y.iicv.-i* hmk well.  1..-I u������ mill:.* win :i (.(l;it that will |>l"i--" ymi.    Wi  do il.  Cf   ' ?, i I % i n *> nu     Faahionabl e  iwa  ������  Engineer Sollov/ay Injured.  News.comes from Vancouver Unit  G.I'.R. Kngineor Lcn S(illoway, formerly of Jhivelstoke, was injured .while  running between North Bend and  Vancouver. A snowslidc came down  on the engine, breaking the glass of  Ihe cab and throwing it ngainst Mr.  Solloway's face, culling Jiiui badly  about Hit: face and nee!'.  BANKING.     ;  The liai.l: of Ottawa advanced ils  tale for all loans to 7 per cent, Ihe  highest rate known for years. Other  banks advanced to 0 per cent.  Since 1S.I7 the hank deposits of  Canada have increased from $215,862,-  217 to!j*:J(.J7;17S..S:)2.  1-:. S. Clouston, general manager of  tlio Bank of Montreal,has thirty-seven  voaisof   banking   experience   behind  him. all with the Bank of Montreal, in  the service of which he has worked his  way up steadily from Ihe-junior clerkship which he secured in the   ba"k  in  March.  18(55.     He became Assistant  Manager    in     1SS7,   acting   General  Manager in  18S0  and   thc   latter  appointment was confirmed a year later.  His  l.usines.*- skill   was recognized in  the confeienre held between the'banker-- ami the then Minister of  Finance,  j Hon. Geo. K.   Foster,   in   connection  1 with thc renewal of the bank  charters  ���������' ui.di-i j he aci of   1S!)0.     Mr. Clouston  i.-.kt'S ,uieai inteiv.-t in athletics; he   is  a   ���������..ell-known emler and a member of  I th * Mn*\iri.il   Amateur   Athletic   Association.  CITY COUNCIL. :  Regular meeting held Friday. Present: The Mayor, Aid. Hume, Mc-  Leod, Taylor, Law and Manning.  COHRE.SI'OXnKXCK.  From government remitting .$134  back rates.  G. A. Stimson &   Co. re debentures.  E. Pickard asking payment for city  scavenging.���������Ordered to be paid.  ���������   Aemilius'Jarvis & Co. re city debentures.  Albion Iron works, slating they  could not well ' supply tho cups required for the chemical engine at No.l  fire hall.      . - ,  Supt. Kilpatrick, complaining of  electric lights at shops.  Vancouver1 Tourist, Association .asking co-operation in advertising attractions of province for   tourists.���������Filed.  Fred Kobinson Lumber Co. asking  light be placed opposite their oflice.���������  On motion of Aid. Manning request  was granted. <*  City Clerk,, requiring increase of  salary.���������Aid Hume, Taylor, Manning  and the Mayor favored an increase the  Mayor saying Mr. Floyd held an important position, was a competent  man nmVshould have a higher salary.  He suggested raising thc salary to  JjilOO meantime as suggested by Aid.  Ilume. Aid. McLeod and Law considered the matter should not be dealt  FIRST ANNUAL  nXDUK AUSPICES OF THE  R evelstoke Independent Band  New' Year's ���������Eve  Special"Music for the Occasion.  The management have spared neither  time nor expense to make this' dance,'  The Event of the Season.  GRAND MARCH  will-stall,at 0  o'clock' hharp.  Supper will be Served.  TICKETS, $2.  with by the council scein'g   that they  were about to retire from' ollic'o.  Mr. Floyd considered he should have  $12S a month. ��������� -   ,-  - Aid. McLcod_con,s.;Owed;.J.'.j: 'X)cyj]  should'liavc llic'samo "salary as other;-,  holding a similiir'po^ition in Kamloops  and other towns but this was the  wrong time to ask for it.  Aid. Hume said thc city dj,d notown  thc water and light when Mr. Floyd'  was appointed, they' had since taken  over the plant and increnucd ,Mr.  Floyd's'work,'and they must expect to  pay for this increase of work.  His Worship suggested that Mr.  Floyd accept an increase of $100 a  month for the'present and he had no  doubt the incoming council would  deal fairly with him as regarded a  further raise.  Mr. .Floyd said he would agree to the  Mayor's suggestion and a resolution  making the iiion-asc lo SplOO was adopted without dissent.  City Solicitor, advising provincial  assessor had .been advised from, Victoria lo drop taxation on city property.  The Mayor said the city solictor  had in this case saved the city $150.  Same, suggesting municiitol Act  should be amended to authorize cities  to make bylaws regarding the use of  weigh scales, measuring firewood,  prevention of, animals trespassing on  streets and regulating laundries within limits.���������Matter lo be dealt with  later.  City Solicitor, advising conference  hud been held ' of Gold Commissioner'  Fraser, representing government. G.iM'.  Sproatr-represcnliiig Farwell estate,  Supt. lvilpalrick. representing C.P.R.  and himself, on behalf of city regarding the 1-iig Bend Boad, when it was  agreed that Mr. Fraser should recommend the government lo do its portion of the work on which the city  should contribute $2.r)0 a.-, its share; 'A  road would be formed to give access to  villa lots !J, -1, (J, 8, 10, with junction  oppo.-ite villa lot .),). The present road  through Wiilco St. i.*> lo be allowed to  stay open for the pre-,cnt.  ]'). McCarthy stating three windows  were ini.-sing from No. I fire hall.���������  Aid. McLeod reported the K. \\r. & h.  committee had in vest .gal ed Ibis matter and found all windows and doors  accounted  for.  B. Cordon, manager light dept.,  asking supply of electric light poles.  ���������Tenders to be called.'  J.K. Long,-re water supply from his  creek.  Aid. McLeod said Mr. Cordon told  him lo per cent, of the city's walur  supply was derived from thai creek.  ���������  Aid. Taylor was' deputed to see Mr.  Long iiiufaiTiingc with him for a continuance of the supply for Hie city.  (II.XI'IiAf..  It was decided lo hold a special  meeting on Jan. '0th to wind up the  business of thc present council.  The Water Light and 1'ower Co.  presented a claim for $729.08' for  extras, purchase and laying pipes nt  Long's creek and   turbine   at station,  The Mayor said Ihe oily owned  everything" supplied up to Aug. C5t.Ii  and" the'turbine nio->l. certainly belonged io the city a.-, being iii'-luded  in the original puichiise.' Tlic council  agreed to'pas*' the account less the  amount claimed for the turbine,  CHRISTMAS.  Weather for Christmas was not favorable,,, heavy snow falling all day  yesterday and winding up with a  chinook nnd rain in the evening.  Business was good considering the  unfavorable weather was anything but  an inducement to shoppers.  ST. l'I'TEJt'S CHUHCH.  ' On Xmas Eve midnight services  were held by thc rector at St. Peter's.,  The church looked beautiful, with the  new carpet in thc chancel and the  decorations ofchrysantheinumsetc. On  Christinas morning Holy Communion  wns administered at 8 a. m. and choral  service was held at 11 n. m.  CATHOLIC ClIUHRII.  The music at,the services was the  finest ever heard in the church. It  included a recital of Conconc's mass.  Mrs.,Wilkes sang beautifully Adam's  '���������Noel" and a duet by Mrs. Dent and J.  Taylor wns a splendid number. Ih his  discourse Kcv. Father Thayer charmed  his congregation by its simplicity and  the interest he aroused. .  The church was beautifully decorated  with flowers, etc., including tho usual  Christmas grotto displaying the scene  at Bethlehem. Miss Hall presided at  tho organ most efficiently/       ������    '  No services were held at the Methodist or Presbyterian churches.  ' ' '   TUB HOTELS '        Y  which made it a point to put on a  special Christmas menu, were thc  Central-and Hotel Revetstoke. At  tlie former over seventy'sat down  to'dinner.' -The 'Christinas',- menu  supplied by Messrs Abrahamson  was a fine piece of printing cxecut-  at the mail office.'1  DECORATIONS .  There wasn not "much" external  decoration. The Central hotel and  City hotel bad a mantle of greenery.  Reid'ifc Young displayed an attractive float, ' The ^jvindows of  Morris & Stead, Bourne Bros.,  Taylor.& George, C. B. Hume &  Co., W. M-. Ltuvrence, A. N. Smith,  C. D. oi Book-Co., J. A. Miller &  Co., W. Be'ws, W.'R. Smythe;-R.  M. Smythe, Horace Manning, AVali  Cbongi Wing Chung, looked entertaining'with their attractive displays.  Thc'rink, was well patronized.  The ice was in good condition and  the band in attendance.  Among special attractions Reid  '& Young exhibited a float. ,, Taylor & George are as usual to the  'front .with a novelty, consisting7, of  a gold, claim, shares'$2., That is to  S!*_y,every,.cash -purchaser Jo, th'e,  extent of $2 is given a key and on  Wednesday night purchasers holding keys will be given a' chance to  unlock , the box. Thc ' purchaser  who has the key which fits will  become the owner of the claim and  all its contents.  CHRISTMAS   TREE.  At Methodist Church.  On Monday   night   thc   Christmas  tree gathering was held in  connection  with the   Methodist   Sunday   school.  In spite of   the   unfavorable   weather  there was- a large  attendance.     The  church 'was   prettily   decorated, with  the words "A Happy   Christmas"   set  out in.gold on a string of bells.   There  were two Xmas trees laden with 'gifts.  \V. Bews, superintendent of thc school,  conducted'   the    proceedings,     Mrs.  Dent   playing   thc  A nice feature of  consisted   in hand-  C. Ladncr from t thc  Ihblc class, and   to  Mrs. Ladncr of a  sum of money fioinUio Bible class and  teachers.     The    following    was   the  programme:  Chorus ''Tim Old Story."'  RcMxinsivo ItuinliiiK. '   .  .,  Diiil-ium; "Ijil I le Mot to Hearers,  Cora nml Tjily l.ce anil Miiry MnimiiiK.  Soim .''. Mvrlln Lind mark.  DinloKiic "The Lit (It; CluMian--,"  Ilo-o .McM*ilion,iMiiry Smilli, Lily I'utlipi-'cn.  Clioni ; "IlaMcii Away.  liocilafion "T.-ui, Tap, lap,  lOlliel J,l:it;klicrt;. Maud Hobiii-on, Lily   ,  llownii', Laura .Tolin-oii.  Dinlo,'iic '*Honor Thy Viithur iiml Mother,"  HoiiKii- Holloa and Hirl Pol ii piece.  Duel and Clioni- "Not Within a Palace,  Petul Kohin-oii and (ierlio lleiil.  Hecilalioii  "The Coiiiiiii: nf'tln) Kimk,  , A Poem riniipii'.fd liy Mi-.". Joii-ayr, of  Kiiinl(io|i-, liy l-aliol Crawford.  Dialoj-ne "Tin! Ladder,  Poail Hiiliin-.oil and (ierly Dent.  Chord, "Lii! lk'Cimu"..  Wilkes and   Miss  acC'inipaninicnts.  the   distribution  some gifts to Rev.  THE MINES.  The 11. C. mineral output this year  is estimated at ^27,500,000.  Machinery lias arrived for the second  blast furnace at lloundary Falls.  W. .1. Butler is sinking prospect  shafts o:i the Luck Jaoky at Camborne.  Six inches good ore has been struck  on the new 500 foot level at thc Silver  Cup.  Assays of 21 tons Silver Cup ore aro  hi (>���������/.<. gold and ISO oz's. silver per ton,  e-jual to .$:}70 a ton.  Platinum has been proved to exist in  paying quantities on thc Contact  mines in Burnt Basin.  The opening of the Tyco smelter at  Ladysmith gives thc province another  important smelting enterprise.  Thc Oranhy mines arc now sending  out 52 cars or 1500 tons ore a day, and  all furnaces at the smelter are running  full blaM.  Tlie recent dii-covcry of ant hraciie in  (he Comox mines ih proved to have a  lhi<-kn<'!-s of six feet and lo extend  Under 1000 acres.  You Want  and Purest Selected Tea that money can bny,  .packed to  retain  its natural aroma and  flavor,  , free from the contamination of the odors of surrounding articles, get ��������� ������  ������������������''   ' ��������� ' ' ' $%  Ting, Ling Package Teas |  They come in   pound air tight leaded packages  perfectly pure.  ?i5  1-7%.  One Pound Makes Over 200 Cups,  i ip-*, ���������*  50c per Pound'1  For sale only a't , <   < '    '  Bourne Bros., Grocery a Store  BVE'RVTHIFG FEW   J  Suitable jfor Old and young  vsairxesx^ii  IMTO'RTE'D GOQD^f��������� The'newest on the market,-ancl,  '    something'to  please everybody.',  IJ<f BQy^f��������� We   have  the largest stock   and most novel "  , , in thc mechanical line. g ���������  0\/&+- VOLLS:-Sec them, and get' quotations.  WHE"RE WE LEAD���������Is in the line of PERFUMES '  and ATOMIZERS,., All' the, French  lines of Per-,  / fumes  and odors \tc& suit every person. " Our Atom  izers excel 'everytiling, being dainty-and  the newest  .   . desisms. \, t <������  %>HE /FEWEST���������In  the lines  of Manicures and  Toilet  ��������� Sets, both in .Ebony and Celluloid?  COJVFECTIOJVE'RV���������A hill **ne of" lhe celebrated LoV-  ney's  goods.    Also, a cpmeletellme pt Robertsjpn's,,   ''���������,cherfavoritc'"'li.on-13ons of the  East."    Tbnv Smitlis"  Crackers a specialty, ' ,   "'  Chemisis and -  ��������� 9    Stationers **  P.KVKLSTOKI-:. B. C.  J. - A.  KlLPATltlCK BLOCK  iOODS  t  ������ CARVING SETS, in cises or in pairs. S  f       SILVER   PLATED  GOODS       |  ^, Soup Tureens, Biscuit .7<irs,<Tete-a-Tete s.ets, Butter Dishes, Pickle Jais *T  <# Tea Suls. Glass Cruets-ijl'lly ami Bon Bon Dislie-s Cake Baskets, *������>  ^������ ���������      -       Cliildren'sC'Mugs, Napkin Uing".���������Nut Ci ackers.     . t������>  4*  4*'V  SILVER   PLATED   CUTLERY     *:  Plated  *g������  Aa   Knives and Forks ill sels.   Uliiklren's Knife, Fork and Spoon iii  Pl.-uuu ^  T Ivory,and Pearl Handles.     Berry .Spoons, Sugar Shells, Butter *,  *3* . T<riii\-i><a. ftfissm <: in enses.  R.-1ZOIS ill cases. y5r  4*  Knives, Scissois in cases, Razots in cases.  SKATES. HOCKEY  STICKS. PUCKS.  S        A   V  .$-4^HH!^HJ^������^  i' 'A:  '"-f.^v*i   K'\>'j3   Wg  >-a\ .---1 miim  ,    * t       "     ������   1*>:;4W55SJ5  -.-.A   . -: A'-.\mWi  *.-    ������     *,���������        ���������-*; i'Ay1^  feis.'^j M m������.  Direct from  the GROWER to the  Consumer.  MORRIS & STEB.Sole Agents, Revelstoke  Your .Scale of   \\'.*ig("������ c;in lie   lai.-ed  lo liiKliei'Xotes-BAXIv NGTFS. >  Tlie International  Correspondence Schools,  .^CUAN'TOX, I'A.  c.in Ir.iin you in ymir .-pare lime by  mail to ineiv.i-e your v.ilue tn yoiiiX'lf  liy iiKien-iiij*; ynsii- value lo other.-.  Wc uflVi' in>tnicl ion in lie' fullowiiiR  ���������.uliji't't1-* Meclianical, Sieaui, Rlcetrical  Civil, Siinit.-iiy and .Minintj Hii^irieer-  inj,'; Shop iand Fuundiy Pi.-u-iie.': Meclianical Drawing Aiduli cl in ���������*. Aivlii-  tectur.il Drawing, Pluuiliing. 1 P-aiing,  and Vcnliliilion, Sheet Melal .voik.  Telephony, Telegraphy, Cheinihtty, Oni'imental Deign, L<* ttering.g n P;:ii.t-  ing. Bookkeeping Slenography, Knglis-Ii Bi.iik-1'."-, Flei tio-Therapeu'ti c-.  French, German and Span: -h .with plumngrapli).  H) per cent discount allii������"(l lo those bending in thi-advei ti-emeiit.  Address W. II. McDOl.'GALL Local .{opicsciit.-ilivo,  P. O.  Bnx i:W, Nelson, B. C.  10  I  r?|  -rr| ^belRootena^flDail  ' Y ������������������'������������������...   .i'.qBUSIIKD /KJUDAY. ."���������;'. ' /Y'y  ���������, ..���������at��������� :������������������'��������� ���������'���������'':������������������ ,  v//       REVELSTOKE,B.C.,  y  Subscription, Price,   S2.00   Per    Annum  ...ADVERTISING,.' P.ATK3 on , api'HcaUnii  .'���������':���������'������������������Changes in advertisements m'ust'bu. iii by.  ���������    Tuesday' 6f each ���������;week, to 'sisciire good dis-  /..': play.yi.."vyv        . "_'.'���������,"'..';'.;.'".'. ".; ��������� ��������� ,:/    'v.;.'.  JOB ''PRINTING "promi'itly executed at reason-,  .. ���������   able-.rates.;       .'."������������������������������������-'���������' vvv'v    ���������;' ���������"      ��������������������������� ���������Y/���������;  ACCOUNTS   for   printing,   and   advertising  1   payable on  first of niontli;  subscriptions  ,    payable in advance, ;.'���������       .,';'������������������'  COKREHPONllKNOK invited on nj*j.tl,prs of  public interest. ComiminieaUons to Kili-.  ,lormust be aceoinpanied by name of  , writ-cr. not necessarily for publication, but  a.- evidence of good faith. ��������� Cjijirespoiidcuce  nrust' reach the ollice by ,'1'iiesday livening.,  : ,, ���������,-���������';.',' /AddrciiS-.; .���������'���������.'������������������,'���������.''������������������;.::'���������..': ;....:/-  '/.'������������������/ A:  a':..a:a,   .YThk Kootenay MailY Y//  Phone No^J::i; v,, ���������''vRevelsUike.Ii.C7-:7  matters in this city aire in/a serious  condition: The trustees'���������Yvi11 start  the 'new ; year' with a' first-class  building, ��������� and it, will be'-'',..for  them to see that it is provided  with a staff that will do .justice;, to  tlie'' children, prove, a credit to1 the,  city, and .rescue the school /from'  the state of chaos into which'educa  .tioiral*matters have fallen.;;-1. Y:  leave, for a probation law,whereby  first offehdersjhaylhave an ;opportunity to reform without' imprisonment, and fdr an act to provide for  the economic treatment of 'pauper  inebriates'. 7 ; > <���������'���������'  We request our numerous readers to  .; favor  us with their assistance in  liiakine thoKOOTENAY IviAIL, the  ; y most valuable advertising- inedl-  Yum   in   the yKobtenaysyby ��������� {jiving-  /'the preference when maiung- purchases   to   those; firms ; who   are  reg-ular advertisers in the KOOT-  ���������:' lENAV mail.       ' Yy. Yy"' '-���������", '���������"���������������������������  A ./;.;;.A���������CrJ'Y;-AGKNT8;,ry- ���������-". ,.:;;'  Coiiies of Tliu YlAli; inay be obtained from  the following ciiy.'igents: , ���������'':���������''   ;|.-,  '...���������v '������������������'"'   YY  .).\y. JiKNNK'IT.   r     "A'y.  *���������"���������;-���������������������������  1 an'ada 1'Juuc* & llooic Co. ���������������������������������������������"',������������������  ���������:-.Y'"/y-s" ���������   A   K 'It. Wi-i.i,s., ���������'-���������;,   ���������   ���������-.���������  Y  ARVBY "&"���������. McUAltTER  v       BA'RKISTKICS, -SOLICITOUS, ETC. V -.',;/  Offices :A JIoi^sonh  Bamc  Block,   Hkvel-  n !."... ������������������'"-���������;;; ; sTOKis^ii.c. ;.���������;/" ���������/;,."':' '���������'"/  Money to loan! "V" ���������'  ;y 'vS -���������'.... ,-vvv 'yy.': vv  './/.Office?:-Revolstokc, 11. C.; Kort Steele, IV0. V  7; Aaa railway: rates.   ���������%7 :���������  '.'���������'.A .sensation/was 'recently caused  in; commercial /'".circles   by an. a'ri-  nounceni'ent.'that the Grand Trunk  and C;P.R.prop6seJd to raise their  ra les',0 n account of: tlie d e in a n d'/ of  tl ic /: cm p] q,y us. ���������:���������';. f or A, i h creased //pay.  .Considerable:-:'���������;Yiiitfignation Y" was"  created': al/vtheyaniiouncement 'in  view of tlic fact that, while therail-  wiiyfc/we're called/on 'to -pay/ 'higher  wageSi- they: were  enjoying^ greater  prosperity than ever, before known  in-'railwav^liislory.;y /.Sir//'Thomas;  Sliaiigbn'essy -and 7Manager Hays  tliereiipon repudiated tlie proposal,  ^{'withstanding tlie denial .'ofUieSe  railways, it.is.a fact that/they have  been steadily advancing:rates'byA; A  railroad trick known ^sYclassifica-.  tioiY'    That' tlid "ratesIn Canada  ,a re excessi vc is, evjdent y from 'an,  inyes,tiga(ion;ihacl'e;by:,A.E; Kehhy,  M. Pi, .president7of'.. the /Toronto  tBdarcl ,of Trade.     He/provecl: that,5  iinder similar conditions, rate.syrere  iii'many .cases from 25 .to y Supper  CHEAP MONEY FOR FARMERS:  ,.'��������������������������� IT/ L; Robertsohjtlie Government  candidate for /Northy Victoria; has  raised'''.'"any   important   '/question.  Speaking<at a meeting/last week, lie  said he was in,favor of the,' govern-  nien,i borrowing money and loaning  it to farincrs; at a/ lo\v; rate of' inter-*  est; A Settlers, yshd^ltl7 be aided in  clearing their land." _ illllllAI'A.y  ..v. The YEiulerby   branch    of   ithe  Settler's -Association has also taken  up;a similar scbSnie and has;drawn  up a 'petition5'; to   the; government  setti rig-forth that fanners;.'-.'; a re7" al-  most'entirely wfithous capital with  which Yo   quickly   improve y and  develop: their holdings;; loan companies refuse to advance capital on  'undeveloped busli lands ; tliat tlie  province   is   annually���������;.,���������'.������������������ importing  several   million   dollars- wortli' of  agricultural products from  outside  arid -ioreign : sources, produce7 that  could be raised /more7 cheaply; ''by  pur own people in  B. C;* were our  own/lands available for cultivation;  iThe .���������scheme'-is noexperiment;   It  has been adopted in the'v Australian1  colonies wi th, great" success, resulting iny the agricultural development  Gko.S. McCaktei*.,    "  Kcvelstoke, li��������� C'r-  ';������������������       :  ��������� ' '"��������� ���������������������������.v-'   '-.I..A:]lAUV'r.V,-'- 7  ������������������i,,'Kui*t;Stoolc,!l3.-C.  vl  E jMAlSTHE&ySCOTT,  Y'aYYY'AlY~7'AY'y'AA^Ya''V':  yBAiutis'j-ER.s.^Soucrroii.s.Ntvr a itiics ,  ;:;:/.:,;,y:/:::;YP.uni.iti,;ETC.y 7'y.,S.';':y'v'.'  Fii-St Street.  :JtBvulst6ke,;B:LI.  m  DWARDA. IIAGGEN, v  Ay Mining Enginijiju/  cent hjgher'iri pntario/tlian dh, the of,the country.and;enabling ;:thous-  .(ileiii.y'Aiiieriean1 InsUtiiLoi AliiiiiitfJ^iij^iiicci-s)  7  picin. Canuiliiin Jliiiing'Institutc.);.    ;-���������  ���������,,v;77:7\:7v-REVELST0kE!::J3; CJYY'Y'Y'7  Kxaminatioil of and reports on>, Mineral I'i-o-  vv-AA" ��������� ������������������'.'���������''f-YpeKies a Spociivlty.  ;AAa-A��������� ��������� AAA  m-  ILLIAM A; J3AUE11,  V;...:x V,:V:..-i.j:, --.,;...  i.-'A .:.q',/ Vv::,; "V.;   <YY Yjf -Ay. :'.;:-"v.yyy:/yy-.:.*;:;::���������";'���������,:.:-���������:'  ;7//7DpMixibN: ,t :P]{OyixpiAYJ"VNn ///;  ^Y^iYaaY.^^^^p^YYYaAY^  .'y.Surveys.ofJMinei-nl: Claims, Tilnboi- Bci-th.--ilnd  ':-;; ;������������������;;���������; 'Ay.:Ay ������������������ ,;,''��������� ;..Cjio|iyri'<Jjiu]ds.v' ��������� ':AAy :;f���������.-���������; ���������;;7y ������������������;  : ,y"Ciirc;of J.'b;;SiiinAi.b,yitiivi5i;s-i'bJcij.vil.C''   /  '"    ; A-Yq RlYYYY;YY.'yY^  'Dominion; ;anii* :;Pi*o;v.inciAn Aa .-c  :-A-'A":AaIAyyALiAXlX SpitA-KYOU,7.;.  ���������/;;y;-v;YRjS\^yTC)Kii,^.B^C^  m  ISSUED WARDS,  THAlNKDJIEpiCAriYNn/SUltCJlCALy  AAAAAAAAAxyiisiyAA:AyyAAA:A:  ~Y!% ^E'^ ELSTO K E,--;I3 ;y &������{aYa  adjacentystates.  .Tl)at rates in,Caiiada ; should, be  rctluced;:'';\vUh'.-,"thc'. growth7;ofvthe;  volumeyvbf,'freight 'business:;is ;.a  settled cori\4ction.,;fibd,jseems;,emin-  eiitly/reasbnable. AAaa Aa'aA-]'  ;y:Foryiastyearvtlic C^lY'R-earned;  $o7,50S,05o,i: as��������� y'against working  expenses/; of-y;$23,41^Y4lvy"yoThese;  earnings;: providedsvfor7:4,per cent  dividends "on /.preferred stbek^/y- per  ce.ii t, .on;-, common;,-stock,: arid vJeft'Y;  ���������siiri'jl'tisy'/pf *$7;55S,913, afLeY���������,'alip'.w-:  ingi&rv/the;7increase: /in���������.'���������./salaries.  i^8w;a'';governuierit-owri'ed7rail;wayi  would'!give: the public the'hericfit/of  tliiiYs'urplus7which/wbu'ld;;bcy equal;  to ."��������� a a reduction/ of 20'-. per/cent oii  existingVratesi/v'And/thaYis- what"  "the 'people, of ;;Caiiada';haye/a:7;right  'to/expect;; frbm/i;;a|road ywhicirthey;  lmvc';so;Jiberal])y;subsi.dised)^  ai id-'in cine y;.-grari tslv Y A AAA ;/ Ay A: .���������-..";  ;; '/I,t''is);hbwcvei1^7iv,;yfiic^^  railjy'iiy..: y.jnanagtirsy  are:;actually  InQi'casingJ::^  /the yvotlier:  denying0" it,.Ywith  andsofypeopleto hecoirie7valuable  ^eltlerSjOwnirig,: their v owri;: homes;  Gbvernmerits can obtain money at  'inticiidowe'r ra.tes tliany individuals',  Sper'cerit being the" standard/Yate  for government loans. ;7 One to one  and ahalfpercent would v,1, provide  forthe expense of the, maiiageinerit  pf -the! department with -insurance  .furidvtb/provide-Ygainstvloss^  tlicnioney y could7 teyvreloaned/yto  ;'settle'i^  Itheyyvalrie;: pfvytlieiryiand,���������"'arid'.im-;'  prbvements,ya,/sinking ��������� fundv/being  provided to' extinguish the;loans 'in  25 tb 80;yearS;;; "vAs^comj)a,red with  the/eight"tp ten;per"cent//ratey :now  ruling -for /farm/loans this,policy  Iw6uld/resultjiri;ya y:great;/saying/;' to  tbY; farmers^;wbtildv: refilltyy'i'nytbc  seltienient'bfythe'Syaste'laiidsof; the;  proyiricc^Ybdi>vbifld':bririg;:a  large;''7i'nc;*ciVsci;'r;ni'y/.th  popiilatibri, which ;��������� is; the backbone;  'of'a: country';'; YY^vvY-,fi  ���������:���������:'-.;���������.' ;a.i\:. 0-1  ^WMMMMiMMi.  /"FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1902.  AAAAy'A:y-:y yAQyyy AAAA.... A:A'aA ~  ^vy^Thesiuariufactu'rers ��������� of;<^ I hey; east;  vv'fVVP" determined';, toehold7up . the  /���������people of./Canada to;put mo.riey: into;  yy thei r: pofckets';'-'; byy high ta ri ff,:aiid;  ������������������;,��������� haye engage'dya: journalist;- tb; ,flopd:  . ,the( "'Dominion with /literature,yin  ; "their interests7-:":y.A-. ��������� aaa Y::..'.Y.  IW'  a.a:  ii  is /.lime--steps  were ytakenYo  ���������urge,;the;Erovinciar Governirien.tylo  .provide; atythe coming session; for a  ;grant forybuildingayroad /or;,''iraih-'  -���������w^y','-'P?st''.Dc'ath: and;.Priest -rapids,  ;so;;;aY;toy,facilitiitc;-;.ti:allic7qivtlie  ���������ytippei-;/river.;.;during ,::the ' coining  season, v :   YY :;'-''','���������;������������������ ";���������' ; /v-';-; ;.".  ./Y'rf'b'P':'-;di-s������all6wajicc7ypf'vl.he;>'ep;iJ'  yniiynes regiUatj'pn; Yin migration arid  / enj'ploynipnt-bf;-works' act, passed at  .la's t sess ion of, the /provi ii ci a ly 1 egi s-  '-jlatiire .; shows.-'v'thc vtiecessityv of the  ���������:hghtirig:gro.unci::on,;the;';questioii'v6f  /Asiatic   labor, being'; "iiioved;.".'frpm'  y'VictortY to 'Ottawa.'Y//.  Y LasYyear a vciry;/successful .'��������� citizens ^ meeting, convened: 'by ^j^layoi*  ,Bipwii,;/was yjield, just before'-:the  municipalelections;;// Several ratepayers. hayeV/askeil-Yis : /to ..iirge  tliat a���������sini'ii.ar,,meeting be,lield'/'(his  ��������� year; /If 'Mayor���������,0'Rriei'i' is,satisfied  and- the citizens "general ly'wisli such  a meeting no doubt lie/will tyOnve'ne  ft./ .'"'���������'       '"'���������:.���������     Y'"'   V.   '     '.   ���������'���������.'��������� /    '   ":    /7:7'    /  .,;,.: The /carriage pf; tlie- bylaw at  Nelson,, for,'extension; of  the' city  _-lighting plant', and,,addition ofa  powbr plant, by 271-votes tp 89 was  a ..'high'tribute; to they ]iersonal  influence of John Houstpn, M.P.P.,  in'that' Pit}1.' . Mr.. Houston fought  /tooth and nail/for the ..bylaw amid  .strong opposition, arid;Nelsoivowes  himy niucli ' fpr/tli.e   result  of his  /labors, wiiicli   eaiuiot. fail ,/tt) lie of  ���������.benefit to that city in tin*-futiircr;.'-���������  '���������';'������������������-..���������������������������������������������''"   '���������'���������'    '������������������'(.'��������� //:.;:  , ���������.'���������It is., to " lie hoped that, at the  euiuing session ,/of ' the, 'lcgislalii're,;  tile continuance of A. and K. railway construction:,will be insisted  on. .The La.rdcau railway has' cut,  off Revelstoke from Trout Lake and  Ferguson to'Y large .extent. When  the charter, w.as granted the intention was that tlic road sliouId 'be  built right th rough; / An .'exteii-  ;sioiivwiil. have'to be'risked for by  '���������the���������company, and ,i( .should only  be grantedon the strict understanding that the work will lie rttsliet  This is/ provedy-by-Ylic/^sfiitcirieiits;  '.niattc7b^.^  ;JY;R%E/;whbypoirits;;but;thaYsiricc  ;th;o;,/;,cig]vt;^:,trhi^  including ������������������������������������{���������be ::C/^vR.,Yi,iiifedy;t6  arrange'/theirvpasseriger/sclip^  betiveen/Pastern/^ind westerii;-"ppnits,  they;/made/.aY:$o-': increasopvyiiich,  'b'l'iri'gs''.iri;vtp/tlie-sraiIways -affected  ^aiiYaddi tio'riai/v^OiOObjOOO./iaY'ear;  Jjesidesf/the/ycomriiissipns/; riqwvdis^  a]lp\\'edYbyageiitS7arid;;::'saybcI/td; tlie  coinpariies.;/ 'MYEstes^also/poinhV  outylhat,;by 'alterati'ph";of,/classi'fiea-  tiori,./fi'eighty/ratcs/:-are siniillirly  s.u'.r:reptitiousl)v/'''.':/incr6asedi /and  ^yP^s/'.'/ii lie/2last>rdpoi;..t''o.f>-llib .Inter-."  statY'C&irimerce/vGbin mission/;,^as,  follows:;'' A.Ay.AA '/;/;/'��������� v/v;.'/,y7;.//7  ''';''-vIt'-'c'an ;no. lorigcr^be said that/a  .v......    ;   .   O.   . ���������     ... .   V .  generaladvance of freight/rates, -is,  altogether/a fa'ricy/foryit'has become  a ti; accomplished fact. .Neither- can  it bet suidtliat the public yeanyes--;  cape vVuch' /ari/adyiirice.y/'liowever:  unjust/- yJIund reds of'persons: havo  demanded   relief, from /wliat./has'.  .been,���������"ac.tUii.lly-Ydone. ���������y/In.y/.some   instances:,,.where / tlie/shipp'er. was:];/   ������������������v/i /" ,- .-^-._,.;  - --,.���������> aaaA- "a-A  ������������������.y.re.a't,,'e:riptigiv,oir'.'tiic.:Or^  which heybelongedyppwcrful eppugh iy. Y  that; relief/has ^bceiv.yoluntarily j drawn  attention'"'to  the; excessive  ���������o'/ft������to1!/)^^^  general public a.itx.1. tl|e. .'^m'.^liy.ship? j;p'aiii'e5'Y:A''"'writer/in/'the.03obc.'.take's.  per /have/been:; compelled'^;to-make;]ijp;;the subject arid"says:/v/'/^"v  tlii>liest--of^t./;//;;: ;y.7'/;/-//. /'//"���������::': ;/;-.vj. ,.,/aiv^I^Figiaml.the/Qlobc/Express.���������syiif  . yltvis eqpalhy wrprigy atn,d ;' iritole.r.--/|.60rry^-'a.- ���������; poi 1.n'ci*": ;orYwo;150 miles for  able.tiuitY clas'sification committee.'pine cents.// Qpr/express- cpmpariies'  or Y railway /manager:-should be  able by:"a stroke,of tlie/[len/witbovit;  cpnsulta lion Hyith1 tlie ypubHc/yw'i th-  ,outYyeri:;/ii^orniirigy;'tliG/pPblic!, to  arbitrarily" pl'iai,ge//tlie/-:raleYv'.at  which/   freight',".' traflic   'shrill    be  ;banclletl.";.7' ''.";.". :;-'Vy':,'���������'.)"'-./'''i  y, These"7 assertions - confirm"v the |  necessity of tlio'ppliey  jirppofe'etlvliy-i  IloiK'Y.O. ,Blair',y^lihisU'r/pf/Raii  :///,Y/^AIR;l;JiA^:\^A'NTED;;/vv;^  YWYdon't see;w.hy;/Ceriertil;;S;u'p;t|  Mai'pblc/igriorel such;ari/lniportarit  ;po i 11 t7y as//R e vdl s tpke ;������������������; / i iv ���������/ / cal ling  tenders <f 6 Ywprk y7at"7 the 7-7G.-;Pv7R.  bibuntainyhotels/v^Tliisis '������������������the/.nea'i;-,  cs't;City/tp;;/tliesd mouritaiiv/resbrfe;  /RoA'clstokeYisyy/aY  ,'unb[tibusytpyvli;Avhpse, litis ine^s;riie"ri;  ;belip\-c/thc3������/bari clcxirtariyythingsyas1  ' wcl,l",as: t b c^/ca u/bo; clonp; ������ rpm;y; an-/  .ciaiiveivariUthej'Ought'tb'imveU  firstpppPrti.nit}Yv':yTh6;fact'that/a  lleyelstoke vnian/ylias yllie;/coritract  for,pnP.ofythelbiggcst'h(Dtels 'in/;; the  west/is 7propf; of;/the'ability/arid:  earnestnessvYf;/our,: citizens.,:.YMrV  ilarpblcsliould/not/wet-riurse/yan-  cpuver"at the exiJeTise/qf Revelstoke  but slibu'ld: give; this/city/an -equal  chanpe'^vith/; others;/'nibre/-distant  from the'seen'e pfybperatrpns. ;/yTbe  heating otVOiacier-House,/for..which  tenders Averey called'yorilyy/rat.; '-.\rari-'  ;cpuver- cq,uld;-be/d6ne/by,RfeveIstoke;'  men as; well :'as: by others/and/ytbey  shouldyli^ye.hadYhedpportunity'to  bid oi"i-;tlie.vwbrk.;//v;;���������;./:���������    .a.A"a:A'AA'a-  Editor Kootesay MAIl. /  ,y Sir:���������As   the   election  for; school  trustees is nigh  at hand, lhatters of  importance in regard to our educational system will without doubt' be generally discussed, y In; the first place we  may, as citizens, congratulate ourselves  on the  magnificent   school   we'have  ready for occupation at the commencement-of the New Year.    We are indebted to the present trustees for the  time  arid /trouble   they   have -given  towards its erection' and7 completion  As far as accommodation. goeS.we have,  one of /the y inost',���������"���������modern? up"-to-date  school houses in; the-jinterior, -arid ope  which,if properly: handled, slipuld be a  boon to   the   outlying   districts,/who  wishitbsend their .children for higher  education,.7 How   shall   ,we   be   in./ a  position   to   take . advantage, of this  acc6i>nnoda;tipn:? ..'.;/'/ v;;,/,;,/        -.'/.,.���������  In the first place the pruuiij^'kiiife  niust be "employed .with ..ilieteachiiig  staff;   Ask*the people of Revelstoke if  they are; satisliedi under, ���������thepres'iint  regime, and you  will /hear sonorous  cries ofnp/for an  answer.'" Take; the  disipline of our schools,  and/you par-  en t s w h 0 "11 re in teres ted w i 11 a gree \y it li  nie   that-���������.a'y,���������growing';' disrespect yfor  authority is coining out of the present  state of affair I. .Tfike : bur school,' and  note the/primary'classes.;  Did anyone  ever witness such,viislnijlletliat/'liiis  been going on for the''past year?   / ,,/  .'.,  The regular teachers would be away  'for weeks at a tune;; and: such ii continual change of grading aii'd'swapping  teachers that tlie'jurivile, scholarsliave  simply been  warped,  arid/the greater  paitrof;the year"thrown awayY<>  ./If Revelstoke/; wants/ to; hi'iikc' itself  a h.educational "ben tre it has to assert  its authority atj; once. v'Takepur/stiiff  during the ���������; pasty yearYSjinevpfYur  teachersliad to' leave/antt'firiislitlieir;  edticafciph "lip to a certain staiidaril, iii  Orderyto/yhold   their/ positionsYTlie  tiriie1 for this kind /of wprkj/has1 surely;  gene; by,/ ahdYunleW. aii/ii/pplicantyfor  teacher:/ls������ suflicicntly;;; advanced/;to  follow tlie /palling/ ''succvyssfull^/there  areypertairily:plenty who arc;,;/A/third-:  class/teacher/y is /behind ;tlie;tnries; for  such,;aplacc aY/Revelstoke,vuhlessytic"  orslie/hasliad -iYgood ydeal of. experience and; is   specially; adapted; for tlic  work/:.;::/;/-yv'-vv.- I'A'aaA..A "'''/"yy Y'v/yyy//  .y;;vl1hc'n,Yngiiui:-,-/-/;thci'c:,v  cbil'tiririal7;shuttle/7 iiio; regardYto'ftlic  .teachci'Syiirid/the classes//; It;is;worked  pn the'������������������principle:Ylfat ybrie inusb stiirt  as/teac hery iit;. tlie v/lo we;r/;'cliiss7an<l-as;  one'drops/it-'isagairi/tiirieytdysliuille/Y;  /;//Db:the;parents:ofy/:Revclstbke/thiril^^  this is to 'the; advsVntrig6/ of their"chikY  .rerii;fTO  priiriiu-y classes,.in'^tu*: schools require  tbevriiost successful;;tbachers?7/.Why7  ttibnyshould/tiVeyUlieyflibt^^^  arid ykepb./'; /���������'���������;/���������// yAy'AAyyAAAAAAAAA]'  ^I-feeljCvery; cbrifideiiceiinythc Jii'iis;-;  ;tees7and:/believc4;iY;tliey;/iieoplc .niade'  'knowri^b;. them/tiiciYdissatiSftictipli  .along'these/nr.es/jvtliey^wouldn  '.bcvipprson;any;plcaseclr..tp';-dpfspi.i),etlii]|g-  in ythis/directioivj/btit/w  Sclyes^i'eiitlyyystrengthencd'^fQr/^  .actibns;y/Tn;7p3ririing: y these;/ :lirics,//I/  have/rib pcrsoniilfeclriig/iii/thc/iriattor  .whatpyerlybrilyspeiikirig/fori'seirict  -we'jfcershbuld/ljoy'eiitircl^/re^  ^aA'IIY-Y^YIa^i^I^-Ia^  yylfjOur/childrendby not/; get;the.best  education during/their "you ngei* years  tlic chances arc/slnri "afterwarclsY-Takc:  the statistics from the;large centresypf  ;tl\is."continent. v>Yt/has "been,;pfovec^  tliat only three.per cent"pf thccliiklrcii1'  cqnthVue.'studies pas'tv the,high>cho6l.  Howiinportant, tlien,,that thislnatter;  slibukl/b.e:Carefidlyriqokcd.into?,;;iVIa:iiy  have al ready ������������������ f0u nd /,.i t;' 11 ecessa ry / '��������� to(  'forward: their -'children"; to other centres:  ofpducatiori; and7 ifi-a/radical change  does riot take'place in ; tlie ^schools of:  Revelstoke thereyywili;;be' an exodus:of  .othersat a riofc.veryydistant date.  Eililor Kootknay. M.ui,::. ���������,;    "/ " ; 'fe���������/  ''   SiJt:    I. send you'a few rio'tes of- iii:;  t'erest/to   liiany   of,; ���������your 'readers ; to  prepare them/for the l'ullyreport -'of-the  proceedings, which;������������������ will:' hp- jiubjis'hed^  later by .our;^Advocitte.;" of the /doings'  of the;late"y liicnnielycqnyentiori'7held  Dec. 1st .��������� to'  6th/:-in,; St'. Louis, ql/tlie  Brotlierli'oofl.of; Pvaih.yay Trackipe'n   of  "America."-'/��������� >������������������-;���������' Aa        'A'...A... ���������A:A'I<r:'  ��������� ���������:  And first, our.namewVts changed; to  "Tliiv'.yinteriiat.iorial'.Iirbtherh'ood'.y'/'of  5I;uriteriiuiee-of-^'aY^bip!oyjS,".?.Tlie  age limit fin vtlie/' J ristiraiice/ JJepai-t-  merit was reduced-froin:55/toY:5, two  new ollices' were; cre-;������;ted--;Si*Y,Treas-  nrer iind.EclitOr-���������anitythe :fourida;tioiT  ofy/'a   -W/oriitui's. .;Aiik;ilin)-y:7/to'/ the  ;{3rotlierhood\yns authorized::   /:'=::/;//  ;:/TlVat,;wit!i:tli,eYthei,/'b;usiinks';'Orya  ���������general, chii'i'iicteryeoihing ; before; ,a  coriventioii,..was/qiiHe,.a'. ijti'd'get,,. but/  thc,.delcga;tes;',/were,(-hic.irJ/.uf.::-.biish'H!ss  abijity'.forllio/iricist'piirt, ii'nd il;ir;pdiiy:  ipignedfro'ni liv^t,-to  linish.^Vlicre no  tiiriejslost in Yhiiigliiig. Y goo-pydeiil  pf.work can be got:throughyiifa/'short  tiihe.Y They;.delegates/ too//wen'-w^ll:.  spread out/from ocean   to,/:ocean, from  north'to-'soiitii. ��������� ///"Y:/   vYU '/; v'.'7'  yPresideirt yWil^&ii/was/eleuted yto.'h.ls  old' 1'iosityicnfAvith a hip' hip!/ hurrah!!  arid: the OiP.lY nic'11 and; '���������w'qiricjji'Yv.liq,;  won, suclr fame, fciivliiiv'/iiiidytli'eriisnlvfts;  ^were/inqst/1' i nd ly; rei 11 oil iliercv^l/hy their.  Yincricaq;;7.bi-qtjiers/:iiri(l: :sisters/'1 till:  ���������'through-thc/pbri yen !,i*jriY:-,iYitvY;/Yff  ' The;> first, second -and ''���������"'third.YViec.  ,Presidcnt^\vere eaelirettiined;/iri;.their  old posi tionss the delegii test 1 ins/ testi/r  lying/ to the/fact tl icy; corisiderecl/tiieivi"  to haye'dpiic/llieir/iijirp/,Veil.''.;/];: pi-Y  ;suipe.j\ressrs/.pkVehport/aiid;ihiygQod;/  .thc^n'dyivnd/Srdifelt::;;^/ Iy/:ciiiL/soi*ry  ���������.wc,p'oul..d'.iio't,,d6/Vinp;re/:':but^  truly ,''.;\y6:;li'*ulvd6;ne;/\\i  Yyl/ii/th^  C.vJiqylc7;latYYf::v^!^!:rJckville^  was //elected, ya iidY;is;/Ya/lit()i'Y l//! *) ���������'  Mul ker /was/appoi ritted/ by J'itY W j lsori li.  ;Bbt.h/geiitle,iii'eii'Jiatl nllercli;(;liYpQ^itiotT'  cred i tablylbefor/^  l?e'!igiisorijnPp/rt,"-iVr't;lfiir,/^  thc'/fexcpittiyQ/to.-j-replii'ci^  and the o,t.hci"..-"u'������c"iiiv crs'-'-tef/Yl/ht'i^TjiVn-ril'  ���������\vcre:/ii;i.|itiviiiipuslw:^  iiiuiibertYT  as/'Sec/j;et;u-Y/;������;7-Yv"(/"//;'-':/;-'':;v7-^  'YThc':;/\'!.w  roi'inied" ._liy_ -/t;'] le/Yv'o^i ii'eri'"-/./.. iVrusi? iVrV;-;-:/."���������ilrBS-.-;.  Aiicc; M'nlJ'iCr'Stvi^bnis/lJeing/elected  Preside nt/;;7Missv/Rii\f//;?  Treiis ti rer,v; ij, nd An 111.011 gs I;" / th e Y/o.t 1 i ei':  p(i.iccs;/yM;rs,.;y^  .;j\n,s/;,"WYCall7/7l\a:r!rcy,7/DnY;/^  ;e1ected;:Ist;;ivnd/y2iril:eYip,e//Y  'fL'b'c^il.lbdgcs-'^'erb'-fb  and ParkbejY/Joiii-iny tlie/iri/ocessipn,:  ���������i(cy'eliStpk6i/'ypu;;Ilaye/Th'fr  ;/v ;it|\vjll/I5e/Ke6/n//thP y  gorieroll s 1 y/i n ytl/e ; cljs'i.rib.p; tion /6f/./fch(g  'ofPrccs! a,n<.i.:;X;'i:iGcd---y?iv^!i-^  /|ibpife\\-piip/ii,^il-������^l*^  any/o rip/'ti.-.y i nf/lq;/ ereli ley/(J isiu ii iqiiv/i iV  ..tliej',iiii'k's,,ia;iq.iigy.ai.i-y^  ���������tp":v;;l,iii;.ve:';;-Uiti^^  V^AAIA.:AA:''['AAAAAAAYA.AAy.:yy  :-/; \Vi th ythesc;/feVv!iibte^  /ypur/readciYtqYiY  of reiki i iig^the'/full/i^'cpqrY;^  ;i:)bst1//.jyishes/|:.,,tp^^  Re/ypl s to ke/Y ji Pri )//1/;fau  ^svAYiYYYYiYYYaYYa  Aa.'A'A :^Y: c:'J7aiiiyorirs"fi'ateri'ia1h7///;v  YYiaAAAYaYYYYJ'Y<'Y:  -��������� AlA.Ay /;///; :/:/Y/y'-,'/'/iCiiresto/n.:-On't/  anp  LIMITED:    ;/ / yAA,y'AA:\.yA  ^INES^NP/MINING STOI3KS7  -  OHices-./CIlIOAGO, 111.; DULUTIf,"Minn.; CALUMET, Mich.'; NELSON/B.C.  ���������'���������Y^> ������������������������������������'', :''7";:^ :AA.AyyAy..:i,:AAy,AA:A,  lA'A7^yw  ���������        ' v'.":" ���������'���������/ AI\ AA'iA'AY ������������������AAa.'^(^.'3!Iik '- ���������'/���������'' '���������i:-' ���������'/;-f,/'Y ':'���������' Ia ' Ay'yA'[ AaAa"  calumet I Bjrftisl^  ��������� ���������y-7"7"7 YAa ';Y:y7v/:NON,PERSpNAL-LiABILiry  '//'-'YY^,//Y''/'Y  ;/   Foi'-tti/iii^of.payriientarid'jiarticiilar  /H!;y;S,;;W4;L;LAGli,:>lAXA(b^i;':/;'#  '/..//���������.Yy/y/:/: .���������'Gaiiiii'oi'*'ii(v;iJ;vC."';;/:-7i;''!/'7  'WHoleMle/and/'RetaiL/"^ . _  ,,:-#-:���������-  HQad/Offiqe,7^  v/y7/;/-y:7-//7'';;,''7//;-Y';;7  . s$y.~  jy/7:;i:'liavi>;(':<|iiM-ii'iici'(l:av\vqii'dpil'ul lesiilL. iii; iisiiiu-^RipnrisyT-driHi'S.Y^  ii.ii/sly'/'. .���������il)%U:d./.i\v'iih':;/;iiidig  Kiprth'-i: jiiVfl 17\v*a^ stirpr'i*-ii*dyjiYtf  yi-'aY ago fc> 1,:;jiolieNr/!.<> 1":.Ih'*^i.i/i���������iilj.'e"'>';::-iJ/;>V*������s'iI'f;fuscd��������� i>H��������� ������"'6qo<?i������t-'pf;i'i.^.wi?iVk-; lii?artJ'������������������ I>'uL;/;Y^������"''"  iliqiHaiiie c'ori!pa^  .IVtyiUlivi;^  with p'aIj"> 1 t.*iL.it|i'i.;'^>i':t, 1 l't1,-'.|i=-i?������ 1 r^v'"^''���������-���������.':imi'ig'o������iti  n;-:-'V;i;'.i-.-.-"-;V;/;Y-!/'-i.--:.;-:."':"'-:;'A'/-'v";;-"':;=;:Yr':y-^:^'.7?--/:���������:,--?;v;"J:--Ki:"'-"V"'"-7'2v''-S-"  m  ^Ti/lDRUGrGISTSi  111!  ;:/y;//;YlJhc/fnY'-Gein; packe  . ;.L ��������� I ^G7." fa ii 1. i 1 v;. b e> t/L I cj;;/^ i'x tyy!'ce 1 l/lys ^ /.^ oii tiii n s^/a;/s u p][31 ^ fo iYa^; yeai-; ;/"��������� v///feY///Y'f ��������� r;/?|  I  I!  Ay..  I  ;Y;  Vi ���������  :.Y  /'//Tlie/: ,S,al 111011 -Aj-ni.' /ijju liilicji-yCb;-.] uiye  -jpld tlVi r/ plan IY i (i/ .31 r.yYl^i//Ni;c:i/n tvro,  wliO. willcoiitiniic'to rini tlieyhiisiriess/  stock /' is /..never 'listed'' yas  are, .other  stocks.1;; :Xci; one-ktiowYwhat;diyidends  they,pay, or ho-.v' ninohv/mbneyy they  ���������haye:^nade;/p;r'a:rc-?ri.akiti^  years ago,:wlien a wlic-elbarro*.v'7would  carry : a ' d ay-'i-  ex press gpod s 1 between  in-i-c' and���������CollijigwPqd,/tlic old: Vickers  Iv?; 1 ii"i,--/������/ carriedy'.'srn.'ill //parcels   froi 11  here lo/.G.ollingw'qod-for 25/qepis; while  ,/iio.wi, when' .' I'iftin'esH.. .ylins   in ul tip! ied/,  ���������i./wl io /shall say' how' inariy7 times'* that  j/aneieiii.;rutq is stilj  exacted/    /Lastly;.  ['si rice. /Mr/ 3Iu luck: 'has, niade they post-  ways/ , for/tliu   iippqintmeiit/ ofia  railway coniniissjon. to.regulate.ii'-n������^jy-iiib-o a; profitable/pr-sclf-sristaiiiing  control ��������� rates. ,;;; Tt ��������� is' to be hpjiedj'Ynccu'iYeould lie/not inaugurate a  '.\f-r'Y Rlair's / proposal -v will. , 'bej i!|ia;i-eels 'pbst"7s'cr'vice, Yinewliat /after  stroiiirl-v supported by-both bouses ; theKiiglish niodebif the express'coiii-  it.Ottawa1.'and��������� that it wi 11 result in  ���������W'e publish, .in anotliei: column . ri'  letter on scliool matters which  should havC'Some attention. ��������� It is  'unfortunate, v true tliat cducationa  a  the'- appointment of a hoard, /of  .independent and capable / ineli;  /who,-c'". work will result in the protection, of- the public against/the.  grossly'excessi vc. rates ''now-, i ip posed  on tlie public l������y tlie . Canadian  railway companies.  Y      ";/-,";'  .-'.' ���������IMJNIHJliMEN-.T'.OF ClilM.K/y >/  '��������� The system of dealing with erinie  is iiiostdi.-creditiiJ-.li; to ptir'vci.vi-Ji-.  zatioii.: '//I.fob. 8.;J. liarrous/liiter-  natioiial' 1'risoii Coiiimissiuiicr, who  ���������lias- ydevoted'���������'much altoiitioii ��������� to  pr'isoii''problems',, points out /flic  boiicfii"-i:i.l results of suspended sen-,  tcnec'and probatioiiy systcrris. ,, yfn  the United States tliey'arc iiressing  for a, la.w to take it o.ut of a. judge's  power to fix/the tt'riri of a'n'yoffend  ' panies cannot'be'brought to time?"  ���������U  ' -Speaking y/at -Xariaimo./ Hon; / Gpl;  Prior.pledgedvthe goyernriient:to give  sncri/assistanceZ/tq; railwaysYis/wqiild  secure their ���������imniediate cqristructiqri.  Any cashsubsidy/ is/to/ bc"/..by'wayypf  inscribed .stock.' /A" land gra/rit,:if siich  is necessary, is/to ,.'be,carefully liniited,  'sp'thatisefctlersV;-:ca;n;!pipcurc:y:.the.'-lari'(V:  upon the same'; teriiisyvas..':froni.yfhe  governnierit:.://:Minera.l1iin!d timber are  also' to be protected���������'/'in,' tlic"in't'erc'st of;  the/people; and there isto be/no/free-  .dbiri.irqni/taxatiqn././ ://: / V'A.'"'/v..  ./."���������.' T)ie /itree ''Press,/ the1' labor/pa per- Pf  Xaiiaiin/o.says^y..."As".announeed by 11 ic;  Hon/ .W:W,B.- McTn 11 es,' tlie 'railway  ������������������policy1 of the; goverrinient;yis.; not pnly,  ohe^that no possible exceptioii; cui,i: be  taken to liiitoiYth.it issoenllglitened,  so adva!need aiid so, pregnant with uiy  limited possibilities for'the/.ilov-.'iop-  :ment of, tlib, coutitry tliat ipi-/ii.person,  to refuse adhereiicc: toy is'; to a't'onee,']  stiini p' him n s oiie ,,.���������' who is'oi.i t of .touch'!  with'.the ���������'���������most, .logical: -.arid' itdviinced j  ideas of pnblic'policy,'// v: /   / '   ������������������  A     I   FfNANC/AL. a  ���������/S::/PY;^pri;iig|ffi^^   ''';,',i-7':\)l;;V:"1"'  .iK  (]p!!!l;^t]/fiiiO  M  m  Ai  ll  ������������������m  fc'" f?:  m--'W~  R Ai 7  m  ��������� yk '������������������  ..ft.i  Iav  :IHigh Tariff vs. Low "Tariff.  . The great question bcforii'C'a'ir.idiaii.s.  today i.s: the, tarill'.. .Fro'm'.one end to'  the other of'this bi'oad dominion 'tlie'  question ofa liigli or low" tar ill/ is being  tie six"years of l/ilieral rule, at;.  .Ottawa have resulted ,in ��������� a net  surpiiis ,of7'$27,000,000��������� wliilq the  previous six years show in'.contract  a^iict' deficit'-.of .$2,000,000. ' Tlic  trade of the,Dominion ���������has. increased  %is6,0()b.000,du.riiig: the six   yearsjiliscusscd.     Ifo'n,e'sfc"dis.cus.--'ion.i.s.wha't,  of I'jberul rule.   /TJie  phen.omcnaH tlYpeop]'..- of Caivula,, want., :.It  will  'rate of thi.f'development ,.,:-.������������������ shown ''" ������������������-.������������������'".���������- 1-. l..,:...  liy 'the '���������rticord ,.-.,of������������������������������������ the previous  Yglitee'n A'ears, tlie.growth for that  period'' being -only "$fi-'i.000,00p,. or  $:i,0(i(),000 per: .year. .TlYirtYis -a  strikiiig contrast, to 100,000,000 per  year iiicrease/under Liberal/rule'.  /r's   sentence.     .Under  ���������lirst  offender's act .of .England, ;00,per  cent of those brought in has b'con  saver'  '1,'lie     Ontario .../Prisoners ,,   Aid  A.ssoeia.fion'.  is.    now    urging   an  aiiiCiidii'ieiit    to     the    condi'tioiia  "iberatioii   act,   so /that , cflicient  si'ijiervision   shall   be. . mriiiitainet  pver persons. Jiberated on tickel-of  ,1. R; Law} oiie of the ���������old-time' prospectors'of Golden, has1' ceii'/op'pqhitcd  repre'seritativc  of,; the ./|jS'orti 1 wesl cr'ri  Coloniziitioiv Company   of, St. Paul, j Canada  which   recently   purcliased   a: million |.ctission. can  acres''Ot land southof Moose Ja.w, and  ins 'colonized ''three-fourths of it.    The  company^   under   the, name,   of   the  .ICtiinontoif A*.   Peace   liiver   Railway  coiii|va.iiy; are upplyitig for 11'charter to  build a/line north from  Kdnionton   to  .us   Liuiding and   thence by way1 of  hOsser   Sla.ve   Lake... and Peace River  crossing to   Dunvcga.n, (.Irand   Prairie  and the mouth of Pine river pass.  k in tort- ^.tingto know that the Family  Herald and; Weekly 'Star, of ���������/yiontrea  has  ofii.-ni.-d   \t$< coluiniis.. for a frill, and)  .I'lY.-y (litrCttssion of.(,hi/"imporliri.it: 'jvif,H- i  tion.      The."leaders Yf i/oth.politii.-n'  parti/is are- invfted.td giv.; their.. vS'/wis. j  F-a.rliler.-,-.  ?naniifiic'tiir-.-rs;.'Importers, j  otcywill ��������� have   an ��������� opportunity to ex-! -������,.~y-\  press themselves/  The Family/Iferald'/j,.Mfi]:  being a. , purely;; nqh-pqliti'c'al   fnipcr, '   '"'r"���������  absqhitciy t.independent of all/politkuil j  parties or intere������t,������) is tl  wherein ��������� such  ' e carrii-d on.      With ��������� t In  Farriily   Iferald /and    Wi-eklV    Ht;i  iiviitiense   (u'rciilation, al,   every, [iohI-  ollice, in the f>(. rniniqri, this, will  splendid opportunity,for, the leader.-*' of  'Ofli parlies k> fiir tlioir vi(*\v,-j  on  tn rill/ question, arid   thc   public  naturally expect  to  hear  from  through     the ; Faiiiily    .Iferaid  Weekly ,Slur.'"��������� Tlic discussion wi  watched and read with interest.-7  Because  Because  '���������yiii.ii*v"'iii'iii'i.i*y ll'  ,)������3������i*irii������������>vi.i.>������'vT^-.-.fi.t.-Jlii-i''������i'*"    aro-nWrWiiiv  .r-'V"  THIv-EMPPRE/TOBAeOOY/Y LIMITED  Kbotona'y Lbclg-'o  Kb.-t6''A'.'P.''&/>.M;  'iii;i!ln,riin.:(ii.'ii!j;-i  el.! iii/'lhtvMiY  iaji.1- 'l'i:ni|il'i; IJdiniiii!  7/Wm  ''���������MaY^^YMiA^'^aII "^:sh ;!##J|M  .CW--Y-2/- M;aAAA, a;"!' in ������������������������������������it A, y 111,    '���������"���������,      /v/ k',^\m��������� fffl//l  . A"A^~rSyA:A:A-Aji^- \'\*\\\n;i,- iM-utlo-im /y W W. y" ������������������������������������  ��������� ���������cfit-ililUlj- -lyiiliiiiiiiijil'l  -U: (;0i,!)(iXvS:i:eai;;i,Aity.  sELiaitK toioan, wo. 12; 1.0, P. r,  '������������������.Mi.'ii-V- V-i-ei',,vTui'V'Diy  i.'v.'.t.ii!!,',". ���������', ia-  .--rlkirk  /fry    vj '��������� y}<-:     a- fiiiii -'nt  "',   'i'diui.-k;  wr/iii'uiiv  lavlii'ii it.  uia-i;   .  ,1. r.rATiiiK.  viiii.io'.m     |'"J" ','   J'.������**v,V"-'i*v, ���������,:..���������'   V'    ,/   .    /  of ab"politie;.l j   '^lAy-'Y-  AYIaA \  iv. one p...,*e*' in j- MA^YYaYYY ^  nn, O'.i'ii dn-i A'lAA,II^AAi?!A.A..\Al A  ���������'ili'iiibi'i' ://  '���������'qaiiljKi  Not,-ir v  ..'. ' 'Yh1,  . v\.i.!':< ,S'';ils  St'lu.-il'v '..  .fi'ii-i! ������������������  Mailivis  f'l'ihl.ir,'.;  __��������� ���������AVIieel:-  Niliiihi.'l-iiig  iMai'hiiu s  ii'iUi.-'i li.il Jlilv  ..'III'! Nil ill 1)1:1'  l,*i|'..':-'ll(!lll." '  C:|.'"i-L '  H''>i'.illll'N  l:n,'.:,u- Tv7  Ci-".. ii ���������I'V-inl.'  ii.,: I'l-vts '  I.-1'.*., i.i'.-y,  1; /;//:; and Chromatic Plates.'  //.  //"Thisis one of-the: finest  /''/,// Edition's .published,   with-  listory  ol ,eac|r ".p.lay,-':.ex[jhinatdiy'un'd'"critiw  Uru'l.'c'ohiplelc. life of 'Sli.akc.speare. '������������������-,''   /. '; ���������   / ��������� ' ;/Y''   A  '?J.'..!'it  irst edition; printed/'.from Aww plates-,'-litis������������������'just- been'  coinpI(.:U;d.; / in, /order:vto.distribute, this:edition, rapidly we Will;  ual / concessions to." 'p'rbnipt', subscribers.    The firsY   be sold'for '$22.00 iii: Clptli and-l^.oo' in   Hall"-.'  .clithcr biiidinyr, and yon may pay at the rate of $2.00 a month"  Sample Sets -"'May /Be Seen at the 'Kootenay Mail Office. YY:-  ill  iii the attached fpr.ni"and address:it to  niake; uni.  edition .wi  von arc  i.iHere's.tcu,  ,'Fin-:. l-'C-of/'r  KNAy M.Aii/,' Revelstoke.' 11: C.  i.hf  will  lent  nt  Mai)��������� .PiibliMi'iug.'if.Ni.. lainitcd.  .,''���������..   -,: ,.      iti'vcisioke; u. (.:., ���������   ...  wt,-.c .-.(���������.'nl mc 1 i).> Itii.ci-nalion.'il:.Shaki'S|)i'.'ii-(','in-],'5 vuhimos,' a* advci liscd,  iiiiinri in i.-i(������i.li,'|ij-ici!.^2.0().'oi* hall'-h-'al.hf.'i-, .$27.()()/��������� 1 i-iiclost* ��������� fji2.00, and, will  uiyy.iii i-i- yiuii- oid'-i- .$2.(JO  monlhly  hi'icat'Lur until , the wlioli* ���������!������������������ paid,  In ri'inaiii yoiii- |!i-ii|ici-(y iinlil paid fen in full. o  >1  OSEHIUL  4  then  prc-  any  r!  V  V'  A  ti'  <:lO~  (-1  V i  Br t >  i  i!i*l  b;  LAUNDRY LORE.  Borax- makes the washing much  easier. It is superior to any of the  washing compounds, nnd does not  injure the 'hands. It is a'great  whitcner, as well as a dirt remover.  Stains like iron rust, very difficult to remo'.e, ..are caused by the  chemical ingredients of inferior blue  mixing .with tho starch during ' the  process of laundering, and producing  an iodide. Moral: Prepare bluing  at home from good materials.  Equal parts of ammonia and spirits of turpentine will remove paint  from clothing no matter how, hard  and dry it lias become. . Saturate  the spot, then wash with soap suds  and rinse.  To'take stains out of bedticking,  (r-pioad a. paste of "soft soap and  starch on the spots. When dry,  scrape off and 'wash with a damp  sponge. Tn washing a chamois skin  vest or chest protector, put a little  pinch of soda in warm water,  use soap ns'usual. Thc soda  vents it from "becoming still. '  Black sateen, or woolen, or  black,,or 'black and white mourn-  'm-r wash  goods,  should always,     if  -' starched,     be     ironed     lirst on "the  ' wrong side, the right side down on  a black' cotton ironing sheet (a  breadth of old black' calico or ' well  washed cambric will do). No isia.1/-  ter how" carefully black starched  goodsj are done' vsp, it will have a  whitish scum on it if ironed-on a  white ironing 'sheet. ' Wash ��������� clean,  rinse very thoroughlyp'put through  strong bluing water and' hang up till  perfectly 'dry. Then cold starch with  one of 'the excellent cold starches  found in most groceries.' , Roll up  tightly, fold a thick cloth around  it, and leave over night. ' If very,  wet in the morning, shake out and  let a little of the .moisture evapor-  ' nie, ���������   but     iron     while still    quite,  damp.    Tf too wet when'ironed,, thc  starch may stick. . It is much    better to cold starch goods over night.  , 1/ a gloss on thc right side is desired, a.s should, be'on sateen, when  the whole garment has been ironed  on the wrong side, turn on the right  side and iron the, dry garment rapidly with a rather hot iron. This  will give it just- the kind ofipolish  it had when new. ,  Many prefer for fine muslins, dimities,- and dark  cambrics, gum arabic  ' instead of starch. Wash and dry  the' garment.' Dissolve one ounce of  gum arabic in a'Jittle cold water,  then pour on just enough hot water  ; as is needed to wet the dress. For1  shirt waists use about one quart  to one ounce of gum arabic.   ,'For a  .large, dress, use two ounces of thc  gum arabic.    '       v *",>,..  . Common brown soap, rubbed thoroughly into a cloth", i.s used in some  kitchens instead of wax, salt or0any  of' the other things said to be good  for siiloothing flatirons. The , soap"  keeps /',thc irons smooth as glass,  and there i.s no disagreeable- odor.,,  ��������� licmovci rust from flatirons ������ by  rubbing them on tine sandpaper.  ed green the moisture passes  through their thin skin, and they  wither. Dry thoroughly, then store  in a cool, dry place. Col-rots-,1  beets-, parsnips and turnips keep  better if packed in dry sand.  GRANULATION,  syrup     of    white  PREVENTING  When . making  sugar, add a &-mall bit of alum about  as large as a kidney bean, and it  won't" get  "grainy."  Linseed oil is a good remedy to  keep on. hand for burns and scalds.  Keep moistened cwith the oil. Soda,  is aiso good. Wet the burn and  apply the soda; wrap it up and keep  the soda moistened.  ii   TUT: SUCCULENT OYSTER.  There aie few articles of foodp���������  possibly one���������which contain more  nutriment within small compass than  oysters and eggs; and curiously enough, these widely dissimilar edibles have many more points than  tnis in common. Both contain an  albuminous admixture " which increases in hardness and indigcf.tibil-  ity \vhcn exposed to too high a  temperature for tod long a period;  in other words, both must be cooked quickly, if cooked at all, or their  most valuable properties arc irrecoverably lost. In cooking < < either  oysters or eggs for an invalid's consumption this important fact must  ever be borne in mind, together witdi  that other, no less important���������-i. e.,  that when an oyster is cooked too  long' ii, not only becomes 'tougn and  indigestible,'but it looses its distinctive flavor.' Oysters roasted in the  shell fdrin'a delicious and nutritious  dish for a delicate person with' a  capricious appetite.'.  To  cook  them  "Old man Hepncr" was an original  fellow, -with a weil-developed sense  of humor. Ke seldom did anything  as another would do it, but his method usually was eflective. and it  was more than an even chance that  a discerning man would find a choice  bit of humor concealed somewhere in  his every action. Ilepner could- appreciate a joke all  Dy himself.   The  with the other property, I cannot be  deprived of tint." The lawyer bowel and smiled again.  "'lie gave due thought to that,"  he said, "but he was hopeful tliat  you- would consent to waive those  rights and inherit under the will he  has left."  "I'll waive rno right-," said tho  *.*. idow.        , '  "I've Ijeon cooped up in this town  long enough waiting to get what's  due me."  "Let's hear the will," said the  son. '  "The first," saidYlie lawycrrTiick-  avcragc    man    wants companionship  in his    humor.      but' Hepner needed  '..ting up tlie     document,  "is a rather  informal,    s-tntement     of his wishes.  .Stripped    of the legal  preliminaries,  none.    .He did not have to repeat a   '���������,   ��������� ' V    ,,     Y       ���������        ������"'"'"'"'���������  joke or tell a storv to Rome one else   ,t.Js^������-the '���������������"���������"������?* <***'   >'     .,  in order to enjoy the full flavor     of L     .3t **     >������y desire that my wiie  Louise Watts Ilepner, my son     Hor-  saw .Jie point, and in consequence he."''0 lUpm^ T* ���������y ^htQr. Hv!,0?J  had developed a silent chuckle Uiat J e??cr H������sk?n������- ������*}*" waive, all  iwys both mystifying and annoving. !''������hts ���������nf*icung with the purpose  The corners of his mouth would bt h.e��������� sst' S������r^> "T ; b;v nSrec���������cnt-  gin to twitch, lite eves would twinkle viha" penn)t tho cStato to ren,,1,n  it.     it was enough for him that he  merrily, and lie would fairly shake  with suppressed merriment, but when  asked what amused him he would  give the unsatisfactory reply, "Oh,  I wa.M jufvt thinking.'''   "������  It was fortunate for Old Man Hep-  n-  tact under the joint management of  my attorney,, Samuel Towner, and  niy former partner, John H. Fender,  who shall give a sufficient bond for  the proper execution of this trust;  that the income of the estate, . after  deducting ' thc  necessary   aamtnlfitra-  "(!r'...US ,VJ1waa R<J"eraliy known, that ^ion 0XpCi1M>Sf t>hall bn divided equal  " "' *    '      ' ly among these   , three, heirs,     their  he was thus constitute;!, for humor  is essential to' a propeY" enjoyment  of life, and in his case there was  little that was 'Conducive to laughter in his immediate surroundings,  lie hud accumulated  money by hard  heirs' in case of death lo receive  their ,sharo, until my youngest  grandchild EiinM reach tlie ages .of  twenty-one years, when'the'estate  hall be divided equally among     all  work and economy, and he wf?s   de- j���������v    (ijiecl    descendants then living,  cid&Jly averse to, having it dissipated by lavish and unnecessary expenditures. Herein he diCcred from hisL  recond 'Wife and his "children. His  lirst wife, who had'fihared in his,car  pi ace them cither in a hot oven,   or .ly hardships and struggles, had been  in a boiler, over a hot lire, having  firs! brushed ' them carefully clean.  They should be cooked very quickiy,  being turned once or twice in thc  process; then, when thc shell bursts  apart, the upper halfjof each should  be removed and the oyster served on'  the-remaining halves with a. drawn  butter sauce, some, tiny oyster  crackers being served on an accompanying diwh. Three or four fresh,  plump oysters, prepared in this^man-'  ner and served on a doily-covered,  tray, may be relied upon to coax the  least hopeful Nof convalescents into  assuming., an appetite.  careful and saving, but his second  wife regarded a wealthy husband as  little else than a banker who should  my widow, if still living, to receive  an equal share with tlic others. If  ens or .more of iny three heirs, enumerated above, refuses to -agree to  this. I desire that my phonograph  shall te allowed to speak for ilsjlf,  with megaphone attachment, In open  court, and that'the probate judge  take such action in the premises'  a.s  so, 1 desire that the rest of the esi-  tate remain intact, in accordance  with the plan hereaitcr outlined. My  daughter's share I would have pre-  fered to' leave direct to her, but 1  am averse to having, it invested in  yellow silk bonnets and green velvet  gowns���������"  "Horrible!" interjected the daughter.  "���������and from what I know1 of her,  taste this is what would happen, i  have had' no confidence in har judgment since she selected a husband,  whose main ambition js to enjoy ~a  pink satin existence on a calico  salary��������� "  "lie consented to the marriage!"  cried the daughter.  "���������but perhaps I should not judge  her harshly in this. One cannot always get just what one wants'���������"  ,"l refused six before I accepted  .lohn. and you know it," expostulated the daughter,' addressing the  phonograph.  "���������and possibly she did ,as well us  she could reasonably expect, in view  of all the circumstances. Still, I  hesitate to entrust "the management  of any considerable properly to'one  who invested one hundred and fifty  dollars in old bric-a-brac that was  turned out of a factory at a . cost  of about three ^dollars and twenty-  eight cents."      * ''  ".Stop it! Stop it!" cried     the  daughter. "I never could hold up  my head again if the neighbors heard  how I was cheated 'in that matter,  just when J was .going to be so  swell." ��������� i  "Go on," said, the son. "What  does it    matter, so long as we get  GAUSS  OF APPENDICITIS  PHYSICIAN    SAYS   IT IS  TO WHITE FLOUR.  DUE  honor all drafts up to thc limit     of   nmv i)c ]egal  and proper  his resources. When this limit was  reached ��������� it. would be no*'more than  considerate for" him to, die and per-,,  mil her to acquire 'another banker  by matf-imonial purchase. But old  men with young wives sometimes  look at these things differently,-and  Hepncr, with his ,usual forethought, ^oii  would :i"ot let present pleasure b.incl j , "������3o  him'to; future needs. He thought of  lii������ grandchildren, while his children thought of themselves. Thc latter ioined with' the'stepmother in her  ellortsf.tp'make inroads'on the, fortune. They had not appreciated his  early struggles, and their social and  other ambitions were of the expensive kind.- They were in ,need of  money all tlie,time. ,       '���������'  Now Old Man Hcpner was not mis- _ _  crly, but only reasonably economical   a.s'.x'd thc widow,  'and  cautious.      He knew  how much  bear your hand,   (two heaped table-.'he    had,     and he knew what would  spoonfuls to a_ gallon nnd'ca    table- j happen* if he'released his hold on the  spoonful of borax). " Lot it soak  this  for half     an  hour,  and down  in this,  then wasn ui     *a;as it was "doing'  uncier ins manag  weaker  suds  with l only half quanti- Jmcnt.    The    .income   would be     ex-  tics of soap and'borax and. rinse in,, haustcd, and'the principal'attacked,  luke-warm water.     PrcFR      out      as \ ;n ������������������ t,j.���������e at :,]]���������- his wife and    his  The three heirs all  spoke' at   once  and all  used the same  t^ords    when  the lawyer had finished reading.  ' "I'll  not agree,Y was  what   'they  said. ' io  "Think of tying up ,my interest for  nineteen or twenty years," added thc  I want' the ready money."  do     I," 'said  thc daughter  TO WASIYLtUGS.  ���������Light fur rugs can quite easily be  cleaned or washed at home. To dry  cican; well moisten some s.o.wdusit  with benzoline and rub this well in,  changing a.s it gets soiled, says  Home Chat. If washed, make a  nice suds with soap jelly and hot  water''in which you can  Comfortably j'nncl  cautious".  "I've been planning' a European trip,'  for the last six years."  "And I must have my dower interest," asserted the widow. "I'm going to the city to live."  "In that case," rcmarlcwi the lawyer in^ the tone of one who' had  6'.ight 'interest in the matter, "it  will be necessary to present the phonograph will for probate."'  "What is   - the  phonograph will?"'  L,..v.f������.t        ������*. ^..v,     in til,..roil' ll    Illi   I tiuiiwu   ilia   11U1-U   UXl    L1IV _     ,, I-     i    ,,        i <<t   l  .ot it soak in pursc^trings-the fortune would melt f"^0',. "*'������* "w-l-W- ,.*.have  ir. Souse up away instead of slowly increasing, V c-vh������<*<^ hero, and, in care o  i wash in '   *a   as it was'-dolng- under his manage!   d'sagi-ecnient, it w. I have, to boused  A PEW SOUPS.,,  list Soup.���������Slice two onions and  fry i������ butter, add the meat of any  Jish desired, cut -in1 small pieces.  Even canned salmon can be used if  necessary. ' Chop one carrot, \ add  parsley and thyme. If fish is raw,  boil first     in  water,  then drain.'     If  , not, cook at once in one pint rich  milk'seasoned and thickened'just a  bit with flour. ',  Egg Soup.���������Make, a thin cream  sauce. Boil six eggs hard. Mash  lhe yolks to a line pulp, and , pour  over them, stirring'gradually, the  creuin sauce. Season with pepper*  and celery salt. The whites of ,thc  eggs can be cut in small pieces and  put. in the soup < with some small  oyster crackers as well.  Vegetable Soup.���������Put on to boil  in    Mifliciont     water the bone     and  .small bits of 'left-over' .steak, one  pint cut-up ' tomatoes, 'a lew potatoes, one onion, one carrot, "onccup  corn, one tablespoon Hour rubbed in  one cup milk, the fume' of brown  sugar with pepper and suit. Let  boil -15 minutes. Take out bone,  break into small bits and serve  with crackers. ' *��������� c  Jlock Oyster Soup.���������Put one quart  new milk >to boil. Stir in one ounce  butter, salt and pepper. Have one  pint of canned or fresh tomatoes  smoking hot. Tut into milk one-  half teaspoon soda, then put in tomatoes, let boil up and skim. Break  up one-quarter pound crackers,  throw in soup,, let boil up and serve  at-once.  Clam Soup.���������Chop some clams  fine, add two chopped onions,' one  tablespoon butler, a small bunch  parsley "and thyme, one potato cut  in small pieces.     Jloil in water    for  'half hour. -Thicken with grated  crackers and ' when ready to serve  pour in some hot milk seasoned.  Bcaii Koup     with .Tomatoes.���������LloiL  one pint beans-.     Season with     pep-1  pe-l", salt and lemon juice. >.*id.l some |  butter, then'   the left-over tomatoes"  nias-ii  -ti'iiin-  from  ii iiioal. Let,       boil,  through a colander and serv.  iug hot with crackers.  J'otuto Soup.���������Boil six or seven  .potatoes, and mash tine. J lent, one  quart milk to the boiling point,  udd potato pulp, suit, pepper, it  dlisli of onion, paisley and a drop or  io of Worcestershire sauce. If not  thy-k enough, make the consistency  of thin cream sauce by adding flour.  It can be. easily thinned with a little  hot milk'.  much water as possible or run  through a' wringer. Shake well, a������<l  hang in the shade to dry, rub well  between the hands'to. soften it 'and  again well shake." .*'   =--+.   , FAMOUS  FIGHT* HE CALLED. -    t  When TJ..S.   Shipi President    -Was  ��������� Taken and Docked.  Never agai'ii will theie be a war  Lotwcen limgland and America. This  is the very ccnlideiit prediction of  the , '.statesmen of the two , great  English-s1*.caking nations. More than  ordinary interest attaches, therefore,  to the once famous (Yankee frigate  PruSi'idciit, whose guns were' among  the .last to be trained .by Americans  on the' Hag of ICiiigland. Few are  the Americans, who know that one  pi' the most renowned lighting ships  of the early days of'the republic  lies,'iinhonorcd and forgotten", in a'  London dock. *  Little does tl.������ President look like  a lighting ship to-day as she lies iu  the West India" Docks, denuded of  masts and spars and carrying a  house on her deck. ( But in the early  years of the past century, when  England w'as embroiled in tlic k Napoleonic .conflict, and had littlo desire for a- dispute /with the States,  the flectl'ooted.- Yankee -frigate circled  the British Isles, challenging every  craft that Hew the British Hag. 'Such  u scourge was she to British shipping that the Admiralty, issued it  special circular to the navy that the  President must be captured at all  hazards.  How America's fust Euiopean  flagship-came to "fly Britain's flag is  a story of Anglo-Saxon1 courage and  daring. It wns on the night of  Jan. 14, 1830, that, the President,  having just returned from -'' bearding  the lion in his- den;" was chased  into Long Island Sound  ,- BY A BRITISH FLEET. '  In command of her was the adventurous ' Decatur. At daybreak on  Jan. 15, the' President having  grounded and strained herself during the night, was again under sail.  Decatur then discovered that four  of the enemy's ships weie in pursuit, one on each quarter ai d two  astern. At, noon the. brce?e fell. The  Yankee frigale was ulmost waterlogged.   -.  A. favoring breeze, bropght on    the  , lindyinlion, the, most powerful of-the  "It is"a will that he dictated to  thc phonograph' in ��������� his own language," replied the-lawver.    "I have  of  sed  in accordance with the instructions  he left. You see, * he makes definite  provision fdfYhis substitution, so  that if any attack is to be made it  must be - made on the phonograph  will. The other practically passes  out of ' existence the moment it is  assailed."  ."We'll," said the widow with de^-  termination, I 'won't accept that  written ohing and if the phonograph  will is no better I'll hire a lawyer  and  see  if I can't break it."       i '  "That's right," acquiesced the son:  ;'I want my share of that estate  without, foolish   restrictions."  "So  do  1," said the daughter.  Again thc lawyer bowed.  "You 'will know better  what   you  wish to do,"     he  -remarked,, "after  Ayou have heard the phonograph will.  a   Mr. Hepncr was a Xery peculiar and  children would live high, and nothing would be left for, thc grandchildren; his-' money'-would be circulated  lavishly in Europe, and tho place of  their birth would know them no  more. , So he withstood the pleas  and arguments, insisted that life  should not be devoted entirely to  pleasure, and retained his sanity ai>d  good humor under the stress of constant criticism , and ingenious verbal,'"assaults only by his saving sense  of humor.     <"   .' '  "But wait till he dies," said' the  neighbors, to whom the facts were  well known. "He can't take his  money witfi him, and there will be  great doings then." ,      ,  . "He'll tie it up-    in   Ms will,"  thoughtful   one  suggested. -, 1 original  man with  most  extraordin-  "Thc will never was, made that ary ideas, and he has prepared tv wili  can't be. broken when all the prin- the like of which 1 think never was  cipal heirs are bent on it," was the seen, or heard 'before. It is so  confident reply. ! strange and unusual that, I confess,  As a matter :of fact, this was the/ r- iUn doubtful of its validity, but  verv tiling ' Uiat .worried Old Man hc ������M������������cd to care little for that so  Hepncr. ' The grandchildren, almost lon������ ������s L col,ld assure him that it  invariably have an important place wo**-(* be heard in open court before  in the plans of old jieople, and Hep- ������"y aU������ck 'c������uld be -"liwle on il* *  ner , was no exception to this rule. Wl11 ?i������w ^ Ml>- Hcpner himself  He wished, to protect their interests; ^acquaint you with ,Its. terms." ���������  but how could hc do it? He had, j' The widow shuddered a little at  perhaps, an exaggerated idea of the . this, and the son and daughter look-  case with which "wills could be brok- ed ill at ease. There was something  en, and he was fearful of what would 'uncanny, in hearing the voice of   Old  Man  Ilepner himself explain what he  hapi>cn when he pasted away  " "Thev'll makc'mc out crazy," he 'wished done with his property. How-  said to'himsclf. "They'll say I was un- cvel'* th(-y waited" patiently and in  duly influenced bv somebody,' that I,silence while the lawycV adjusted the  wasn't in my right m-ind, that 1 had 'cylinder. - Their the voice they knew  i pursuing fleet  ' hei  -    USEFUL HOTS.  Some women do-' not seem to  know that they make a mistake when  they wrap up parcels���������that is, par-  eels of clothes or fabrics of any  * ind���������in white - paper. The while  pa per. no doubt looks ncat'and attractive, but it happens to have been  tileache'd with chloride of lime, and  this is so strong that it will ruin  the fabric which lies for any length  ������f time.against it. ' The lu.Oftt suitable pitiict' for thc purpose la the  clout brown or blue not so commonly used, but strong and without  any harmful  chemical propcrlicH.  Apples, like tomatoes, can be  Biol-e quickly and easily peeled by  pouring boiling.water'over I'liom and  allowing IhcmYb stand in the water five minutes*.  It Js commonly the way when one  i.s trying to fit a large cork to a  small bottle to get a luiifc and trim  the cork.    This* in a waste or   time,  ���������for it I������ only necessary to let the  cork soak in boiling wuler for Ave  intimites, and IU will lit the neck of  the bottle without any further trou-  ihU:        '       ���������    ���������  Wjnlei" ��������� vegetables should be   fully  matured .whew   jjaUie.'ed.j,   If gftllwr-  ''l  She opened (Ire With  low-chasers. to which Decatur  replied Willi this stern buttery, 'i'his  running tight continued for two  hours, and .the, lOndymion was so  disabled that she avoided Decatur's  efforts to eoiiie to close quarters.  Milt toward midnight two fresh  lOngjish ships, the Poinone and the  Tenedos. crawled up and opened fire  on the President at close range.  Decatur was compelled to strike his  colors. His loss was 2-1 killed and  55 wounded.  The loss of the President was. investigated by si, eourt-inartiar. but  Decatur was exonerated of"blainc.  The President, was sent to Bermuda, and from there she . was  brought to England by lho lOndymion. whose captain was rewarded  by the King. Eor i\~> years the  l're-.ideul   lay   at   Portsmouth, where  been erratic, and irresponsible for  several years; and, if they fail in  that, tlie lawyer will forget to cross  a 't' or to dot an 'i"and then it  will be all up with the will. How can  1 make it binding?"  H wns when he finally ans-wered  this question to his satisfaction that  he' gave-his most extraordinary exhibition of,, suppressjd mirth. In  ���������truth, he seemed in danger of an ap-  opletic stroke for a few minutes.  "What's ,the matter?" demanded  his wife.  "I   was just thinking,"  he replied.  "Of what?"  she asked.  "Of my will,"  he answered.  "Is it so funny?" she inquired,  puzzled.  "ft i.s," he said.  His lawyer laughed, too, when he  heard the plan, and thereafter, Old  Man Ilepner chuckled'more than cv-'  er. And always, when his wife or  his children asked the occasion for  his- merriment, hc answered, "I was  thinking 'of my will."- Naturally,  thev    marveled        much      at     this.  and  one day  his  daughter  remarked   scssed  thnt  she    could see nothing so      excruciatingly funny in a will.  "Wait till you see th1������ ono." ho  replied. At another time, when his  son happened to be nt the house,  hc solemnly informed him that nothing short of cremation would prevent li in*- from laughing aloud in his  grave when ^he will was opened  "Then you shall bo cremated,"  said the son.  "As you wili." replied Old Man  Ilepner." "My spirit will still  laugh."  This humor disturbed the wife and  children mightily, for they could  make notliing out of it, and it con-  so well began this remarkable state  went:  -    --xV  [ "J, Sylvanus Hcpner, being of  sound mind, \ declare this to be my  last will and testament; and I des-irc  that the absence of legal verbiage  and ordinary legal forms shall be  overlooked, and that it S'hall be interpreted and executed in nccoi'd-  ance with the plain statement 1 now  m alec: '  ^ "1 have no con fid en ec in the ability or'inclination of my wife, Louise  Watts Hcpner, my son Horace Hcpner, or my daughter Helen Hcpner  Hoski������s, to properly manage and  conserve the estate���������"  "Thc brute!" broke in  the widow.  "���������and for that reason I dc������ire  that 'it shall rcniniin intact, if this  be a possible thing. Appreciating,  however, that when Louise Watts  proposed to nie���������"  '"I never did!"'cried thc widow,  indignantly, and then, addressing  thc phonograph directly, "You know  better than that, Sylvanus!"   '  "���������she    was     principally attracted  ���������hy     tin* comfortable fortune   I   pos-  "As. for my scapegrace son," went  on the phonograph, at which tho son  winced a iittle, "it is better that the  property should beheld in trust than  that hc should fly to Paris with" it.  1 know loo well what would happen.  He spent two months in New York  shortly before his, marriage^-"'   '       <  "Hold on!"  cried the son.'  ' "���������and heretofore I have been considerate'enough to say nothing of  what it cost to get hiin back without a scandal. A -young man who  thinks a slight knowleJge of a stock-  farm equips him to operate a stock-  market���������"  "Quit! Quit!" . commanded the  son.    ,   *-  ' i  ���������- "���������and v^liosc > own ability so far  has been displayed in the .direction  of investments in colored shirts and  patent-leather shoes is not one to be  entrusted with the management of  any part' of an estate."  "I don't want to,manage the    old  estate!" roared     thc son so .angrily,  that thc  lawyer stopped the phonograph. ' ���������    ' '  ' '"There is more." said the lawyer.  "I don't want'to hear any'more,','  returned the son.      - ,  '  "���������"It has - some' reference to the  three good salaried'positions ��������� that  you have had and lost, ��������� and also to  that little affair at thc seashore.','  "Well, we'll stop right, here," -asserted the son.' ,  "As I' have said," went on the  lawyer,,"! have no doubt that you  can break this will."  "But, to be broken, it will have  to, be produced," suggested the widow."  "It will' have to speak'for itself  in court,"  said thc lawyer.  "There     is,   no      way of avoiding,  it?" . .   ���������    ' '  "None,'except by  apci-oemcnt  in accordance with thc terms of tlio states  went I first read."  1   "And  this cylinder?"^ ,  "Will be destroyed when the agreement is properly executed."   '  "T agree," s.tid the widow, with a  sigh. . "���������     .  "So do I," said thc'son.  "And I," said the daughter.  Then suddenly, they looked at each  other, .visibly startled, after which  thev all  listened intently.  "Tt'certainly sounded like a suppressed chuckle," said tlie son.���������Elliott Flower in Cosmopolitan Maga-'  zinc.     '        '   ���������  ��������� . .   '  1 b   she was  the. model  for several  UriL- ! tiniiorl fitfully up to the time   of, thc  i������h frigates. Later she was at Chatham, and some' time iii tlie sixties  she became a drill ship at the West  India Docks.  There she has rested for 40 years,  and on her ancient gundeck, where  once American sailors gave their  lives for I their flag, British bluejackets are now instructed in the  art of modern niunl warfare. Otic  inni-k only does she hear of her  Ann'rienn origin���������the figurehead of  John Adams, tho second President  of the republic, on Her prow.  Cloves are (he dried (lower buds  of 11 species of myrtle tree. 5,000 of  these weigh a pound.  Weutworth House-, four miles from  Rotherhiuu, ��������� ii the largest private  dwelling house in iTCnglawL. '  oitl man's death. He passed away  peacefully and" seemingly "content,' a  peculiar,"quizzical smile haunting his  face at the last.  His will, it was discovered, was  in thc possession of his_ lawyer, and'  it was with anxious curiosity tliat  the widow, thc son and the daughter  assembled in the lawyer's omce after  the finnl ob.sequics to learn what  Fate had in store for thein. The  lawyer smiled grimly as he produced  a little box and a brief legal document.  "Mr. Hcpner," hc said, "chose a  strange method of making his last  will and testament, for there are, in  fact, tw0 of theui, each decidedly original in form and contents."  "In any Gvent," said tho widow,  decisively, "I get the widow's dower. iuUicst.,    .Whatever may, be done  'A   lie!"    passionately     exclaimed  the widow.  "���������1 anticipate that'she will demand her dower rights. If she  gains this1 much without restrictions  it may prove an attraction to another man, and I am sufficiently well  disposed toward men in general to  wish to preserve each and all of  them from thift fate. T would not  willingly put in any man's way the  temptation that mny result in binding him to-an ill-kept house���������"  . "Oh, oh, oh! I'm a good housekeeper, and you know it!" cried the  widow.  .. "���������'but (t may be-that I am- powerless. In that case, f-.ho must have  her dower interest, .the . mcii must  run their" chances, and may the  I/)rd have mercy on them!"  "Shut it ofT! Shut if off!" cried  the widow, and when* this wos done  she went on angrily. "Oh, the  treacherous man!- The cruel thing!  That will shall never be produced."  , "You have nothing to say about  it," retorted the son. "Do you  think I am going to let my money  bo ,tied up because some disagreeable  things are said about you? That  will must be produced in order to  be broken so that wo may all get,  what is coming to us. Let's hear  thc rest of it."  The lawyer moved the lever and  thc phonograph continued:  "In case my wife elects to take  her ,dowcr interest outright, and cannot be legally prevented from doing'  FUEL  OF   REFUSE MATERIAL.  Eighty-Nine Factories in Germany  . Making It'.  A- report from United States Consul Maswi, at Lerlin, gives details  of the Ocruian industiy 01 manufacturing luel known as briqueites  from brown coal, carbonized peat,  coal dust, etc. hiv. Mason says that  at thc close of l'JOO there were in  Germany 81) manufactories of fuel  briquettes, some of which annually  produce more than 100,000 tons  each. The processes employed in  Fiance and Germany have long'passed the experimental' stage' and bo.--  conic a'standard commercial industry.  "If Anrerjcans," says Mr. .Mason,  "are really interested in the subject  there is no need that, they should  lisk^any large sums ol money in  uncertain experiments. They have  only to study thc machinery and  methods employed in ��������� European  countries, compare their crude materials with, thohe found and used  here, and they can thus start at the  point of technical knowledge which  Europeans have readied after many  ye;u s of experience.  "There are experienced engineers  and a-do/.cn manufacturers .of briquette making machinery who would  gladly co-operate in these tests, and  would  yVU!-:..\rJ>SII MACHINERY  adapted to working, the material  thus. . technically oelined., Upon . a  basis of such tests, plans ynd estimates ~-toiild be.obtained I'or the  erection of plants with specified  daily capacity."  Mr. Mason gives the names and  addresses of a number of German  firms engaged in the business. He  says ' that briquette works are divided in respect to tlie material  employed into two general classes���������  viz., those which rrjake briquettes  from brown coal ' (lignite) or carbonized peat., with or without the  addition, of a bituminous matrix or  binder, and, second, those which use  as a basic material coal dust or  slack���������the  waste of soft coal  mines.  Several processes have recently  been invented and patented by  which artificial coal or briquettes  have been more or less successfully  produced from peat by thc application of machinery or methods not  yet fully established on' nn industrial  basis. There arc "described, by Mr.  Mason..   The report.concludes :  "Turf briquettes- ordinarily, contain about GG per cent, of inflammable elements, the rcuiuigdcr being  made up" of inorganic ash and water.  They aro thus inferior as fuel ,to  briquettes made from brown coal,  which average 70 per cent, or more,  of inflammable matter. Both represent in their present form thc utmost that science has been able to  do in utilizing inferior and otherwise almost worthless materials ,to  supplement and eke out the .insufficient coal supply ot Eujppean coun-.  triea."- ������������������  Who  Says the Modern System ' of  Milling Is Entirely to  Elaine.  Change's in milling processes are  responsible for appendicitis, according to a physician who has been in  the practice of medicine for fifty  years* and who has observed the  spread of the disease. This physician, Dr. \r II. C. Howard of Champaign, III. 'asserts that until the trade  demand for exceedingly white flour  changed the methods of grinding  wheat there was no appendicitis.  To prove this assertion the physician points to thc fact that where  coarse breads are used thc- disease is,  unknown, but that as soon as the  fine breadstuff!* are introduced appendicitis comes along as a sequence.  By this reasoning it is shown that'  the people of agricultural communities who secured their (lour from tlie  small mills did not have thc disease  until the small mills were crowded  out by the larger ones and fine  white Hour,supplanted thc coarse.  Then the negroes of the fouth so  long as they ate corn bread were  free from the disease, but when tlie  new process flour began to be used  the disease came among them. The  same results attended thc departure  of thc German folks from their  coarse bread 'to the refined (lour.  DISEASE. JiAKE BEFORE 1S75,  '" I can remember that prior to  about 1875," said I)r; Howard,  "that,there was little or none of the  ailment among thc people. In 2o  years of practice among the people  before that time 1 do not think I  saw more than 40 cases of appendicitis-:   1 Now they are common. ���������  "Large and extended changes in  the diet, of people has contributed to  this. Eor example, about the date  mentioned there began to be a. general change from the old, method 'of  grinding grain to the present method'of roller, mills and excessively  line bolting cloths. This' plan of  milling began first in the large cities/  and api>cndicitis began to vincrease  there. Later the new process crowded out the small mills in the country, and the people-could not get  Hour made ��������� by tho old processes.  They .bought products of the large  milling establishments, and, then the  farmers began-to have appendicitis;'  "Still thc negroes of the south did  not have it,' but in time they began  to get away from their ..plain ��������� corn  bread, and,they,' too, .began to have  appendicitis.. So it' goes. They did-  not/ have appendicitis-in Germany  until " they > began to cat fine flour  and put in the new process ofo milling after our. fashion. Now., they"  have appendicitis in Germany 'just  as we do.  DISARRANGES. ORGANS.  "Experienced millers 'will tell, you  that" thc fine flour is a less desirable'  (lour than that made by the old process, but the trade .dtms^nds it chiefly on account, of its whiteness'. 'On  account of its indigestibility tho disarrangement of the digestive organs  of the people "eating it 'has greatly  increased. , The prime cause 'df appendicitis i.s found in this disarrangement. ' i  .'"Quite small chilWvera . have it.', I  know one boy, who has had thirteen,  wci'-ric/iiicd���������<v*.<.tioKc������ or tno"disease  and came' out of all of them without surgical operations. ' Ho changed his food to corn bread and mush,  with coarse breads in general, vegetables, iittle meat,' and some fruit,  and he has taken on flesJi and has  not had a symptom, 'Of the disease  foi\three years.  "The lack of phosphates in , the  food is visible in the people, and  physicians ' have greatly increased  the use of medicines containing phosphates.     It is a necessity.     Children'  conditions resulting' from a lack of  material in their systems to form  their teeth. Ten days of treatment,,  giving , phosphates, wilL bring ' relief,  and the ' teeth will begin to grow.  They are s-ulVering because .the ingenuity 6f men and the foolish demands of trade have resulted in taking from their food the material  which nature put into it'for their  growth." ������  The new process which is'held accountable for disease takes from tlie  grain thc phosphates chiefly existing  in> the germ of tho wheat and just  under thc bran, and leaves only the  starch and gluten.  A WHOLE TOe II PfilSOB  STORIES    OF      SOME     WHOLESALE ARRESTS.  Town    in Spain Would Wot     Pay(/  Taxes���������Low Price  o��������������� Wine "���������  Caused Trouble".  A strange story comes from the  little town of Candete, in the' southeast of Spain. {The people of thc  district have been complaining for  \ears past-that they are over-taxed.  Lately they determined to pay no  more taxes to the Government, and  when they heard that' the tax collectors were about to visit tlie plaeo  they formed a procession to the pub-,  lie square, headed by the mayor, and  there publicly burnt all the tax papers. When the collectors arrived  they were driven ofT with sticks and  stones. But such lawlessness could  not be left unpunished. A week or  two later a battalion,of cavalry descended suddenly upon tiie town and  arrested , every grown man in tho  place. They were only released upon 'paying the taxes and the costs of  the proceedings, besides an indemnity  to the injured tax gatherers.        '        ���������  Candete is not the oniy town  whose inhabitants have got into 1  trouble over the - question of taxes*."  No fewer than 8,000 warrants havo  just been issued in the French Department of the Eos-tern Pyrcncs,  and that number of householders  have been arrestee!. These includo  the heads of almost'every'family in  five different townships. .This wholesale legal action is the direct ' result of the present low price of wine.  The arrested men are all wine growers, who have refused to pay theii'  taxes as a protest against a refusal '  on the'part'of the Government to  give  them   financial   assistance.  ,   A  SIBERIAN TOWN- '    I  ih the district of Smcinsk, possessing the extraordinary name of Schc-  nionajcws-koje, was' temporarily depopulated , two years' ago. The, Jaw  of the district, is thai each ' town  must attend to thc repairs not only  of its own streets but of the roads  for some distance around.' The people of the town in" question becamo  careless in this respect. They were  warned several times, but still nothing was'done. Thc governor of tho  province happened to travel through  the district, arid his tarantass stuck  in a quagmire on the. main road. A  few days later a force of soldiers arrested , 1,400 of , the inhabitants.,'  These were at once set to, work uj>  on the roads in gangs, and fed on  "bread and water for some weeks until the existing stale of things was  remedied.   '        s .    '  Prussia'ha's for years past been en-,  dcavoring to Germanize Prussian Poland,  but has experienced great,  dif-;  ������  Acuities  owing  to  the resistance". -*oi''  parents    to     theii       children   jj'eiug  taught   thc   German   language. '     At  Buk, in this district, a strange thing  happened.      One     morning     a'    few *  months ago'all  the    echool  children  seemed suddenly     to, have lost ���������   the  faculty of    understanding     German.    ,  They, refused     to  reply, to  questions  asked  of, them in that tongue.      al-  though,-thc day before they had talked German freely.     The whole thing  was,  of course, a. preconcerted   plan  1  to resist thp German teaching. Vengeance was short 'and sharp. A regiment of dragoons descended on    the  town.. andlwas_auartereJ. upnn_���������.t.he   householders, who were given to understand that -neither they nor their  unwelcome guests would be permitted  lo leave thc town limits until the  strange forgctfulness of their children was remedied.  TWO SMALL SWISS TOWNS  named'    Corc-ntino and  Bosco     havo   '  long been     at    feud.     Both villages  claim exclusive forestry rights in thc  valley between  them.     Lately     Cor-������,'  cntino -   made     >evcral     tree-cutting  raids,   and  the old feud broke      out u  anew.     A message was brought     to  arc   -brought,     to  me suffering from   the Cantonal  Government that both  'HE   KNEW  NOTIiaNG.    > ,  A young man who walked into a  grocer's store one morning inquired  if thc proprietor wanted a smart  boy. , ' ,  Thc tradesman, who was not exactly in need of another 'salesinan.  smiled at, the applicant's businesslike air and self-confidence.  "So,", he remarked, "you consider  yourself- a smart man, do you? Do  you think you could run this business a.s well  us T do?"  The young fellow glanced round  the shop and calmly replied, "I  think 1, cpuld do some things bebter  than you, sir."  "Indeed!" gasped  the grocer.  "Yes, sir. Now, iook at Unit butter, for instance. Don't you think  it would be better to label it  'Can't Be Beaten,' instead of 'Can't  be Approached ?' . As it is, some  folks ini^ht think���������well, you understand."  towns liad armed themselves with  tree-cutting axes, q and. also with"  guns. Troops were sent post-haste*  and arrived just in* time to prevent  bloodshed. But. as no,,guarantee  " could ' be obtaincflj that hostilities  would not be resumed, the,authorities have been . forced to- put boUi  towns under arrest to guard against  further trouble; and troops- are stationed to prevent the people of cither community from trespassing , on  the other's- ground.  Until forty   or fiiLy years   ago the '  Ghetto     or     Jewish  quarter of thc  German city of Frankfort was nothing but ii vast prison.    'Every night  all  the  inhabitants  were   locked .in. -  On Sunday the gales were locked   at  four o'clock in  the afternoon,,"   and  guards set.    No Jew might walk u\y-  011 the footpath, nor was any one of  the persecuted race permitted  on   -a  green  spot.     On every' public     holiday all  Jew.-?     were driven  into, thc  '  Ghetto and locked in, and even when'  they     were     permitted outside each *  had to bow and remove his hat ���������  to  every passer-by., ,_���������    ���������'  ' In Britain wc have hot of lato  years seen a whole town in prison.  Thc town which has recently most  nearly delivered itself inUr-fnc hands  of Uie law is Leicester. Its nineteen guardians refused to appoint a  vaccination officer, and it was not  until the Solicitor-General appeared,  before the High Court in support, of  an attachment of these guardians  that thev at last yielded.���������London  Tit-Hits.'  PLANTS THAT COUGH.  'Man has not a monopoly of cough-  WHEUE HE WAS "AT HOME." ing. Before there wns a vertebrate  A well-known lady is noted for hor on the earth, while mini was in pro-  gracious manners. Her wit, though |'ess at evolution through the vege-  keen, has not the sharp flavor of j table world, Htaila Tiiss-icn���������that is  personality which distinguishes thc ! what the botanists call him, whilo  bright sayings of so many society I wc 'know him as "the coughing  women.    * ibean" ��������� coughed and blew dus<t out,  The other day, however, when a'of lue lungs. Recently botanists  young man whose father had rinuiN-j have been giving special attention  ed a large fortune in the manufac- to this b'Mn, and tell interesting  lure of tallow candles was present- things about it. It is a native of ���������  ed to her, and immediately begun to I warm and most tropical countries,  talk loudly of his experiences on    a   and objects   most emphatically  recent. Continental trip, she became  somewhat impatient of his pretentions.  "Were you in Paris?"  she asked.  "Oh, yes; Paris was my headquarters."  "In Italy?"  "I spent a fortnight in Rome, and  it occurred to me that there I had  found alike the capital of religion  and art."  "In Greece?"  "Surely!" replied.thc young man,  adding, with a veiled allusion to recent classical honors hc had won,  'There I lived indeed happily."  "Oh, exclaimed the l.'uly (with a  sly allusion to the tallow-chandler-  ing), "T. had forgotten:^ there, of  course, you were at home!"  "You live opposite the Vanaslers.  I, believe, Mrs. ICnickerbock?" said  Mrs.. Cumso. . "No." replied Mrs.  Kniokerbock, stiffly; "thc Vanavtcrs  live opposite mc."  to  dust. When the dii������-t settles on the  breathing pores in the'leaves of'Hie  plant and chokes them, a gas accumulates inside, and when it gai/.s  sufficient prcsMire.there tomes an explosion with a sound ' exactly like  coughing and 'the dust is blown from  its lodgment. And, more strange  still, the plant gets red in the face  through the effort. !  "Sammy,"     said     11 0  "what      is     meant     b/  food?"       "Something  ain't r^ot     no ta-jtc  to  Sammy.  teacher,  nutritious  ( 1    eat th'rft  it,"    replied  Nance���������"Jaclt Aforlon proi>oses in  this letter. I wonder if he really  loves mc; he has only known me a-  week "       The     Brother���������"Oh,  then,.  pet haps he docs." ,.    .    (,  The United States has 122 doctor'g.  to everv 10.000 freoplc. England;  has but 06 per 1C0.0PO. . _,     \  T3W'fc-r-?*;:fr ..ill'��������� -.  S  11?2sl������   S5^03?y������  s^^TOSB/lS.I&.OS^L     C3  -JP  ss  33  o-  ������1  ei  a  L&������*4  OR BLINDFOLD ON-THE BRINK  OF PRECIPICES^-=3>  .CHAPTER IV.  DKTICCTION    BASK!)  ON'  KAU.  Alplionse Bcrlillon, of anthropometric fame, has undertaken to educate tiio Paris police in the art of  describing faces. An interesting part  of     the instruction     is  that special  attached  :  are alike,  chosen as  to tlie ear.  Therefore  the base of  No  that  tho  IMP TEEOUBH THE WIST  is Ontario going t0 do in the matter  of  taking up land ?   Shall the wisdom of Minnesota   ' wheat producers  UNITED     STATES       SETTLERS   '1ut "s l������ blush 7   Tlie men who arc  rushirg     in      from Minnesota,     Dakota,   Nebraska,   and   Montana,     are  The day's' work was done, and I  went down into the kitchen to have  riy tea and my confidential talk with  _\!a:-tlm. In 'this last intention,  however, I was doomed to be disappointed. Her master had intrusted  her with ce'rtair-., commissions that  obliged her at ones to set out for  Bury. So I was left alone. How  gladly would I have sought1 the'  company of the boys, although all  were much younger than myself; but  i.Jnce I had been promoted to the  position of tutor, ibis had been, and  not unnaturally, forbidden by Mr..  Porter,.   v/ho    judged  that an  undue  with  my,pupils     would  my  at  the  familiarity  weaken ,my authority over (hem-.  As soon as 1  had finished,-'my solitary meal,  I took   my well-thumbed  , Bible    in    my     band, and .wandered  down to  the bottom of the orchard.  - L\ing down'' in the shadow of a  large pear tree, 1 soon forgot my  own troubles in those of Him who  bore thc burden of all mankind. It  was a lovely  summer's evening,   the  - sky  was cloudless,  the air soft      a.s  - down, and laden with tlie perfume of  the new-mown hay, the breath of the  , honeysuckle, and' al) the indefinable  odors of June. After'! had read for  about an hour, I put down my book,  and lay in, rapt enjoyment of the  ', holy calm of Nature. The spirit of  this delicious evening fell upon' my  heart/'calming its'anxieties and apprehensions, and mingling with those  religious impressions left by my  scriptural reading, and my soul was!  filled with devotion, although  lips uttered  no  prayer.  Behind   the  high,   thick  hedge  my  back  lay <lhe extremity of  front garden, which, as I have before  mentioned,, ' was used only by-    Mr.  Porter and his daughter.    1 was dis-  ' turned  in    the midst of my meditations    by    the sound of'their voices.  They    were ,  walking in ,thc garden,  and    presently I could     hear    their  footsteps close behind mc.     For   the'  time I became an involuntaryceavcs-  dropper; but this time not unwilling-  , ly.     I     was      surrounded  by a  vile  . machination.     I     had challenged the  worst enmity of its concoclor, and    it  behooved me to unscrupulously avail  myself of every  item of information  that T could glean which would serve  t'o'-thwart  his plans and conduce   to  my own safety.  Cowering still closer to the earth.,  but with my ear raised,,and eagerly  listening, I tried ^ to catch 'their  words ,    ���������  The lark had soared uway.-nnd thc  birds had ''subdued their song; ihe  voices of the, boys, loo, were more  distant; only the irrepressible grasshopper kept up his untiring chirrup.  1 did not lose one word they spoke.  "1 tell you,* .Judith, he knows  something! 1 believe he's been lis-  loning:". I_hcard Air. Porter say.  "Ho has   not      "       '   ' '  "What arc you doing here?" he i  'asked, evidently not knowing what'|  to say to,cover his blunder.  "I usually come here of an evening  to read my Bible," I said, quietly.  "I' never heard you object to it before."  . (To Re Continued).  HOW K"OT TO WORRY.  A    Physician<\Prescribes     Common  Sense as������a  Cure for the Habit.  <*courage!" she  "'He's simply a  "Why,  . then,  such a question.  1 once asked a physician what cure  he could' suggest for tho worrying,  habit, writes a correspondent. "J  would prescribe common sense," ho  s-.ud, "and ," if a man or woman'  hasn't got a stock on baud and cannot cultivate one, ,1he medical man  is powerless." ' This worrying nonsense grows. The best moans to  cure it. lies in' tho hands, of thc woman herself. , .  If she will just call a little, horse  sense to her aid, resolve not to borrow trouble, to be cheerful and think-  upon the right side of, things, she  will live longer and be able lo retain her beauty. Every woman has  the strongest desire'lo keep her good  looks. Why, then, does she lake the  course which is sure to make her  yellow-skinned, dull-eyed and thoroughly unlovely?                                   '  Tbe English woman is greatly admired for her utter refusal to be  worried. Consequently she looks  young at'00. Undertaking no more  than she'Can comfortably carry out,  and firmly believing in the coming of  another day, she does not procrastinate, but simply will not let the domestic machinery giind her down to  ili-healtli and an early old  age.  i>  She i.s a frequent bather'and regards health as the prime factor , of  life, to be looked after before ' everything else. She .sleeps nine hours  and also lakes a nap during the day,  arranging her work in the most sys-  | tematic. manner.  Her little memorundum^slip always  I shows two vacant hours;'they are  ifor rest. She eats'heartily, but of  the most digestible food, and would  rather have a 'mouthful of good food  and go partly hungry Hinn-cat' a  whole meal of cheaper tilings.'    -  Albion's daughter i.s a   true economist, .regulating- her expenses     care-'  fully.    She is a firm believer in     the  allowance .system.  Therefore'resolutely build a wall  about to-day and'livo within,the in-  clos'urc. , Tho past liuiy have been  hard, sad or wrong���������it is over. The  future may be like thc past, 15ul the  woman who worries about it may  not live to meet it���������if she docs , she  will bear il in  the same-old way.  value is  two eai f  -^gan i1*  syv53m employed. Close attention is  also given loi'O'i'R Each 'policeman  gets an album containing a thousand  photographs, full face and profile, of  rcrson-3 cupelled from Taris. To  facilitate the research these portraits aro grouped methodically according to their height, ears and  nores. It is believed that when the  police become familiar with Bcr-  tillon's system recognition of criminals will  be greatly1 facilitated.  LARGEST CAVE IN EUROPE.  ,ln the Muolathal, near Schwyn,  Switzerland, there i.s probably the  largest cave in Europe. Thc existence of the cave had long been  known, bill as it could only 'be entered by crawling no one had troubled to investigate tho interior. This  summer, however, three separate parties have explored it. The distance  traversed amounts altogether to no  less than 8,000 yards, and tho end  of the cavern has not yet been reached. ' -  -  SWARM INTO  CANADA.  Mr.      W. A.  Sherwood    Tells  Iiis  Experience  in. the  IJ ortliwest.  of  divisional depots of thc Can-  Pacific ltailw.iv, from Portage  C.ilfii  WAY TO BEAT OOAL M  bunging     in  and capital,  ranches  in the  their good experience  ��������� nd will operate the  best style.  GRAINS  OP GOLD.,  Nothing is more reasonable and  cheap than good, manners.���������South.  Honor comes by diligence; riches  spring  from  economy.���������J.   I*\  Davis.  Tho highest manhood ��������� resides in  disposition, not in intellect.���������11. W.  lloecher.       _  That man is worthless.who knows  how to receive a favor, but not how  to return one.���������Plnutus.  , Moro helpful than all wisdom is  one draught of simple human pity  that will not',forsake us.���������George  Eliot.  Nothing can bring you peace but  yourself. Nothing can bring you  peace but the triumph of principles.  ���������Emerson.      < <  CURPEW STOPPED,  ancient    Essex villages,  AlORNINO  In     two  Newport nnd  Wicken Bonhunt,      the  curfew bell is still rung.     At    Newport it has been rung for centuries at  ���������4 a.  in.  and 8 p. m.,  but in  consequence  of complaints  made  by     the  villagers    ,of     being awakened  from  their, sleep  tho morning  curfew    has  now ceased.     Members of the    same  family have rung the curfew at Newport for    the last three generations.  A salary of ,'   ������2 a year  has  to  be  paid lo the ringer of the curfew bell  by thc      owner      of certain   ancient  gramincr-school     buildings    adjacent  to, the parish church.  The  adian  la  Prairie  of immense    activity.   The great influx of immigration from the border  States of    Minnesota,   Dakota,  Montana  and  Nebraska give  the      most  conclusive  argument that  the  wheat  lands     of Manitoba and  the  North-  ,west are of the most valuable order.  Large  landed      companies are  b'v'ing  organized    in Minneapolis, .St.  Paul,  Grand    Porks and other centres     of  population,' lor tho^dcvelopmcnt     of  our  northern, prairies.   These'    great  corporations,     after      the  return,, of  their agents from-the scene of operation, .organize and run immense    excursions  over     thc Northern  Pacific  to the divisional points,  and   thence  alorg      the (J.I'.R.  to  their northern  branch stations.   Every hotel, is:' filled lo its topmost garrel, and boarding bouses arc taxed to the limit to  meet,    tho demand made  upon   them,  duo to this influx.    Calgary and    tho  Hat,   thc      latter   being     the  abbreviated  form  of  Medicine  IT.it,   , and  abbreviations are always,   in    order,  is tho extreme 'limit of this scene of  activity.      Northward from the   Hat  to  Edmonton,  the trains arc crowded to standing room,'yet (here is  no  murmur,  though  there is not even a  strap   , lo hang    on    to.   Tho trains  r,.akc splendid  time,   and   the  watch  is  often, out to accurately mark  tho  lime limit    lo  the     mile.   I  do not  know the law in regard  to, tho running of railways,   but ii  tiicro is  no  penalty   for   making   time,, I   might j their  whisper that more than one mile has-  been made on a long run in less than  a minute and a quarter.       ,  COWBOY TURNS    BONIFACIO.  BOY  PLAYS  WITH  SNAKES.  GLASS EYES EOR ANIMALS. ,  Glass -eyes are 'now made for  horses, cats, and dogs, a.s.well as  for human beings. These animals  use a larger eye than man, and several are ff< ordered for them, at .the  same time, as a new one is necessary about once in six months. The  edges become roughened and produce irritation, from the acids of the  secretions affecting the enamel.  the" brains o'r thc  answered; scornfully,  fool!'"- ,  ,should he ask me  and follow il up  by stammering that 1 had told him?  1 intended, doing so before 1 'went  away: T certainly did'intend doing  so, but I novo;* mentioned il even to  'you. Besides that, there's been a  great change in bun .rirring these fovv  days back. Instead of !"-ii'i; grateful, a.s ho alwavs was be.i re, for  any little indulgence, in* seems to i  shrink from it., and from me, too." ,  Then he added quickly, as though  a sudden idea had struck him.  "Where was he tbe night "that I  came back! If.I remember, wc held  all.our talk in thc parlor, with thc  "window wide open, and you didn't  speak in very low tones."  An exclamation broke from .luilith.  The footsteps paused cioso behind  me. T feared they would hear ' the  violent beating of 'my heart.  "Stop!" she cried. /'That reminds me! Not a quarter of an  lio.ur before you returned, he was  clipping the rhododendron bash in  front of that window. I saw- him  from my bedroom.','  There was. an ominous* .pause; in  my mind's eye I could picture their  look of consternation. <  "Why did you not tell me this?"  said 'Mr. Porter in a troubled voice.  "1 never thought of it until this  instant.'' she answered. "I was too  eager to hear your news to think of  him."  "If he heard all that passed in  that room, ho knows enough to utterly destroy us. We are .completely  in his power. , More than that, I I  h.ivi' given xhim a clew that may  lead to profitable discoveries for ;  hinisi'lf "  "A;.d i;iy reputation! ��������� my shame |  known to that contemptible ci-r! j  Oh, heavens! I cannot ��������� cannot |  pos-ibly survive it!" she cried, pas- j  hionaii'ly. ,  ".Silence!" said lior father, in a  stem voice. "This i.s no lime for  rnmpiug and roving, this must le  seen to at once. Wu must not lose  a moment. To question him in the  usual way is useless Wo must resort to the other this very ni^ht.  Until      wc   find    out what   ho really  The   only      thing with which  should  concern  herself i.s  to-day,  sunshine, its air, its friends,,its  lies,   its .'wholesome work,  and  llapS   US   llucc-i.'ini'y   r,t'>���������)���������<> w, ,  she  its  fro-  per-  ' A  you  | lea'  ��������� the  land  HINTS TO 1TOUSEKEEPEKS.  says'.  ���������As  woman s inagazine  value your digestion don't serve  with fish. The tannic'acid of  lea hardens t no fiber of the fish  makes      it      undigcstible.     Tea  should  not      be served with oysters.  lobsters,  or any  form of  shell  lis'li."  A  ham Jinked in cider is delicious.  Clioo-,e a good clean ham of    about'  eight pounds.     Wash thoroughly and  over tho fleshy  chopped  onion,  NO ROW ABOUT A ROW.  - ������  "Lei, n;c row,',', -said the pretty  girl.  "Hut 1 would rather row," said he.  "Well,   don't   lot's* have   cl   row."   ,  '���������To'ii void a row, n suppose wc row  together. Then wc can both row  and have no row,"  Tho     destination     reached,     there  comes      tlie run, heller skeltor.      all  climb out  and make for, the leading  holds,   and,   pei haps,, you  land,   up  by registering on an unwritten book  under a    canvas      thai some  rancher      has  pitched.   He tells you  he c has a bunch    of cattle over the  plains jus I beyond his wheat ranch.  Ho   .cauio last     fall,   ,and'got     his.  ranch  of 100 acres and  plowed     it.  Turning the horses loose, he returned  to   Dakota  to .winter,  and  got     his  machinery      ready  for'   tho    spring.  Then lie returns in April, spreads his  tent,     sows his     wheat,  and at'the  time- I saw  him, was  about to  reap  it.   Ho had 70 acres under crop,    40  bushels to the acre,'was thc prospective amount.'   He  introduced me      a  few1 days     after my     arrival lo the  Texas cattle king,  who, is the     hero  of the  hour.   Thirty thousand   head  of cuttle," irll' well  branded were1'    in  bis  bunch.   Bunch  is  not   slang'     in  tho   -western . vor.niiciilar; , it is   the  significant term applied  to  a rancher and. all  his  equipment.   His   men  aro referred    to as   of "the bunch."  Tho   . cowboy     has  nothing      in  his  make-up of the kind described ia the  wicked   wild"    western   boys'   novels.  He is in for business, and has,' while  ranching     a''   stipulated salary     attached and six, steers thrown in.   Jn  the course of a few yours hc becomes,  a rancher  and has  a 'bunch   of      his  own, with his own brand upon them."  The laws   relating lo cattle stealing  are exceedingly severe, so that little  or nothing is done in that way. The  n  reply      thai ca^'-'c> <irc "���������*' rounded'up nnd brand-:  as  follows  .���������  1 finished"   mo  to Calgary are the -scones   Two-Year-Old Tot Enjoys Nothing-  Better Than to Handle Them.  Probably      the     smallest      snake  "charmer" is "Bi other" Latham    of  penver,   Col.      Where  thc  baby'gets  Jiis  inclination     and  his  bravery is  not   known,     but he gets his opportunities      because     his uncle, Harrv  IJavios,  is a well-known  snake     fancier.     The baby enjoys nothing moro  than    -'to     play    with    some of the  harmless snakes which his uncle will  allow him -   to  handle.     Thc uncle's  favorite reptile is the rattlesnake ���������  probably because there is an element  of danger  in handling  them.      This  fancy has cost Mr. Davies seven bites  already,  but each time he has wrapped his arm tightly (0 shut oil    circulation   and  has  sucked   the poison  from the wound, feeling no ill cITccts.  There  will be  no more rattlesnake  bites inflicted    by   his  collection    of  snakes for the present, at least,     a.s  the last of his    favorites was killed  recently in an encounter with a bull  snake'.'     Ho     himself   saw the fight,  but he allowed it to proceed  loo far  to save the rattler after  it was     in  the coils- of ils -antagonist.  Ordinarily the  rattler' should have  proven  more than  a match  for * tlio  bull, but in this case it becamo   excited over the queer mnnoeuvcrs     of  the'other snake and "lost, its head."'  When Mr. Davios. observed the conflict the rattler was coiled ready  to  strike and both snakes were flashing  tongues     at each  other.     Tho  bull kept well out, of range'and sim-f  ply circled around, the rattler, seeming- to, watch for an opening.     This  circular  movement  finally  frightened  tho rattier and it uncoiled and     endeavored to glide away.0    Thai   was  the   bull's     opportunity,   and before  the, rattler could coil again it    had  been seized just back of the neck and  was   in     the coils of the bull.     Mr.  jolTy^i^tvios ran'     to    rescue J lis favorite,  but before ho could bo of service the  bull straightened  out its  coils     and  he could feel the bones of the rattler  crack as thoy pulled out of place.  Tho snake fancier claims ,that a  number of valuable medicines can be  secured from snakes. Rattlesnake  oil, ho asserts, can cure almost  JUST    TAKE   A      BRICK    AND  SOAK IT IN KEROSENE.  And It Will Cook Your Breakfast  and Do    Many  Other  Thing's.  TE-IBUTES PAID TU WIVES  any  form of deafness when the car drum  has not been injured. He makes  the oil by separating the fat, from  the flesh and rendering' it as lard is  rendered.  ���������f  YOUR watch:  An Expert  ��������� Tells     How  ��������� For It.  to Care  side sprinkle a  a   little  cloves  ed.in the spiing.  CATTLE NOT  CONFINED.  A recruiting .sergeant  tells  how  hc  once advised a loafer to join thc infantry    of     the  line,  loafer  excused  himself  "Well,  sergeant,  when  thraining  in   the   Wicklow JMilitin.,   I      ,      .        ,       ..,,,       , ., 4  went" and volunteered for tlic Dublin ''referred a !������������������������������������ c while ago to a  Fusiliers. I road the spots all right *v<?im? "akolan who had 70 acres ot  but when .the doctor examined me I V'"hcaL *' h,ls. CaL ������ .m a bun.c l J"1'  was rejected becosho said nlv "������i or lie plain. 11 is a remarkable  ,iulci mouth was too large to isarch agin mL ������iat few ot the ranchers have  ...lithe wind" *    ' i lences,   yet   tho .cattle  rarely      come  I ���������,,'':,.      ', ~A\  --.----.-      aM i '���������  I near the wheat, preferring rather thc  SlYiY   Y^SYY^^l]    "How slow     men are!"    sald tll0U   ' hunch  firi^s     of    the  prairie,  'ginger.     V.ako (lour and  water,   into! womat     in,   the white tafieta.     "MyV^���������"d.      rom  Calgary  the trains  a paste a.s thick as cu.unh anil'cover ; husband  spent  at      least  two   hmirs ,nm  l������n������c.pa!ly  through  cattle ���������    nml  !.. dmv.,  in    n - this morniinr picking out n   piece   of  ,}������rs<|.   ���������nchii-g stretches,  and,     the  land    for   building,   whilo  1    i���������      tho!A,kiUl   L,ukes'   vr,uch   dclorm,ne     t l0  length  of' tiiue.   had  selected I a������ "-wheat  districts  are  a.s   well   the  .mil cover ;  thc ham. .Put skin side down in a;  roasting pan, fill up with cidor. ,cook ]  slowly for three hour-., basting every ' same  | ton minutes.    Wli^n  I paste and the rind.  done take oft the I throe n**w hats." ���������  An 11011,1- before , ���������     it 'is wanted for the table return to j Ifor Father���������"No, sir. Vou can't  tho baking pan, flesh side down, ; have her I won't havo a son-in-law  brush the hit portion ��������� with beaten [ who has no more brains than to  egg, sprinkle generously with chop-.want to marry a girl with no more  pod   parsley  and   broad crumbs      and   serr.se than  my    daughter, has  shown  in  allowing; yo'i  to  think you    could  let it heat through in the oven. " A  gravy can be made by boiling down  the cider in which the ham was lir.it  roasted'  ha-ve  her.'  QUEEK.  "lie's a queer qu<w.." ,  "Vis; just now he was wiving that  nothing wns certain in this world  but the uncertainty of things, and  you couldn't bank on that."  "So 'this i.s your dull seat-on,  eh?" observed tlio visitor, "When  is the ' busiest period in your factory?" ������������������When the whittle blows  for the men to leave work." answered  tho manufacturer.    '  Customer   (emerging  from   harp  counter  cru������h)���������"Help   !   .My  leg  broken.''      I'"! oor--.v.������ 1 ker���������'' Vou  find  the  crutch  departmer-t.  sir,  tlio fourth floor, ir,  the rear."  Tie-  sorry fm  my-elf  evening -.  ���������"Oh.  unusiia:  Vou   told  your mother   I  having   'iiiu'e an   idiot  it  her      din.icr-purly  What  did  She   K.iyA"  ���������amis  will  on'  was  of  his I  Sho  scenes  of  lonely and  isolated rancher.--.   Dreary     and monotonous      the  ! brown burnt    sngy growth tolls     of  the barren    district,  and  of the hot  summer days that are past.   All the  way      from   Jla-plo     Crook,   al  least  1 from r><) miles oast of Maple   ,Creek,  which      i.s known     ns  the Pcl.erbora  .'settlement,   thfc  land  is  as  described  ."alkali"   for      a hundred  miles     ,or  more, fiat as a board, then suddenly  'a distant blue lull with rolling table  | land'   tells    of    the approach of the  ' now   lake  dii.lricl of Loon  and   Duck  , Lakes.   This is surely  (l sportsman's  Ipar.idis"    Thousands   of  ducks   in    a  [mighty cloud    arose     ns     lho trniin  swept   past     Then   they   con led   and  swept     flown into' a distant portion  lie said  notieed,   nothing  It is-strange how little thc average person can account for what  seem the whims and caprices of his  watch, said a watchmaker lo thc  writer the other day, and yet in the  majority of cases thoy are due to  very -simple causes.  For instance. tho going of most  watches varies according to- the temperature at <wliich they are,kept.  Consequently, if you wear a watch  next ,,to your.body during the clay,  and at night put il on a cold marble mantelpiece, or, in fact, anywhere in a cold room, the watch is  sure cither Ho g-ain or lose.' Cold  causes contraction of tho metals  composing the balance-wheel, and its  parts, and tho watch consequently  gains. When the parls expand .under the heat of the body, the pivots,  bearings, etc., tighten tup and i thc  watch loses. Of course, this is not  the case with watches having a compensating balance���������that is, made of  different metals that both expand  and contract under tho influence -of  cold, so that the expansion of the  one counteracts the contraction of  tho'other. ���������'  Getting the steel parts of one's  watch magnetized is another frequent  cause "of trouble; while changing thc  position of a watch, such as put-  Ling it down horizontally,, i.s also  apt Lo affect its action.  It Is well -known ihat a watch will  slop for some unexplained reason  and go on -again iril is given a  slight jolt. Tlic same trouble may  nol recur for years. This is duo to'  the delicate hairspring catching either in' Ihe ,hairspring-stud or in the  regulator-pins. Tlio ciuise is a sudden jump or quick movements'which  gives a.jolt to thc balanco-whool and  hairspring, and' thus renders the  catching possible. Tlio jolt must  come at a particular fraction of a  second, during the revolution of the  balance-wheel, otherwise the spring  will not catch, and so the odds  against this . happening arc very  great. ' )&  "With a terra cotta brick and a  cent's woi th oi kerosene you may be  independent of the coal dealer,' remarks the Chicago Tribune. it  need not be a mailer oi personal  concern to you if the price of coal  does reach prohibitive figures, . as  long as the ordinary terra cotta  bricks used in lire-proof buildings  can bo obtained and oil is cheap.  One of these bricks soaked for ten  or fifteen' seconds in kerosene will  burn for half aii hour and give out  heat sufficient'to warm a room, ' or,  if placed in a stove, sufficient to  cook a meal. ICxpe'rimenls made by  the Tribune demonstrated the fact  that a substitute ' for coal can be  obtained at a minimum of cost'and  labor. ,  'ON 10 COOKS BHIOAKFAST.  ���������Eur a breakfast, of breakfast food,  eggs, steak, toast and colTcc use  one biick. For a dinner of roast  meats, vegetables, boiled meats,  puddings, etc.. use five or six bricks  in relays. A day's washing or ironing, which at present price of fuel  threatens to be more expensive, can  be done with the oiled brick fuel at  ii cos't of 20 cents. It will take little more trouble lo replenish a fire  with oiled bricks every half hour  or so than it dons to keep up a coal  lire.  To  test tho oiled brick ns fuel     a  breakfast      of-   medium  boiled  eggs,  coffee, ' toast      and   steak  was     pie-  ���������pared  with  ono brick,  taking twenty  minutes to cook tho food.   Vor   the  purpose  an      ordinary  terra      colla  brick was used.   A tin pan half   the  depth   of  the  brick  was  used   as    ,a  bath for     the. brick.    A  half-inch of  kerosene was poured into this.     The  bricks  are hollow,  so  that by  turning one over until its four sides 'are  wet it can   be , thoroughly  saturated.'  They ,   are     grooved and porous, so  they absorb the oil rapidly.    In  this  bath of kerosene the brick was rolled  and the, oil permitted to saturate it.  it was then  taken from the tin and  placed      in     an    ordinary     cooking  stove.   Whei:   lho match  was  applied  the  brick  ignited slowly,   but    .soon  was burning strongly.   The heat was  intense and   tho stove'! was soon  hoi  and the food rapidly"oookin-g.  CENT'S WORTH OF KEUOSICNIO  "Ifow  much      kerosene have   "you  used  ?"  asked    tho housewife    -who  had loaned hor'kitchen for  tho '  experiment. -        i  "About  a  cent's  worth,"   she  was  told.   ��������� '  "I'll  get  a  brick  to-morrow     and  try it myself.'   That beats soft coal."  The   eggs  wore  bobbing" around   in  HAPPY     HAKSIED LIVES      OP  ,������������������   '   SOME GKEAT 3IEN.  Charles Kingsley  and   ��������� His Wife-  John Eright's Inconsolable  Grief.  "This place is perfect," Charles  Kingsloy once wrote to his wife from  the seaside ; "but it seems a dream  and imperfect without you. 1' never  before felt'the loneliness of being  without the beloved being whose  'every look and word and motion are  the keynotes of my life. People talk  of love Riding at the altar���������Fools !  I lay at the window all morning,  thinking of nothing but homo ; how  I long for^ it !" ,  There isYiolhing in (ho history of  love moro attractive than the pictures of the ideally happy married  lives enjoyed by some of our greatest inch or more touching than the  tribute they paid to the women who-  filled liioir days with sur-rhiiie. Indeed, if one were asked to present a  picture of the sublimity of married  happiness it would bo only i cccssary  lo recall the scone in which Charles  Kingsloy, within a few days of his  own death, having escaped from his  sick-room, Sat for n, few blissful moments by the bedside of his wife,  who was lying seriously ill in thc  next room. Taking ono of her hands  tenderly in his, he said, in a hushed  voice, "Don't speak, darling. This  is Tloavcii."       ' ,  Few men, great or small, have  been happier in their married life  than John'Bright, and the story of  his inconsolable grief when his wife, ,  "the sunshine and solace of his  days," was taken from him, forms  one of the  MOST PATHETIC PAGES  of human history. "It "scorns to mo,"  he     pitifully,   said,   "as though  Ihe  world was plunged iu darkness,    ard  that     no ray     of light could   ' ever  roach mo again this side thc tomb."  It was Cobdoi: who shook him     at  l;:st  from the ��������� lethargy  and  despair  which-were  paralyzing.'  his  splendid   '  etiergiesY"There    are thousands-    of'  homes ii:- England  this moment," ho  said,   "where'   wives,   mothers,     and  children are dying 'of hunger.     Now  when  the    first paroxysm ,   of your  grief is past,  I would advise you  to    ,  come with me, and wc will never rest  until .the Corn  Law  is repealed." ,  Tho  late, Dean Stanley,  it,is said,  worshipped the very grom:d his wife, '  Lady Augusta,  trod     on, and many  are     tho compliments     hc paid hor.  "if-1, wore     to  epitomize my  wife's   '  qualities," he once said,  "I couldn't  do it bettor than in  the words of ��������� a ,  cabman who drove us on our honeymoon.  'Vour'wife,.' hc said to nie, 'is  tho, best woman iu   England',���������and   I  qui to, agree with him."  "Why should you',pity mc  '?"  Mr.  Fawcott,' "the ' blind   Postmaster-Gen-''  oral, remarked'to a friend who'  had  3l  a frothing stew pan by this time andi expressed sympathy with him in his  I    Two     Scotch  farmers Whose farm.-.  ; adjoined     met      one tl.iy.     Tho  .complained   to,  the   oilier   that  icrows  which   liad   their im"-Is  m  ���������trees cuine nnd  ft'd  on  his  field.  tho  morning.     ''W.-ll,"   replied  other,   "if I gie     them     their  sh.nrlev vo can gie  them I heir I  fast."  one  tlio  bis  in  the  1������il.  renk-  j "1 sf'" by  , rd   !.(!.*dei,  Ka.ud are  i wives."    "li  lleiiiiypcclf,  I "Thev ,r\iu  the newspaper-.," remark-  ' thai, tile lulu' i> in the  sending out appeals foi  i  that      hi '������"   finculiil.etl  in  ha ''  an   o.ii'%<:v  mini: "  VVIIIipi'l'  liai'ber  ingi vi.���������.j  binliv.  "Weil,  I  (who  Voni-  Fir '''  dim'f  is   shaving.   wiMnuat--  h.iir     'niivls   cut ling '  f'j.'O omer      (lest il.v i���������  know ;inv'):io who run  of 11,i* water.    Settlers  here  have  be- ���������.._���������������������������,    . ,.., . ..,,, ,,.,...���������  gun   to  mark  out   their abo*Te.      and Db, P I IMt 'AltRANG I'.MKN'I  jere long ������ snug hamlet will mark A ,vi,ll"hr "���������"������ wIl<-> shall be name  i'i he  place ������,i   the'wild  fowl. I lc'SH is "- close worker in money mut-  1 Ii'dim Head is soon reached, and J ���������*"'���������������tlmt i.s. ho stays close to the  ,'hon Moose .Jaw, the great division- ���������sllorc w'th his expenditures. He had  i,il centre L'K' "(,<,(1 '"ck to marry n girl whose  ' svioKi-: of tfik Tiii{i-:.sni-:iis.    ,''a'"-,",-;> 'V". f|lliu>, Y'YUyA\uu\ ,H 'a  pic-ont living with Ins who iii one  At Moo'** t/.iv/ on'.- >������������������(!'���������;���������, the most I of his father-in-law's houses,  aciive '���������I'^ns nf the I ii".! touch in the' Ono day, not long sini'i*., while dis-1  wheal i.irirlier; |,!isine--.s The v.-is-t, | I'ussiiig nll.tii'K with a friend, the lat-  wh'ui l.'-li's are br-ir,g reaped and I In*', t<*r asked .- "Did the old gentleman  -.'i.ol.e (,i* if.irtv threshers n^es along' give you that hoie-e ?"  ,We|l--f:i'--no.   riot  exiwlly  ff than  *Jj   work  cut  it, worsi    than  you  C  does know, we can t tell what lo do.  'fh.it once known, I shan't want  much consideration."  "Where is ho now; havo you seen  him lately?"  "f heard him leave the hoys' room  at five o'clock. I have not seen or  heard him since  then."  "Go and see where hi; i.s at once;  hc might have left the houv*. and  be on his way to .London while we  are standing here."  In  an   Instant   I   hoard   him   hurrying'toward  tlie house.     I  sprung  to  my feet, v,\n across the orchard into  the kitchen garden, which was situat-  . ed  at  the  opposite  extremity,   rushed  into   the summer-house,   laid   'my  book upon the table, and resting my  head upon my hands, assumed an altitude of attentive study.    My breath  came short and thick, and my breast  was heaving when I heard  my master's hasty footsteps upon the path.  I did not raise my eyes until      he  stood before me.    IIo was very pale,  and  his  voice shook  with agitation.  "Where     have you  been,  sir?     How  dare you''"  He began in n bullying tone; then  bethinking him that he was betraying himself, stopped short. I looked at him with well-feigned surprise.  I was already becoming skilful in deception, and bad v������ssons uro so  easily learned.  The expression of my fare evidently 'disconcerted hinij.  I  A   MAN'  OF   FA.MILV.  "Are you ,-- man of family,  "Heavens,   yes'       My   ihird  law  moves in   I o-d.iy "    '  sir'.'"  son-iji-  !    "He offered   her  his hand   and    for-  lune."    "Did  she firccpl.'.'"     ''No; the,  J first   was     too   largo  and   the second .  , too small "  Wife (reading      the     paper;���������"The  girafn* 'has     a,    tongue       IM   inches  long." Husband���������"Aren't   you   jealous?"  "I wouldn't be in .Jim Thompson's  shoes just iinvv." "Why iu>\'>" "He  left 'em in tho cellar inst Monday  night, nnd" they dumped four ions  of coul  on 'em before .Jim  vv.is up."  Lady���������"A     gen  Yiv   "    Mid      li"  | Parl'-iiYiiaid���������- "Oh  was  itnma'ci'ial   '  "You   asked  hand  ?"     "Yes '  you  V"  "No,  lie  could  have  both  'My curiosit"  ��������� ���������nian failed, you  .ive nil,'.' name ?"  V''.-.'l't     Me   -iai'l   it  her   father  '   "And     he  didn't     He  of  'em "  ff)*-    l-,er  refused  said      J  with  me," said  headed     en If  him about  th  is      running  thc man  whose  persisted  farmyard  away  two-  iu   dragging  lie* great, ,-.! iet flics of I his lifhosl f,f  tlie wheat growing dislncis, mile  ,(fli-i- ;::iie of uiibi om.-ii wheat lu-lts  sjiie.nl in evi-rv d i reft ion, melting  into Ml'- liorr/on a  veritable Held     of  (lie c'-'tll nt gold f <-.[ ol,.* to SOUlc  of the gleet r.nifiiors as to the JiO'J-  re-.i.It uf the li'irv'ct, .,'jd whnt  the average to the lure, forty to  busied-, per acre was the reply  v" thousand <ui'*n .sju-ead before  whence       L       discussed th<>  ino*    yet i hi-, was pol      the  II   ilie      w-.������y out  ������o  the   Sorth  was  nn*,  the coffee pot was threatening an  eruption. The steak was reaching  ii stage of juicy brownness. ,f he brick-  was still burning without, signs of  going out. , When the breakfast was  ready the brick was removed with a  pair of tongs ,and', plunged into ' a  bucket of water. A',-,- soon us the  fire had been extinguished it was rc-  dipped iii the 'kei;osenc. When a  match was applied the brick b'iriiod  as'freely a.s it had before its water  bath.  Except that tho brick comes ' out  black it is in as good condition as il  was before it was used. When at  tho end of a hall hour's burning tho  fuel begins to show signs of, weakness tho brick can be removed from  thc stove or grate and a fresh one  put in. Thc burnt out brick can  then bo put ir the bath -if kerosene,  after precautions have been taken  to make sure thai the fire i.s extinguished,, and will be ready for use  when needed. The -precautions should  include care lo sec that tho kerosene bath is not near the fire. 'That  warning should not be needed, but  an occasional 'explosion proves that  it i.s. (  SLMPLE OUTFIT SUFFICIENT.  The outfit of tho,householder who  wants to secure cheap fuel and bo  independent of the coal dealer should  include a metal receptacle in which  the oil can bo kept, a. half do/.en  terra cotta bricks, and a pair of  longs to handle them..  With' that equipment the kitchen  stove or grate is jusl as serviceable  as if the coal bin wore full. It is a  cheaper, fuel than gasoline burned in  a gasoline stove, and il has the additional .virtue of making heat.- It  will make-a lire much cleaner than  soft coal and not, far inferior to  anthracite. It is probable that if  the brick were-soaked for ten or  lf(eon 'minutes instead of as many  /seconds it would burn much longer  half nn hour, and then the  k of keeping up tho oiled brick  fire would bo loss than that of replenishing u soft coal fire.  KNOWN FOIt A LONO TIME.  The facts iierlaining to this use  of .tlie oiled brick have' boon known  to the brickniakors. Thoy ��������� have  known thai t.ho porous, hollow,  terra cotta brick would absorb oil  readily,' and that the brick itself  would act as a radiator for the. heat  when the oil wan ignited.   The appli-  The estates belonging to the Duke  of Sutherland cover an area greater  than the two counties of Lancashire  and   Mutland combined.  Tho longest word of usual occurrence in the English language i.s  "incomprehensibilities."  Anil riu  was   tho  first   couni ry  'adopt I Im system of posl curd-,  was  in   1.S09.  to  This  Ho���������"They say that, it, takes three  generatiors to make a gentleman."  She���������"Your grandson will bo * all  right, then."  sible  was  (ui*/  Tvvi-lv.  , nie.  , sutijec1  end.  .trail   to   fJufr.-ilo   L'ike,   f,,.-   27j  l the  prairie   was   rhe  sc ne  of  (gigantic   operation-.     Has-  tin.  , fario   'nriiiiT,   v./'fll   his   ten   or  ���������ere  field,      yielding  sav,  in   a  J vni'.  twenl v-five bushe'^ to  lh������  j any  conception  of I he west.    Th  being made  iy  the  C.V.U.  arid      Uv:',  Northern   Pacific   flnrlroad   to   carry |  out this grain,  vol, thoy cannot help j  the answer, ''lie oli'oiod it to  bin I wouldn't accept il."  "How's thnt?" asked lho friend,  "Well," answered lho man who  had made tlwj lucky nuiirirnoninl  voni lire, "yon see, I lie hom-e really  li'-longs ,!o me. I'm livi.'ij; in it. rent  fr'o, and I'll get ll. when (he old man  lii'-a.^ It I accepted il. now I'd have  to | av the taxis."  A   DHLIOATK   POSITION.  miles,  these  On-  twelvc  good  ,-ici-e,  Nearly  tliroe-rpiartcrs of  a   million  Britons visit the Continent yearly.  The  Waterloo   medal   wa.'i   tho  first  given to fill ranks .alike.  Teacher���������"What is the future of  thc verb 'lo love,' Jennie ?" Jennie  (sweet  skteon)��������� "To   get., married,"  Tt is calculated  that .'!."f) acres  British land is annually devoted  interments.  of  to  Austria-Hungary    has   the. longest  fronHer of any  European nation,   its  frontier     lino    being,   2,('<)C>    miles  (���������rent,    flritfiin     hail i!,75i> miles .  of  coasl-line.  A wall ,",n feel, high and i..''< foot  broad could be built rill /round I'lng-  l.'iinl with Ihe conl amiiially raised,  in  that country. '���������/''���������  Wedding presents are frequently  distinguished for I heir iisele-siiess,  and gifi.-mnUng f:t any lime is nl-  lfided wlili ���������'oiiu; flaiigi r. A faithful fi isli einjdoyc announced his desire if, lake ii mouth's holiday (m  viMt In1' brother, lie find worked so  of the .mighty yield,. iv<>n nnd steadily Dun, his employer,  greatest (jn'orli a re not'only grnnleil the reijties't, imt  inn de him u jirt'Hei I of a now travelling  l.7lg.  The -night before Tim vvas to leave  li" received the gift, accompanied by  ,i  few   appreciative   words.  Tim .stared at the bug for a moment, and then n������kod : "What am I  to do with that '.'"  "Why,  put, your dollies in  it when  great, .scarcity of  not boon  appre-  their   capacity  thinking thai, wore  ten-fold greater tlmn of the present,  still the yurd.'i would see the output,  of'the ranchers nwniting the moan-*  of , transportation. Tluve bii-'f.  graperies have been erected here thin  siiiiiinor, ns in a host of other centre!', and I hr-so will facilil.a (p. lo  some ' ex-ten I the handling of the  graii:. lOastvvard from Moose ,'n,w  and .southward lo Ihe forly-ninlh  parallel-,. tlie Assinlboin Plain:) join  with those of Manitoba nnd i\Ion-  l.uiiii. somewhere between Uegirui  and Brandon,I and on through  plains of .'unparalleled richness.  What  you  go  away,   of  course,"   answered  (he employer.  "Put me clothes in it, is it ?"  said Tim. "An' phvvat will Oi wear  if Oi jut mo clothes in that ?"  cation  which  might, bo made   of the  bricks in a time of  fuel,  however,  bus  cinted.  The terra cotta bricks have boon  used for tho Inst, ten yours to Hue  ceilings and I'or partitions. They  havo boon made hollow ard slightly  grooved 'to reduce their weight and'  insure ventilation. This .increases  their powor of absorption. Thoy are  made in various sizes nnd shapes.  The. best and most convenient sire  fur the householder to use as a substitute for coal is a brick six inches  in length, four in width and two  and a qiiui-ter inches thick. This  sire will  fit the kitchen range nicely.  niAMON'I) TilHCVUS.  I'l'obalil*. there are more ingenious  thieves Uy l> i.iiil;e;*le,\r than in .any  city (yf ils si;'e in tin* world, and  thoy me all alter diamonds. One  day a Frenchman appeared at Kim-  borley. He'wore boots fitted %y'lth  Parisian heels*, two inches or more  in height. A trifling matter of being  seen talking confidentially with a native woman directed attention to  him. His boot heels -were hollow  and  filled  with diamonds.'  allliction. "JMy wife is all tho eyes I  want, and no mini ever looked out  on tho world through 'eyes more  swcot and  true."1  Sheridan was very happy in his  wives, although o'no of tlioni, before'  marrying him. spoke' of hor future  husband' fts "that fright, that'horrid  creature." Jn marked contrast to  this unflattering description was the  compliment hc paid to his first wife,  whom he had wooed disguised as a  hackney coachman, when ho spoke of  her as "the connecting link botvveon  a woman and an angel."  No man ever relied moro completely on his wife's guidance and counsel  than John "L\ohlo, the pool of the  "Christian Year." From the day  when he installed his bride in Hurs-  loy Vicarage to (lie last ?ud hour,  THIIITY   Y10ARS   LATliUt,  when hc died i-- hor' arms at Bournemouth, she was, as he often declared,  his   "conscience,  memory  and     common sense."  "Dr. Pusey's too brief married 'lifo  was also crovyjiled with happiness,  and his wife's memory was his ono  solace 'din-jug thp forly-threc years  he survived hor. To his dying day  lho vavy sight and smell of the verbena, plant, affected bini to tears, for  it was a sprig of verbena ho offered  (o Miss Barber when ho asked her  to marry him���������"the most sacred and  blissful moment','  of his  life.  William Cobbeti was vai-y properly  proud .of his wife, (he bravo and do-  voted '.woman who was. in his  words, "tho best helpmate an undeserving maii over had. Whatever  mistakes I have made in my Iifennel thoy have been'many and great  ���������she has never had a word of blaiiio  for me, nothing but sweet sympathy  and consolation. Tlie price, of such  a wife should indeed bo far above  rubio.-i." ���������  Dr. Wordsworth, late UJshop of  Lincoln, said (hat his wedded life  had bei'n "as near perfection as was .  possible this side of Kdcn," "Their  children," a friend once wrote, ���������'can  never remember ������ day or even mi  hour when, even iu surface unit ttir.s,  tlio perfect harmony was infringed  upon," and a favorite joke with the '  Bishop was that ho and his wife  had never boon "reconciled"���������for������lho  hnpiiy reason that they had novor  quarrelled.���������London ,TH-Bits.  m  TORI'KDO   MA IL , BOATS.  In Norway torpedo boats,are now  carrying the mail between Chris-  lianiu, and Bergen. The naval authorities have long been anxious to  Increase Hie efficiency of the officers  and men on board of those boats as  much as possible, and they dually  decided1 that, this object could best  bo achieved by letting the boats run  regularly between the two greatest  cities in tho country. - For throe  reasons this plan was preferred to  any other���������first, because during the  triiis the boats could be thoroughly ���������  tested; second, because the officer's  could bo fully acquainted with that  portion of the Norwegian coast; and,  third, because the postal service  would bo benefited. There Is no  railway connection between Bergen  and Ohristianiii, and all postal communications between the two cities  arc ' delivered .   by boat.     In  doing  w  \  this work' the torpedo boats far  eel the  ordinary mail steamers.  ex-  "Wh.it  lowsnap '  sooni him  wife."  sort      of a  ���������'"r don't  when ho  follow  know,  wus ���������  is Wil-  i'vo only  with  hi.i  UM P.BELLA CAUNIVAL. :"  At Oovin, a seaside resort iii Germany, an umbrella carnival, was arranged, suggested, no doubt, by/the  rainy weather. Over one thousand'  people went present carrying/ umbrellas with fantastic decorations.  Prizes were given for the best .effects. ���������';  Tho largest butterflies arc tho  "bird-winged" of the .Moluccas. Their  wings    arc    sometimes twelve inches  in expanse.  . ���������   ��������� j  Tlic /-last'., persons judicially executed in England for witchcraft wore  a woman and her daughter, hanged  at 'Huntingdon' iri 17J.G.  Plants inoculated with the venom  of serpents usually die in from on-J  to ���������'four days.  London/ uses .annually a.ifft IH  million , gallons of wr.lci for -Extinguishing fires,     . llh  Q>  i'>  THE JlOOTENAY^MAIL  fr:*V-  3$  If  ������>'  *'  P-    s  ft?  i"  ne oegan on me nt once.    "By the  'Lord nnrry, this won't do, Wood!" ho  cried,   with   amazing   volubility   and  force., "What have you got to say for  'yourself?   Slept late?   Of course you  will sleep late If you' waste, thc night  flirting nnd philandering with that little madcap devil, Frida Fairliolme. But,  I tell you, I won't have the business of  ..   this office neglected.   Now you arc late  for parade, and you know I Insist upon  punctuality. ' And I practice what I  preach.   I was here as tho clock struck  10 this morning, and I'd already been  to Hounslow and back on my 'bike'.'  .   But there, you'll end by putting me out  of temper.   Don't do, it again."  "I won't; Sir Charles," I said meekly,  ��������� yet-wondering why "i, a man of millions, submitted'to such slavery, and I  turned to go. i  '  "Ah," by the way, Wood, bring me.  ,  that report of yours, will you, on the  '  defense.of the Canadian frontier?   It  ls ready, I presume?"  "Well, no, Sir Charles, not quite.,  I  have been delayed by"���������  "Great,Scott!" lie roared, Instantly  blazing up into white heat. "You lazy,  idle young villain! I believe you want  to drive tne mad. You know as well  ns,I do that the foreign ollice Is pressing for the paper, that I promised it to  Lord Salisbury within a week, aud  here you, you��������� Oh, go away! I want  none of your excuses. I've had enough  of you. You shan't stay here, bringing  discredit on tho oflice. I'll have nonp  "of it You shall go back to your'grovol  Ing, guard mounting routine, and wlioir  you are grizzling your soul out in that  beastly tropical hole,' Bermuda, you  may be sorry for the chance yjiu/ye lost.  Go away, I say. I've done with you.  I hate tbe very sight of you."  And I went, meaning in my rage���������  for I, too,' had become furiously angry  c, ��������� to take him at his word aud-walk  straight out of the bouse. But custom  , is strong. The spirit of subordination,  of obedience, the soldierly sense of  duly, when ouee Imbibed', are not to be  shaken off-'lu'a second. When I regained my desk and saw tbe papers  there, I remembered that I was bound  In honor to fulfill my obligations. My  chief bad, no doubt, gone too far, but  that did not release-me. Before I took  any further steps I must first complete my work. "  There was uot much wanting to finish my report on the Canadian frontier, and I did it out of hand.' Then I  sent it In to the chief aud prepared to  tackle tbe second set of papers, which  "proved to be a scheme, marked "strict-'  ly confidential," for a combined attack  upon Now York by sea aud land. (Our  , political relations ��������� at that particular  moment were greatly strained. There  were rumors of grave disagreement, if  nothing worse.) But now I noticed the  word "speak," aud I .knew that I must  take verbal instructions before I set to  work. ',I must face my irascible chief  again, and I bad no great fancy for it.  However, it must come sooner or later, so I scribbled a few words on a  6heet of foolscap and went In.  The general was at his standing desk  (he scldonisat down) pouring over my  other report, but'he looked round as I  entered and nodded pleasantly. Bright  sunshine bad already succeeded the always fugitive storms in, his hasty  temperament.     Y ,-  "This will do lirst rate, Wood. There  are only one or two points that need  amplification," and we went over the  items together.     , ,   -  Then I asked him about the ctlior  matter, and soon heard ail I wanted to  know. I can set down nothing of this  here; for the whole affair was -very  secret and particular���������of vital Interest  - to two great countries���������and Slr.Charles  Impressed it ou nie very earnestly that  tl/e paper anil plans must on no account pass out of my posst'sslon.  "You may have to work on thu  scheme at your owu diggings, for It  must go iu by (lie end of the week. But  pray be most careful. Lock up tlio  papers In your dispatch box at night  and keep lho thing entirely private."  "It Its. Just, possible,t|iat you .may wish  to give thc job to sonic one else, general, as I shall hardly be hero to complete It," 1 .-.11111, rather stlllly, and  with that I handed him the sheet of  foolscr.p which contained my resignation.  "Why, Wood, hang It all, yon don't  mean this surely?" cried Sir Charles,  aghast. "You can't havo taken offense  ut what I said .this morning? I was ���������!  trifle put out, perhaps, but I never  meant It seriously. No, no; take this  beastly thing hack or lot nie tear It up.  This will novor do. Forgive and forget, my boy. There's my band on it. I  bog your pardon and��������� I know you  won't be late again."  I hastened to explain that my resignation was iu.no' way the result of  pique, and that I was on the point of  sending In my papers to retire from  (he service til together.  "The simple fact is that I have conic  into money, sir���������n good bit of mouoy,"  I explained.  "How much, If It Is'a. fair question?  I ask because you may have a good  enough Income,.a devilish lino Income,  and yet It wp\ild be wiser for you to  ������������������div* here.   Tiio diaeMluoAt iliiv rjiKU-  XX  lar routine work is good for imli-peuil.  cut men.   Believe me, you'd soon sicken of'being entirely your own master;  take  to drink  or cards or petticoats  mid go to the devil hands down.   What  15   it���������two,   three,   four   thousand   a  <-var?"  "It   is   far   more   than   that,    SIi  liarlos," I went on.   "I believe I am a  *- jillllonnlrc' two or  throe  times  over,  Will   you   please   read   that?"   and   I  banded him my lawyers' letter.  "Whew!". He whistled several,bars  of a popular street melody (very miicli  out of tune), folded up the letter,, banded it back, and then, looking nu  straight In the face, said, with slow,  . kindly emphasis:  "By, George, Wood, I pity you."  It was not quite  what I expected  ��������� from   this- experienced,   long . headed  man of the  world, 'and he read  my  disappointment in my face.  "Doesn't please you, eh? You think  yourself the most.fortuiiate0cliap alive j  But you're all wrong. Vast riches are  a nuisance���������they are worse."  He threw up both his hands and began to slowly pace up/and down the  room. fr //. ���������  ,"A milsan<?e4=r^--**4yranny indeed.  Thoy will weigh you'clown and worry  you perpetually. Lord, Lord, the care  of all this money, tlio use of it, the  defense of it! The whole world, Wood,  is made up of two classes���������those whe  have money, and those who want tc  talf.ii.lt from them. You will soon have  a much poorer opinion of human nature, witli their continual cry of 'Give,  give.' But let's talk about, yourself.  What clo 3*ou mean'to do?" ,  "Honestly, Sir Charles, ' I ( hardly  know. I am stilMoo much bewildered  and taken aback by what happened,  Will you advise mo, sir?"  "It's uot so easy, my lad. It depends  so much upon yourself���������upon your  principles, your tastes -and predilections. Of course you .will marry, and  I've a shrewd notion'which way your  fancy lies. I know her well���������Frida  Fairliolme, that little minx.. Miss  Frida will lead you a fine dance."  "But,' .Sit* Charles, I have never  ���������' spoken,, to her. I have no reason to  suppose that, If I 'did, she would accept me."  , . "Try .her," said the general dryly.  "You have three millions and odd���������new  and strangely eloquent reasons for  convincing hot* of your worth."  "She  is not that sort   at   all,   Sir.  Charles."' o      ' " "  "Then Eve wasn't her ancestor. I've  known her from'ja child.' She's pretty  enough, I'll admit, but, by the living  jiugo, I'd rather you married,her than  I. By George, she'll bo a handful! At  any rate, she will,give you plenty to  , do. Miss Frida will set the money  moylug, and you too. So much thebet-  tcr, perhaps."  "Then you advise nie to leave the  service, sir?"  "Of course you must leave," ho roared with sudden fury. "What, a' captain in the army with a .hundred and  fifty thousand,a 3-0.11*! It's out of thc  question. But don't be In too groat a  hurry, Wood. Supposo this windfall  proves a fraud, whore are 3*011? You  can have leave���������although I don't know  how I can spare you with all .this go-  lug cm"���������  Leave was a weak point with Sir  Charles. '     '     ,  "But," ho went on, "if you must, you  must, but not for a day or two, please.  And, Wood, my dear chap, don't neglect this Now York business. I am relying so much on You for it. You've  been out there and know all the ropes."  So I stuck lo the papers for the rest  of the afternoon, and when I left de-  slredtlie messenger to send tlicui on in  a dispatch box to Clargos street  AN OUTSIDE VIEW.  A Manitoba M. P. on British Columbia.  A.W. Puttee, MT., thus replies to  an open letter from Socialist Editor  Wrigley of Victoria: .    '  ���������'Take tlie province in which you  are at present residing, and which  has progressive men enough in it  to be Ihe New Zealand of North  America. Go on with the policy of  division, and subdivision to meet  the' supposed requirements of  innumerable isms, and concurrently  capitalists are " bringing in tlie  Chinese and Japanese. Some clay  some party will be in straits, will  create the opportunity and enfranchise tliem at the moment it wants  their votes; and there is an end to  political progress till such time as  you are incapable of writing open  letters or me of reaching them. ������  My advice at the, present time  for you in B. C. would be, as you  love your principles and cherish  tlie hope of seeing them adopted 'in  Ihe province, lo resist the introduction of exploiting pnrlizans'hip in  the provincial government/and to  present a unanimous ultimatum to  the/Dominion government to carry  out tho recommendations of the  Chinese commission.  This rejoinder is already more  lengthy than 1 intended il to be, or  I should have like'd to have discussed the question of New Zealand  a little. 1 fail to appreciate your  sneer at the "reform  that country. .That  have to ao. if  Office Furniture  !<<'. .<.   '��������� Archer'  TABLE  : Lardean."  cr -V .v.  , A car load of Rolli'i* Curtain Ofin-c ;    ,  Desks   inst  I'l'fpived��������� notlliii"-   i-l-"C   in ' , I'1"11"1'*''  between   Arrow he-iid.   Thoin.-ori s"  Jn  ,, nouiinn   ii.i    111   U\;iO:.v.z .\mi Commix, commencing Oil. 11 th  car.    IZ Patterns:, 1 Ii".-!. will -.iii ,-u- ioliov.-,-(weather poriniiiin-,'):  -n   ��������� mor������  nr\  ������       ftnr\r\  r\r\     !    l^'-"*   .Arrowhead   for   Thorn-on'-   l-aildinu  PrieeS $22.00 tO   $100.00    Y''UCom..i>iLYt������ ice daily at 10k. and 10k.  ].<���������.-. i u Coiji-iplj-c ami rboiu.-ouV landing for  rri,'.*,iii..id. micedaiij-ac -Mjfc. and 12.15k.  ���������" legislation of  same way we  we go forward at all."  , uu/iriuu 111.  WAltNING.  "An American gentleman has boon  here several times," Savory said when  I reached my rooms. "Would have It  he'd got an appointment' with you.  Told him I didn't know when you'd bo  home."  "Well, show him up when ho calls.  I'll sco him."  Presently ho brought up a card with  the name "Erastus K. Snuyzor" on it  In gold IctfPi's. and the man himself  quick1 >' followed. lie was dressed la  the Mime Irreproachable fashion as  when I had .soon him In the morning--  good new clothes, well cut, a glossy  hat, a gardenia aud thc shiniest of  shoes with lilg bows.  "Well, now?" I asked as I offered  him a chair.  "It's, this 'way," ho replied. "My  people have calculated that you might  like to secure their services."  "One moment, pray. Who and what  are your people?"  "Saraband & Sons. You have surely  heard of them���������the great firm of private detectives. I was with Allan 1'in-  kcrton myself for years, and he reckoned I was ono of his smartest pupils."  "What on earth should I do with a  , Another railway is projected from  Minneapolis to Moosscjaw to connect  with the Soo and OT.K. lines.      ' "-"'  Supt. Downic'*-, efforts fo give close  nl lent ion to the transportation interests of tlic Larilcan are highly np-  preciatocl.  ,J. JIolluiicl. formerly of Revelstoke,  is now foreman in the bridge and  building department of tlie Canadian  Northern.  The C.l'.H. will' handle a large Heel  of --hips, nml is establishing a million  dollar ship building plant at Sandwich,  ICsscx Co., Out.  The C.IMi. line from Moosejaw to  the coast is to be practically rebuilt,  curves straightened and grades lessen-  ed. The cost is estimated at "fJ0,000,-  000. ���������    ' '     ,���������  ��������� The C.P.R. hotels at' Lake-Louis,  Glacier and Field arc to be lighted by  electricity generated by'waler. The  additions to tlie hotels will give U00,  more rooms and will cost !fibO,000.  2000 men benefit by  tho increase of  pay to the   conductors and .trainmen  fon the eastern   division,  the increase  grunted being lo percent anil increasing the payroll L������y-fioO.OOO per annum.  F. W. Peters, freight agent-at Van-,  couvcr. succeeds W. It. Mcljines.traflic  manager a I Winnipeg, and -who has  been promoted to- Montreal. B. W.  Greer succeeds Mr. Peters at Vancouver uiid \\\ Kirkpalrick.of -Montreal,  succeeds Mr. Greer. ,    -  The Imperial Limited will be run  next season as a daily starting beginning of April, and a new daily train  will be run from St. Paul to Seattle  via the Soo and main C.P.R. lines so  that Hires (rains will 'pass daily each  way through Revelstoke, necessitating  a big iiicrciihe of the train crews.  The Upper .Columbia Navigation  Company, of Golden, is improving  its steamers to give simihiracconimod-  atioii to tlie C.P.R. boats so that a  speciality can be made of the tourist  trallicin connection with the C.P.TL  on the Upper Co.luinbia Jlivur. Col.  Reidpath, the former president of thc  Le JJoi, describes, (hat Irip as (he  finest on tlio American continent,  The Advocate says of the Jl.K.T. of  A, "Our Order is stronger numerically, financially and in the bonds of  union than at any period in its history  and its future outlook is brighter than  ever befoie. Should the same conservative policy prevail in ks future  management tliat has governed its  conduct in the past, another two years  will .-co the B.U.T. of A. in Hie front  rank of railway brotherhoods.''  Tbe Intercolonial has incivas-ed the  wages of its operators. Since Mr.  Blair took hold of the Intercolonial  the increai-i- in the salaries on the  Inforcoloniiil has been very considerable, ilurinj the past couple of year.*-  thc ineiea.-i'S aniount to  about $300,-  000. Uf this amount iflU.000 will he  for the telegraphers. In view of this  big inori'iiM' in tho pay list of Ihe Intercolonial i i-i very g-atifying f jr the  minister lo lx* able to .-how a ,-ui'phis  for tin1 past year. Tne pcopie nre now  proud of iheii* iailw,iy and they have  good reason to be ho. Under tiii; old  regime it wns n-gardid a.- a di.-graee.  and the propositions to got rid of it  were ihip erotis. The earniius have  doubled since Mr. Ulair took hold.  An important meeting was held at  Ivamloops on Monday when tleiieral  riupt. Marpule. Snpl.-.. Kilpatriek and  Downic and .Mr. liiistecd met the committee of t.hu maiiifcnanccof wny men  of the 1'acilic Division, when the latter  presented their piopo.-cd new .-chedule  im* increase of pay and amendment of  rules. The interview occupied from  10 a.m. till i-veiiing and the matters  iihniiftid bv tho commiUec were most  '"THE Brooch which we show,-,  x above (No. 900) is' a Sun  Burst Pattern of 14k. gold  mounted with sixty-five pearls.  We send it to any address for  $24.00;     '  Vi'e have hundreds of other styles.  You may save a' fjooiliy amount on  your Christmas purchnsi-b hy s-eudinj;  for our 1902 catalogue���������We send it frtc  of cost. )-  You will find in it iiluntranons of h-  nuinerablc gift pieces lit prices most  inviu'nR.  Ryrie Bros.,  Jewelers,  Yonqe and Adelaide Streets, , '  Toronto.  "DIAMOND HALL.  Est. 1354.  Nairn* your wants fur anytbitr^ in  pllice or House Ifurni-biiig-i .-ind wb.-tt  you can nffnrtl and we I'm nisb samples  and illustrations with full ilesi riptiun  free.  Stylo similar to cut butunucli belter,  , MxISin. top, 50 in  high, -olid O.ik.,  $30  Largest Furnishers in Western Canada.       Victoria, B. G.  Ip hid i *n i iiiii ii i  /''Example teaches better than precept."  " Judge a shoe by v/hat  similar shoes of the. same  make and brand have  proved,, rather than by  what an interested salesman says of it.  Five years oi fixed  price 'and fixed quality  vouches for��������� '  "The Slater Shoe"  'foodyear Wolfed"  0. B. HUME & CO.  ,'  ' Sole Local Agents  For firnt-class leather write  B: C. Leather ��������� Co.  Vancouver, B. C.  ���������  Hi*iti*!i Columbia-- .Axcnl-3 for Hit- i-eli-brntutl  "PENETANG" Solo Le.itlicr, Cut Soles nnd  Heel Pieces.  Hnnie-iS Lentlier-i. liiiille, S.-uldle nnd Skirl  ing Ijunllicr-i, l.nee nnd Litfeo Lentlii-i*-:, Up  per Lcntiters of /ill IciniK  Miunifiiciiii-oi--! ot Olo-icd Upper* of nil  descriptions.   '  Shoemakers' Tools and li'indi.ig-;, Sacldlerv  Hardware, Hide-, and Oils.  Two thousaiul I>eer->kins Wanted,   c-    "  Catalogues nnd price lists on appliealiuii.  E. B. EDDY'S  ',^  "KING   EDWAHD" 1000s.  '���������HKADLIGHT," iTOOs.  "KaGLK," JOO-i iiiul 200-,.  "VICTORIA," ���������  o  "LITTLE COMKT."  FOR SALE  EVERYWHERE.  C2.  &  Are the best that can be bought.  Don't experiment, with other and inferior brands.  USE' ZEZDID^S  Making clo-.*! conntciioi..-*.  with   all C. P. li.  train-, .iii.l boat.-.  Thu ov, iters reserve the rijflit to change times  of i,i:i.n.-, without notice.  THK-.-JtKD ItOBIXSON I-UMBEU CO. LTI>.  r. Homssos,  Managinjr Director,  ogeaSTstsamships  Royal Mail Lines. ,  Cheapest Route to the Old Country.   ������  Ai.LAX LIXE-Krom'St. .fohn.  Oorit.ii,:..*. j)ec. jj-  j'u'on.in.        ���������   '   -       -       -       .      i.       ]),..<;. 'Al  I ariaiiin Ilec i-S  IJ.i'.driaii -      -   ���������  -      -     '-      - '      Jan. 3  UOMIXIO.VIUN'K-Krom I*o=toii.T   ���������    '  Jlerion      - '     Dec.  IiOMIXlON LINE-  C'oionian       -       -     ��������� ���������  California!!      -   . ���������  '   UEAVKI* U.N'K-  I-ake Mi'f.',iiiti,>   .  l������ike Champ.' in     -  .Mimleri'.v  l*ike Ontario    -  '   AMERICAN' LIN'K-  Kcii-iriKK'!)  I'hiladilpi.i   -  -Si. I'.ml   New York  I'hiladclphM.  l!EI) S'I'Alt IJ.VK-  Kiniaiiil   ....  Viidcriitml   -  !Ci-ooiilai,'l      -   ' -  Zo'l-I.iiuI  '   -  10  -Kroni Portland.   - "  Dec. 20  -      ���������    ,-        Jan. 8  From St. Jolin.  ���������   , -      -      -   1).'.. II  J tec. 19  ,-      -     '- IM c. iii  J.kii. ���������������  1'roin Xc-w York.  Dec. :i  - . ii<.,._i>i���������  HATCMTQ        T:adomarl<s  %^t\   I   E_IN   I   O    and-Copyrights-  " ,   obtained in nil countrim.  ���������ROWLAND. BRITTAIN,  Registered Patent Attorney  Mechanical    Engineer    nnd   'DraufjliiMiivii  Bank of II. N. A.'UuililiiiK'-., Uus-ting-i Street  VANCOUVER,   B,   C,  A poitcird will secure nn evening appoint  nienl for those who ennnot call diiriiit' Hie dn.\  StOTCHWHISBf,  rL),-r.oy) k Louoe..  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 bouquet clinging to it.  THIS CONSTITUTES THE GLORY OF  ~-t.'./,-~.,s't't���������'r'*  teaaar-  Distilled on the'Estate of the Duke of Argyle, Argyllshire,  by Greenlees Brothers.  Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Company; Limited,  -     Dec. 17  Dec L'I  ���������      -       -      -   Dec. 31  l-'roin Xcw York.  - -      - Dec. 0  - .-      -      -   Dec. 13  - -      ���������       Dec. 31  -., ,-    -   Dec. i;  l-'roin Xciv York.  - -      -      -   Dec 10  - -      -       Dec. IL'  - ���������      ���������      -   Dec. 17  ���������      -      -      Dec. 21  ���������      -      -        Dec, Lii  ��������� .   -       -      ���������   ' Dec. 31,  Kroui Xcw Yoik.  ��������� -      -      -    Dec. 13  - '   -  .  -       Dec. ���������-'.)  ���������      -   Dec. L'7  "   CUXARD I.IXK-From  Uo-ton.  L'liniria'     ���������  Dec, 13  Ivcniu Dec*. L'7  Sylvftiiia       ���������       .     .-       ....     jan, ;���������  Pa-.-eii'-'ei-s ticketed .throunh lo all parts ,of  Ore at Urilain and Ireland, aud al Specially low  nut'-, lo all parts of the European continent.  Apply to nearest railway or f-tcaniship agent or  to '  T. W. BRADSHAW. Agent.' Revelstoke.  W. P? F. CUIYIMINGS. Pacific Agent.  WHITK STAK I.1X1C  .'Vutnnic  ,   -  (.'j M i He    -  Oceanic        -  .Majc-lie   -   ' -  Celtic      ....  Germanic   -  CCXAIU* IJXK-  I'mbrl.i'  ' -  Liifiiui.i   ���������  Klriui.-i  Ti������iin-3 li'iivi*  KHYELSTOKK  Diiilv  &3SESB.  f������m"KffM"������imTiiM������������  _REVELSTOKE, B. C.  oscrop Bros.  Sanitary  Plumbing, Hot  ' Water & Steam Heating.  Second Street, Revelstoke  rTTnnrmTiiwy^n M x-^,*>^yj+^"������ff&'a*T3CS3)',g3:  rss'At^tsanvai  Does Your' Foo'd Bistrass You ?  private detective?" I cried, with a great  c..���������vf���������]|v cone   iislo.   No   (lofmitc  laugh.  "I may venture to remind you that  you have just succeeded to a vast fortune. Tho Iiolfsliii) of the McFaught  property must be worth several millions to you, and���������anil���������so Sarabands  desired mc to cull."  "Ifi-ll part of a rich man's duly or  business to keep a private detective?"  I was still laughing, but I found no response on Hie portentously solemn face  of' iiiv I'k'iioi-,. y        ,  To In; con)lulled.  ri.ii.cenicnt could Iu* niade however, as  ! tlio .trsielvnion'-;   rules prevented   the  iiivihi.in.-il com mil tec   H-ttliiig matters  without the authority of thucvectitivc.  ticmTiil Supt. Mai-poll* therefore stated  j hi* uotild convey :o the heiul ollice the  I ivitic.-eut.ition.-of the coiniiiitue; (lie  ��������� iih-uiIhms of which .-peak ino.-l, highly  j i'i" tin* kindly way in which they were  I iivoivid hy the oflidal.s anil of (he  I |iiiiii.-.(akiii^ u,iy. in which , (hey dealt  j'with the vai-ion.-; matters submitted.  I fcfupt. Kilpudick returned'Monday.  Are you ik i-vou*.-1  Do you l'cel oldi'i- than you used In?  Is your appi-t.ili* poor?  Is your tuiinui* i-oati-d  with  a slimy,  yellowish fin ?  Do you have dizzy spell*-?  ll.-ive you ,-t bad taste in lbe iiio.itb''  Does your fond   cc>niu up after'i-aling.  ������ il,h a houi' l.'i.ili*?  Have you a seiisiition of liillni>.-i>i iiI'Ilm  eiiliiiR?  Do you have lieai'lhiii 11?  Do you bi'leh g>is or wind? '  jlo'yoil have i*.\i,i .-.sive Ibii^l?  Do ynil notii-c   blaclt ������pei*k- bi-l'uri' tin  eye.-? '       '.  Do you have p.iin oi opi'.ii'-.-iipji'an'ioiiil  'the heart?  Does your be.-ii t. palpitate or  beat, ir-  regularly?  Dd yon have iiiipK'.i-.iul iIh'iiiiis?  A ri*' you eon.-i ip;itid?  Do your limb- tremble or vilnali ?  Are'you rc.-| Ic.-.- al nielli?  \A m i*:   Aj,re   ()i-i'iiji,i( ion   Streel liliiubi'l'   Town, t ' Stale  ...  If you have any ul' all nf lin* abovi  cynijiloins you probably have Dy-pep-  .-fa. I'MI ill lb" ,*ibo,M* blmilt, -coil I (  ii--, and u e will mail vou a fi-c'c (rial ol  l-MOKSIKOI'A TA 111.MI'S -iii.ipii-siiiiii  ably the *-iin"-t niiil/.'-al'i'-i I)yspi-p-i,i  eiir'e known���������logi'i ln-r with oui 'lib  book���������"Advice tn l)y-| I'plic-." liVf-n  lar.-i/.i* I'l'psiknl.-i T.iiili'i-, -.") cenl--, bj  mail, or of yom ilrug^itl.  AGENTS WANTL-.D.  iVewly  liuilt.  ABRAHAMSON   BROS.,   PROPRIETORS.  First-class in every respect.     All modern conveniences.  Large Sample Rooms.   ,  Rates $1 50 per Day Special Weekly Rates. -  Queen's Hotel, Trout   Lake,  under   same   management:  S-:20  Southbound '.   ' SilO  I7-;i0  IV  Tourist Car Service  ���������ST. PAUL -.;_ Daily  TORONTO :.'    Tuesdays and .Saturdays  MONTKHAI, and JjOSTOX... '  ..'.' '....^....'...Thiirsdnvs,  For full iiifoniiatiiiii  dre/S  I5-J- CI.LV_I.1C.   A.G.P.A.,  call  ad-  VAKCOUVEK.  c��������� u;. -J.JlAluAii.LLiAii,  Ageiil,  , KEVELSTOKE.  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Greenhouse and Hardy Plants  Garden, Field and Flower Seeds  foi Fall and Spriup;Planting.  r^n r^> <^5 r^> *i^> <^^������ e^������ ������K^5 r^-> r\fc* f<^9 ������������^ *^!������ C-^7 *^T> r?!fe������ *^^7 <<^7<<fr> r^^������ ������-^������ ���������^o ^^> ^^> r^������ ������^^������ <^? <^? *i^-  THE LAXAKOLA COMPANY,  I.*> Vkwioy Srnnirr  NFW VOliK  CD  Tra1  A,   JL"  r(*������'J /-������  Raw Purs Bough'o  Cash Prices Paia  I  P.  ���������"33  WiSLLS.  ,1      >  Exporter of Furs.   7  fOT  4?  4?  4t>  'bi  t������������>  1$)  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.  *^7 <^i> ri^-������ r^5 r^������r^T> <^> f^7 ������-^^������ *r<^ r^>r^>r^s r^f? <^^ r*������^������ r^������ r$^ <^-> <^T������ C$><^5>*<^7'^r>r^!><^r������ ������^&3rf5r������ *������''  4?  PUT ftTOWtfllQ for Balls, Weddings  IjUl ri/U T> li/ilk> OhmrhDecoi 11 lions  r ���������^-y.-r,,rj.J=.  *���������. Funeral De.-ifrns.  ACMUCULTIJUAL  IMPLEMENTS,  HICK SL'PJ'LIK.S.    ,  KIIUIT BASKETS,  FERTILIZERS  Catalogue l-'roe.    ' Kiuicrn Prices or hL*=.-~  M.'.d. HENRY,  oOOi)  Wes-tiiiiiistoi"  Road,  Vancouver  Whitk LARon 0-Vi.Y.  n  ably furnished with the choicest the market       ''  affords.     'Best   Wines,  Liquors,, & C igars.  Kates $1 a day.    Monthly rate.  J..'  ALBERT     STOHSTIEL'    PBOI  One lilook from CPU Dopot  anil Stoamlionfc Wliarvcs -  no ftirnlB'isil and Ro-modclcd  Ratos $1.50 to $2 per day  t^JlXIJL  UK n*"-"*"-' JUWiweK JJ1M.MHJ.  PELLEW=HARVEY,  BRYANT    &    GILMAN,  Vancouver, B. C.  PROVINCIAL  ASSAYERS  Mill Tests Smelter Jests-  Up to 4000 lbs.  Checking Smelter Pulps a Specialty.  Have You .1 Doubtful Pirto of Rock?  We'll Tell You what it Is  FREE OF  CHARGE.  R.  Corner Granville & Hastings Streets,  DOWSWELL,  Proprietor, - Vancouver,  B. C.  Just Remodelled and Refurnished with all Modern Conveniences  )UEtiN,S  :i-v  Standard refisdf (or Gleet  Gonorrlicr.-i and nunnlngs  f utny I  IN 40 HOURS.   Cures Kid- \m\Ul J  net and Bladder Troubles.  0c6k's Cotton Eoot Compound  ?-?{ lis BiicceP'slull)* nsr'd monthly liy over  vriu.WXH.:idli'������-. Safc.i-iTpctunl. Udlcsask  SC your dniKKlst for Cook'n Collon Root Com-  A'ooi/ia' in. Suites  poani). Take no other, as all Mixtures, iiillii and  I imitationsftrorfrniKi'rui];*. I'rlro.Mo. l,llncr  IVIt/l hlXlllS   aild     I OlldS   allaCliat, JlO'iiAlll'A   U0t    lor'.',n>!il!e-lonrpc"li.tofprlceniidtwo8-ccnl;    ' f,tai������|>!>.    Tho Cook Cmiipiinv Windiior.Ont.  ami Cold Water, hisitlc Toilets on each. J/oor, das Lighted und\ ^jS'SwijuruifsisuKoSSSSl���������*"*"1 ^*"  Steam Healed Throu'hout. \  J. C. GREENE, Proprietor,  GOLDEN, B. C.  i    So. 1 .-.ml Xu,  'I T   .Mwj". 11.'id at  Miller ic  IiriiKi:i-t-  iu-f ^->!d al   I rout Jjikc by K.  !'i-\.'!-l'iU' by \V. lieiv.-,  .1. A.  Co. anil  I'.umd.'i Iinii? .*c  llouk Co.  Wood's PhoBplodine,  Jitfon.   A for."  IStfGltiYx^ ((       w���������... tuu....^u������... -.,  *ji.'z)\   J=J drugplsti In Ciuflda. Only r  /^O/Y-wiL nWo mod'clJie discovered,  r WPft-NssJ^/wcto.^-? !/uirant������d to cure  J. H. YOUNG,  Proprietor.  Best  irands of Wines, Liquors ami Cigars.  .���������Travellers  to- Fish .Creek will find ������������������excellent .accommodation  at this Hotel,        ''".������������������-..' ���������     , :       .    ','..'  Ths Grcit r.nnlizh Ttimtdy.  Sold and recommended by all  rcll-  Stx  (iiribs of Sexual Wpii'tnen, all rflect^ of almsa  ,' or eice?", Mental V.'orry. Esce.==ive upc of To--'  b-icco. Opium or Stimulants. Mailed on receipt  of price, one package ?1, six, $5.  One will jicase.  \U.\xW.C'iTt.  Pauiphieta free to ony address.  Tiio "H'ooU CoiDjiany, Windsor, OaU  V.'ooi/s I'lio-rnotiiNi: i- i-'.Kl in Itf.vol.-.t'.'ko.  I by Canaan I'ru*,' ic livok Co...). A. .Jlilloi* fc Co.  I rind \V. Jit-wtiuml.by Frank T.^ibcy at Trout  1 Ukf, DruggUU. ��������� ���������  iBy" ��������'��:
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was by mistiVkc'that "of the queeii'iiiT
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V,,TX Ludgate, ivlio'liad gone to Toronto
to ai-rangefbi-.-estahjisliing sawmills at
.Arrowhead and.,,Vancoiiver, is seriously:
ill iit Toronto withy,ytyphojd fever,; the
s'anie'eoniplfunt that caused the death
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last,night at?���".'Messrs.. Funk's place
across the lake. 'l:     ; '''���������,' ������-���'
, Messrs. Greenlee, Fritz and Ilarnng^
ton, froiii Thunder Hill camp, arrived
here oh the lotli and left on the 16th
for Ncw''Denvcr to spend their Xmas
holidays'; "'.' ���, ���;' -v A.:'
��� '  :.   V-: ������������:,,.   ���,,������     -:' ',��� - '���'���'
Hay'is' a "scarce article here; y Mr.,
Robinson has, sold his entire crop to
the Edgewbod Dairy'Co. Anyone hav:
ing baled hay to sell-cheap might find
purchasers here.after awhile." ' v,.  .". Y
Social and
jf'V' meat
m
ASiAy
&
������..:: y,; ���:;;.;,;. TJie C.Y'.'Ry'win' extend; their;;Trqufy
IaAaLa'ke:.warehq,ii.se5tb;ftY;i.yy*'Yf::k'7v:v- 77v
v yyy ���yTlie.vhpa^
:II A ;Cauij5esJfea'r- of.'floods.invspring.Yi.S'Y;v
:/u;:;K;",,,^':;'F^
77 vJyYIAfi11 Y^gGht' lrerq. has7Ueen.releasecir ' ���;.
yy"7'; Y:;, Yl.L.'Pqryebn'vfiasi'purchas^^
v; Aa ;._':��� ���;yJ^c.y.eist-oke^Vi 1 i "irav.p.'.ri.cx ty-Seri'soir. the;
yy: vstroiigest fobtbull ��� tea'hv'.-yct pubinvtlie
'A^y^^A-Y:Ys:YIY^Y:::M:YY
.;-'-!:.y::'y..'-,V!:y;^rhe7,e'le'cti6".!i7;^
"YY^henyrfnd Ychooliythis|ees,;Yakes;place:
Y yv'; Ja ii-'vlo th'Y-;:;yY7 iAlIi:AA0I';:iy'A.AA
:yy75;;yyJ3YCarrti'tliers;;c^
;;;;7;;;;the,;biggest;icicle7inYxtevelstcJcii bcfbi-q
y;;:y,7ytlieryt,h,a;w;;set;,iir,:;vyi7;yv;yyvy:^
;yy:"v;v;7:0yhe:cost;of7tli'e7sch6ql^
AAa'rs. referred;"t,b���Yii-laslissuqy^honlll have
;'Ali~.'r(&$iM]$'nIiiw
:i:v;;n*.i n 13;ivi;iu"i ;lyn. ,i.; ,.^f-.,^_. v.^i u\V)tvife covv\. a
;pa'iiy Yill'iriakeYspecial ell'brt:to-;keep
kythe iiruYYpe'hvthis7 wiiiteiyyYyy,;:;7:v7y:;c""i:;5
^y v/rhe'dra'nia;;!,'lliinothy Tack-liaiiiiiicf,
7.tlie,:Tbyjh-ikei:',' will' hey-giveiV; by the.
Yhildren ,qf St!- Feter'sy Sunday' school
���qn;;Tuesday'30th,inst. A''.'a.������;,.;��� y;7,7    y7;
;;��� vYhiisprint occurred, in- last -week's
notiqe qfyChristhias-'stocksy';   In -the
-;,hqiicc; bf"J^l^AVood's sstprc: theywqrd
���(candies'''should have reiid-"couches."
y oFriday night one ;;of: the tuiybiiicsof
Y^_7 .the pbw'er, fjiouse ybroke -ands the 'city
jifYJi^hts^were' turned:-AaiXA tilh'Suiulay
"pending replacementYby A ne'w niqtbr.
yy'y7 v\\r.. Flcui.ing,   lias .:importedr:;l.frbhi;
:7y;Cochrkhe;,;one ; ot   the   bestniatcheil,
,   te.anis   that   has come 'into Kootenay.,
'ilhe team will beyusbd-fiJr i*iiiifiing,'-..the
,:'stage; between the .city-and'thesteamer.
';;' Jandi ng.".-' >���'' y -y. ' ���   '-.. '';;' ' ':'a7 Y  '"
,    .-.���-..U ndcfr^i.n'st-riiic't-ipiis" (-Fr/jn.i.-r .t-Ii6'..'''ci ty,
y'police ;.ycbihinissioiierayv Cflief y- J3ainf
:v visited, the hotels Jasty weekyahcl; in-,,
y ���'.'��� struct ed tlie laircliqrds Yhat' blabkjiiek
,. and ;.;other;; gaihblinggaiiies'.would. be
y^strictlysttppressed.'7.,   ; ' " ^v"v: A-'""���':"
. The soft, weather brought -down sev-
: ' eral slides in the iriounfaiii^. biit:,tra(lic
,   'Svas' delayed  tb ,a comparatively smalt
.'Vextein,.tlic principal delajy '^umgv'oS'b'.;
l,\lue lastuiightYvhicliv'was' detaineds
: viive'hqursYtnd-vo. 2 four'Jiotn-s. y ."'������ .y
y; ; AV'cdnesday  witnessedyaiiyexciting
;; ynicey bvtweeh aHeaiiivyofhorsesyaiHlia
y- nnui. 'y'Tlieteiiiii wastliaivattached-. to;
.ythe'street carserviceiuid the nian 'was
y driver"llrault.'. The , team bolted-froni
;.y'the  statiiJiit: lni,t; the driver overtook7
7 aiiij'.stopped '.thoini hefore.'they- reached
v the'i-rossing.v <������ ,.',. . .���-.-..,':'.' '..   *y"-- ..,;..'
'';���'.���..T.;D.'yH,oberts, formerly.of the C. P.
11. Yhoj^  at Montreal,������-has arrived to
; succeed-C. II. Teinph* a,-;  (qrc.-nutii  at
: the 0; i.'. li. shojis licre.'yMr. 'l.tolierts'
laiiYy   will   follow    shortly7   v,\\Y, IT..
. Kvans, who has been   acting , foreman,
.-.re*iU!i-)''e.-!.llii.r -posiCk'ii'iis triiveliiug on'-'
vginoi;-!- with )ie,-i:i|i|\i;i.i-ters at'ltovelstoke i |';it(,i>���n,
���.-. Y.wing to the bad' state  of the'>i le-i.inier and
vv-walks and streets  by  the heavy snow-fall, the city 'council had a small army
at.work on- T.uesd'ayy-.iiid   Wednesday
lixing ��� the   sidewalks,,   a    uprky bailly
' nwdeil-iit the. tinic. 'The 'big' snow-
plough.. With a   team- of eight liqrse.*),
was employed to   open   iip'the.streets.
���The' teachers- of  ���' they 'lievolslokc
schools have applied for it it increase of
.salaries.;- Tlie salaries paid the .Revel-
' stoke teachei;s are   the  lqwe'st- in   the
v province:, 'The 'matter ,w.i I j.,)>-.; one of
th'- first to he dealt with by'���tiio' board
after the election to   Jill   the' .vacancy
caused   hy ,tl*o   retireineiit - of ,\V. .1.
l>ickey.; ' ;   Y '' ��� ".
��� 7 Among the business-to;he discussed
at tlie.-teacher's convention at Hevei-
Sioke'at Faster is a proposal to convey
chi.ldreii7 in '.suburban and' outlying
districts to school by means of wagyms.
thus reducing the .number of schools;
arid enabling better equipped ���schools j
to be established in charge of the, best
cla.ss of teacliers. 'J'hq result may be
to give the plan a trial in this pro-
. vilici:. ��� y' '    '   .  . v
The hew   Ganadian    silver .coins,
: licaring king   lulward's   head, in |)lace
Hi thq faniiliar face  of  the late queen,
have   found , their   way   into  genei-ar
circulation out   west.     The   live .cent
YAYX7'-Glark;.;;ihv^';vslarted _
in:u;kct,,'afc..CiYiubb'.rnc.Y^
'Y'i-Jiiy.''a'^
tiyBydXyCrQwlc^-y^y7:'-;,;' yyYs^YYoy7;
yvYou^'eivirsih'eftinbnb
;With:;IT.v>Y;CdurSicY^
v -y Tr.iyt: 11 ers ;y 'yv l si ti iig Key els tijlcc' ���.. ���. w i 11;
Inrct tlyic V best :a(^b,iiiadatibii^it Yhe,
'^Ci'iit.i;ai;i-Io.tei,:!'A'brii1ii[i)is,6^
.^. IX. ir JI; J ii 1 i n ii -Vca'l 1 s' V"L{j�� <1 fi >*'���$":'"' f o r'--? - c:;u l-L i i i g ���
shingle bbltsYehdersy'tb7^
���^M^-Ln\yroncc;vY'X"'J7-,Y
;yFill.yq'tir;;cen^r;7:;\vj,thy;yy^
suppljyqfy ;^ctiibles7.-frqsli ,y^
rancji^^^'DXCi-o^
:y;tMake;youivwifcYGhristmais present?
of;b hoi wiiteiy-systciiiy in; ;\*bijiYho11so;;
Tli is; cmn'Ae put; iiv,;iq7fi rsV;!c 1 ags,slra jj��c:
by Arbs-2rqp;;13fyOs.:;.yY'.;;.:. AAaA A'aa'a'A''
;������ '-'"-Wiibii yoii'coiiie   to^Ee'velstokeVhail
..tliGrG.gnti\\if3-Xot'c;L;v--"bu's;^
.���"si'-V!:-''*y:b6d Yliote.I-Ky'v:":" A'lirsi 1 iM;!!!^!!'"";^--"-,!^!^^.
'Props.7;'-"y���;������'"; X7vY;7;iX;7;7.X7,7;-;;.Y;-7 i/7::
.:.. . ^L a -.Vv,.;.;.,.., .   ���,:���,.,������,,���; y '-wv    ������������'>:'���'       ���     ������::���:
X;'G��;-M. SprbafYhas ;'jappbint:bd: ;l:I;.;;N:y
Gbtirsier ageii��1;fbr'7thc;vFar\\,ell:;f-own>
site^;iTnypeTsbTio:-yn;wii;tTjH-TY71-^*"^
's'houliLiippiy. to' him;;,. 'AAAlAAAAA'AAy
���..... lli\- p..   ��� ,���. -,-���,������������'::���,-������ -vv"-:;:- 'vvrvv*"-'-'-
7 Uplse chty^f celery and you'll' never,
.iiceclitlie'doctqrXvyYou'caiiigetyprihie.
local gl���owiV.celcry,by.iprdering,,f|���o,nl���S.,
:D;.pi:b\vlc?:'YyYYyy^^Y..:;X
;��� ^V;. ,M'.,Lawreiice wi 11 nio've 'iii7spri ng
to corneiy of; Second yStreet 'and. -;31e-
lv.c'ivzi'g','.''-A:,vc, Avliere vF.'-McCiirty'l- iyill;
bviiUi'n stove foiyhini. v,  X     ���/.' -y . 7 ���'
:: TryLoiig's YGliristhias Champagne
A!e^and7;i)tiblin Stqutj,brewed at" tlA
Kootenay'lJiyeVvery.': ','Prde-vs .addressed,,
to F. .6. Bcix 243 will be :(iuliA'e,rcd;i'rce'-.
!;'; E..Watersoii hasdecided-bii st:ir,ting
biisiness oivlhYown ���veeouiit.'as: lirick-y
layer- X-nd^ '.stonemason,   and" ywill  0f-liiiokt eomplaiut, "htf'uralcrni
undertak'e'cfiiifractS.aiHl all ;::kiuds
ill.!
X^The Q.uadrillcclub7;incets-tonight.���-...���'
;;7JL.Gliirk'went south bnVWedncsdiiy';
���::,y;3hssYDcnYyiertX
Uosslaiid.;"f-;y7Y;."7'; AA,:A;.A-/;AAAyI ;-:
���'���JvYi.;���DoyleV;lefty \Vediiesday.;;foiy
libuiidaryv:7 7;.;;XX!;,.���'.;���. v.���;.,',.,,.
������'heiif-Gol, y Holnies vis-, promoted" to
,ColoneI.;;:XyX.y, AI y'yY''y, ';.X y.Xy- "-,,.
,y; L.: TY 13ii'(ik, ;,C-Er; can icy hqiiie ..for
Chi-isfiiias, 'vv'l:vX;:';;..y'Yvv::v;y ���,-;; y7
.;;:3ri:.'}i iHl.il rsri|ist.;en,vlcfirSafurday
fbry.N?a'iicou\-e;r; -yy7' 7y;X;l YvX-.YX ���".'.'"���'"
7 A.';3ly;r;ii(kha.iii.*;vcnt To'Calgary.fbr.
hi-j.Plirisfin'as hplidays.;.,-.:,'. X "v.; ;,rf
XYliW ,Tone^;rcitirned;y'cstqrdiiy from
:;a.'lengfheiied,visitytoyVictbria-;' ;y "    ,'";
,,-���';;'A':soii;was liqr'nyon ySatiii'diiy tqjfhe
Pnncc;:ind-.-l/riiices'sjof W'alcs.,..Ay aAa
;y,;3Ii;^:',,Kilbyi7of ;:;N,elson,Xirriyed' hist
.ii!ight:qnuiYisitX<i;friends lici-e.y.-yY-y:'.
;,;'..'.M.r.sv'.Wiil ley; has Yirriyedvfroih X^'~
soii"on;iiYisit;tY3frs.'G;;j\r. ClarkX'y vy.
AWllG.A F'i'omc^
!Goldeii:'fqr;his'Phristmas hblidays/yX;v
yyTiie y ah huah;;Xe\v^XY&
;ll'iii.c.vb:i':'will:l)C:hd
���'Miss Fetors,-? of : SuptYlvilPatrick's'
biliceiXvcht toy;Viihcouvery7foryGhrist-
MYYYYY'YYYliiiAilYy
yXTXJ^'llehdei-sohyYrchitcbCvfbr;7^)^.
schobl;   lefty ; Wednc'sdayvy fbr.vXirivncl'
;Forks{:';:7y;oX;XX;:;l.:;XX;;vy:Xr
;l7;Thc;'Ghristinasytree7 ofytheyPrcsbY'
tYian;Sunday;'yschbbl:vt'akes;])lacetq^
1iighlf,"''X y::fXY^: '���������;X7X7XX7.'-''7yXXXXv
;;y<SiiY\'ilfred;La,uricryhasy^^
pi:oycd;Xin,'XJi'eY\].tlr
Flb,ri'da:���;YY'X'���'--;' X'VyAiAAAA.III''.
XY'v H on jig'^wasW' tlic7, wihiierXofvtho
;qui!t;raincdybytlie7yll.;of;R.:T,;U
;AtixiliaryYX^y.Yy.XyyyXyy;;;.:X;:;v;:7X';;yX-.7.;i;
Xa .... 'jic Do'ii nel ly:a ndYGXXS; .'',:^icQart'cr
i;eturned:'frq.ni;Fcrgusbn theylJeginning;
of-;tlfp''^yee,lfiYY'-X'''--^A:ft^
jX'lyPaley's twb|vsoiis,vrcturiieil-'froiii:
WestiitihsteryShhctaYXOyspeiidplirisY
;n"i'asya'tliqnic..'y;yX; AAlAAilAlY'A'Ai'
v;y;SiniUi.,,l]rosv!Y1l^;J-:;^yyilspn
ytorsTdrU-lio hcwJ.cityschool,1 lcft,;.Xniii's;
dS$'iipv.\l)omGAAlAiAAAvA:A:AylAAA'
;YrSlipt.;^
,.f roiii' '..y':^ .-X! i tjbs b ii rg-,' ���-'���;: lisi y i ii'g;"::;-.: t;l j oroiig 1 i 1 y-
���enjovcdvtlicYrip, 'Y AaaaAAAA: '"* y, AAA
'.,���'���.*J-v*:.. ��� 1-- ':.y.-., -,..-���;. y..y : ��� i- 'yyy:,������.���::.... .:...' ���:
������7,31' rs.;vJ qs,;;G eiip.1.1 e s pen11'G1 i riatiiViis7at:
: JCtvi iii pn^p.^y-\y-l t tr'A 11 uvyiVi xig} i WifJ..v^i'i-:>.y
'J..v.l'\v]\IcJCaracherXX-y;X'kX;1^--::-XtviX'V'^
v;y''Mr; ���Jiikes, :tel!eryyqf^;tlie:Yniperi:if
liankj"^wqnt ��� tovVyyancbuvcr 7fbry:l,us
;Qhrisl'nias: holidays. ������:./��� "7 vy 7;;X,..- YXy
XyAXeaf ureA>f Bv- ���AXy^orVi's^iirist^
nias.,yti:eiXXvas the largest:Noah'sXu'k;
;ihipqrledinto'the city.'.;';-,' \:lAl.A:;y ������ ;���; a.
.Jiessie" .Ijawsqii'7 MsvYqing ,:Weli;yYt
schoolivaty-Torbiito, 7 having aiuikccV
second; in a:'class.qf 45. :,7,v,v ;y��� y ���;''.������ :v%
y,3irs. YY Fqley^of;7Ai-ro\yheac),Xvho
has beei.i,;qn a' visit'toXIrsvF/^lcCarty,;
returnedYpme'31 onday.���.'������', ���������������;��� ,.-*���'���:������;' ;,v
:X\V. .i.;i'ickey was 7ton!iiied,ytoy,his
house again'oiV-Tuesdav with a return
MINS'TER
.,..: : 'I^rom OurOwii Currcfimiidontv ;; .; ~[\
,;;,' PnFriday the .schools; broke up for
the Chi;istmas holidays, A good many
parents were present.'''���< A ". .'���" ���"������. ��� ��� :SA \ ���'
"./Miss 31/ A. Fraser, formerly teacher
intlie public sphool here, is do\yn frojri
Hevelstoke ona visit,     ' a- X;       ,     ;!
,���    -������    ���. B '-������..���.     , -V    :"'���> . V   '    . , .���������'���-���
.Great prepa rations/ arc made iii the
stores for Christinas,; 31 essrs.yReielipn-;
back Bros, have a stock of'3000.. dticks','
geese and tin keys. ���';������;��� //' : /: ,: ,������,:.';.
'������"'��� P'h;Friday. Westminster beat: Vancouver,byJi points; to 'I at basketball.
3\restniinster can ,hold; its own -igiiinst
Va.ncouyer.anywhere in"afhlctics.7 :A'A
yyThe Goluihbian Collcge^conyocation
tOolc.;; place y Friday,/; and ^'degrees 7 of
Ilivi^iityXwere,bestowed oh,;,J{evs...K.
iKol.)sbn,;T:.;S7;,:Rb;wi/and,3:/J-\'.P-^
vvTliC'liren'ien; have started aYpb'hcrc
iindfiu^c gettiiigyayyaluableycqilectibiv
of:'aiuiiials./; In "addition y to/ordinary
birds theyliavc an'7owl, two.hibnlccys,;
rabbits andya/dccr.: v/Fcrlia'ps /sonic
Rcyclstbker-vVill send/usn:.beaiXAaA'.aA.
a
0
1
yJ. LAUGHTON, Proprietor,
gEVELSTQKE, B.C, /
y This hotel is now open for the, accommodation of the travelling
public. It is the most conveniently situated hotel in the city,,being
at tbe corner,of Fii'.st Street aiid Goniiaught Aveimc, in tin; heart of
thu business portion of the city, convenient to railway station and
postoffice. -���,-���;��� : . 'yy. y" ;,;'���'" AAa'A-aI i'.'y.A A A ���lyXYXX.-:: v'Xv'X . /
;���, First Class Accommodation and Table.   ,.; "A-:\ 'j'a'aa.A'aAaI'^a':.
: A. y';, - ���;���;. ��� :'y; ���'//'������' *<     v    Best- BrandsrofyWmes,, Liquors and Cigars.
TWOJtcsillcnces on McKenzie Avenue, ivit  .
������������.'iriodcrii improvcnicnts, ��2,600 caeli, on ciiay
, terms. ,     -      ,-, -     ��� ,,-���   '..���.       ',,.���'
TWO Kcsidences, on Third Street east, A-ery .
:' convenient for railway nien,' ��1,S0(J wii-liv
.', easy terms, y,  v   ,: v" ���-������������y-A'-AAis,^.-.
ONE Kesiilence oil First Street cast, -'cusli'rc-
,quired ��500, subject to mortgage.
Applyto';   ,;.'',',:::,. ���.       , :'! ,,,,.. '���������������."'   ���-
HAllVKYyJreCAItTlSU & PlXKlfAJf,
CONTRACTSfOFANYAl
MAGNITUDE   EXECUTED
Complete Installations;On? Specialty /
/Finest bias's "of;Machinery;:';v
Tlie Hinton ElidtriQ
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yiyJilryGainhibn icftlicrbyyestcrday-ytb
spehdXPliristiniisjywit!Y;lnsXfoi^
Ghllliwacky:y; :;X;/y/-;-/"7;:':.;X;;"/v;/'':^'7X/X'
:/y;Mr;;and;M
prbiidyposspssqrs;qf;a;big/bpiihcing':boy'
bqrnyoh/the;i8U,Vv.iiisfc//.,X//v ;;X; 'AAA:
7VGiis:;Fiersb!i/yiireinah/on. tug'Poluniy
���'t!ii^'.;-h'ii'sygp'iic',,li6^nQyfo
niontlibr twb;y -.JXpqugal is;relievihg
':JiinTiylisifirern.*in;73/yYY
X Ya|/<51iu'tin;;aiid;;fahiily"leffcXpii/;Siit-;
urdayyfpr.a; nioh th's ,y vacation yaYv the;
coast.,//; ih*7 Boyd/';isiX;cliPvinghiin/a;s
engincer/biXtug Pqlumbia./Y/7:: AAA a
yfCpapkyKahe^ands; F/SIcGuljciXyhad'
tlie7dredge'7but:yfor.;a7triii:l trip,oh/the'
���'J.8tii.v.Yltj..].b"'pks/\ve.ilv'iin
do/th'o/wOrlXityis/requircdXfbi'yairi^
, Pv 3[pOu 1 lcii'���;let fc//fpi-:Iy.sincbu^vcr Satiir'.
;day;ytpd6<:sbnie;Yof;k;;tliereiY;^
X'/IMipytabfcan XQuePny^
;di(l'e/reiiti/:cbiiiitries6v;rcpre^entedX'alsd!
XGQpdy^iglit'/Yas^bd.y/TlieyprS^
given.were pxcellpnXaiidXhsefuh7/;Pn'
;theY'hole/it;wJas:qne/;of tlicybestfbiiter-/
it!i.ihnients'i;bf:Xthcy:kihd;eyei\:giyei-iiin
;iS'itk,iisp ���uKly.rellectS gi-ejityc;reqi.t-;b;ii/t,iie
; teachPr-/?i;t iss/'G ren fell;/^!Y"v7y:YXXX"7
;:vT.he;phristiuas ti;ec and/cbnccrty'last:
jFricliVy. night \vas/a;greiib';succes;sy" VF.'
\Y. vJ'ordan .y-.-.w as yychairiiiiih/ahdyitlierc.
;\yii^;a./]oiig^prograiiinie,'cbhsistihgXo.f,
song's;;;recitatibnsXvnd'/tableau.'-" yj.Th'e
soiig 'by Iwahd '".'E.-./Tiiomas, a A! Howiirct
.'iin1cl.;>;'itX/"''IJre.t't,"Y>ntJi.ticcl
T'iules," 'iyrbughttlie'���'iiousb'do'WnV.cycr.y..
one bfyUfey boys  playing hisypartyto
"perfec|iou.,  Tiie.duct-"Fvangelihe'''by;
'AIisses  Olive Vanderburgh'y and   ,Ella
Thoiiipsbnywas; sung /well/:theyy'dqing.
tliC'ir.parts to l'lerfpetibn. ,The dialogue
;XQiK'en/;bf./F[carts!Vv!was;valso;; /well
played, Miss Gcihstanee 13rett/'actiii"g;h's-
NOTICE:
A meotiiiK of tho 'Lad ins Aid of tlic  Hospital-
Sneietjywill bu'-. hold  iiitlie loilgo  rooms of
Selkirk' Hall  on  Tii'jsdaj'  at, .'lo'clouk iu the
afternoon.-.. v,,., yw, vy-.,:,;,:: .-������.���,������
':.'������':"��� ' M. IC. LAWSON, V,
v7., :7,,;y.X'���7���.���'���,'���;:X���X/7':;;/,' '"-.". '''/.';';;3cc!'(;t-,ll'J'* v
AlM
Tenders lire, iii vii.cd fbi/ciiiliiififVsli.inRle"'
bollsY TendeisycloseXjaniiai'y: 15th.
yA.ddi-essy to; AV. eMyyl^iwreivci'," froni
whom particulars inay be obt;iiiied;'
AAAlAlA:AAIA'AAAAF:IlMAAtiAA
ABWim -WIL-L-IAIVIS/
;:";,/:'^X'XvH0bESALE.iiii;AEiiiit/i'N7';ft
(3YSTBRS ll^^i^a
;7v;vyy7(SItELhKI).;0It:yNSHlCLLED)y:7X;s^
201v Garraii,;st;//7X VANGOlJlVER.'B/'io/
G6rpdrationpfvtlieGityy6f Revelstoke
The City C'onncil is , prepared; to receive ���
tcndei-K for the supply, of Fifty (5(1) eed.-ir poles'������;,'
for street lighlimj inirposes���JLenKth Midfeet, ���'
diameter. 12 inches at, bint and 8 inches at, lop.
Place of delivery' oiriijipliciilion to tho under- V
signed.; ���Tfinders'to reach; I his.: ollice ;by noon ���
���oh Jan,2!id,l!KM, Vi ; ;"*:Mi;,'^-=-::;v,..*;,
;'������-. ; 'A'AA' A.:yy AyAyAAlVy}A)YY>,AAAAAy.
Doccinher 21th, V.l'.e. y     ��,;.  :;. yy CityXIleric. Y
NOTiOE;,
REVELSTOKE
n^rFILIATIONWlTH.UWVERSlW. OF.TORONTqX)'
-yi:-f;- H: TORRINGTON,, ML'sical Director.; iV'A
l;HIGHESTXpSICADyXEDUGATigN.X
'X'-.lSxASr'i'N^VTipNs^
ritories; andvlii'i'tisli; Uoluhiliifi.'Jiilj',
:i^aaaaWIYaAYaaIiA;Iaaaa
'/-:i.!Seii'(Vi'of'Ciiii?'n'diU,.:.a.ricl"
;/y;;i2 and; 1T(Pembroke stXTorqntoXv,
(XTO'J'ICE;.iY'lC'rcliy;given,..!hut ;thirl.y diiyH7;,
J.\    afteri]ate I.iiil.enii to'iijiply to,the HotioV-';
able'tin-.. Chief ('oiniiiissioiior of7Lands and: ���'
\\rorks forasi;ecial licen-io toycut and carry ,v
away timber from the following descrihed lands y
Commencing;at  a post marlieil "1). SI. Denis,
NvK.  post,": HituiUeil  oiiulic v,-cstbahk,6f the1 :
Columbia river about, eleveir inllesvsoutli  of ->-
iViikusp/yniid ;running north,l.D'eliniii.s-, thence v..
westliai chains, thence ko.ui.1i WI chiiius liioreor"
less tobanlcof Coliiinliiii"i-iv(ir,'thi'he'(f'eaKt: 1(KI y
chains more or le-ii*', I'lillowihg bunk ol'rlver. to A.
point of ooiiiiiieiiefinent. v .   ,w yyvv^y   ;i   y y.
:���-������.��� >v;.-,:"v' :������������':<.-; ;���';,���:::,:��������� y:;yp.^T. ;uknis./ ;---'7'v
;vNakusp,j!; c.v'��ee. ist.;i<iui^:  ;, ,y.;yyvv:yyyvv:;y;
nr;vy-y-'..
W.AAA
Mkcm& ��� taxidermist;
;XXY//yXK^^O^
Furs ac^ SkinsyfTa^ihfedS
Express XvillXreceive
prpnipt;:atteiftibiv.'y:y;yyy;X/'/
bpeciinensy; by
;/;ySlUTlN(J'-'EyERy:/EV.ENING:;';/;
X XYEEOIM. 8/Tp;10/6/bLOpK:v ji YY
Band/Every Wednesday N
';--;��X;/^MissrbNi/2ucVX'
Xobo'
X/|X;;3EAS.ON7TIGKETS:-|
.Lad.ies,;X;.'/;X/.i;yX-'-.X'.;X;-iX./XXX/;^'1
Gentleiiieh//y:y..;X;';--.l/YXYXy;X
-: 'Canada Drug (fcBocik-Stoi-eY
;XX;;J7iA;'Miller'&yGbj;;X;;.y7:-��/;'vy
;7;XH<>y Siuy tlie's TqbiicccyStpre.
/;.;y;;RhikfCoinp'anS';v/^;y'/;'/v;X/y;;.;/v'
is ns,well worth a
'.visit as; anyartygaty
lcryi-i'"!^^..^^)^'!
and Silver Siiiithvi'
Art is, oho- of tho
oldest and finest; its
productions cj'airibiif*;'
the iiibst cxiiiiisitc.
If siich tilings arc:
not artistic they arc
of littlo value!
TIieBest/Selectionl'/Hblidi
'YiAiiiWAmYovYYYYY.
"JSJ"0'l'li;i'.ViH heroliy^ivcn/lluit: thirlyvdiiys"!"
���iy .vnfter date linteilililo ii|ipl.V,;l6 l.lic'llonor- :���'
able' thoyCliiof ���('oiii'iiiissron'er-.iil', IJiinOs nnd 'v
���Works for specinl llceiiso to 6'iil,!an'tl eiirryiuviiyy;";
liiubery, fyoniv the folio wiiigy. described viands:7
Coiiihieiiciii'gat a'p(i.---|, iniu-ke<r:''.".l.: li, l)riil(':|'syv:'
N..10. eoi-hoi-,:!sil,iiak'(l 6ii''��tli'(i: C'cilii.iii!)iii: i*ivorA>.:���:*���
iuVd..ii(ljoinii]gv,Uurtoii-;Lowiisitooi). fhii'soiith; 'y
.thcn'cc 'south WI ehiiins.yi.h'iiiicu"west 1(1 cliains,:v:.
thence norlliSO chaiiis,"t.heiicc;.wisl,;J(| chiiins to������'���������'-.
place,of beKiiuiing/(;on.l:aijiiiiKv:CO,.aeres'vinol'o7yv
nr.less.y'fhfs.land was foniioiiy pre-'eiii|ifeil;ijy ; "
one Angus Wcljeotlbut nftci-wai-dsiUiandoiie'd.: !;'
���AA.yA..y::-yyA:y^y:yLA^-]AM:ymt01jfffVA^AA
A Nakusp, JVC, N6\v20tlv Ifliw;7"- y^A-yAA ���"-;;���';
ZXoioiiTi ificA'ric '.pjjShiwtb vjicm mrsAlA:
A'lico,-:.-XliniL.iin^lvIVr6th'biv.'Lrt>cl��--'lilii-ioiui.l-. Cln".ini��s'i��-,-L'-
V,situate in tho-LnriloniivMiningydivisioniof" v-
v vWcst ICooteiiayDistricty/vvV:: .yi :vy,y:v;y,v,yvy,y ?
Where 'located:, Oh tho 'rtiviitt^bctweciii/Lexliig-;; v
���������.ytoiiaiid t'o61'ercoks;yv",'''vy:;:'V;,yyv;-yv-v;:::tj:yr..y.j,.i,
yTAKE-NOU'ICE tliiit,: T;AViii;;:;K7Dovol*eiixf;:,v;;
:iicting:as'agciityfor,A\'iMi;.;;iackson.virn;6':Ali-v:y:
ncr's CerfillcntevNo,.;. lioftito.'v iiitciidi'^-'sis'tv;.-'.;",
dnysyfromo the' drtle'. hereof." to "apply'io tliii"^;'^
,Miiiiii^.Uc'coril!Jr,.l*o'i*ii'.:lOci*i,itlcnt.'6'iiiC..Jiiijii*i)vrt-'.'....>-
meiilsfor ,tho:piir|)ose';oCrolJliiiniiig' a:Cruwn':y-:
t. rant of flia-above claiin. ?���; ������������������<*���������: -.,' "'vVwVvVr'y. -
::Andyfurtlier;take2iidl'icb;:flinl:vaefioii; liliilai*;77;
soel,ion:37; iiiiu.it- Ut* cotDinoiiouil.bofiij-e tlio issu.,.*;
nnco ofsiieh Certi (lento ol' tiiiprovi'meiils,.:'; A:]. ���
lyDated,this ISUrdny dftpotober,;i!ii��,;f'-;iSA&A'AI
:7v,;;'?XXX/:7^vAi.;"i5.XiK^Kuicuxii\yij/E^Xft'';
:^Mi
Ml,
H(ertake;c6nfn.cts;a.id all yluuds. yolj yy^
asc,nry.andcbr,ck;work.yy ,y  ,    ,.:Y
BaYyom- wife worry anilti-oiiV'le liy:]. Brundet t's mothery^frsv AfathewsX"" 71 l llCSIn^11(;'vclll:1'1.1leiv /a"y Pl^edctheii:
se.emg'.lhat yqiir kitchoti is lit ted .with ;���';..
a goodsinkandthat.your/liYiris.haXfi, /
i'Jiith'^witlV'. water' Jaid,  Oii/lXiIoscrorj
Bros.,ca'n;lixyit!fbr'1yqii..v/X // Y7   -,.-;
��� '.Tlie'������'���.second'! -yiirYalyylipspital' ball
uiulerfli'ivauspices of flie;lJlidies./.llqs;
pitalv'Aidy'Soclefyy willcbe held in tim
ope��ra house bn.'Fridiiy n,i<,*li,t.'JaiVu-,;)-v
���2%d:,; Tickets'���/ladics'.^'i.OOr'gen.t.,U:-
yA,}y::. I lull ">'srioii't- ���Monday'".i;it' tl.in'i
j t; i ty ��� ahtl we;u on ;'td-lvam i oops t o spe ��� >jl -';
t.Cin-i|tinY;,wiihrhis���Xrbt:hei'rf:;.fyn. lfu'IiX
Xyy;Bjslh)p,yl;inkh:un.YXpa;!garyv; visited i;
parts well;
illicillewaeT
li its" o pen ed * in y;;:M rsVy ha \vsqri 's7;B 1 q tjk,
MelvenzicAyehuV7 asYellasontlfi'qiit'
;stiecii/\\MtlrY^hqicp/selectiqiiX^
;Ghinese aiul;Jap:inese;Nq\"elties,;;, v7X
y/Ijadiesyaiidpc'nt's'lJi'essihsr GqwnSy-y
-7v;XYv|/''ySilk;WorlK'#J^unbbb:!W
.���.'K'i'iglisli,^Ta''paii'es.cX;
Y-';;-n t'/ph i n esev7 Y.
mw��
iGi'pck'ei'y^yyphi^a^y/Cii'o'cefies^YXXXX
XYYXYXfXY7/":GahdicsYFriiitK;-;etc
E;/W./B. PagetxProp; 7
yyjyrbin"ptdeliv'ery;qrpu,i^     baggage,
etc;, to any/part of the Cit-yXX... X   X
g 'MilKiiid:oi' Translerrin^
.yYn.tlibX'oiiiifKcbM
Kcvolstoki;.:ylii.;tlic.iiial,t;ei' "oCtlio.c'slnto'of ilnlinMvi;
D. Hoy<t, liiLc-ybfyltovoistoko,: 11. C.,;deiY^cil.��;:' ������ y
:, Notice ishcrOby giviiiilhatall pca-s(i|isliin'i|ig'.':
elniiiis'iigiiinstytliuie'sliiii! dr'tho'said ,lbhiriV;yi: '
,l.to.vd.whodh.Ml'<ai or iibbuttlMiSils'lyday of IMiiy.y ;v.'r
AvD.y ltKHyiu-oremiii-iidto-sciidhy post'prepaid fe7
or to, deliyor, to" 1 Iixr.vcy, McCiirter'andy]Jiiilc^::yy
liaui, -.Kolicitors1 t"6i*; triovyiuluiiiiistriitfii-s'." oii-.oi*'���*::
before,the; Cth'ihiy.bf,I jiiniary/lWpJtht'ii'iiiiiiieK/vyv
addresses aiid:dcscriptioi)sii.,ndariill':sla(,eiii,C'nt;-.'::
of'particulars of theii-.elaims and the iilitii'ro:','ofY'.-
the security (if;any),helil:'\v;ihiuii'!duly'cerlilied,y.'>;;
and tliatafter tliu'said day tlic'- administrators7 v
will proceed to: disl,ribiilctl.llc;^i>*sei;svbry'lhoy;;;v
deceased ;ainoiigr t.liuvpnrl,iosyei)'lil,ledytl!erol.d777
ha.ving regard :only to'l,lic;claiiiis of ywliiehtliey;77
shall, then have; luiticdyJi^'Vry^Vyy.y^^iV'y.scy/'K-'-v
yyDated thisOtliday of Xdveiiibcryil)ftY".yY7^X''-
;;ynAltAnCY,;;McCAriTlUlv:;:aiid'-)MNi<IIAJn::::'"
solicitors:for '1'.W: Ilain7J";-��� M; ICellie'rind'AlexA'Ai
vMoI tacadiiii ii ial.raljji'^of;uio Said estatblvyA.-yA ;4y
������AAA:AA:A>-
lyAA'y'AyA: '���
A-AA'As'm
��i.; V,:::yyy .a':;:-f/I
An
L-.'iv<tsib;'",last; week.ya/*Xq*upanie<l .by his;|
S son7.,Tames',7 oi   thV   Itn'perial 'iBank:. \.
���j Xelsomy,,7/y ^ y.\ '-:", /7;. 7'Y/./yyX/.!
sor
heye'h)!
��� or
men-:
II-KOIU^
POLITICS.
'>pt.^P*;-teYs, ^liudixy,
TWo\W' '^<i^''A.Y     A   A
IB' ]'l6li��f:Or. j ���;������;���-Mv-it����.
rbno
yy   yiTrotri our.dwn.Corrospondcnt.;:. *v ,-.",'.,
;,^frXYichqlson.,,'��nd 'heY"slaughter
��� Gertie  have;  gone to .ilOsslahdtq; yisit
Asitiis.statedyilve eqi)'servati\-i:s,|n-q-c
I'iqsfi'to restore reiiie'dial -legisliition,I)!*...
���(?prpule/'.gni.n'd. s'bV.eroign of the ('l.rn'ngq i
Order,will leave the parly if this [ihu-ic.i
js put hiythe pliitfoiini. ';.,.'���;,;,;,      ;,; y .!
'������' The catiipaigii yti.t-  ./Nv.ii-th'- Victoria/
resirlted /; iu'    I'-.i.tprsqii/.'v indep.e'i.idt-ht.,')
being'"i.electe.il..-hy' -hi   uifijoP-i^y- Y-er |
l.'tol:>'e'*ts6n,' the gnvcrniiieii!, candida'te..-'
j The (/leclioii; \viisa;hof oikX ���':]'ati'*Vso'ti'';
i aeensed' lion. !),'.''M.i Fbei'i.s' law 'iii'm.-i
| of l.ilaritniailyi'ii's- ���I'i.iiiiyb;>i-.#1()0>) oy'r tiiiX
Yhti.-wvip and  (i.saiiagai.r: railway, and/
j a libel action 'will .be,-brought 'ag'tin.-t,-!
:.u At" oii'i'.."iiii.-iitiiijr"t'h*';. Pre- >
it'tornev-geiicra.l .refu.-ed 'to.:
jsehrtolwiii vg-iv
j mer-'XTovyS^iop1' aty tlie/oi.^; iioii.se: on \A^ ''A A^. Yh-s;.,J,, I.'; KennedyYiia-ve;
I Mohd'tiy ������''.' "���'������ '���'- '/i" '"������ "7 7 * v '���'���.���'��� !���'"'���',:. 7: j.gbno .: lo '. Halifax   oil' a tliree'inonths,
i^y'ANYiter^ottYi/iiYnp^ranX^
���:'3atardav.'':'ret;vtpiJ!jg.'',-Y\l'i)n'day.' ���-���" iY':    >ir,.lt. ,Manoi;irlia,sy taken,, a ywell-
I irttiiVd'^Mrs/Hcijtfc1 YlYng vwelfeat.ti��*j.:nl'1'ir^':^1 lK'1 iclo-y:iiiiKLygpiijL: tb-.-NdXy;.."Y.ork-
ii'hYi.ftiil " "   ���  'X '������'-.'',''���������" ���������',X;. y.'" ���'' i'.'to-yisii fclations. ;-,���.���;.��� ���.'"��� .AA  A"'
\\y    ��� l ' i'i*y ' ���.-���   ������ ,       .,        .'������ ���,:...���.-,:���...������,,������   , ������ ,. .   ������':-���;'���   ��� ���   ,-: y ,.v,v ���
X Aid. TavlorXvas*.' iiie/ xeYpiei/t of :Vi r'XV'X-- l''.^"^ 'has 'his7 store; .'nicely
!-ii''iai.:}UeYln;i>.t'i]'^ holiday;;, seasqti.
: a'X !;iYX''purY Ym< .-d- ��� Yith'v ^old'-n /l^'Kine^ appeiti-s .brisk. The presence
!-soV;i':n'ign-s.';---X ,''���'. '"'-v- / "v -'.' AI- J:iAA' Fraser .and yhis liridge crew
 ���"��������� 'leip.^-iiia'k.i- .things'liyelX        ,'y:   :-.'.���.
y-ThevMtyrShaiH-* lUnhyWindsor* hotels-
ii'ri^/i.inni'V'.g;,fiiil-!sw'i'iig but (he ''"free'
huY luis-ii.oi;yet [ait in nil appearance.
XXlvy'DianYnd ��� i;i:iiirniyl fiYh ���;
istXa tui'day ,(ai;d'   a/ihotiipiuiie'l I,
yi'ais'l  t.'i" ihi-ir   hqine'at Coriut-
i.i.il.ivJ; ��� ��� A..AAA: /:''/,y.;/7 ��� ���
AW'i
Son.Of K. H. AViiVoiu        ������'������"-,  ;   y" ��� ���'      v
. C.AV.'MitdiclJ   of iU<: (A. |',,k. ']',;hy
peak   as v thoy;  Ybjei/M...   .t"    'h'-; ^i'a|'h�� has iuc!i/i:-id ,141 ...i.h'rti'ii^h... aq
n-iior ���of calling/ the  >|nvdi'r:rs.    ..(.'api-yy'/j"1-
'allow   eoiileiided    fh'iy jid'.n-st
, XMi'*
the A.
\ay lii
jili*''"-^  	
-,, ,,,������    '[''��� ���-',' ,r ���'*-. -���'   ���������'���;���: ������������������   ,'i-,'-'W-'*   under,-t;s,(al   the   id'opriciors are
At���ij-e'.:eh'. "I i*li i.-tii'i ��� ei.-iv;irii���ii)ii-'s. t-he ;   :    ,,, ,-   , ,.'  ,,'
, v -,..-   ���, '.-.   ,     ���'��������� '���,������'   .,-, .,   ,,...-��� inui'de t.o   >':',-ui;e   a   eoac iiinui,  coin r
most at-t-racti-vi-. v. dressed pup ���.���.in .tl": i.    ,    ,   ,;��� .      ,. a\    ,-,,, -  ,', ��� ,, -,-
./-.-.     i ��� .-,   , ���    ,- -, ���"������   ,    .,   .;���<,     '.i ���..'���-I',-  ;,.: ���> peteiH, ������to.  iia i;|J,ie the "Hain how    How'
'v-ock ���tohiii' trial ,wa�� Oi-viiloA'r il-'.'/'.'i.',*..   .,;,,.,   ���.,.,, ..:���'���    ,    ,-    '    -,,--. .��� ���
jiii'i,- ",\l,o-   b.is;:ori('brakiii^,   .Letter
BtilcgEByY;
Retail;Dealer!; In-yl^mrrnT^?-        ,:-:;y7-/ ���
A BBEPr PORKi
Y/;X;x;yx"7^IJTTO^^
'/Fish; and y^ame in/SeasQn.v ;
/; /  yy     All orders promptly filled.      X;;/: -
REVELSTOKE^ B. C-
���'/ ,A'll! orders'". l.eftyYtyR;/:M./. Shiyihe's
Tobacco Store, or liy Telepjiqiie,: Nb.y 7;
will receive pi'Otiipt attention.        a A
vY'j
;I'oY;Mairitpbaj;Ulie./::NortliwesY^
<y:,/Wries;:''and./thpy Rail way/Belt/iiiv/t7/
/'>7;:f:f'/:Britis!iXColuiiilJia^
Corner.  Douglas
and King streets
;in;.
���i.'I.V, "Ma'
���'Wi;
it'..'*.
d., your ;ser-
I'ly   1
11a
back:
<! :VII!(���(.! '   -i,'V
standing .���charges: hail", doubled' uqdoi
l.'h'e llifiisinuir (i.ovcrniiii'ilt, and i.ux':i
tion must be increasi-d.
and : sHppYjf on tin- .-iidesvalk.
..'��� VVing !'Cliung's'' ne,vvly; ini-.-���
A ported /stock/ of; ACliiiiese'X
: ancl-*'J;i.panese-:g6otls,//;: ;X:yf
/ Tlie best -assortment over;
landed   in 'Revelstoke  of
ti/seftil     and     ornamental /'
'BRAND8^%raKS&^.y ���:*y,;/.y;A*IIIa.A.
REVELSTOKE, :^MfrjYU6:
��� Leases for grazing purpoSijs iVro issued:."foi*'.' a,;'
I.eriU, 'of twenty-one yeiirsj and'tlie rehtiil isat 7
the rati) of two 'coats an aere1 por.;aiVniiiii,r"pii v-   i
able; half-yearly iiiadviiiiee.y;';    vvv,;; yy '��� -.-���;..��� ���'���'���'-,���.������;'":���
A. lianilS nieliided yiioa graxiiig lease liiav'lY7 "
withdra:wii  for'hoineslcad. entry, y^aloioi-'i-nil-V'7,1
..way purposes, hut, no ienlal is'cliiu-ged -on such A: '"������'���'
liuids.froiii the date.iipnii \vliieh: they iii-e with-'* v-'
drawn fi-onVqlib lease. - Vv V AA'p ;v-., ..vvvyy; :';y
; ;A. lessee of griming' lands is notr-oiU.il.locl tci't.)io 7; "7
hay thereon, but hcoiiaiV- upianapiilicatibii to :'"
the agentol' lloininliihl.itnds, o1iia:iu'each Vi'arvyo.
the llrsl, permit to 'cut on liis-'len$ehbld-;wf)iil,-- ���:���������-.
over i|U,ai!tity ol'/hny liey-'inay .i'*b'<iiiiru for his .'!
inyii use, l.reeol dues',lh,edo|iai*|;i'iu*nt rescrviiir  '
the right, to issii.o.perlnll.s.to tithor iqiplitoints,,". '.������;
��� ' Anplieafions .for  'gr:i^iiig,ylenses' Hhc.iilil'bc ��� "'
iiiiidetiij.ho^cia-el.ary, l..'ejiai-l.nient ;ol'.tin', Iii-. vv-
tenur, Ot|a\vn.:v'.'vv-vy;'v V-AyAA<- y ������.-���,: V:-r;���,"���-,
AAAAyA\i-'A:A.yAAAAV.GWKy)WyAA.<i.:;
Secretary, l.leiKU-lni'ciit.oiythe'\lji(.erior.
AAA'AyftR
;S
'.'; II
,...\s
BakerM
articles X
���i'wi-.sur vices
I'lnlosr   .
fti'inkiils
('ni)o(Jh.'ilrs ���
I'litii'.lkcri."
Klnwer I'ots
Uiubri-llii SfunilK
faiaeli liaskeU
' Siiibltlng.laekel.K
.-'    Slllt floods.
''ISM  -
GRIP AND PASSWORD.
The O'ImiwIiii; bfiv-- l.."*n olcflc.! i.-llic/r i Hi' I..
<>.��� lj..,|i..V>fi,r en-nin^' i���nn : 10. A'hor.""W:M.';
;\. .lolin-Oii. f.'.M.f'.ln.-,. S(ini|.''y.l). ,M ; \V....I<,!iii-
-,.:,., I!.*. S,-,.-.: I!'".-. VV. ( . .('iilil.T.' <'!,:i fl.'.-in :
'l.'h'.-. ^il.ci.i'l., fin. K'f.v- .���Uid.Ti-f.'i;-';������\V.1l:r,,i.-l-..
.!.'���'��� Mlri-r: ���!, Sl-.-uv. |)ii-t-."l,<ii- (if'TiTi'inriiii':-; )!.
Sn.-linw. I, Ti,";'M. Ifnii.-i'. (). (i. lyVialliil':'.:!
Jiiii.-l-ifi..    ' .'��� "���'..,
'.-'.        ���     h. or v. ,"-���-.,
Tiii' (.'old lliiut'i! L'i'li,"' will li'il'l ai-raii'l <���.'���!-������
brntion nl. in.-.tiilliiti'iu of ollieer- (,n WciliKi-rlay
u-i'i'l,-. ,     ..'.;���, '    ,..-.;
CURLING.
I,.-
.>��� (it li'lu: *4ri'-:'!i  ciirli-r ycric '  final   �� mi��-:i
''llnll'ui and I'liipi''- and Kineaid |,lny i,|V.'
liitlm .Ki|iiilnlil>!   I.if,"   ihnleli   llr'.wi/'-   i-ihk-
heal  I't ri K- tin id '.-��� in   l.lir:   lir.-t., .romid- by' |7 |,,, z.
Tin- fullowiiig ivorn the rinks:
Wnlkci' ��� llniiirla-,
���liicl,'-'oii .',  . I(ii-if  ,'
Cogliliiii > ���   '       l-:d-.i'npd-.
Ilruwii. .-lop. 17 '-       I-'inHi.-iin. ..1,-ip. 's
��� Vi'.-aiTdny a gaino was played Scotlnn.l ir.-ir-
i-iillif'*r.-. l.nwi-ein-", Hne, lirou'ii, slO|,| v. Cann.
da (Hume, lidsc Hnicli, .MuKiic, skip) rn-.nlii,,/,.
in n win loi- the fnrincr b.V l-'l foi!.'-
(lot your Job Printing doh" ���,,{ ||n-
Mail Ollice.       '���'i     '-'" -  ;   ���
'; -'..Mis.-i IU llobbs:; who/has bei'.n .(ca<'-.h-
(i\>!t -iii. '.!b��;-ie, returned.-.Saturday-' to
j.spend .Xmas ..w.itli : lu:i;.: p.;i),i'-.iit.**t..iiiid.
i'will ietiirn to Ilfpc after tlie lioliiluys,
j ���������'Thelirst annual ��� dance i-'it'die-lri'd''*-
\ pei'idC'iit- Ban-'! will he 'held on..Vow
y Years "l-ivc, and no' cliV��riX-is bui'ni;.
iSfiaredlo-niake. it- the' evcnl .of tbi;
i ."eesrin.; ' , "��� ���'     ������ ^
j ���" h'eVy i-'al her ��� .ThjTya-r is ' about' 't<>
I'lea ye 'in' an -'(.'..vteiided' holiday^ hf.-jiycy
i'lniieh iii tired rif' ii. . r'-sl lifter, a period,
of {ii-diiou.-i .work* in eoniiec.tii.'ii with
I his church.7 "   ��� ��� 7X       ��� ;    .   -y
j .Miss,'.Smith has , C;one :��� ciisli on -a'
! liioiith's lioiid.ii'y.' li her'. h'*alt.li; irn-
| jirovi's she will rel urn |:,o l-lip school;;
.Meaiitimo her |il;iee '.will he HI led. by
her brother w'ho' is a- highly 'PiaJified
1-i'iie.lier.  . ���.;'.'''���'.
n.-liiei's
��� '-'Ia I.   C'OU.)
Kiiiesl. stuck of cmallcH and fruit In town,
Proht' SlrcctX'Rcv'clstokc.
iy . < yit \\'< diie.-cay'Xcvcnmg   an   entryy-
; t-iit.uiKi'i'i*' --.'.���:!> '.'^ivc'u y'iii .the /.school
I fiyi-e . in   connection  with closing ol
j4,'-li"o!'for Christiii:*-'' hiiiidays.     V'is:-
to'-y   fi-i,fo '..,'V;'ilM'r!.Y"tinyi/ii- Itevflstokc.
arid Ilo^crs I'a.s-i weixyiinrsent-,;.':---..'
7The school' Wii-- iotiidsomely decoratr
'ed   and ;i'-."o .larjje, t::'e<.-/, loaded 'down
with   pi-e-ent-i.;, sho'w'-d, ithat,   -.Saiihi
.fliiif.is had...not forgottiyii.  the  children-
.'.    doij/yljt'l'ii]    orO'g.i-,i,i:i)c6l/.-:'isting', of. .___,.        . ...   ���   ,    .    .
i-li.'i-ioj-iie^'Vf.iijji,''   and  ,1-eeiti/tjons,' wn-ij .Y 1'ylt. eiij/agf 'another Ki'adiiafe at
;t".-ndcivil wh;ieh 'rellect.c-d   j-reat  credit} j-i.Kty-'lvc dojlar.s a nioutli to cfitnuiepce
both lipor. .'he childrenand'ntton tl'
f.i:achef,-.\fi.--.s'OritliUi��.' /
��� riieadniinl.'itrator.'i.oT.l.hocslideoi: .leilin 'n.
Iloyri." deceased, oiler fur, sah: by. Ixialer l.lib
nro|ierly. in the llig .llci'Vd .d.lsti-ielivlai'iiJivii nil,
.'.' lHiyd's: Kaiieli," also Mas. chattel ..pi-npi'i-tv.".
thereon', a list of. which iiinjvbc.weiiiil.llaollle'u
of Ihe undersigned, y . ;    :      " ������������������������������
r Tenders willbereceived.upyto :Feh. ba7HI'>:i."
fheadniliiisti-iitor-s will nut be boiiud Yiieecpt'
the hlghesl/or any feiuler... ,    '������.:>--������'������.'���' -'..V. ,-.-.���-
vy;;iiAi'.VK\XJiicoA.n'iYu���&''r'ii\.i';iiAM! ���//
v X'v-y   '������'���'���'���': ,vs>olicilurs for Adinlnisli'iitoi-s. !
.ItevelstoUe, M70., Nov. *i7l !i.l!Jl)*�� ' ^ .;���
YiaII
��� YYY
AfA
Halcyon'Ma-i"Spriri��.s:
AA \l^cLnjta,rf&'mI. ������
MORE PITMAN
SUGGESSEl
lpOl
rsa
GOOD, CLEAN
DOMESTIC
LEWIS   BROS.
Ytu'ii*. iwitiona^e -solicited.
A, trio'- '.vas -aiso 'given.'-by, ,Mis?,
I'V.ir,''!'.! Xichois.oii,'Mi.",,-i J'ier^er and
Miss."f.Jri'llit'Jis.,.' /anrl a ' diiet,' by '���]).
r'tti'MiiyViiid T'. ,M,. Mooii'-y ivliich-waH
highly appreciated" by 'the audience.
.Miss Orilfiths wns presented: by the
school eliijdren ivith a haridsorne' silver mounted ebony 1 toilet' sot. y, On
cunchisioii a, vole,of thank,-1 w.'i's Kiven
|.o Miss (Irillkhs for the Hiic.cessful
innnnor in which she had, conducted
th'e enlerlaiiniient to which she gracefully responded, after which the wholi'
party adjourned to the dance hall
where dani'i'iit*; was'kept, up until, the
'"vvetf 'sina; hours" under the supervision
of 'Mnslrr'of (,.'eny,iionies,',/. Alc(.!alltiin.
iiU.[Pitman's Business College.
Opposite Hotel V'aiicoiiver.    ...
GROCERIES
Ooi'iierMeK'eii/.ic:Avenue ,,
���;���-��� ,/.:,.- and, .HailwViy Street
rniii*]'iM;i��;n.iOA'fi av^tkrh eixiiai-
1
F?AILWAYX
U'll/l/ SIOI.L 'HOUND  Tit)]' TICK'KTS a
Xmas and New. Year's Excursions
cyoiriue lho iiiost curative iii rlu>v
woi-ld.   A perfect, "natiiiali-einedy fop
/ill   Neivous   and, Muscular,  diseases, '.
Liver, Kidiiey. and; Stomach  ailnienlK ,
and  Aletallic   I.'oisoiiin-v.   A Mire eui'e
I'or ."Thnt  Tii-od   Fct'liiifx.'*' ; Specialv
rates .on   all   boats ...'ind .trains..   Two
mails   at i'ive.;.ahd , depa'i (,: oVciyy" diiv. ;
Telegraph    coinmiinie.-itioii'.. with   'lilt i,
parts or-lhe   world.; Aii  experienced
niassangei'. y.y-   ;. y ... y(, y
'Halcj^onMoYSprm^s 'l
���A-rrciv, LaKfi.AB. C. ".
FOR_SALE
Dry Fir and Bircli
.'.Out by uiacliineiy In.re-qiiiretl si/e,   j
���All.orders left ul/ W. M; Lawrence's
or the Kootena y Mail oflice will nfeeive
prompi all.crition.  . ,'���       ������',��� '
W. FLKMJNG.i
DIOC. 21st | o
'.���>, iiii-lusive,
JJliC.;.'!(),���:ai'.atid.Jan'. 1,'������..,,    . ;
GoocI to return until January 5
Fare and One-Third
SJJ
For full, iiiforinatioii  call on   or address    ��� ���'-���',' ���'''/������''���
T.W. llltAIJS'IYYYV,
Atioiit,
TED
rooini'd
V/illis,
K,J. COYLK,
.  AXI.I-iA.j     y
VAA'c6uvj:;i{.;
HEVELSTOKE.
NTEU TO Itl-JNT-^l.i'ivi-
,. .      hnn.-ic.   Apply to Mi>*.
Victoria lload.   ;      ,'
ANTED���Good' bYhmen for l<iK.
giiiK fiimp-*.- ��� VVviges'���,$;�����' i.o ,*j;K|
ai:d I urn id. Apply Vah'-Oolumhia liinh-
lH>i-(.'o.,vNak.iisp,.|.i. (.!,     -
START A. PA YING ' riUS'lN.BS.^ -
iJecouieindepi'iuK'nt and he your own .
���UQ'S.S.    A new mail 'oi-der' bushii'ss,
can   he   condu'eted , hy.  ,'in*,-on
wilt-re; Sin ..i.o   $,<������(). j',;.,.. u'/k
Enclose  'sli'iiiip  I'oi-  pai-lieui.i'] .:
inarvelloiisly    suci-essiid     plan
Leonard, Dim das, Out.
j  any-
easily, ���
(ilViiur'
Ed.
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