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 Silk handkerchiefs, 30c, 35c,  and 40c.  - ' a  Chenille table covers, 75c  Velveteen, 75c. per yard.  -:o:-  The English Trading Co.  1 1895   i*-)j  %oria;jj  *-,     , -    /    -.. f- .' i  :    '  ,       |l,       I, ,     -I        ' , i *  21b. tin Crossed BUckwell Jams 45c.    '  Phillippe Canaude's 8ai-dincs - - 60c. ���������  Old Brown Windsor Soap���������eight  cakosfor  25c  Glycerins Soap���������per box ----- 30c.  ' KM   r (I  The English, Trading Co. ,  VoL 1.���������No. 40.  REVELSTOKE; WEST KOOTENAY, B.C., JANUARY 12, 1895.  $2.00 a Year.  GEO. C. MARSH,  REAL ESTATE AND MINING BROKER.  RAW  FURS.  COLLECTIONS MADE (EXCEPT RENTS)  '   , HATES 5 PEK CENT. ,    '.  1  THESE  FORKS, B.C.  A. R HOLDSCH,  ��������� "     OF SWANSEA AMD WIGAN,   ,  " "c   '���������   '     - ' ,      *:. ���������  Analytical Chemist and Assay er,  i i   a -. .        -   - , '  *   .  Accurate assays, made, of all Rinds of minerals, water, milk, etc.  o$3  >-3  M  C3  w  CO  in  ha  '3  a.  e  i_  c  , ������  11  tn  i-  ���������������  o.  x  tu  ���������4���������  o  Z  (U  >  <  Ll.  0*  oi  I  o  o  CM  CO  C3  '     A. McNEIL,"  -   ,  ���������  BARBER SHOP AND BATH ROOM,  "    Front Street,, Eevelslolcc.  Haircut, 25c;  Bath, 50c; Six Shaving  ���������   ' Tickets for $1.00.  .������     GUY  BARBER,  WATCHKAEER AND JEWELLER.  Repairing Neatly & Promptly Executed.  '    "        \  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  R. S. WILSON,  MERCHANT   TAILOR,  v'      Revelstoke 'Station.'  First-class Material kept -in stock and  First-class., Workmen employed.  . General Blacksmith.  Kootenay Lodge  No. 15 A.F.65A..M.  TIid regular lncoUny-s  arc hold in tho Masonic Tomplc, Bourne's  I fall, on tho thirel  -Monday in each  moiitli al 8 p. in.  Visiting brethren  cordially welcomed.  C. H.' 'TEMPLK.1Skchetaky.  RAW FURS.  SKF* Write'for Circular.  THE ORIENTAL WAR.  REVELSTOKE   LODGE,   I.O.O.F.t  _ .        . -'t,  Uotfiilar nicetiiiijR arc held  in Oililfolloivs' Hall every  Thursday night, at eight  j'olook. vihiting brothers  oordially welcomed.  J. I. WOOD HOW, Si:c.  JAS.   McMAHON,  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  Repairs' to Wagons, &c. .  Shoeing a Specialty.  ',   ��������� ���������    FURNITURE,-   '���������     '  Doops, Sashes OiMs.  R: HO.WSON,  ,    REVELSTOKE.  COFFINS  CAR HIED IN- STOCK.  Atfi:XT VOU SIXGKH SKWING MAC1IIXKK.  THE, REVELSTOKE. PHARMACY.  -:o:-  ,     NEW   STOCK |0F  STATIONERY & FANCY GOODS.  .     CHRISTMAS GOODS ARRIVING '  The New TOILET SOAP,  SIX TABLETS ������0R  . HALCYON SPfllNGS HOTEL,  ARROW  LAKE,     .  IS now open, nt these celebrated hot  springs,'for tho acr-oiiiiiioilutioti of  guests. Rates"$1.50 to $2.50 per day.-  Baths 25c. each, or five for SI. Special  rates to families of by" the inonlh can  be arranged. '   ,  DAWSON,, CRADDOCK &  CO.  BUILDER.,    '  ,  Will figure on. all kinds of  Buildings ; all kinds of House",  Store and' Office Furniture repaired or made to order; all  kinds of Shopzvork in my line  neatly and promptly executed by  skilled and experienced hand.    ���������  !00.  -:(>:-  THE REVELSTOKE PHARMACY.  CO TO THE WOOD BUTGHER  FOR YOUR  All placer c-Iniins in this District  legally held'niav be laid over from the  loth October, lSSH; to the 1st J une, 1805.  N. FITZSTUBBS,  i, Gold Commissioner.  Dated at Nelson, B.C.,  Ith October, 1804.  "Norwegian Snowshoes,  Toboggans & Sleighs.  Manufacturer of all kinds of ,  Furniture.  FINE   UPHOLSTERING 'WORK.  Old Furniture Renewed  In First-class Style.  E. PICARD, Revelstoke, B.C.   ,  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  ROYAL MAIL LINES.  CHEAPEST route to tho OLD COUNTRY.  Proposed Sailings from Montreal.  ALLAN  LIKE.  Xe.MiniA.v : Kov.   3  '   Parisian Kov. 10  Mongolian Kov. 17  .DOMINION" LINK.  ToitONTO '. Oct.  27  Vancouvim Nov.   3  ' Olll'KiON Nov. 10  .   UK.VVKR. LINK.  Lakh ITinio.v Oct.  21  Laki:Ont.vkio Oct.  31  Laick Niii'inoN Nov.  7  Cabin Sl.'i, $."���������������, ?fiO. $7(1. ?H0aiid upward--.  Intci'iiicdlale S-'W: .Stcurngo ������21).  PiieiiengcrH ticlcolt-el  tlii-migli to all  parts of  Grt-iil Jli-iliiin mnl Ireland, anil at Hpecially low  rat cm lo all parts of tliu Kiiropeiin continent.  Apply to nearest htt-iiinhlii|i or rail way agent, to  I. T. BREWSTER, Agent, Revelstoke,  or to UonivitT Kiiiue, Gen.  riibrii-ngt-r Agent  Winnipeg.  Alleged Massacre' by the Japs at Port  ' ,   , Arthur.     ��������� <  -  The   London' Times, correspondent  states   that  the    slaughter. at   Port  Arthur was carried out with every revolting feature of primeval barbarity."  Four days were spent in murder and  pillage,.and,from  dawn'to dark horrible mutilations of every conceivable  kind and nameless'atrocities were per-*  petrated.   Prisoners were tied together  ingroups and riddled with bullets and  then hacked to pieces'.   Boats crowded  with fugitives of, both sexes and, all  ages received volley   after   volley of  bullets.   The streets were strewn with,  corpses showing every form of mutilation.   The soldiers wei;e apparently unchecked in their deeds of blood by their  commanders, who, totally losing their  European veneer,*showed absolute unconsciousness of  the   effect of  these  brutalities on ^their Western visitors.  They, did not, forget to be effusively  attentive to them, and did not appear  to suspect that their guests were filled  with indignation and disgust.  In an editorial the Times says it is  impossible to doubt that the general in  command could have stopped the barbarities if he felt so disposed, but his  failure to prevent it has cast an indelible blot on the Japanese arms and has  gone fai' to destroy the admiration  which Europe was so liberally extending to them.  A Strange Coincidence.  It would be difficult"to find anything  in the,pages of fiction' to equal the fol-  lovying fact, which has just happened  in Scotland : ' A Captain Heathcote  rents a moor from year to year. Last  year while out shooting he lost a diamond ring. This year he vvas reminded  of it by the anniversary of his loss, and  sitting by the -fire, and taking up a  piece of peat to put on, he had scarcely  uttered the words, " It is a year to-day  since I lost my diamond ring," than  his companion was suprised to hear the  words quickly followed by " and here  it is." The peat had been cut from the  very moor where the loss had occurred,  and hence its recovery. No other account 'of extraordinary recovery of  diamonds could equal that, unless,  perhaps, that of .a lady'who dropped a,  diamond into a pond and found it some  months after on the leaf of a water-  lily which had borne it upwatds in its  growth. ' t,  A TRAGEDY IN NEW WESTMINSTER.  Thrilling Plot for a Novel.  Last week the body of a man was  found under a wharf' in. New West-  minstei% which on being cleansed of  mud was found to be stabbed in the  neck. From papers in the pockets and  other sources, Chief of Police Huston  has obtained the followiug particulars  of the murdered man, whose name  was Heinrich Zechow, a German, who  had been residing in San Francisco for  about two years :  , ," Jacob Zechow left Germany in 1851,  and emigrated to the United States,  settling at Port Orchard, Wash. He  appears to have been an - industrious  and economical man, and ,by.degrees  accumulated much wealth, which was  largely invested in lands. He took an  Indian woman to live with him, and  when he died, in 1877, left a son by heri,  who was then 17 years of age. Zechow,  commonly called Sigo, left no will, and  the estate, consisting of 70,acres within  the present limits of the city of Seattle,  another block of 817������ acres of farming  land, besides lots of farms in various  parts, of the territory, all went to the  half-breed son.  ,  " In 1892, Heinrich Zechow, the murdered man, who'had just arrived from  Germany, met a man in San Francisco  who itsked him why he did not go and  see his  uncle,  Jacob Zechow, at Port  Orchard,   who   was   a   wealthy   man.  Heinrich decided to look up his unclu,  all trace of whom had "-been lost,to the  family for a good many years.'   Arriving ' at Port Orchard, he found Jacob  Zechow had been dead foi^lo years, and  that his half-breed son was in .possession of all his wealth.    Heinrich made  enquiries   but  could obtain  no proof  that his uncle had ever been legally  married to the Indian woman, and so  took steps on behalf of himself and his  brothers and sisters in Germany to contest the settlement of the estate.   He.  had   accumulated  a   great  mass   , of  papers relating to the matter, including proofs of his relationship to Jacob  Zechow, copies of all  the court orders  ���������'in connection with the administration  and settlement of the estate, affidavits  ,of various people,1 etc.    Thes'e papers  .were all found on the murdered man.  "It would appear that he was ready  to bring the matter into court when  the murderer'sknife put.an end to his  existence.   The chief of police is firmly  convinced  that Zechow was lured to  New Westminster  and   murdered  to  prevent him  taking,the steps he contemplated for the recovery of his uncle's  estate.   What brought him to British  Columbia, where it is hardly likely he  knew anyone, is a mystery that may  never be explained.   As Zechow was  an American citizen, the local authori-  look for  the active assistance and cooperation of the Washington police, so  that the victim's movements may be  traced to the fatal spot, if that is at all  possible,"  Terrible Fatal Fire in Toronto.  Vast Quantities  of  Gold and  Silver  Bullion.  '  The Director of U. S. Mints, Mr.  Preiton, has instructed Supt. Towns-  end, of the Philadelphia mint, to begin  the coinage of .$22,000,000 of gold bullion  now stored-in the mints and which is  a part of the gold reserve. The gold  will be coined into eagles and half-  eagles, and the work will occupy a  month. The Director stales that there  i.s enough silver bullion in the mints to  keep the forces busy for five years  were it to be coined. The disposition  of thc metal, however, is subject to  the order of the treasury and no statement has been issued regarding it.  It was the Skeleton of a Lunatic.  The skeleton found at Bitrnaby Lake,  near New Westminster, has , been  proved to be that of Frank Hallgarth,  a lunatic, who escaped from the asylum a year ago last month. He was  sent out to em ply some spittoons and  ran away. He was a native of Iowa,  and was 32 years of age at the time of  his death. While the skeleton was  lying at the lakeside some one stole  the skull, which has not been returned  although advertised for; so the poor  remains will probably be buried without the head.  The "Globe" Building Destroyed.  One of, the worst fires that has visited  Toronto in many years occurred there  early on Sunday morning, wiping out'  in a few hours over a million dollars  worth of property.   Several inches of  snow covered the roofs, and to this circumstance may'be, ascribed the fact  that the burning brands did not carry  destruction to a larger area.   The fine  building occupied by the Globe,'nt the  corner of.Yonge anil Mel in da streets, is  a mass of ruins and the valuable plant  entirely destroyed, together with the  files of the paper for a quarter of a  century.     In  addition  to   this,  Chief  Ardagh, of, the fire brigade, was badly  injured, one fireman killed, and several  others more or less hurt.   ,But,'perhaps, the greatest shock to dwellers in  the, Queen  City   was   the   knowledge  forced upon them that with the apparatus at its disposal   the  fire brigade  seemed utterly unable to cope with the  conflagration'..  The fire originated in the Globe building, and completely destroyed it. The  printing plant, worth $70,000, is entirely ruined, and the company's total  loss will reach $100,000. The insurance  is $100,000.' The Toronto Lithographing Co., whose plant was - in the same  building, lose $150,000, and the insurance is less than half that amount."  McKinnon, drygoods,' lost everything.  He had moved into a new building  only a few days before. He at once  cabled to his buyer in England to ship  fresh goods immediately, and he hopes  to resume business next week.- Harry  Webb's immense restaurant ou Yonge  street was also destroyed: Among  the business'houses who suffered loss  were Michie & Co., wholesale grocers;  Miller & Richard, typefounders; Win.  Brough, printer; and Ha worth & Co.,  belting. ' - , '  The Globe building was- heightened'  and almost, rebuilt about four years  ago at a cost of $70,000, and was probably the most complete and commodious  newspaper building, in Canada.- Two  splendid" Bullock presses' and eight  Mergan thaler t$*pe - setting machines  that cost $3,000 each are a mass of  ruin, and, the fine stereotyping plant,  electric motors to drive the presses and  a magnificent engine sire all destroyed.  A meeting of tlie Globe directors was  held the same afternoon and it is likely  the company will soon begin the erection of a finer building than the one  just burned. All the city papers vied  with each other in urging the* Globe to  make use of the facilities of their offices,  and' theo staff of the Empire, from  whose office the Globe issued a ten-page  paper���������two pages larger than usual-  Monday morning, is doing everything  to' make the Globe people comfortable  till they get temporary quarters. The  paper had much the same look as usual  with a heading identical with that of  Saturday's issue. The Globe safe was  opened after two , hours' work by experts when the contents were found to  be intact. .  All of the firemen who were injured  are doing well and will probably recover.' The walls of the Globe-dud  McKinnon's buildings are in a danger-  condition and will have to be pulled  down.  Odds and Ends from the Legislative  Assembly.  RED MOUNTAIN RAILWAY.   -  Last Monday Mr. Eberts moved the  second reading of the Red Mountain.  Railway Bill, to extend the time for  the commencement and completion of  that enterprise. He explained that  the promoters had not found it advisable up tdi1 the present to go on with  the work, which, however, is one that  must prove of great advantage to the  Trail Creek mines.  Mr. Kellie asked that  the bill l������e laid '  over for 'a few days,  as he  wished to  receive certain  information from tiie  district in addition  to that already in  his possession.   That is,  to the'effect  that it is quite feasible' to  build a rail- '  way   to  serve' this    purpose   within''  Canadian territory, at the average cost  .of a mountain railway, and a telegram'',''  ���������Lo that effect had been received by the ���������  Chief    Commissioner    of' Lands -and  Works.     He" therefore .'moved   - the'  adjournment of the debate  until Mori-  day next.      " ' '   c  Mr.'Eberts did  not see why this bill '  should be held over, after passing the  railway    committee,   simply   because  someone sent a telegram  that another ���������'  road could be built somewhere else.  Mr. Hume explained that it was con,- <,  tended  before, the   commitjteo that a  railway to serve the purpose of this  one, so far as the mines are, concerned',  cannot be built in Canadian  territory.  Mr.' Kellie having since' gone to ������m;������-  siderable trouble and-some .expense to   ,  show that one cau be built'.there, hie  thought the House should, give ah opportunity  for., this information to. be .  produced.    .  . *  Thc   debate   was   accordingly   ad-'.,  joui-ned....      ,''',.'  Didn't Prospect for it, Either.  A remarkable gold story comes from  Marcellus, Mich. Four miles south of  that (own there is an elevation of land  called Patterson's hill. It is covered  with oak brush and scrubby trees.  A month ago an alleged clairvoyant  went there from Decatur. He said he  had received certain signs and began  digging for gold. The earth was found  to be quite rich with mineral, and it is  claimed that the dirt yielded $100 to  the ton.  tThe Kennedy wire mattress factory  at Toronto Junction was burned late'  on Saturday night, involving a loss of  $44,000; insured for $22,000. It is supposed to be incendiary.  .-  CALLED TOM A  " MOS8SACK.7'. ,"-,. .",  When the House went;into com--'  rnittec on the Mining Bureau Bill, with .-  Mr. Sword in the chair,     ��������� ",.-*.  Mr. Irving said he did not think the -  mining bureau would do the province  any good.   .When, Juan de Fuca entered the straits he needed no-mining  bureau to bring him here; neither did'  a mining bureau take-miners to Cari-y  boo, Cassinr, Kootenay oiv.tlie-Yukoiic-"  It would be ��������� fax better to spend'the  money on trails leading to the mines.'  He moved that  the  committee" ristv. '  Had Mr.'Irving's-motion been-caiTied   ,  it would have killed the bill.  "������������������'  Mr. Adams thought the bureau would  do the province a lot of good. ',<'   '   ''"  Mr, Kitchen supported Mr} Irviii'g'B  motion. Tlio bureau, he said, would-'  not do the mining interests of-the province any good. People wouldv'nbt invest their money in mines on the report of an expert. An ore case in the  provincial museum would do as much  good as a mining bureau. ���������    ,  Mr. Kellie: Of, all the "mosshnck **���������  representatives the last speaker is the  worst.   Who ever heard such a lot of--  rot from a representative of a mining- ���������  province?   Mr. Kellie their'trent onto  tell of the output of the mines of West   *  Kootenay, which,  he held," would be*  increased through a bureau of'mines.  The motion , that the committee "rise  was lost, and the hill was 'reported  complete with amendments.  Awarded  Highest Honors���������World's  Fair  Sullivan's Latest  John L. Sullivan's theatrical combination disbanded rather suddenly at  Paris, Illinois, last week. The collapse  was the result of Sullivan's prolonged  spree. He cursed one of the actresses  until she resigned and departed for her  home in Chicago. Sullivan was escorted to the opera house that night but  his condition vvas such that his manager, Mr. J. Ward, remonstrated with  him, whereupon John L. beat Ward so  badly that he had to be put to bed.  l-UOVI.VCIAI. POLICE.  - Hon. Mr.'Davie moved the second  reading of the police and special constables bill. He said the. purpose "of  this, as stated while the estimates were  being discussed, is to place the provincial police thoroughly under the control of the Superintendent in'every  respect; and among other things-it'  provides in effect that members of the  force shall have no vested rights to live  in any particular place, but may be  moved from station to station as the  interests of the service require. Read  a second time.  Will  COPYRIGHTS.  CAN I ORTAIN A PATENT? Fori  in.sweir anil mi lionont opinion, wrlto i,  it .CO., wiio lieivp hnd neiiirljMlfty yenr*'  Rrompt nn.sweir anil an lionont opinion, wrlto lo  I DlvN As CO., wiio havo hnd nearlyilfty yenre'  oxperlenco'ln tlio patent buslncmi.   Oonimiinlttv.  (Inns Htrlctly ciiiilltlcntliil. A liniiitliiiiik of Information OtlllCt'lllllltt 1'iitt-ntH nntl liotv to oli-  tiiln tlicin sunt freie. A\tu> n rateilng-joof uicvliein-  Icnl nut) f-cloiitlflei bonlm itiinl. fnio.  I'utoiil.ii tiikiin tlirouith Mnnii & Co. rowlvo  Rlie-dul notlcu In tlio Siilmilillc Aiiu-i'leinii, /mil  tliiin nro I)roii������!it vvlileily bofeire llm public with- ,  oiil'ciuet, to tlio Invuutor. TIiIh mileinillil im|it-r,  . Ii-Hiioil weekly, eiie.-ifiuit.lylllunl.riitf.il,Iirh Iif fur tlio  .Inre-eicil <-lrouli.nem of any .-te-leintlllc work In tlio  worlel,' !*!.'{ ii vtmr. t'niiiplt! cniili.K ni'iij. fie-ii.  - IIiiIIiIIiiu" K.lltltiu, iii'iiillily, Kt.VIa yimiv -Sli'ieli*  cnjiiem, ���������i.'i oilnt.8'. "icvoi-y iiiuiiliur ceniliiln.-i lioiui.'  Mini plnleH, in eioloi'K, nml lilieileiKi'itplni ���������r in-w  Iiouhiih, will) pl/iiia. oiialilliiK liiiililiii-8 io flu,iv tliu  lutl-Kt. tlnHllfllfl ILIIll  flf.f-tll-0 <lt,t'l(riLt-.(H.      \llt',..l,.IU  HUNN & CO.. NUW YOKIC, .'Mil   "������������������ -j    .,/  THE  BEST AND CHEAPESTROUTE  TO   A.VI)   FJIOVl  All Eastern Points.  TlirniiKli Klrxf Clas-eSli-eiiiliiK farsand Tourist  .Sli-upliii; Car.f In HI. I'aul, Mont real anel Toronto  without eluuiKo.  REVELSTOKE TIME TAB  K-sp'riisH arrives  Miami  I'lii-llli:  !l;l;"������,diiily.  ll!:2.'i   *���������  Kor full  apply lo  infitniuiiinn n  I.  [V. 'bi'i'wsli,-!-,  .',"���������-... ..Vg.'itt, He;ve  (iK<). Aic I,. KlfOWN.        ,'.-'.   . '.- .  j:   , Histi'Ii'l. I'asni!iij,'t.-r Ai,'imiI,  to rii(i.-s. tlmm. etc  ���������-itikt  New Steamer'for the C.P.R.  It is said (hat the C.P.R. Co. are  having it new boat built on the Clyde,  which will be brought nut in the spring  nnd put on the route between Owen  Sound and Sault Ste. Marie, 'ilie new  boat will be a side wheeler, will make  22 miles an hour, and will be scheduled  to make two round (rips a week  between Owen Sound arid the Sault.  Vain-mi w������r. R ('.  Lady. Thompson has .decided to .re-,  side .in Toi'onlo, where' her two sons are  studying law.  The'Watts .'steel plant at, Aliddles-  Ixii-o, Ky., .hits -been 'started . up and  will ;.;iv'i- i.-ninlti.viiii-ni. In. nUmi n00  men. FI. is tlio '.largest basis steel plant  in the United'Stales.  MOST PERFECT  MADE.  A pure Gmpe Cream of Tartar Powder.   Free  from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant  40 YEARS THE STANDARD.  Work up $500,000 Worth of  Silver Bullion. ���������  Mint Director Preston, of Washington, has contracted with the Ecuador  Government to strike off $500,000 in  twenty-cent pieces. The bullion i.s  furnished by Ecuador, which also pays  the expenses of mintage. The work  will he done at the  Philadelphia mint.  To Borrow Two Million Dollars.  Hon. Mr. Turner hits introduced a  bill to authorize a loan of ������420,000 for  the purposes of the Province.  Two Bills Safe.  The Small Debts Bill was adopted by'  the Legislature last week, and the Mining Bureau Bill passed Committee.  The assessed valuation of Toronto for  1895 is .$147,000,000. For 189-1 it  was ������150,000,000.  S. P. Donnelly received ������20,000 cash  for, an interest in the Webster mine on  Lake Pend d'Oreille. The purchasers  were Gov. Alger of Michigan and Mr.  Preston, a banker of Chicago.  Jus. H. Lancaster, of Nevv York, has  completed a .steam dredge with a gold-;  saving appliance, which in claimed to  be the moat successful gold saver yet  introduced in connection with a  dredge.  A Paying Mine.  The Hoinestake Mining  has' declared dividend No.  cents |M*r share, $25,000.  Company  1������7,  of 20  The Pamirs Question Settled.  v.,The Russian Government will Isettle  the Famiif, queston amicably by'Viak  ing concessions to GreatBritain. The  Chitral road and the route called Geir.  Jimoff'h road, the only practical routes  in ihe Pamirs, have; been assigned to  Great Hi jtain.  The .shipments of gold from the  Rocky Mountain]' TNatiohal Bank; of  Central City,."Colo., -have ' averaged'  ������1,000 a day, or 8365,000. for tha  ye"-'- ���1^\0E t-
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tion in tbis'disi-i'ict. Ce'*l,iiinly if game
is being luthlessly destroyed soun'
uicahs must be taken at once to put a
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protection .society would be quite !,t
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little more than .suggest remedial legislation to the Government, i-hrnugh our
member. , We mention this' because
some people seem lo think that once a
game protection society is i'o'nnod In a
district, all-game is "protected," and
thai-there' will be no more indiscriminate slaughtering. We have sports,*
men here who could give ,our legislators the information needed for enacting better liws for the protection of
big game���men who understand the
habits of the wild uniiiials of our district���and such men would'do well to
take some steps towards preserving
'game from extinction. '
slioit of it. Last spring the water'be-'
gun di ri-o before lhc mi'ivvwits gone
l'ri-iii ihe-level. The same-thing may
i-.c-.-u." thi.-5 spring, and then whete will
Mr. Gamble bo? True, he inav bring
in his'material by rail and have it on
the spnt right in the nick of time; lie,
may-pat on a hundred men and rush
the job tbieiugh in tt week or two���and
that's about iill the time he will have
at his disposal.    He  may finish  it in
\ *^S- t
time and it may be done^'icoordirTg^to
specifications, bill hasty workmanship
is always weak, and the Piovincial and
i-'tiiiiinioii Governments will "stand a
good chance of losing S.5,000 each and
��� tlie town a lot of < real estate. We
hope this may not be the case, but we
think the probabilities are much greater than if tho work had been commenced last fall, when everything was
propitious.- ' ,
1 ;a blot on rnoyiNciAL *
.'���'���   ��� HISTORY.
I ,1
I ��� .    a
'���7'T.r.*'.tlio.i.(i��p.li.t disclosures-made in regard lo the management of tin1 Provincial .Insane Asylum be true, it i.s
no wonder that the poor imbecile
whose skeleton was found last, week
on, .the shore of l>urnub���y. JDakc ran
away. In December, 1893, he was
sent outside to empty sonic spittoons,
and ran away. 'Whether any search
was made for the poor creature history
sayeth not. Probably '(hero was, and
veiy likely the   searchers -passed very
'near,the fugitive's- hiding
pi tree.
he.had sense enough to -know that, his
-.punishment would', be something lerri-
ble'if taken .back to the asylum. That
his great desire \vas,.to elude pursuit is
1 evidenced by thc fact that, the skeleton
was found in a dark hiding-place be-
hind;a.hug(S't]'(>g.f Although a lunatic,
he knew enough to prefer death to the
horrors of-the Asylum. .The' terrors of
the madhouse, aie bad enough at the
besb'-odndueled establishments; but
brutal attendants sometimes make it a
veritable hell. for-, tlie dHinPirted creatures under;'their' care. l A hum.me
governor'would see that none but humane attendants were employed. '
Tiikiu-; is-improbability .that the" new
bridge over the   IlleoiUewaet will be a
veiy  cosily allah-" before- it is ri niched.
.The   number ,of  selllois on  the other
The  new Act  regarding the   Provincial Police *ri!l   bear rather hardly
on   certain    members   of    that   body,
mostly old-timers, who heretofore have
had the privilege of being permanent
fixtures   in   the ',posts  to which they
were appointed.    Most   of  tiioin  liave
ako,lipid  various   other   appointments
in their districts, such as G&voiiuiienl,
Agent,   mining   ipeorder, , regisliar of
County Courts and of bii ths, marriages
! and deaths.'    Of course, such oliices as
assessor and collector'of taxes-, and perhaps that, of mining recorder may still
be filled by provincial  constables  with
benefit to themselves and the province,
but it would b'o d iiii cult   for   them tn
carry out tho important duties of gold
commissioner   or   (Jovennnent Agent,
as by the  time they bad   become fuliy
acquainted   with  the  routine  of' their
office Ihey might be shifted to n,station
whore gold  commissioners  and mining
recorders are not needed. ��� Mr. JJavie's
bili'reinoves the Provincial police force
fiom the jurisdiction of tho Attorney -
General's oliiee and places it undei (he
'control of the Superintendent of police
in  Victoria.,   Among other   things it
provides   in   eil'oct " thrit members-of
the force shall have no vested rights to
live in any particular   place,  but may
fbe  moved  from   station to station a.s
the interests of  the  service require."
I t-ist generally' thought  (hat  the Act
has   been   created  for  the purpose of
removing   snine,. very   old-timers   who'
are   past    performing,,.anything   'like
active duty as a pohec" onioer, and
whom it would' appear like base ingratitude fur the Attorney-General to
remove. ' *
 , l
Railway Traffic Stopped for Three Days.
The heavy fall of snow in the mountains during the past week has ctu.-t'd,
considerable delay, (o trains on .the
.main line, both east and west, (hehust
one to arrive here up to the time of
mm ting this being Wednesday evening'.- P.u-iiic Express, which came in
several hours late. The largest snow-
sliti.^ oci-ni-reil yesterday at the lHr.ii
eroding of the lllecillewaet, and is said
to have been 230 ft. long by -10 ft. deep.
Then* were also several smaller slides
down between that point and Donald.
About forty men, including the gangs
working on the bridge, was all that
could be mustered, and these were sent
out, but the force; was rather too small
to ilo jnuch execution. Last year, two
or throe hundred men were employed in
clearing obstructions at, the same place,
but I lie 1 cecal reduction^ m the working force have made itTiifficiilt to pick
up so many men at short notice. The
Donald rotary went out to attack (he
slide*-, at that end, and no tidings of its
vviiei eabtinl-, had ' bt'e'ii received up to
last, night, the telegraph lines being
down at different places. ';
Telephone communication between
the lower town and station was broken
enroll'Wednesday night, thejines being
down at (he bottom of Front .street.
Westward the biggest block occurred
at Cl uiwilliain, and the. Uevolsloke rotary went o'ut Thursday morning. The
Atlantic Kxpress, due. liei c at 9.1 ,"3 a.ni.,
arrived at the other side ot the slide,
but lucked to fSicamous., Thc rotary
tint through and went on westwanl
tn ch-ai- othei; slides and to turn
i-ouii.I, but on reburniiig wa.s a gain
blocked at Clanwilliain by huge Midi's
that had come down during her absence. Neither the rolary nor cxpicss
tiii'iietl up until this (Saturday) aftoi-
110011, when about 1.30 the i-otaiy and
work I rain steamed across' the bridge,
followed closely by the pa.-soiigcr train
".\"hii'!i should have urrived Thiu-.scla.y
nioi-iiing. Fifteen minutes Inter, (hi?
second passenger train came in, and
the third pur. in an appearance'-soon
after, followed Ly a freight train. Thi^
passengers a re being made comfortable
here, where their slay is likely to be an
extended one, as another big slide came
down ;it the 13lii crossing and .sever.x]
mote .further'cti'st. - There are now
three (rains blocked in tho mountains.
A trim vvas dispatched for Vancouver
at five o'clock this evening,'so as-u,
keep (raific moving betvve.jii this place,
and the coast. 'She took three day*,'
mails. ".!'
iLATBit.��� News just Io hand states
I hat the trains from the oast are expected in early to-morrow morning.
There is no difficulty whatever*cm
the Revelstoke 6c Arrow Lake branch,
and it will be l-uiming again just as
soein as the main line is clear, antl will
be kept, open all win tei-. Trains will
leave here Mondays and Fridays al,
7 a.m., milking through connections
for Nakusp, and arriving there the,,
same evening. Northbound passengers
leave TNakusp Mondays and Fridays al
daylight, 'and reach Revelstoke the
.same, evening. Yesterday's, trio was
not made on account of the trouble on
the. iiiaiii liner
Jlnl el i-f-1!}-.
1 .t�� ..* h. . vOi ���?    '    ���
(So coy she ir '..t'.'i.;' ���*..    uplifted);
V\ iiei t |.- 1,'tt "...riei        '
In j-:-1 I'Tit- .-.rru       '
When you tl.^ 1.-1.1 uu'.-is, l.^vo fclftttdt
Jiut Mabc-i is shy.
Ah. mel T'waslillsa;     t>
1 -JIO.U a kih'i,       1 '
When scarce t-i.ti!-l*!-ii,-tTutli believe ker.- '���
, iiii-. .-!���'! e .: "A *ck!
-   ��� I'll .if l.ikt- it :.ack ,.
For stolen po ,u -' i"��..ni'l rt-eeivo slr.J'
?,l"!u:l ivas nil}".1
t"* t,f 11<3' lit -Ol-ilHIrt 1 lit, 11^lit.
' There is the ever present demand for
good roads.    A hundred million dollars
could i'-e spent within a 3'ear by towns,
t counties, states and the nation  in road
��� making, which would repi.y the 1 est by
tiio iiiiilod value given to  land, especial-
; ly f ,rin land.    Of conr.se ic will,lie said
'��� thiit iiiiiny   of   the  unemployed are-not
' p.iy.iically able to do intra iimiiu.il work
Ion roads an'd iiquedncts; but it o.ilv h.df
;o, tiio uiieiuplo;. oil wero oarnin-i wiu'e-s
ytiir, nroiiitiii of  curing for tho.sullering
; vtj'il-'i bo just so much reduced.    An un-
l-ril-u ivoui-i be given   to nil industries
wiiitlh v. wind  alTord  euiployiiieut,   per
liai.-s for ail  for   at   leust p4.rt time.���
National Baptist.
tii ckon Sin-fje-iy  In  I'lorlela,
A innrauding hawk made an attack
-on  a Lain-!.mil   (Flu.)  fowl  yard,   mid
'sncci't-eii-d in  sipping  a cine-ken'o craw
'eiiiiK-iy 1'iu.ii his bo iy, bo that it drng-
:gei on liie Ki'uund: iimd also cutting  a
'hnn- iliiou:;ii the craw, so lliut it wotihl
not liolti rood.    A day or two afterward
tho   owner   enn^hs   it and  ono of t,,e
'ladies ut* the i'nuiily performed ,1 surgical
' opt-iviiiou. ' The craw v.';i.*'suivoii 110, tho
ichic-kou was so,ikod iu hut ,VMitor  until
tho wijv.udod'and (lev s!:iu   was  miiiii:
enistn: 11*411111, tho craw was restored to
its plane, the wound sewed up. and now
that ih about tho healllik-ut .chicken in
tho yard. 7
. 1, '
' V. ltt.il u Horse iti t!t,��f>iii,(L
It has Lion determined by an English
.'judge, as a definition of tlio moaning ol
'"uusoumiiiess," that, "if at. tho time of
salo.tho horse litis any discast wtiich
either noc-a'diniinish tho naturt.l u.*:efnl-
;ness of the animal Be) 013 to m.iko bun
���los-u c;riii'i4*Io of - work of._au��_kiiid, or
(which, -iu its ordinary proxresa., will
j'duiiiin'sh the natural Uiofa'tQc-ds of the
|nui,:i;il, or If'the. horso has, oitiier from
.'disiwisi' or accident, undergo no any id-
,teiv,ti-jii of btrnctnre that oituor actually
doe.-* at tho'time, or iu iia ondnaiy* ef-
fecls will, diminish th'oc natur.il useful-
:iu;.-:s of��tho horse, such horso ia unsound." <��� ' -
' i     r
Is where we have placed the price on our new stock
1     of Xmas Novelties, comprising
TOYS in -great ..variety;.
Dressing Oases
Photo Frames
Elegant Fans
Silk Handkerchiefs
Work Boxes
Cigar Oases
Fancy Suspenders
Card Receivers
'' 1
Shaving Sets
Magic, Lanterns
etc., etc., etc.
DOLLS of every description.
Call and see our Stock before piir^
o f
chasing' elsewhere.
"f.-iDOIJHSSKD    TO   TH!-> KlSl'lOR.1- ���'
"..*���������. .      . ���  .  - 1.   *
Tlio i'Viitor c.lniiyt he ro.spou,-i hlo for the opinions
o0 \|,it"-sB,l by cbrrcapoiiilcnts.
���  a Mr. Picard's Water Sehem.e.
a- description of   my
sei vps
into   a
side of the river i.s considerably under
;i do/.en, but a bridge is an actual necessity, as without it, their laud would
be'practically -worthless.    Bin  the soi-
tl(H*s, shoiilrl.-'remeniber that the huiid-, tj,,,,   u., n  L.,.���r (,t-   lh,^u, ,lWiU
i"S>t a brfclge for the benefit..>f M,-;h \ cn,fv)vyu,., ha^.j, t,, gun .... ! ���
a small number oi people is an especial j t() lo^    vT,R;  j   c   c,l/s  ������.;,,;-:-
���SHQULD UJS H,l;]i!.I]i!)lEDj
" ' '   . .      ONCE.
Tim (rue iiiwardndss of. the, casein
regard to the compaiiy whiclf buiii the
Nakusp   it   Slocim ��� Railway   i.s   beings
iiuuie patent by   the amount, of J' b,tti
paper"  issued   by   that company  now
llualing   arounil    in    Niikusp,-   Three
Forks   and   New  iJunver.     i^ro'ii^ the
fai ts as  now known  there  can  be  ivi
doubt   th'n.t   the   Inland   Construction1
Co.  had   no money, nnd  therefore  n<"'
right,   to   attempt   the   building of   a
railroad.      In   Kngl,'in,l   it   would   be
e.ilied a "straw'', company.   Any three
on four men   in  the province, without
possessing money'enough xo but* a, pair i j.tMpie.
ot shoes.'might. aft,;r this   r.ite' *:i in- \      ,low il id L0 1)f> l'(��u'  0-' !l0v-' much il
llucmi.il    hacking   bv   p.iuin1;"^heui-;u'!'il'^!''";liV1^:'11,?U,M'-"      ���������      ,
, -1."    -. . '   .    . ~.. j     Itfiiivone ni'.i   iiiii-iy  are willing to
in touch ' tvith  their 0-,vet*ii-( iK.ip ,���;. ,,, t\\-^ iniilM. ] wj|l gjV(, Lhcui
and   form  t!ie)3isiji\e<   a tml  tli-si-iipiuin  t,{ my plans aniMet
iuin   to   t'ii'rv 'iiii   nublhy iheui .indsc to-  tnciusclvt-s whether it
works with public u!em..-."wiUK.ur put- j f W^"*<: <����� '">��-    LS^ is, well and
proposition :
j do not offer to put the water in
town fed* yodO aa a conti-act and be done
wilh it; bufit���is simiily this: lean
put the water in town on my own hook
by getting .$r>0() and a certain amount
iiiinii-hly for the -u.st: of it'; therefore. 1
iiiakr_' the  prupo-ition   to.   the townV
;       I.lqi.i.l O-vjif.-n for Sri-.-lilizin-c *milc.
I Descrihing his oxjioriiiionts on milk,
|in his wo-k ','Ln Pression Ihuomotri-
kjiie," th^dido Paul Bert, who lost Itis
Jlile while i-n a political nii.-wiou iu Ton-
qiuii, iiiinouiicod'that coniprt-sjcl o.ty,-
gon jirovui.t'jel the ct);ijinlatiu,i tii is in lo
fciiy, fho s-jisu'ring of milk, l;t*,c;u-ni ii- (i��,i-
:tj't*y,-.-i; ibt. ijirms or vibrions which v-io
Jtitiiij,? t.-iu f-.T.uieiitation. li.L \iikni :,.-ih
iic.vv p 11 litis discovery into pr��.t.iioo,-
and ���.-s.-i^lnya 'litiu.ttiod .oxygV.i l'or the
I^irptiVj oi stdriiiziiiK uiilk: We uro'tt,!,!"
that I ho lieiiiiil oxygon ls,'sntii>hed for
tiie pnrpo&es in tubes as an ordinary com-
meroiid ui*tioie.        i  ���   l ,
T.  L  HAIG,
Mining and Real Estate Broker and General pom-
mission Agent.        ,      .
j * .   * it'.*
Representative of the Kootenay Smelting'& Trading Syndicate.   '
' _:o:^  '���     ,
,rh inc
if if i.s  not, no hanh has beei
favor giMine'd to few. aLid r.ndt-,- the '
circumstances thoy shouid have gnne |
to work as one iiirin ami put up .1 g.x.d 1
subst.intial siructui-e. at the Same time
- - . '1 ���    .,'
exercising as inucli c.iro in tno e.\|vn-
ditu're of "Government money' as ii it
. was -their own. 'And  no  de'.-ubt   tlii.s
���would have been the'  case but for the
opposition of uuo of the settlers, who
wants the bridge   ffirthei-   up   -*tieam
iind,.nearer  his own l-anoh.    y.i, after
six or seven men had   worked for two
weeks   getting   out   piles, cl'"., on  the
site of the foVnioi1 budge (win it* iln-ie
has   been   a   load way   for yc.u-),   the
win k Wiiij bl'ippi-d  iiud an  out side -in-
vevoi"   has   been    called   in   '���>  liv.   tiu-
location.     This  v/.aild   nur   <^:.ive  jd it ���
tcred tin: leas I bie   had   >\,  l.i e-n .'!  o,il
tc.tv't j ib,  bill a-   tlieT'i:   i-.  no   li'ni'   ,!���'
to liie cost of lhc bii hi",  .'��� I ".linlfV'T
it   (lues   C-lsti   11111-'    CUlue oui   e>l' tll''.lp-
jiinpi iatittii fur the wl.i.ie i;.jii-g. i-
due-v mill KM' a tiie-.it i|.-a'. Till- j. . 1"-
(le til llil��Ull i'.i.iel iiiiijht t.i liivi; i.iilgh!
workmen  amount' l/i s^vi-rai'tli
dollais   (--rTu.OOO   ir,   is said).
time checks i-sUe-J have for a-le.
ji'tst.   been   of   no
nmrli   w,t,st"   piq,er.     :t jm
ivr tht-SH workmen that in
I did nut care to explain the scheme
ft,;- piihh'.-.iilou   la.-t   week, and tbitsn
tNic mistake  arose.   ,1   eoi.i.siilei-  my
.  ", T , plwnt'f.'Oiid mil', iiiiil therefore do not"
anl  tn*: ; t;,^. to give-it avv.iv. ���i'our.s truiv,     ,
J i;e. rh
the' (1
1 ins,- -
in -<j ]
Laid '
R'-vel-tokP, Jan. 0, 1S0."��.
For The Pratedtion of Game.
nt   ;u\,u,i(
of winter they sh'iuld   be c,'.iii]��-l!i 1! te, i
niuiiili   auer  m..n*.b   nn' '
Iii mi's*-- due.     Si-it-'} -
s limn;   vi inue*Ii for
ir   (bat   it ;
VVt,- illll'-Ii.   I
j-'iiel   in |
i.'id- :
what i.s '.nly 1 lioir
the Cn% eminent h.'ts ,\
tht-   coinraiiy   it   is'" uii'iy f
sh iiiid ii 1 siiiui-thiag toi  thi- v
and -e' thai t.'iey are  .*.'��� unit
giin-l hone-,! c.'.-li.     f)rit- man h-i*.
-I v.a>-  glad to s(-c your ai-tie-li-
' Ill  W,l-/OII
tin: 1 iovci iiinf-iil, a
anv- public v/nrlc I',
��-sted 1.art ics.     \\"i
j h.'.i'i'.'-ir   -ijinu'-
t.-iineii    a    (-'iiiu
1 ag.-iti t   the   C.'UUi.iiiv   f
-i-i.!  out   I ht! ' e-!>l|.t|i -,    ",r
! 'I '.���-. " Foi I;-. -.' -n- i. v.-i---
' I hi- , lino Mill of ��� l,e Jtl.l
the vvm hn,en wit ,���'������ 'v 1
n'-ii't   coiliel   do   llV.-'\'i-'
,   tll<-i|'  lir'v   W IV 1. it   of t '1
1 1:  i -i eaiil I!, - t o.iin iti'>   h
, |. ft i<> ��� 1 i/e-      A
',. '[ ii'iiii 1- ',iiii (. jii.l .'mf-nt.
.- .-" "-.'.i.GO an 1
iii'*' ��� -,! ,'���- ,'t'
-it .0 Is '-i ��� i. 1 '1
jin- ui. I r ,1' 1
;���������. .'a- 1(1 ,*ii"
,',! ! i>,.
.it v , n'i'
l.'-.s!   w.'i'ii   /-,- tin" fvaiiiIoop�� inee.tuig to
Uy.ii a game pi-..I.-of,!011 society.    Such
an ii-so.-iatiem  .vowlii be iii tin- utinei.sr,
irnptirfaiK'i- hi'i-i*, as anyou-; who doe's
niii'-h in t in- way-dl hunt dig knows Unit
,i   v,i-i   iimoimi   of traini-
uV.-i-y veal   ny 1 In.-,!- who 1
riei  .1,11 hoi iiy   to   ^i.ij,   fin in.    {'annul,
m, i.c hiritC in- ei,,-|.    In-I'iiic I li.- eliiiiie-t,
i-> 1 -ii.it*;-.-.l ieai*i ci ni't; ,1,1.'.-'   ,\\'M] -emi,-
'.-'I'-'l.trT-     I ill'   ilil 1 1,1 I 1 . .      .1 l|,f   ,-.lll   ,1    llll't'l-
-'-.-..   .ty I'.i,10 iitlv for floilca Gnniii,
tTjrtke two parts of hoft wnter to 0110 part
oE .ilcoln-1 or if tht're be jiriint spjts on
iho sinif ".spirits���of���turp(Kuiiio.
j Reiiip a sptingo well. tii;> in the mixturp,
ftiiti rub 11 breadth at( a time, ou both
feiHea. stretching tho material on u
��� .Iron on tho wrong sido, or that which
is td'bo insitle when tho stuff i.s made
tip. Spo-ige off with water, hot, but
(lot H-jiti-hrig," before j"ou iron. Iiou
V-'hild.i.iiiin. This jirocoeilui^ will make
the material appear like now.
- j       'i'lioni' i'rt.nt I.tiiiiltm to Bl.trlIn.- i
\ tft liiip 1-een decided by tho Belgian
Crovon.ii.oiiE to open nogotation \sith
life li*: 'sli 'Government for tho coil-
MrueLKi-^ "T direct telephone communio
itiOii l'lui.i Liituloii to Bnisseis tin Uo-
f-nd, it being utiilei-stno-l that siitinhl
>no iie.'.otariuiia lw successful the an-'
{horii-cs at Lurliu havo signited their
willmgii-c.'.s to'consent to 11 coiinecting
tolupini.ii- bii,.- from Brussels  to-Berhii.
Slit-i-p  I'fiKitt'rs.
. Prof. Thomas Shaw has informed the
Ohio J'\inner that tho Leicester is tho
in use 1 ii'-iiL.t" breed of slice]) in Canada
so far as hi, acquaintance extends.
F,c that liie, bleeding c\v..-s havo such
cart-no.-.- trial thoy will begin to improve
i> ile-troy-il 1 iufi'-.-ii.    This  will iasnro more  rapid
ii-kiifiwleflgc J iireetluig, lu'.ico a moro uniform lot  of
lambs n-'Xt Vt-ar.    '
13L>. PlOAKf).
ABRAHAM SON BROS., riioi'iiiKrona:
��S    "JL"
lilt  II ,1,
.1 t,i in-i ^ ,.-ti hi t-id-ei-'
<i:-"-.'"iii: cn.XHE.
���I ii. 1 -..!'.-.
i<'is(ill     ,     to   ll',' -Hi
hn -eilied '-.-    i:i!i "
I liiuk   ! ii-'   1 en' ieiii
c -
i i.l-
I. r
inn ' I   i)
(>(IV ('i-li)ll('lll
to decide tin:
1 ill-   l-.LliV   IV   !',*   1,1     ' 1
I,.    Ij|:,.    (,,    .,.,
llll   JII    I 111-
,v g'-llt   Sll.ll,
iocil ion of
Id h.ne-
ii brill-'
- .-loiliii
i 'ni -
:.i  1
ini'ii .a 1.
111 -111 niu.
.If   I    V I'   p.O  I      III
m   ii. "ii.et 1 ii  1
in *
WILL IT  .",[���: DONK?
A.s the  winter   progioves   it s'-euis
more and mon* likely that, th<j [ii'i.'.'i-o-
tioatiniis   we   made   soiue   time ago re;
g.iivling the proposed protecti'iii v m-k"
on the river bunk will i-o:m- true,
that we wish them  tei e-eiinc t I'uc.     Yv'e
do not covet, the dii-tiisl'-ful p'.siiion nf
being able t'o s.iy "I lnl'l you so."   I'.ut ' i-<ipn,i|i-.
liow.M r."' Gamble  i.'i-guing to "make a [ bf-aul il'iil,
good job of it."  in   the  shoit
between the disappearance of the ."ii'i-v
and   the   rise of   the   rivei'  vye cannot
pretend lo see. .'.From the present,y iiil-
look of affairs  one' riiay be���(.���.xciiscd for
ask in", "'Will it lie (lone this.spring'."
' The snowfall this   winter'bids   fair  to
b'<r'a Jicavy one.  -It may I'l'ot.ecpial that
(if-htsl win lei',' but 'it will not, eonii; fai-.
Hood's CTl.jn.iar for MOj.
flu'tel's Wars, ip.irill.i f'ali-nei-ii- for iii'.*."',
i- oui,. 111-I in.iy li" (il)l.iii'eil ,ii ��� in- rii ,nr
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tli.il, llie .'inn 11.1-, 1 vci- i-.-nc,l .uiei iiii'
eil ir ion wn ���> I be- |,ii gi-sl, cv,,'i   |ir .ill e-il bv
a,.y one ( oncei'ii, lieiii!^ ov( r te'ii milli-iii 1
e-e,|,ie-,. 'I'lieie -ue I'vn j", ��� e e--e e,n ilu-!
\,,i 1 (-a -nihil-, hot ii eifeliildri-n, iciirc-i nl ing j
" ."-,' 11 e 1 r 11 ������ ��� 1 " ,ni(] " \'v'inl 1 r." The ele-u*n |
vva- bv om- eif I he mi i-.i gif|i-n ,11 I;-1 - in |
p'.silion I,)-.  , -,,.  , ,',���,,! ,.-,-,  ,,,���)   il,,- i-eile.iing  is  nio-l  |
.Mr. Mai f.o.'e an I   (if m-i-gi-nth-
it-   "i -..   lo h" ii-t'iily
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1 in I. ill' < I II  r.-l i'liiii eiu!  mi ,( o..,.,;
. ii'mi- lb,li'- i. i.i.b.ig. l-.i^i, )jj|i
i-iiii .,!' six cms -i 'lightering 1/
-I'l-i ���*, !,"-.|l- ill fie- ()/..ij,a/.i,i
'eli-,,"i(i. W'hril ij.,i^.'- 'I, 1 J, j * I in Iii,
1 I.ill,.)- ,li.|,i,-,i i- !-s ihii), tii,-,. p.ii-ii,.,
( !.i,iii |e> b' s|ine :--in"ii ,me) lie ieie . ,-,,!il
j III ,rli fio ,il ,'eiii-, in IM' |inni/.i", fi.'in i-i:'
1 -i-i .1. f'.'s anil liiiriisfiTs of tf.-e- g/.-jn-l ; j|
ciillgllteiii-el (deli ti 'ii'l, J.||.,('.'.ii,y l"-l|,-i
vvii.il mil b'- i-/f-t ' !ei| fioln Ii,ili,-i|i4.,
Inn, His anel ('liiii.iun-n. Viinr - f-titb-
fulis, Ur.l'AlFi )(>'<;.
Hi .elsioke, Jan. 0. \'-!,r>.
'I. ,,.|-.-i nliirt-of  Ii<--..|,  Vifll^,
W. Iial.ock has boon iiiciiiiiiritur tlio
tcnqicriil nn) nt vnriun.s di'pths of the
' wcihi'1 iff Wheeling, in Western Vir-
euua. 'j'h' -i-i wells are over .J.."i./i') feet
deep, und nry, antl it wiu, foiunl tiuit nl
about 1 :J0O feel the teiiipi'iatiiru wm
i!0 l(ic,in��(i, v/liile close ti, tiio hot-
l,t,iu it w  - -is }ti^rJi ,ih 4:3 -I iltyiouH.
A  1 . 1 .1... 1,fi, I  I'tirt 11111 *l i \ 1 nre-.
Th'- f/f.tniiii ]Ci],f>rii.*iejiL -"t-ilion
coui'iiuii'Is the; i'oiJowhi'.' ini^iuro
grass'1" and clover for ti pii-a,,;'.; Orchard t'.-.e--', 'i lbs ; nii-ailuu- (i.si-iin, -I
lbs., t.ilJ o it gra*-i, '.', ihu,; timothy, '.i
lbs , n.e.itJow fe^A'tml. 'i lb-. ; Ine'Cirie, ,r)
lbs. ,i,l-:in' 'Jibs ; whifc, I lh, and yellow
clov.r.'i, I lb.. ',r a total e,f UI Ib,i.
���      SUCCESSOR  TO
Tii ���   ('.ilfnrl.ii-
but    il    i^   ,ifso
illlUI Vlll  '   I""-''111'"'   'dl    'bf     (I'-sill-ll
r-oiicci-iibig a-i roririiiiieal 1
is   nr,|,  ,niilv'
iisi-lnl, in-,  it,
inioi'iiial 'nn
vr-nl s iluring
llie ycai-. If youi- druggist (Ities nr,|.
have 'flood's HarHapi.i.rillii. .('ale.lnhi.i- it
may be obtained by .sending six cents,
in st.ai.rips !(>(!. f. ileioil--ft (Xo. Lovvill,
jMass. ., ���' '���     , . 7'. ���
(i V
���ft -is ..rttatnd   thai,  llie
lllilie.'l' ill.   ���������) e;ie,)!if,   /\ rl/���
:3,000,0()(.) pouiiiisMif
I Jul led   Vei-fle
HIT,   pl'odll'llllg
(;oj)pcr  a, 11101
Yuill Give it, V/iVk to Him."
Mr. Ki,incline, of iV-l-on, V,.(',., wliih-
ill Winiiipcg ri rent,Iy, Ic-it. ,1 !r;.">'J bill al,
Ihe: Manitoba, Hotel, the; monev being
found by Mr. Yuill, of the O.I'.R."piiy-
inastei-'s office. There ivii.s no rliflir-ulty
in finding' the -owner,'as elilcclly' l,h*e
bill was.'picked ii]> l-ln- .bolel iiiiin ��iii|-|
In tin,-, liliih-i-:' "Yuill go ..and bunt up
thai, '.Vels'tiii iiinn; ifYliiiislY lie lu.s;
���liicre's iiolifuly else wiio e-.'tn. all'oi'd to
carry-11 mi'mif .1.51) bills,"
'li'   ",   '-    ''���' -''.""Y'y-.     ���'
'Ut   t',r   Tut.
Pi{,kiii -liTiir.'i guv. the faith curlsfc a
dive of In'- o.vii rijorlh ino,
J'ottrt     Iff,".' W.'iH tlmt?
J'lj.cii, -T'lhl hiji) if he could only believe- Jim bill wa�� paid it wiw p-iid,���N.
Y. W(,rl I.
A  15,*,l ty-.N,'*,,!.,tl  l,uvf,
ITio Tiiw (it binnrlrir wheel tirw flheiul'l
lwoi.fe.rrW.d by law, ��� " * , ll Hinim-
Hit ,*�� -ii-oiiii m though tho m<>��i tnceiit
���r*rt>rins 1110TO vlowoat. ��� liavornill
(Mam.) Bnllotin.
Riitriinier 1* r,i��r.oi.��i,.in-t, Kir��.
Frorn'onf).eighth lothrr-o (jtinriont of a.
r��wti (if wo. ill i,s required' to e-v-rt 11 [ir,!
>ti7 n   |i,i'onii,livo    fnrniicoflliu'  luttor
Njioiint wiion hard coul id uafdf
Agont for���Watcrous Enfrlnc Company.
Speight Wagon Company
Stockholm House.
The Dining Room is furnished with the best the
Market affords.
iy   WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS,   Y . THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  PAGE 3.  LOCAL ITEMS.  customs  Snow was responsible for the caving  in of the roof of T. Lewis' woodshed on  Thursday-night:  We understand that the next public  event of importance will be a masquerade ball.  "VV. R. Reid went down'-to Nakusp  by the last boat. He is going to work  for P. Genelle as a blacksmith.  Mr. W. S. Jones, lately  officer on the str. Columbia, has been  appointed to a new station atRosslaud.  A party of nine gentlemen'and three  ladies of Rossland visited Northport in  . sleighs for the New Year's ball at the  Grand View Hotel.  '   Robt.  Wetmore left for Banff last  week to take iu the hot springs.   Bob  '   is troubled with rheumatism.   Old age  does not come by it!self.  '       Dr. Ei H. S. McLean   has   received  notice from the Provincial Secretary's  office of bis   appointment as coroner  for this district.  Mr. John Bourke having purchased  the bouse built by Mr. James Harper,  on the new addition north of the track,  the family moved.into it on Thursday.  Messrs. R. Mai pole, supt. C.P.R., and  J. A. Mara, M.P., arrived at Vancouver on Sunday in Mr. Marpole's private  car, and left on' the charmer for  Victoria. <r  ,, The annual general ine������eting of (he  Revelstoke -'Printing Co., adjourned  from the '2nd Jan., will be'held next  Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock in  the fire ha 11.  Several young people of the lower  town had a dance and supper in the  large dining room atthe smelter house,  last night." Gilbert Northey, -concer-  tinisb, provided the music.  ' The' Northport .Veres shouts '"Hurrah!" because the Sheep Creek wagon  iiiad is open and ore can now be carried  from the Trail mines to Northport.  Hurrah, too!  "We arc informed that steps are being  taken to farm a company to build a  public, hall in the lower town, such a  step having been rendered necessary'  by the closingof Peterson's hall.  0 Mr.' Thos. Wren, railroad contractor,  who has lately been in Nelson left for  Rossland, by way of Northport. ��������� He  has gieat faith "in the Trail, Creek  district, and is probably lookiug up a  new route for a railway.* -  Tho chimney of the Mail building  again caught lire.last night and blazed  with its usual'energy,' but was speedily  squelched. Chief W. M. Brown was.  the first of the fire brigade to put in an  appearance. '���������("'."        -     ,,'  Some passengers who came up on  'the last boat are. detained at the Wigwam awaiting'the train to bring thein  to Revelstoke. , Mr. J. 0. Why to,, of  the Nakusp <fc Slocan road, is one of  them. - V ' ���������"���������       '   ���������'  J. H. Robinson, who formerly work-  at the sawmill here and sincelhen at  Genelle's mill at Tappen Siding, came  , from 'Donald on Thursday, and will go'  western the first train" that can get  through. ��������� '���������"��������� ' '    ,  -The deep snow has prevented John  Neilson from starting for Big Bend  with his dog train with the "mail.. He  had intended - leaving hist Monday  morning', but will wait until the snow  hardens.  Miss 'Lizzie Lindsay will be married  to Mr. Archibald McCuaig.on Tuesday,  Jan. 22nd,,at the residence of Mr. and  Mrs.  M. McKay,  at   the station,  for  Ore is now being hauled over the  sleigh road from the Trail Creek mines  to .Northport.  D. McKellar's stage line between  Rossland and Northport is now running  regularly, meeting all trains at the  latter place and carrying the mails.  A dance was .held at the Grand  Hotel, Rossland, last Friday night,  when there was a good attendance  from Northport. n  Alex. Lynch, of Rossland, has disposed of his interest in the Clifton  Hotel to Mrs. J. M. Stewart and T. B.  Garrison. Rossland (formerly Thompson) is at the southern end of Revelstoke riding.        , '  \Ve may expect ere long to see the  price of furs considerably reduced,  owing to a glut, in the' market. Win.  McCuIloch lias just started on a trapping expedition to the upper parts of  Jordan Pass, hence the anticipated  slump in prices.���������������  Gold Commissioner Fitzstubbs, who  has just retui ned from a visit to Trail  Creek and Rossland,' expressed his approval of the site'of the town as suitable to the district.- He inspected the  Le Roi and War Eagle mines in company wiUi'-Measrs. W. M. Newton and  \V. S.' Jones, and, studied the watei  supply question with a view to 'securing the interests of residents in Rossland, as well as the mine owners. -  We have been cut off from  the outside world since late Wednesday night,  when   the.   last   mail'fiom   the  east  arrived.   This has delayed the arrival  of our parcel  of,'plate matter,,and we  are compelled to use plate that has appeared  before.'' The  western  mail :ir-  rived as far as Clanwilliam  on.TIiurs-  'da.v 'morning, but   had to put back to  Sicatnous, as (he track  was  blockaded  for a considerable distance by immense  suowslidos ; the   three '��������� delayed  mails  arriving here this afternoon.,   No mail  has   been  received   from, down   river  points since Monday.'  ���������   Charlie Norleins and D. McEaehern  arrived down from Big'Bend on Sunday.   They found It excellent walking  till they reached Game's Greek, whore  they,had  to  put on their snowshoes.  They   'ropoit    the    snowfall    around  Downie  Creek as  vorj-y  slight.   They  expect to  return on Monday. - Charlie  -is now working on  his claim in Gold  Stream, which he says is looking most  promising.    His partner is Sol Holden,  with  whom he was associated in the  late sale of the Smith Creek mine.   Sol  went' east on a,holiday trip and is ex-  expected back  this- spring,when they  will put up a lot of money, in.developing tue Gold Stream claim; McEaehern*  is woi king with Harry Howard on a rich  claim on "Gold' Stream,   not far from  Norleins'.place.'   "They  bring good re-  norts  li'oni all the mines in the Bend,  but,  when   they  left the cold snap had  put a temporary stop to placer work.  NOW WE KNOW WHY.  which interesting event a large number of invitations have been issued. ��������� ���������  Two carloads of horses arrived here  from Calgary last Sunday, and were  taken down-to the Wigwam over the  R. & A. L. Railway,- where they were  put to work hauling ore. over the sleigh  road .between that point and the head  of the lake.  Mr. and Mrs. Tlios. Lewis entertained  ,a party of friends at their residence on  "Wednesday evening, and on Thursday  evening the Misses Lewis invited a  number of young people to their home,  , where a most pleasant evening was  spent. '       '  H. O. Johnson, who was tightening  up the* brake', block of a C.P.R. engine  with atiMron bar in the roundhouse'on  'Monday, got a terrific rap oil the nose  by the bar slipping back iu his face,  lie is now wearing several inches 'of  sticking plaster, which does not add-to  his beauty. ' i  Mr. Fletcher, of Vernon, brought in  . foiir teams of horses for work on the  'Sle'igh road between the Wigwam and  , Bannock Point. He took the animals  down on the R. & A. Ji. cars, leaving  them in charge of teatnsteis, and returned here on Wednesday, leaving for  home the same evening.  One of thc gentlemen with' whose  name our punster made free last week  sends us the following: "This will, 1  hope, go you' one better: Puns on  peoples .surnames are not considered in  the best possible taste, nor-R-they  "���������'"���������"���������   good,  Very  during  Ir  mis  are  such a dearth of  necessai'V-  permissiblc  news as now.    , ,  The-weather changed* on Tuesday,  when (he cold spell had its nose put  out of joint by the arrival of a big  thaw. Since then " the beautiful " has  been piling up em the landscape and  the housetops, till there seems every  probability that the snowfall this  winter will equal that of last, year. It  i.s to be hoped (bat there will be ii'o  repetition of last year's floods when it-  melts. '       - '  C.P.R. Detective Ross took a large  tumble to.himself last week. He was  going into the roundhouse "in thc  gloaming," all unconscious of the  cavern which yawned beneath bis feet.  lie landed���������not in clover���������but in oil  and grease; and (lien il took a great  deal pf hot water and soap to make his  face and hands presentable, while thc  Chinese launih-yuinii had a tough job  with,his shirt.  One of our " gilded youi h " was seen  nt tho depot a- few evenings ago! just  after No. 1 bad pulled out, with difficulty lOstiainhig bis teats, and was  overheard repeating Moore's tender  lament ���������  I never anr-scel n youiii; Kiizollu���������  Te> k'.-i/.i; an me wilh IiiiiiI ilurk i-ve,  Uni vvlion il. ceiinc tei ki&>w mi) vvi.-Il  Aiiel leivo mc, it. wan sui-o lu���������j^o lei tlio coins!,.  Jas. Smith and .'IS. Loiidell, came  down from Ciu'*ii(.'s' Creek last week,  bringing five, ounces of gold, .which'  was the result of. four eir liv'c days'  ���������work in   flic  canyon.'   They arc in the  ���������'.employ..of tlie. (!,-ii-iies' Creek Mining  (Jo.   anel   will   .shortly.. return y.to ���������the  'claim. The -output was. very gone!,  considering all things, and it is believed  if the creek i.s dunicd instead of being  (liiiniiii'd.'as a I, pi'ifsehl, Ihe results vvjill  hi:'more favorable still.'      ���������':"''"-'"���������'���������..������������������  A BURNING QUESTION IN THE' WEST  ' The subject so often mentioned in  these columns���������that of' sending east  for goods���������-is being discussed by many  of v our exchanges ; y and although we  have said all we'intend to say'oh the  matter, we are still interested enough  in it. to give an extract.br two.1 Thc  Molita JSiUerprise says: '  " We find that of late some of those  who -have been sending east, have not  had'the best results. , One party sent  for a $15 cap���������and got an article which  he can buy here for $1. Another gentleman sent his.order accompanied by  $25 to a grocery (inn and has never  heard from the firm'since.1 In course  of time people will learn. How would'  it do to try our own merchants with a  $15 or $25 cash order?"  The Vernon News devotes a whole  column to the subject, from which we  cut the following: >     '  "It.would be. interesting to know  just how much hard cash left this town  during the.past year for the piirchase  of 'articles from eastern in Ji chants  which could havo been .obtained for  about the same price in this city. It is  certain that ,a sufficient amount has  been sent away to have made a very  appreciable addition to the balance  sheets of. our local merchant's had it  been distributed among our city stores.  One large' retail firm in Toronto annually reaps a rich harvest from ��������� this  district. Their catalogues are scattered  broadcast over the country, and every,  mail and,express brings in numerous  parcels ��������� addressed to residents in this  city. Some months ago we were informed that on an average over $100 a  week was sent away from our post  office in money orders alone for this  purpose. Possibly half as much more  accompanied this enclosed in registered  letters; and as many tu* the parcels  come CO.I), it i.s not impossible that  the total -amount may foot up to  $10,000 in the course of a year. This is  a drain upon the city's financial  resources which caiuiot hei]) hut make  itself felt in a town of this'size.  " Another objectionable feature  about this traffic is that, many of the  people who are in the habit of "buying  from outside, ruii'long-windedacqoiuits  with home, merchants. These bills in  many cases remain unpaid, while if  anything is seen in one of the enticing  catalogues which catch the eye of the  debtor, the money which should in  common honesty be paid to the merchant who has accommodated them  with credit, is sent away for the coveted  article. In the majority of cases no  direct saving is effected. Tho goods  are frequently of an inferior quality,  and with the postage or express'added  come to about tiio same price as is  asked by local dealers. ,  Merchants in the coast cities have  never been over anxious for Kootenay's  trade, and it appeared strange to the  people of this district that while Winnipeg, Spokane,' Toronto, and even  Chicago, were making efforts to get a  share' of our trade, Vancouver and  Victoria were'not only indifferent, but  almost churlish in their refusal to  touch it. The "Victoria correspondent  of the Winnipeg Commercial, however,  is. able to throw a little light on the  matter, and now we know why. He  says:  ."Up country trade is reported very  good. In the mining towns money was  spent most liberally for Christmas  presents. Scarcely a dollar's worth of  Christinas supplies was obtained from''  the Canadian coast. Vancouver, and  Victoria jobbing houses have been actually* coaxed to send goods into the  Kootenayicountry, but nave resolutely  declined. Your correspondent interviewed several wholesale men to ascertain the reason of the apparent apathy.  A variety of reasons were fjiveu, the'  chief one being-that collections were  difficult to make,' and on account of  the small profits obtained/,owing to'  the competition from eastern points, the  game was not worth the trouble. This  vvas certainly the case two -or three  years ago, as Vancouver and Victoria  iirms know lo their cost, but things are  said t'o be difl'eient now.' There is abundance of money in ch dilation up  country among the'mines and, collections are much easier than on the  coast."  ���������a ���������...  ,' Ashford, The Murderer.  a  George Frederick Ashford, who murdered his, wife and daughter at Vancouver two weeks ago, becomes insane  at intervals, i It appears that he shot  him.self in the head when he attempted  suicide at the time of the' murder, and  it has since been discovered'that one  of the bullets had fractured his skull to  such an extent that brain matter is  oozing from the wound. In all probability he will grow worse until death  relieves him. 'This would be a more  merciful fate than the gallows and less  of shame for his relatives. It, is said  that Ashford belongs to the aristocracy, that his real name is Flowers,  and that. he is brother to an English  marchioness.  THE PLACE TO BUY  mers  es,  Qroceries ���������  revisions,  STOVES  ...  ., Cutting Down Expenses.    .  ��������� Fifty clerks have been;' dismissed byf  the  C. P. R. Co.   from   their   general  ollieesatMontreal.   Light business and-  reducing expenses   are   the    reasons'  given.  The men were given to understand they would" be   taken  back in  March next.  At Winnipeg and Toronto and other"  large centres'touched'by the C.P.R.!.  la'rge'numbers' of men  have- been dis-_  charged.    Mr. .Tait, assistant, general-  manager, "staled-that the reduction in'  ,tbe   y locomotive .-"department   would'  am'dliiitto 50 per cent, and iii the 'othei";  departments 25 per cen't^   This nieatiii'  that several thousand'men will be dis-'  missed..   _     ,       -,',''���������     ���������'-"���������'  ! Four men workirtg on the Revelstoke:  bridge., were' laidJ-off  on-New Year's  Day.    ,.    ,-   ,       ,t   ��������� ....     ,.|.(  Archbishop Tache's Successor.   ���������'  Father Langevin; of St. Mnry's_  parish, Winnipeg, has been appointed"-  by . the Pope to the see of St. Bon Hire;  rendered vacant by the death of Archbishop Tache. The three names submitted bv the Suffragan Bishops were,  those of Rev. J; Allard, administrator.-;.  Rev. A. A. Cherrier, pastor of- the Im-'  ' maculate Conception parish, and Rev/  A. Langevin,. O.M.L, pastor of St.  Mary's.  ���������>             ' ,      ���������  ������   A General Election on the Tapis.  A despatch from Ottawa- says:  " Trustworthy indications all point to  a general election before another session. The official announcement will  not be. made for some time,-but until  the public'hear,'that the day has been  fixed.for tne calling of parliament they,  had better bank on the election." ���������    -, ,  The Tinplate Outlook.  Many tinplate works in the Swansea  district are closing their contracts.  Some 3,000 men were discharged in.accordance with previous notices. "The  cause of the reduction is the decrease  of the American demand.  Sent Him Nigger Juice.  The well-known Lardeaii "Silver  King," having seen in a late copy of  the P.I. an advertk-cnient of the wonderful virtues of J)c. Fliegcnscho.-s"  "Complexion Improver and Rencwer  .of Youth," ili-tiTin.int'd not to ini^s the  opportunity nf renewing his youth like  the eagles." While he vvas enjoying a  comfoi-lab'e snooze in the comfortable  h.ir-inoin of our best-known hotel, some  of the friends in whom he had confided  went to his room nnd got the mixture,  with .which they liberally covered his  face aiul head. .'."When, he awoke.���������  ���������"Oh,, what a difference in the morning!"  His face was its black as the proverbial  ci'ow'tiud .li is-hair as curly as a nigger's.  He'si*t-ilta7considerable, portion eif the  small hours of the morning.looking'for  the man .fin-it, did the deed. bill.without-'-  silliness.. I If .lias since transpired that,  owing to an ih-roi- nf the doctor's up-,  pt'ciil.ice liYbpftle of the. fluid hit ended.  I'm*1 the Stiiitlierii .Stales, and nut the.  quality l'e|i*white people.' bail,been sent,  lodiii* irate' friend..  Great Rush to a Gold District.to South  '  ' Dakota."  Just now Keystone seems to be the  coming gold camp of the west, says a  dispatch from Custer City, S.D. People  are flocking in from all directions,  until every house in the town and  stables and sheds are filled to overflowing. - No such rush has been witness in  the hills since the palmy days of 1887.  Many aie compelled to sleep out under  the trees. There is now thought to be  ore. enough in sight to insure an output of 2,000 tons a day for the next 20  years. The average value of ores in  all the mines is about $15 per ton. The  gold belt of the Keystone is a milo in  width by four miles in length.  Northport News: The. toot of the  Lytton coming into Northport on New  Year's afternoon was a very pleasant  sound. The same old crew, with Capt.  Gore in command, and Jas. Anderson  as purser, are still on her. She will ply  between Trail Landing and Northport  and expects to make a flip a clay,  carrying ore anel transacting any other  ���������biiMni������s.s she can secure.  BIRTH.  Thomson".���������Jan. 10th, at Revelstoke,  the wife of J. W. Thomson, of a  daughter.  Revelstoke Printing & Publishing  Company, Ltd;  K  jrOTIOE is hereby given, that,the  Aimiial' General.- Meeting, ��������� adjourned.froiii.'the 2nd inst.. will be held  on TiriCriOAY next, the'15thInst.; in the  Fire. Hall.'    ���������    ���������'   ,  A. IL HOLDFOII,  ��������� f 'Ji ' ���������'"...      ,'v '   Secretary."  'Revelsl-c.ke.Jan. 11th, 18SJ5.. '.."���������  HARDWARE,  AND  ERAL  CHANDISE  IS AT  &  DEALERS IN  enver  JUST RECEIVED, ONE CARLOAD  OGILVIE'S HUNGARIAN FLOUR.  V���������"t|  .  ELIKIIEIE?,   st  POST-OFFICE 'STORE.  Gents' Furnishings,  Stationery,  Patent  And TOILET ARTICLES of every description.  Specialty  o  SHIRTS and SHOES.  aas  If you want to reach the People in the North Riding of West Kootenay  YOU SHOULD,  ooooooooo o o o o o o  IF   YOU   WANT  You can get it done at the " Mail" Office  AND AS LOW IN PRICE AS IN ANY OFFiC  IN THE PROVINCE.  o o o o o.o ,0.0000.0 o o  0 p o'.o o o o o o o o o p o o o o o o o o o o  REVELSTOKE, WEST KOOTENAY, B.C. T*  i  _  AOE 4-  rr\ "i I  i n  KOOTEXAY MAIL.  CLEVER WO'  ..!'  111, u  . 1 It-;  J]  e- ��������� i.  I  ,.( l.  ^ AN OCULIST.  ���������       S,,    I Vi ;-.,        iK-ft'llJe-tl  1-    It ll'l-.l lt-t* Jtf  i,f t> ,,tlfS.   '  ,-..nig  ,-. iiiiiii, ,nf a very  :!lv i    *.l"l      !..   .-.|l    ' -ilist.  ,1 l���������rgi-  ..��������� i- ��������� v    in .-. Joe-h  ns,  .1-,  .:,'iu-  litiin ins  h-   Hit- n om  in ni    m  tho  TURNED THE JOKE.  .tin  i.  i       .     ' .!    h" M l.-ll  i ' ������������������    - t,rkll!''!l,   ill  i.. i, -fii 'nlli.'v till   it   it  11 lit--.-.-   t nit   v>���������y   hi-i  >it.k   .i   tol.ow   wee '���������> i .  'J'ii.3 iri.ni r.vi-ii-d i l..i' ir,s sight  i-t| by the- bio'.,', -illl.o'.igii j e-iirtj-  ..-iiii,ii i.-ultil U> run-.i. nn injury,  hi.-,.'.i.<-   ft  ���������   ' (i    ' i  l,    :���������   i  1-   nd.  ' ni X, --I  hn e; r'.  v-.,-is i.l. ml  in! .-XeyjJi.  there   Ij. nig   urn   ie   i ci.-i'ch ' visible.     Ho  brought ;i hiiit'in the e:tin:!>. fin   compeiife.-i-  titin mi I ., ins* of li lioi In- o (-sight, and  rt-lil t-ti nil i.ili'ii) nt i oiii])ioiulse>.  Un it-i ih,  lnvi{, ii.iiu   Hu;   Si.i mold (Eng-  .Iiiiiii, it.i'..r pi,, the  owner <>r   ilu- i.-t-toiy  villi,   its],. n!,;h!i,    for   an   inj-.iy   lesiiluug  ! (iiii   ,ia   accident  t.f   this   kind"'   mnl   al-  tlitni.li )... :i. li  vi-d tii.-il in-., iiiiiii vi.ii-, flliiuu-  ni ii-,' nun 11..ii tho   v-ihole   case v.-.i-   an at-  t  in| i 't n" nulling, lit- hc.tl ahem: made up  hia  tiii.'ii ih.,1   hn vve-ulel  ,bo   compelled to  jj.ty      tho     claim.     Tho     day     of     tliu  tit.-il      itiiirt-ti, '    anil     in     np.'ii     cnurt  n i       oiini.ent       ocouiist       rola m-il '   for  Hit' el.-feiin- , x iiuinod   the   alltgi il .mjuioil  lu.-uib ���������: ijiu! guvo it, us hi.s opm im: iln.t it  viiii .it-good   (it)   tho light  eye.     Upon the  ]; -.ii nil's loud protest   of  his in.ibiliiy lei  ii t* min-his   loft   eye. the   oculist proved  lin-i a ]i.-;jiin-r i.nil satisfied,, tliu court und  jury ni' tiic falsity of Iiih clu'm.  Ami    how   eld  y. u   supp.iso  he  did   it?  Why. simply by knowing (hat"the colors  gr-1 n and red combined lmiko black. Ilo  " iniit-Hit-d ,i black c-irel on which a low  w mils wi-iv vv.ittcn wilh green ink. Then  the.. bi!..iijT iv,is uiilt-1*. el to put'on a pair  o, -ji. etudes vv ilh twu i.ifloruiit gl.tss.-s, tho  oil'- itir im- right oyo Ijj-iiijj; lod mid the  ono t. r tho l.'ti pyo 'cii-iibi-ting of ordinary  ghit-e. Tln-ii "th6- o.irei was hii-ult-il him  ami in- veiiB i.-rderod to road the- writing on  it. Tii iii he ehel" ".viihout hosit.-.iion, snd  the- cluis.'.via- at onco exposed. Th.-'stninel  r'glu eye, I'm t-d with ti.o red gl iss, was  iu���������-.bio to distinguish the gieen writing on  ihu b"',-.ck hiiriuuo ot tlio eard, whilo tho  left t-ya. which ho protended waB sight-  h ss, vviui the- ono. with which the leading,  hud to bo done.  N.'rv,. l<*iit-ii������h tor An> thing.  Dr. MoTavish of Edinburgh was something nf ii ventriloquist, ami ii hofoll that  ho wanted .i hid to assist in tho wirgery,  vviui musi necessarily b-.i uf strong nerveu.  lit- ne-e-iv. d huvirul iipplictilioi-s, mid when  tfhiii; a l.'iil what tho dutii s wi-i-.-, in order  te, :t"-i his tiorv-oH, ho would way, while  pointing to u grinning skeleton standing  itpnght in a cornor, "Part of  your   work  will    bo    to    feed   the  Hkolototi there'   and  i *  vv ij i It- you artj here you may aa well have a  try to du' so." '  ��������� . .  , '4 l>  ,-' A tt-w 1 els would consent to n trial, and  rocci-'oi a basin of hot gruel and a spoon.  Willi,- tisi-y were pouring out th- hot liierS  inio tin-Hk-nil. the doeior would ihrov. his  voire bo iih lu make it appear to pmcotd  fit'in tl,o j ivir eif the bony t-iistiiiner, nnd  gurgle mil ���������'Br-r-r gr-h-uh I that's h t!" :.f  Thin w,i, too much, anil,-w-iti.out . xcau-  tion, ilu meiri drop nod tno b.sin ami bolt-  oti. , Tiio doc or begun to ek'spiiii* of ovor  dotting a i-uilublo helpmate, mini a small  boy came and' was given tho gruol and  ^Bj-eion  A Vontrlloi-nlht Wllo  Was  Mndo to I-eare  lh,-   fin*.  A ventriloqui&t had , great fun the  other night o i the Sixth avenue elevated  train, and :n the same time put a train  'guard in danger of bjiiig attacked by a  ��������� bt-ure ol mnigiiiiut yroneugers. Then  no wiis warned that ho had better leave  ,' the car.  It wns a rainy night and the train was  crowded with' passengers going elown-  teiw.i. In the rear car every seat was  t iken when the train left the Ninety-  thirel street station in Columbus  Avenue. In ono of tho rear seats was a  person who a,pi>eared to be enjoying a  calm sleep.  Just as the train was approaching  the'Seventy-st-eond street station avoico  at tho forward door cried out:  "Fifty ninth street -��������� change cars  for Ninth avenue."  The voice was clear nnd resonant.  Everyone in the car heard it, an unusual thing on elevated trains, as everyone knows. A dozen passengers ,who  tiiougut they had been carried lieyoud  their stations' at Seventy-second anil  Sixty .sixth btroets huriied toward the  lioor, and an many more who wanted to  change cars at Fifty-ninth street joined  iu the forward movement. Pas.seagcrs  for Seventy second and Sixty bixth  i-treets were nngrv because they belli 'ved they would have to go hack in  liie rain.  ���������  As the head of-the procession reached  the door tho train guard poked in his  heail and called: ,     '  ���������'Sjvemy second street." ' "  The train haltod with a jork which  threw a half dozen passengers oil their  'f.-pt. There was a struggle at the door  between tliose who, wanted to' get oif  the train and those who didn't, and hy  the ti.iie the train moved forward there  were a doz.sn passengers angry enough  to a.-t-ault the conductor.  "What in thunder do' you mean by  this perJoniiaiice:" demanded one of  them, as he approached the conductor.  ",7Wby did .you call out Fiity.-ninth  street when tho train 'was at Seventy-.,  becond?"  "But I didn't," said the train guard.  "Yes   you   did."  shouted the   angry  passengers in a'chorns, and one big man  put himself in a position to attack the  guard.  "But I know ho didn't," piped a  shrill voice just under the roof of the1 car.  Everyone looked up in astonishment  nnd the amazement was increased when  a voice which seemed to* come from  beneath the car* floor said, soothingly:  "Calm 3-oiir.selves. gentlemen; calm  yourselves. I called put th'-station." ,  The pa-.sengers, recognizing the situation, reircatt-ii to their seals and begun  looking aroi-.ud: Then.suspicion begau  to tall r.pnti the sleepy man iu the rear  corner. A big man���������tho one whocwanr,-  ed lo light the'train' guard���������went over  to him and said:  ��������� "That was a fine joke, but don't you  think you had better get off at the next  station?" '  The sleepy man left the car at Fifty-  ninth street and took another train  down town. ���������New York Herald.  I'Yri etis. Mei'^U-.  'T.s-iw an i-uylo killed last, summer in  r.n.ii a ������������������,���������.:,n.ge way," .said Fred J.  li<t(i(.'ci{. "f ihiiTislmrg ' One afternoon i\ I'-l" out himiiiig i iiolice.i iiu iiiiiii"!.-." i-.i :l������ flying directly overhead,  be. rini; in its lalons a burden that ap-  pa:-���������..li., ,vt,i*i led it. I nt.tic.id f.iiiit the  bud In .;:lii in .Oi >w signs of wi.-.ikue&s,  hi,1" vv',..s somewhat, surj,risen 'when a  moment or two later thc bird began  des-euiithug r ipi.lly anil soon fell to the'  gro nut li-isieniiiy-uv) the spot, I found  the u<i';le dying, yet (irmly grasping in  its power,'nl piahius a large sized ferret  as ns prey. The animal was lighting  i  ELECTRICAL PROGRESS.  INDUCEMENTS OFFERED BY  FRENCH  EXPOfilTION AUTHORITIES, '  friinii'*.iily fur its freedom, iind hail  kiliiid its eiipiur. The eagle bad evi-  ���������lemiy oIoIkii a march upon his cunning  victim, but greatly ''mistook its game.  Tin* Icii't-t wa������ heid in such a-, manner  as to-iiillict no vitiil injury. Its head  being entirely at liberty, .it had torn  Und liiceraied its captor in a terrible  lnamiur and at, last killed it."  BOOTS HAVE HAD THEIR DAY.  AftiT tho first spoonful tho skoleton ap-  pe-nreil    to    bay,    "Qr-r-r-uh-r-brl   that's  j  Trmle AiVt.c,,.(I by tiic~n^r..,i������o<i Wear of  hot!"  Slieivoling iiitl-.o Hraltling gruol    na fast  as ovoi. tlio hid nipped tlie  skull  and im-  ,j>Hiit>iitlv  ri'tnrii'd,  "Well, blow   it,   oaro.t  yt-r, ur ei-ild i ony?"        ,      Q  Hi i otttir uat down in hia chair and  f.niv it arid, but w neu hu carai' to ho  oilga^oil thi'    id on tilt spot ���������fit Bits  ,        'I in-   (.riili-fiil CticKx-iiiit-h. '   i  ' The following story should surely  draw tears from - the student 'of the  humbler'forms of- natural life. Tho  ,iiar!ator vouches for its veracity, and  leaves it to the gentle reader to appraise  the value of the voucher.  ���������1 found,' he n.tvs. \i cockroach struggling in a bowl of water. 1 (ook half  a w.ilinit-shell for a boaVput him into  it. gave him two wooden toothpicks for  oars and left him., Next,morning ho  had put a piece of white cotton'thread  on one of the toothpicks and set it on  end as a signal of distress. He had a  hair on the other toothpick, and there  ho sat ii-lishing. Tho cockroach, exhausted, had fallen asleep. The sight  melted, me to tears. I took that  cockroiich ont, gavo him a-spoonful of  gruel, mid :ott. The animal never for-  j/ut iii.v���������ki'i.lile������3; and now my house is  e-chock full of hi.i friends and relations.  ���������The .M.unl.iuder, B.JI   ,-.  .SuHill- in*V  I'l-ssiiiiist,  When 'a little boy' Sheridan Le Fanu  wrote the following essay on the life of  man:. /        '  "A niiui's life naturally divides itself  into three parts���������the first, when he is  planning and contriving ail kinels of  vill..iny and rascality; that is the  peiio.l of youth and innocence. In the  second ho i.s found putting iu practice  all the villainy and rascality he has cou-  tiivf\d: that is the flower of manhood  and ; rime of life. Tho third and , last  period is that when ho is making hia  60iil,and -preparing for another world:  that is tho period of dotage."  ,   K.n !i'mili   in  rrniici:.  ' , Iii ISO,!, :)3'J miles of nevv railroad  were oj-eaeel for traffic in France, mak-,  ing the total of (lie country 22 ,S(i*3 miles,  of v. Inch 10,7'.o miles belong to tne .six  great companies. 1,001* to tlie state, (i!)S  to l,i'a..cl) r..iiroad companies, IIIU aro  not chartered, and luS miles are made  in sl.oj'is, ' yiuds,' etc. Besides, there  wore at liie end of tho year 2.219 miles  of local raihoads. 1S3 miles of which  wtic e-;-i'i,o-l in Itffio. Tin-re were also  l,o:j:! miles oi" street railroad.  P.������>nt    -NO-, .lit..  Tin   follow my  in  tit.  eiCtlient  though  lnniud hsi or  the  bo.fc  bookb  for, ouo to  lt.ul  Tlio best liisluriiiil nov-t 1���������"I\anhoe,"  Ti,.    be-si  dntm.itio novel���������"Tho Count  of MlHIlP Oiisio.  ilu boot domootio novel���������"Tho Vicar of  V. idelH'ld."  'llie lost tuanuo novel���������"Mr. Midship  ma i V- ,s*> "  Tie  best  exmntry   hie   novel���������"Adam  IkJ*. "  liie     boet     military    novel���������"Charles  O'ilulli v '  liie b-ft religious novel ���������"pen  Uur "  1   c b -i! s> oi r' i;f n iv i I���������' -s .n Iil lotl."  T'ip d"- t   i>i tit.il   i  vlI���������' Lotui'-  '  1 i    !���������-     ..���������t.1   a ri1 toil ror a p  rposn���������  ' Urn >   1   in - I i  in   '  llie lis' i i pintailve> novel���������'Sho "  'In.     ',"-'.    ]n,het.c   uovol���������"The   Old  Ccr    ni S in]) "  li>   '. -t  'iiimorou-i novel���������'The TPick-  v. 11 ��������� i' i ��������� r-   '  1 it  ;   -i 'r.ih nov������l���������' JTii-uly Andy "  '1      I   -:  Noth   iiovl--"iho   Iliart of  Mj    ���������   '   i i   '  'I      '    . i; .giinh now-1--' Vaniry Tib "  In- o. hi At it r,tun iiovt,!���������"Jiio -aoarlet  I-  t r '  'in    b--t ������' iisational  novel���������"Tho Wo  iiinn .n '.^,   1-.  "  'lla   '   J   i    vl n' nil ��������� "Vanity Fair."���������  G--iiii u I   *     1. >^_T ml  I sltiit'H X-ij A iiiorleniiiH.  !      The  diminished use of boots is a mat-  'I tor of cone-erti to the  uiaiiufactnrersci'of  ] them and   to  the  ]iroducers   of   heavy  i h iitl-er in id heavy  calf skins,   s'iys  the j  fciiine  niu!   Le .thor   Repoittr     1 wenty  ,  tt. -.rs .it, ' tne t df  boot  uiilu-trj  vwu a |  I telling om   m  New   EuglanJ     Whole '  i lnv..is   wiio   stueided    witri     factories  -v li tch pi o luted calf   Loots  e^tb.si.ely  l'"e,r .1 de e .Wi. .he b.ilo has ne'   i ,r ...u -lly  1 lalliiif i &  a: .1 to day it is of i. ir 'iv ., ,y  1 ii.,., i-i'iv.     A  few   in.iuut .*.t".'>ra ,^i  E i^.i -...I   I I \f> IKieita ,Ls   a   op.'C. .It t tit  the.   IlU. i'.i! Ij   te)C   b_,'!lt   Ui   ,l,.,i,a>iZ    to  iiiuc.     Yi h���������'i calf n"C'to  v, .--t n. re ia  i  \ii.-i ���������������    u,i uf.icturtrs    co..=.oi. d    rat.  pi itii.i.ti'-s of  the  ear*, boj s,   io  whom  price   Tn.   i   *3jcoiiil.iry   cu.e-i    -.t ej'i  '. l.r It .'i   vii"   fn yner.tly  cord, :   v. itn  b 1-t  ���������> i.e "i i,      f ie   -tar  'wi   ��������� .   -, ^<\\  i and i I' ir f n.eifrsl orn^irie'.t n.t n= -,v -t-j  i ml ,i ', t i,  t*- a   1 gs   of  th' Lbc >x     tner.  A siojpie Optical a!il.  The introduclioii of the simple photo  meter, brought   forward   by a Russian  inuentor r'i-i out 1 y, is clniiiied to nfeeian  impi.rt.-iiit ("ii.-.iii. ri'.ruui us a   means   for  telling tin power of the eye.    It- is   do-  soru-etl .-is to:.si.-tnig  of   a   piimphlet of  t'.ve'iiiy four p.igcs., the fir.-t I'-ngo' lieiiig  of a clviir gray tint, the next of a donblo  iiitoi.s-t.     anel   so   on' to' the t.vei.iy  fof't'i, the i}vt of which 1-? neiulv bl.itk,  bci, g t von v  four times   moie  lnltnse  th <i. t' itn'j >g.)   on*1     On   e.tch   p iga  are pr,i itt* .  fi .\ j / i.i*-e<;   in black  let  ter-sof.i,   in,   \    'liiTeient   sire-,    wi'h  t,     ,  . "ncls iir. nr-..'_euient, it is itite!, tho  ae^rei t T ^.-i e o. ?..i d'ty wuh winch the  wo*" .' : i-" e- l ii.nt nut p.-g-.-*. "Ah n  n-! I a: 11- r.1. i ii-itiiiiw :r.iui the t * s  v.lit ,"i. .1' the precise llliumnr.ti ig  p ,vr-T r! g'n iiiev.nh ig l n the room,  er oi i.i    ,fi r u.iai, tno power of the  y&3 tJi' Ii!--'jl>e3  J t r.r in  i ( t l r*f   nf Ill*.i'iiso.  A*i rni it, nt r.Fibe d nnthonty  makes  i% e -fin mr ,t thn* a great  dr tl  of con  tnglo'i )   i.i e Ia"*gel >  to   nr-r'o is  .'ppro  v I i ��������� in  >������������������ n .  Ih, oi  pt.    ' i  ]l,iV   '  i ")  v .   , 1, - I  t1    i.������i  b i t<-  M.iv '.  th-   .  f .s       I  ttjl    i  nit -i t  bii   a  A     .p'  dii' ' l.  1������ -t ( il  g-     h ela   anel   the  sji, i '  -1P| a   ,)f   ms..,  iJ   ,n ic ml nn  Willi   '  -s i  1 *  (������iiils -v-crc  \ i 'c -I art.  ',), .r    7,-ic  i'  is     '1 h*-cov������ bwvr.'lolo.igt r  ) for it \> v.t uf    ti ' -     Tn y  -i.j t    i_t.  u.tte ad  of     iiovv      Bat  .1   i     il the otiiy   w ir> **'   of   c iif  .. ii ,-    vv- r>     . id n -l v't ly    \ie-rii  '.   -l [ii< f> r tne in   to'l.t/,   tho igh  'iibir-,   gro ��������� ing  1-ss      Th'    eld  ������������������  !    -I.i.'i   b ,'itrf    Wire    tie ii i iiy  iu." quantities   t*<">'   ir--  w- 11  '    ,   . ���������   Th'-r.- follow-I i ,|- ii ml  b   i h r   ind  i ihu   i *v li-ll   i't ( i'-  1   ������������������������ t f hgh iV  t<"Xtn,.     ,v.is   ;iro  I    ti l(   t i,ll,l! in .l]i[ i   .1  f ( '   to  flirt  ' i   r  but thi1". f( n   I) s ; di, n  he lli-iii-" ���������  C* Tlgt*    )  nn 1 ���������-1 '  au<;    Cr. ,'i>'  .-  to put 'in- ji r  t', 'ie r.t ' i-'t 1  1*, is ft ^i i) no  pi/,, r.i.g ** : '  tlu> s"i   (i e,tii  ' "rreir c  t'.'.t   r.i be il  ���������let.nns 1.1,0 1 .  -    1 -\ it. 1 ,,'  't ' -11 mi!'   ,s  iv   ce-''s  'l.i'd i' 1 t  ���������- "In.  r it  Tho Transmission'of Energy tho Great  Problem to be Solred���������A New anel Wonderful Scheme Proposed for Consideration���������Tho Alternative. *, ~ '  A general programme in already being  outlined for the .French Exposition of  1900. inc>rhich particular attention will, of  course, be given to electrical development.  M. Armengood, jr., asks that prir-od of  -value bo offered for three thing,*, v,z.: (1)  Seeing at a distance; (2) Phi.togiaohy in  colore on papor; (11) Electric light without heat. It will bo admim-d laat nil  thos-o throe things, accompli-In-.l prui-ti-  cdly, would add greatly to ti.e icl..t 01 iho  Exposition; and iho actual btiecefH already  attaiueel'iiloug each lino alfordn eiiiniiriigu-  inent. M. Tronve, over feiti.1;,- ,-,��������������������������� r,.aily,"  ' bss also s.-.'^yestoel sn olt-oiric light c .nuudo,  falling from tho third plutfoim of tliu  Eiffel Towor. It would cen.iiuly be a  brilliant night spectacle.  Wo   veutuio,   however,    to   propose   a  scheme, of which we   have "seen   no note  time far, but which would certainly inter-  em not only all classes of en0'inee s, but nil  ������ij'iiceriii-d iu   railways,   anil tlie   public at  largo.      It   ia  a  familiar t.ic. tli-u among  the moat pressing problems of the day aro  those    that   relate  to   the oleeirioni iraiiH-  lnibsion of energy, and that  at   this   hour  boiuo most important work ia  being done.  Up to   this   time,   however,    tho   em rgy  tiimsmitted    has    been    th..t    of    waterfalls,    and   all    tho   plants   under    construction,    such    as    that    for    Niagara,  deal     with     water     "power.      Now, ,   a  great   deal   has   been said  about    burn-'  ing    the'   coal    at   tho   mine  and   Ir us,  1111.ting its energy  electric; lly   nifUad  of  tho luei itself; mid in England   two    well-  ��������� known engineers,.Messrs.   li.   11.   Thwaito  and Jinuea Swinbiirno,    havo   vvoik-tl   out  .carefully tho elot,ills of   an   i-li-cnio  ti   ns-  luissioii   to   London    of  tho t-iieigj ul'ino  co.ii fields of tlie Midlands 'und  Yi-r .-idre-.  What wo propone is that the Paris Exposition ' sliall,   iu   like   manner,   havo   all ita  ,jovver goiioruted at coal-inineu  now   supplying Paris, iinel that this power shall bo  transmit tod eleetrica.ly.  ,    The Chicago Fair made ' no  demonstration of this kind,    lu fact, none   has   over  yet leon made.    The iioaieat. approach   to,  it was tho  remarkable   wateipoA-ti   tr..ns-  misslon of 100 mile.-V under 1110 -j,at o  a^'o  of tho Emperor of Gorinaay, frmn L-.ulfiin  to she Fruukfoit. Electrical   E*<hibiti.,ii   in  1891.    Some idea  of  what   is involved .is.  t-j  expense    may    be   foim.-d   from    llie  Thvvaiio-Swinbiiriie nlnn'of  a    100   milt-s  transmission of 10,000 h.p. of energi  ti-om  coal, at a cost not to'exce-oel. ah told. .Co-hi,-  000; on which  basin, ������������������ accord ing   loC'.E. L  Drown, sui-dl users   of  power  in  Lou Imi, |  coitlel got 1 h. p. ]ier annum for ������2-J     i'liis  plin contoinjilatod the uso of l.ir^e gas en-  Biiit-s at tlio generating points and   a   lino  potential   of   30,000    volts.     It in evident  tliat  all   the   apparatus,    including . line",,  would have  considerable  value  afit-r   the  closo of the exposition.    Th   (Jlno.igo plant  for power readied about 20,000 11.  p.. and  it is not likely that Paris would mi-.ci   ex-  coed, if it equaled, this; so th.it tiki ,g tlie  figures   already     cited,'   thu    initial    teaal  cost   would   not     exceed     i'OSU.OOO    or  $:j,41)0,000,   and   the   iuvestm.'iic   in  gas  engines,     generators,    transformers    and,,  motors   wem d   certainly   bo a   lurg.-ly recoverable quaiint}, to say   nothu.g   of tho  v.duo of tin-  copper   111   the   line,   costing  abt ut   $-500,000.    Indeed,   if   the   demon  stration proved huecensful, the pi .nt eonld  bo left intact for the d.ulv supply of power  to the various large   and   unab, 111 liin.rn 8  of the city, ir  ueing   h.ifo   to   asbi.iu-.   tliit  suth ,1 tiii'iutit^ could ver^ en-iii   1 0   mnr  keted      Wo liave no   data   at   hand  as   to  cost of power 111 Paris, but i������   is   probable  th.it iho ordiu.irv belling unco of 1 h   p  is  not below -JJO or $50.  If such v plan as this b- not c irri- d out,  the oipo-itinn will Biill have 10 be rui-  l.ished with lis po.ver in soi'it w u, anil if  resort be ninele to tho ordi'i.irv in, hods  I thi������re would be reepmed for the .0.000 11 p  a I111 .u oiillii of co-d -ii!U)gu, btii't 11, 011-  guie'H, aha, tug, iihiclniKiy lot.m- tic l'y  1900 such 1111 theids will s-etn mine dirty  anel nntiqti,itt el even than now, but 11  might not pti iians bo a bad lelt-.i as . compromise*, to divielo the power pi nt into  two (oiitrcstiiig 10,000 h. p 11,,11s 0110  leiiig ibstaiice tr.uisin.Hsion and the of or  th it of generation  111   situ     The   longer,  PARAGRAPHER'S POINTERS.  The Ilest and Most Interesting for a W������rk  I'ast. '  Mrs. Fogg-^-Of couiso notl What a fo -1  you are', David 1 Mr. Feigg���������Ami vet  hardly a day passes-that 3-011 d., not ght-  me a piece of your mind!���������Boston Transcript.  First  fair bather���������Thoy say there's   a  mau-ealiug'shark eloio to the shore.    Sec  ond   fair  bather���������Well,    let  him   alone;  he'll  soon    starve  to ' death   here.���������Novv  York Prena.        -  Enfant Tenible���������Emma (0 yours old, in  presence of her three grown Bister,-)���������Mr.  Assessor, why do you call every day? Do  you intend to marry one of ns?���������Flie-  gonde Blatter.  Minister���������Yon  hnro  not loot a dangh-,  ter, bill found a  son,  Mr. Pater..,  Mr. Pater (ruefully)���������Don't I   know   that?   The'  boy's been after mo  for ��������� aa  allowanoo already.���������Harper's Bazar.  "Didn't it feel funny the fnst timo yo  had the bracelets on?" said ouo jailbird to  another. "Yob, ,but I soon got my hand  in," was the reply.���������Pittsburg Ctircniclo  Telegraph.  She���������Toll mo, why do men 90 much pro-  fer staying at thoir club to yisiting their  friends? lie���������Well���������er���������not to bo unga ���������  lant���������but, for one thing, thoro aro no���������er  ���������ti'Jiesithers.���������Judgo.  "1 d just ns soon ask  a   man   to marry-  me," said Mabol, "but, gracious,   think of  his refusing I"    'T know it," retorted Belle,,  "but, thundering ages, think of his accepting!"���������Adams Freeman.  '  He (slightly rude)���������I  called   because   1  thought you   were   out.    Sho   (sweetly)���������  Well, do you know,* I thought   I was  out.  too.    The maid must  havo   thought   yi,u  'were some ono else.���������Answere-.  '     "There never, was a husband,", exclaimed Mrs. Strongininil, "that wiib worth   hi,  Bait."     "And only ono   wife,"   meekly ne  plied tho husband.    '"Jle-r name, my  dear,  I think was Mrs. Lot."���������Ciiica-jo Tribune.  "Are  you'   a   district  messenger boy?'  asked tho near-sighted old goiitlema'n of an  urchin on the street.     "No, sir,"  was   tho  reply; "It's my sore toe that makes mo walk  that way."���������Washington Star.  u   ','Could you uso a' littlo poem of   mine?"  afikeel the poot.     "I guess Icould." replied  the editor.     "'There aro two broken  pants  of glas3, and n hole in tho skylight.    How  largo ia il?"���������Atlanta Constitution.  Squildig���������Didn't Timbe'rvvhoel foel cheap  when Miss Frisky sued him,feir   breach 01  promise?    McSvvilligeii-vCheap?    well,   "l  guess notl    Tho girl secured a verdict   for,  $25,000.���������Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph.   '  Cooklnjt Wnter.  One of the secrets of palatable food is  knowing how to cook water. ' The aeciet  1 is to put'fri-.sh' filtered water into a cleim  ketile.alr-aiiy vv.-i'in. 10 let it boil epiickiy  and to( use ii the iiihtant it is boiled. To  let it sic inn anel Runnier means to have a  comliin .lion of lime, iron and dregs in  tho kettle and all the gool water evaporated into ,.ir."    '  It is surprising that many housokoopcrs,  other vise neat and paiticular, seem to  thick that a kettlo will stay clean wit e-nt  active measures on their part. The mere  fact tii.-.t nothing but water is boiled in it  dot"! lift guar.uiiou it against tlio e:ee I of  scouring. It will soon become eoate-tl with  a rusty-looking layer of Bliiue. unions is  receives tho same caro as other cooking  utensils. Food cooked wilh vva.er vvhieli  is not p rope iiy boiled or which is boiled in  n kettle i-oaiod with dregs, has not the  Baine flavor Unit properly cook d fooel has.  Moreover, it is dangerous to lu alth.  WHEN  THE   MOB SPIRIT IS ABROAD.  Incoherent Movements of People In Times  of TJniiHlial Kxcltpiiii-iif.  In the collective mind images succeed  one another incoherently, as the}' do  in  the brain  of a sleeping or hypnotirod  man, says the Popular Science Monthly,  whilo most   of   the   individual   minds  which compose it and which concur in  forming that great folly called  opinion,  arid capable   of . consecutiveness    aral  order in the arrangement of their ideas,  M. Delboef tells'of a poor German, just  arrived rat   Liege,   who ' followed    tho  crowd to tho scene of   a  dynamite   ex-  plosion.    Some one, seeing him run' a  little faster than the others, pointed him  out as tho guilty person, and the whoio  mob was ready   to   cut hi:n to pieces.  Yet that mob was composed,of tho best  society of theplaco, attending a concert,  and gentlemen could "bo   heard calling  for a revolver with which to kill   recklessly nn unhappy man. of whose nationality, naino and crime thoy know 110th- ������  ing.    When the cholera  wns raging in  Paris in 13"J2 the report spread  through  the city rapidly that the disease wa-. the  work of.,poisoners', who, the people >vero  .brought to believe, were tampering with  food, wells and wines.    Imiiieiese multitudes assembled, in   the  public   place's,  and every 111:111 who was so 11   carrying  a bottle or a vial or a small package was  in imminent danger of hi.s life, the mere  possossion of a flask was sufiieient   evidence to convict in the eyes of the delirious multitude,-und many fell -victims  to its rage.    Two persons, Ibing l.eforo  -  thousands of madmen, accusing them of  having given 11 poisoned tart to children,  took refuge'in a   guardhouse;  tho  post  was surrounded in an instant, and nothing could have'-prevented'the murder of  the accused 111011 if two officers had  not  conceive 1 tho happy thought of.  eating  one of the carta in fnil view of the mob.  Tho mob burst iuto laughter, and   tho   ,  men were saved. ',  e :i if. '���������'ii- pr- 'fit on 'ii,., 1  b.- t- e nn \ ulu gn ui i'iy  1e "-it'*."! l.lt t til it (>xei s-  'rffs a   t'j-,e  ob>'i,.-iit into  fi.-1'l the Mb  "fa m'm  in 1  bulder I"11 is that which appi alx   iiu.m 10  ���������>,. ti.  rn  ',.,,!    Ml  in,;.  Theijin   , inu.'iilr. 1   theinine, sort  oe^    .nl   t.n      iia ii -1   to   tin    e-ra   ij mg  Hi.i  M   "       litre   tin  0-1   Is 1 -"I-- 11 il  iipil  jo' 1  ed as niu   is !1>,ui      It w them tun  tiir.igd     ,j,   slince box    thai    contains  q .. I.s.Iver       As thr   w.ite r 1 a-i m tho  01c ovtr the "tjnick ' it is t ike n   up inel  I, hi   by    thi    iin^re i.ry   , ml    forms an '  email,.mi        'Ihe-    (jini ksiln r   is    tin n  p' n 1 (1 111 ,1 re tort  and    hi ought   to  the  1  , iu g point      The     (ink 1'    , issi -, e,nt  of t.n  i( ;.ji t through  1 ruin and   ii   e en  lee "it! in   1 ii iiiu of tviiti r  and  hndlynl  bir 1 ,'.s 1 e en li st   vv luh- tin gold 1   1 i-uns  in Die ritoi t in the   ������h ipe.  Of  gold   eltist1  am! n 11'iv,   Had}    for    iiiar\, t       Only '  about lu |n r (t iilum of the gold is s.tvi d !  bv tins means,   and those   who   can or  have or   1 n li enough to justify it ������'nd 1  it to the sintitors, where 90 per ceutum '  e fciived. I  sui' 1 v ;t it 11 to ths iv nnd the - d> - ,is  pi* win uii 1 i-iil} ovir ni, 1 il: t'i'i  nsii ] fn, i-nt    \\ ) , r" thi r- \m 1' i 1 ��������� 1 ty  f , nil I< li , 1 it III g boejts U(|i i't1/  tlii 1 . 11 vi 1 .nt one Eve 1. :I 1 f t n "is  i"*, 1 [ I ' \ J shoes lli-df i'l if ! i(,ts  ai-il if it leeoii.is a JiO(iLsify tt> m,ir  n'i c egged liejots they hn. in ' 1 x*  'lv,i'il\ ;e ns ago the entire jie, n t of  *s 1 in and lei'otl} " its In n-y'rieifs md  b--e '.in  i������ n t In r     Today tlie-re   irn   li ss  a  pt  t<   i-i   *"," -,/1"  e)"-i  1" ,is tl ,1' 1  fltr'A'- tii' i.   i-.fi' 1  we rn    i' !     ' t, v ii  ri, ir' 1 v    1 ' r  th,  of ' ]'���������   ' in t    ne   1 f  cultivate triit ill.  to  li in. n n   Ui  ;  Oil' -"'f Y'-'h <i" 'ut 1  mental  in.    , 1 -   1  1 1  rug<<  1-1   11)11,1) t  ns  ml  ih .'     1 1 ir do  '    !' .'   I ' v   did   as it  Ul I,'     V. li) llll'f-   .T.M1  1 II* 'i v        !.l 1 e,-H  I-       It   1������   I      ( t -   -iry   ,1,  iv 111.1 < ' 11 > r 1' 1 ' ���������-"  f aiitl to 'i1* t m [  (>t i e r-on 1,  1  (   lr ro of .il.g������*r  lit, ',!���������  (-1,  "What wi- V-i  connt-y i*. t) 1  Here .i-i  'ai  ii-i'f  eio/eii  t inners   m 1K1 1.  it  t  ]Jr  - .11s m d ph) v shoos   or.-   n, n p ns  ,ii,h  111  iiianj se 1 tint,"  uf  eenvitrj      but  (hi n    are    romp u.itiwly    fi v    lull  "i v 1   1 1 muf 1 t un rs nf  the s,   nu       rim  ('red! ii'io'   IIjii   Pedro,    Pi . isli   11 *"i-  n id   (-n ul"    1  ingif-s    are      ,. 1, iiini   g  II ' 111  ii>  bin  in tne  ������  -i ] ��������� i',n  of (ti'" 1,01 is aiii 1 ts the t.ui ,r J e-ilf  nil h It is ,1 question v I it i- * , i,t-|  du- '    v- ith   hr ivy    (-itius      1 he  oi t.  !   ,  :>   >,- about in this  ! '��������� I    ���������    1   lt,V  ,11 " it ��������� 1 1 No.irly all  Ch.i.e " 'in l- , nre- hi' nd's All grown  up 1 hi'iu ri I-.,! C'lii.iso women a 0  dei did I lunette's It in a lre.vt: fer  w' n h nii'.ody run account  Tn ) av  , u't- c hi'i' -*' t'loy h.isa trans  j 1 - nt "14S1  .ifj'l v,!ilto 'j������i'i    Ifirgii   iiy' s  varying from   gray and ngbt   ha7*'l to  brietn    mid  n-jft  ������ilky hair that in obu  ally aiibu n m cohjr  In North Cruna babi's nre oftf n 1/orri  with bl'io or i^reon eyes and hgnt Tvl  hair 1  Dnrmi< the infancy of  her  child,   tho  Chinese mother is supreirn .ri the hr 1 r  hold       If,full 1 f bitt'i-i aliout tl.' boo o  the- t'ligliu i-ring imagination, and 0110  in tin- osei ia oil of which the iituiiori ns  of tho < xp(j*iMi'i) won d piiihiihl enjoy  very hear.y adviec, iih������ 11 uin> and ro  operation from Krt 11 ( h olei rn al , 1 ;uit r-  ing uni'1 rns, aw .veil as fi.un ,1 el -. 111  Aiiicrita England, Svv it7< ilun 1 and 1 Ise-  whep. Il it b������ re-elvi") ii>ci>i k lo vial r  power, po-hihly the Ex]i(JHitl"ii 11.Ighl bo  run by em igv from the liuin hi-tt r It. pub  Uc of thf Ai|is, iiithoiigh l,y I'.IOU \w-  h, h 1  n   1 km    of  1111L1I wuh  III;; 1 iiniilicH Iu Out bee.  It was only h.o jeius ago that tho   Province of Quebec pas-eel   a   law   providing  th it 100 acres of public la-ids   should    lie  giviu to every fathoi of a f tiinlv who   hud  twelve thildi'-u   living, issue of   a   lawful  manage,  and smcotheii nolt-ss than 1,712  futlle.18 of twelve or   more   ciiilt'i.u    have  coui|)I ed vv lth the ceudiuons of t.ie act ain!  received the btato   OoiuiiV    of    10)    actop.  How tho si/e of fanuliiH up in Qui b ocom  paies w ilh tlioae of  Mu-sarhll ills  inn     l,e  soon by rtteience to tho last census  li  tins  of this btait', winch   make  the  iiumbt r 1,1  fanuliiH Having twelve 01 moiti hvi'ig children ���������J7"). nun the popul ition uf li.o   Pio  vmcu of Q.ic te is o -iisidoia uv   ies-i    t   an  that of Massichnsotts     It is quite   niiur-  ent that the Quebt c law  is   actoiiijiliril 111 -  its purpose of giving marks   ot   ton .uic 1  ation for fiiiittulnesd in tlio sacied bonus  of mntriinoii} ���������Boston Ikiald.  llalngui, Inctibiitor.  This is tlio timo   to begin with an incubator.'    Which is the  better, tho hen  or the incubator, for hatching?   Such is  tho usual itieiuiry.'   It  may be stated in  reply that thoy do not conflict in any ro-  speet, and aro in no manner connected.  The Incubator can bo made to do service  at any time,   while   the   lion   will  not  hatch a, brood until she   is so inclined.-  Then,   ngain,   hens   do not all become  broody at once, bonce tho  chicks r.re'of  ��������� all ages and sizes until   they reach   tho  market, and as the hens may not begin"  to incubate before spring,\no chicks may  bo hatched for the .early  market at all.  With the iueubiitor thociise is'ti:.Ti>reiit.  It can bo operated when no otlier=woi k  is pressing, and   tho   chicks  will bring,  higher prices l>ocaiis6 they can'bo hatched to,:-i.* -eh   tho. market   when tho eley  maud in greatest.    Procuro   tho   small-  f-izeiucuhaior, experiment and learn before beginning for  tho   n-.vti.son.  -Uegiii.''  tiers should invest   but   little  tho   iirst  year.-   One  must loarn   to nmiiiige< tlio  chicks after they arohntcho-1. and there  is much to learn that can only be gamed by practice and experience.  a!! k'low a 1,1 ti 1 deal abejin ti e  bucl. n I'l'.M, D' ui ilu res i,ih ot,  Niagara  - 1' 1 1 ub !|ilii 1 !<��������� c r.l  m 1 *t in e i. '111 iiy biiv more 0. b-" nt  the-ii 'in ( uinot R(h(t 1'gl t tod  nn dnun \v 11 'h's 1 \i ln*-it<'l\ 111 I if 11 ev  11 1 i'n   ri 11 1 , f< "1 no (t rl nut v e,f I   mg  ���������   "   ' r^  I too nine h and distin-l-j-'S tho   bab-v,  v e,e  .Sim t I (-lit ������,t  ( lit flu. [  Apretfv gn-st ( ird s< 1 ii at   a  dinner  I       I   m i   s v 1 n    all   fii-ik   ro-   si  -1    '     -'no i si/   1   ros.    1 if   in 1 lo 1  1 ,   ol ,r   p ui' r  anel    l.i it d    pink   |  tie    I  wh  1  was ,  of vv  Ti    1  pt, ,-  iv 1    ol   ,i    i", ot In r flow  is   n, n 1  M    'h      1 no  way  or  split   pea  ,    ���������    1, 1 ic  n   1 11          --   ui" them 1 1  Ht i'(-      I  1  -    is   in v <���������] tin 1  tun '    1' 1 I ,- 1    1 lt( ve-r Is  tin 1     ' 1'."   will  hi  (���������V 1 1  1     i\y    e  iif   <-l 1   ������      111 iiign  fni (      ,          I   it app( irs   1 iiiu   ill   To  pui'i 1    1 1 11 diuielioii mio  /r.iitii  tlioy  Will II      .11,11   1  Ills    ,'   '1  u    a ii".    in  -0   I f 1   my  S   ,   II        ,1    1}    I if  to his pij-; tail  if his -wife can   got hor  handn 011 it  Know Vth������l   Von   IV nnt.  The inun who li"(;in-i tobined with flio  intention of getting better stoe It j-nd  (!<���������)( M not Iiii, iw 111 just wi.it j iriiinlir  h. w ml 1 to improve thaiii uu it m���������,  be eli nous of imjirovfitiK 1 (   bii   Ik mi  1 nn not   knowing   which 10  full  de--' 1 s to tako or what pe>mt ho wantt ti,  ro-u li  ],,-_-. ,il,him *-sunjrtrJl"g I" II11-tlii.  On<  1,f tin    1,10 t   li gen on-    il   iic i   for  hinijf'gl.ng w i������ ('.t'(t"d in K  Hsin 101 long  e.go        V k't''il 'iniiibi r of f ils,   bank not s  nnd be* i' put into   1 ire uhitioii    vw Inn tho  eoiiutuoiiH of iim ' / -r       T'ii v   euud  only  I ave   bet J)    liupor'i tl,    and   ai li  n_,||   tho  ulrh t>-rtt s**nri h  .its  road'-   lniliuu.ln over  f\ir)  v, nwr I t nl. ring a    KiihHiau    ;,ort    no  tr.K ���������  of tie  Hiniig'll  g or   ral..e   not  -    nm  e!lr-t(jv,r 'I        A'I nl> nl,    lio'eur,   ,u  lant  broiigh* lb   mjrt  r. in Ii/lit       Ii happen  ed I hat ii< i' rn! ( 1 ������n i.f 1* ad j ������ in    ,i   urn v  i-d on.  tii,  /ruin I,u^l,iii(l    mil   'In  ���������   1 111^  I'.x-nii in'-i   (iti     <il    1 i.i 111    fell   011,   from a  pa* ka/<     and    th'j    cu-tom   Ik,,ih,    1 ilu    r,  I������i' kin/ it un   on- it to 11 point  nnd in,, J it  to hi^'ii ihe oribr   ^ liu li  di-liverttl  up tlio  p'-ne il-e to  tlie  10  sl^'ioe*        II.     k  nt    the  leu,-'  ]>' in 11 f. r ti im 11 111 ux"    ml 1. f,  1 ,|   , h ,  eifn 1 .1   nl-   b . aii"   1    11  e d    I       1       1       it  ),,   , ui   1 ,1   ,1 11    nnd    rt,ii   hi t 1. r    ��������� m  no    1111 1      I   ul Ii.   1 ti.     1     fm 1   ,    n'i I  ���������va-   111 [. 1 ��������� .1   o Iind n t mi   -.lu     1 up r j  I ji ��������� 1  nn   1   ,       Ilo *. pun t   >i In it    ti,       all  wa-    11   1    -"i it   bf        'llie   |no   r u ih    ne  I  eif tin   I.l t   noli*- ami   111    tin-    11 ,u    they  Iia I I t   11 su n���������^' i.d into tin eoitii ri  Avurjiffe Life of Phit.ii iiinn.  One of tlio most cuiious sn.ti tical re  cords that has been lompilul tin, ct 11t1.1v  is tint by Dr. SaUtniinn, of Es- iu���������'( \\ in-  teinburg, on the average du, lion of life  among iihvsiciaiia. He found, on goi g  over llie ancit nt reconls of the kingdom,  that in tho Hixteonth centuiv i.ie ..veiitio  duration of hfo among that el iss vvas luit  30 5 yens, 111 tho nevenii ontli leniurv,  45 8,111 the eighteenth, 4!) S, and .11 e  pieiMont timo thoy reash tin fivoi bl, ii���������-o  of <ri0 7. it iippuaiH from ihu lunt iio-ts .0  tbet above that this very glint iiicieaso in  longevity is duo to tho <li������ u i������ 1 nne of  the 'bl ick I'l'-l," tho mtioiliu tim. if vai-  ciniitioii and (he gri'iit ilmiiiii.iion ,111 tliu  mnnhe-r eif t_\ pliiiH opidemicB, tln-e clashes  of elihCiiH, h winch finmoily docuiiatt.d tho  medical piiictllioners .  lliilltlt-tl Hotter liuin lit  Knew.  "Maria," hiuiI .Mr. Billus,    "that  young  man with thu blond   hair   and   palo mu-t  .tnolio   seems   to bo   n   good deal ntuck 011  BomIo. "  "i wish you wouldn't iibo coarse slang  when jou talk, John," replied Mm. Billon  "Whal i������ tlio young follow'n namet"  "His nainii ih Loech."  "Maria," ol served Mr. Billus, after a  thoughtful pause, ">on se-o I wasn't talking Biting "���������Cine ago Tiibuno.  Slnfculnr.  P-tnl���������I don't sio anj-thlng so very funny  about jour /noiintnelie.  Mr. ToeitK*���������What do you mean?  Paul���������I heard sister t( 11 you loai night  thai it tickled hi r ha't to deulh.  Stnix- Curious Trees. ���������  On the Cmiiiry Inland grows a fountain  tree���������a troo ni"si noodod in somo parts of  the i'lanil. Il is said thai, tho loaves constantly distill eiieui,'h wa-or to furnish,  drink 10 every living creature in Hiero;  nature having provided this remedy for  thu drought of the islniitl. Every morning,' 110,1 r I his part of iho island, a cloud  or mist arisi b from the sea, 'which the  winds forei aga.nst the stoopiMiffon which  the tn.0 grows, anil it is riom tho mist  thu lite di-ulls the water.f  China, too, claims htr remarkable tree.  This is kno -11 as tin billow lice, so called  from tin fact of its 1 rodiiemg a subs'mice  like talloA nnd which soives tno saino  puipose, is of the saino cemsiitoi-cv, color  and smell. On the island of Lt-wohew  gio.vs a troe> about tho Bizo of a c iiimoii  cliurv tioe, which possesseB the pecubar-  11 v of chaiiging the tolor of its bloBsonis.  At one Unit tlio llowor assumes the tint of  the lib, uul again shortly takes in< color  of tl'i rt.s.-. In Tlilbit ilu ri l" a curious  tiee kiiowii as the troo of the t uiii.id  linig.h, .Is leaves aro covirod with well-  tit lined cl arii(.ois of tho riiibotom alpha  bet. It is of groat ������go and tho only ono  of Us Kind known 1 lit re.  Tin t.n bub troo ih considered ono of tho  most vvoiii tifiil of tl.e vegi table kliindom.  It dp.. .1: , that nothing can kl 1 this tiee;  hence it 11 clit b an iiBtonishliig age as well  as an em 1 moils size. Tho 11 (lives 111 iko a  Btro'ig coid fiiun tho fibois ot t. 0 bark;  lit nee lhc trees a.e continually hanc-d, but  withiiut damage, as they boon pl.t 101 tl) a  now bin k It ippears lmptrvions to fire  anel tv.n t- e ax is leM-led as I continues  to giow iu length whilo it iu lving 011 tho  gruii ul  In Mexico there is a plant known by the  naiiie 1 i I'.uo di Lvcho. Il b* longs to the  familv of 1 iiulioi bin The In il.uis throw  the lii.li-- 11 o ihe water and the fish bo-  conn hinti ho I and iibo 10 the sui face and  an-tin 11 c . gul by the halves In this  case tie t ii cl of the narcotic s on pushes  oil '1 he milk of this plant thrown upon  tho fir 1 |_ivis out fiiiius that nrodiu-e  u.uiHia anil 1 end .ell-. Ihe milk t..keu intern ill> is a deadly pol*-o 1, it will produce  de lh 1,1 1111,1 1 v atcoitling to tin- si70 of  tho dohi'. In r������ is a pupil, ,1 be lief among  tho lovvci tl.iss ill Mexico 1 hat the 11.sanity  of the ex Emptess Carlotta was caused by  this poibou.���������ban Jose (Gal ) Mercury.  The 11 union Kye.  Tho app -r huh feu kee ping tho eye molsi  is complex anel tflicient.     Ii 1 emprises the  Inch 1 j 11111I gl md, which secret ih tin  t. ars,  the laehrviii.il caruiiile, a small lleshv liody  at the 1111101 iin^le of the   eve, the  puncta  luihn nne-, two small openings at the nasal  extremit- of   the   ovtlid**, tlie   lacluvmal  1.-  duets, which conrey   the   tears   into tho  nose, and tiio lachrymal hoc,   a   dilatation  of the can d  l'ermsteiit.  Jess���������Tvo  had   over   a  dozen  offtrs of  marriage-aire ad\  this season.  Bess���������Good gracious I    Who from?  Jess���������Jack. "^r  3i5,(l()(),(Hl0 l'ii|;������'S I'er lfnr.  Sbaiigh 1  boasts   of the   lirgcet   mission  pr.��������� nT tl.������  win Id      I" (onii ition villi  it  It,  1 t   p        h   ' iv.   *���������'>������������������"   -i'l'i' ���������<! 1   g  md  s . |.i 1      I   ^     it   ul-o d' ni.      j        11 ' I'D  fmin f.,r 11  nil ig ii* I" i'i*"   '   ' '���������  t>   ,1  vai b    db oil mole um j  uu.Uuu, uvti  po,is ' -���������


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