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 'M  I  {  &--.-<���������  /  '  FOR MEN-o  KincsrCanhinere Si-k-U". (I OU  "Extra heavy wool do.    (IJO  JJest  quality   Shetland; wool  Underwear, per suit 4 25  Kineat i.at. wool   "        1 UI  liraccH, per i>alr, 30c and 10c.   :������:   The English Trading Co.  ^    JCAE. SHAW,  Customs Broker,  REVELSTOKE,  Vol. 2.���������No. 39.  REVELSTOKE, WEST KOOTENAY, B.C., JANUARY 18, 1896.  $2.00 a Year.  * HALYGQB SPRINGS HOTEL +  Arrow   Lake. ���������  I.S now open at these' Cdobrated Hot  Springs for the accommodation of jfiics-th!  EU-teo $UW to $&S0 a day. - Bath* 25 cents  -e&cb or flvo for $1. Special rates to families  ���������or by the month can be arranged. ,'   .  2>awson, Craddaick & Co.  ���������j. R. HULL & CO;  ii  I'  ". (  Wholesale    and   Retail  BTJTOHEBS.  Purveyors of, Higli-cHiss Meats.  REVELSTOKE, B.C....  * i ������  AH orders in our* line will In* promptly  attended to.    '<<       '   ���������i O  . FURNITURE,-  Boors. Sashes & Blinds.  ',   R. HOWSON,  Kootenay Lodge  No.iSA.F. &A.M.  The regular meeting  are held in the Mas-  onicTctnple.Bourne's  Hall, on the third  Monday in each  month at 8 p. in.  Visiting brethren  cordially welcomed.  "A". F. ORAGK. SkckktahV.  KXVSLSTOKE LODGE, I. O. O. F*., No. 25.  Reirular meetings arc hold  in Oddfellows' Hall every  Thursday night at eight-  o'clock. Visiting brothers  cordially welcomed.  It. S. WIl-SOX. N.G.       K. O. I.KWIS. .Sr.c.  Loyal Orongo Lodge No. 1658.  Regular lneetingK are bcld in  the Odd KcIIown' Hall nn "the  '.second ami fourth Wcdiiixluy't.  of" each month at 7:M<i ii. in.  Visiting brethren are cordially  invited.  K. AIMIR.   J. I. WOOIHtOW,  W.M. Roe-. Sucy.  Annual Meeting of, Shareholders,  ���������"VJ-OTIOE IS HEREBY GIVEN that.  J_\ the annual meeting of (.he shareholders of the Revelstoke Printing and  Publishing coiiipiuiy will In1 held al  the Fire Hull, Revelstok", on Thursday, January 23rd, 1890, ;it two o'clock  p.m. P. IJ. WELLS,  Secretary.  Revelstoke, January Oth, 1800.  A. McNElL,  BARBER SHOP AND BATH ROOM,  ' I  Front Street, Revelstoke.,  REVEU5TOKE.  ���������COFFINS CARRIED IN STOCK.  I-**  1 r  l\ ���������  AOENT POlt HINOKK k-El VINO MACtUNKS.,   .  ' ' I-.-"-  W. A. JOWETT,,  -MIMING AND REAL ESTATE BROKER.  -   '       NELSON, B.C.  fc.    -  lAPdeau & Slooan Prospects Wanted.  ASSAYS and   ..  JILLfESTSy-^  ... A. Samples "tested from'.    1 lb. to t ton irTweight   JV.PELLEW HARVEY, F.C.S:  Vancouver, B.O.:  Haircut, 25c;  Bath, 50c; Six Shaving  Tickets for $1.00.  GUY  BARBER,  WATCHMAKER AND JEWELLER.  Repairing Neatly $-.' Promptly Executed;  REVELSTOKE. B. C.  THE   REVELSTOKE   PHARMACY.  .OIGKAJRS  <i  'All-  A*w--i;ii ���������rSiSr^fe'  -ffertificat cs   forwaided  in  bv  Duplicate,  return. -  ffl  P.  Q  - ���������   ..  0  THE.INFaNT" ,h  Q  ' Ferry���������West Kootenay District.  QBALED PROPOSALS, pioperiy on-  ���������O dorsed, will 111* received ,<by" the  Monoiiralik* Chief Commission.')! of  Lands ,uid Works up to noon of Thursday, Oth February next, for the right  to maintain nnd operate a ferry 'acioss  the Collin.Ida Rivei at Trail, aiid within a limit of two niile.s'aboveand below  that place, foi- a term of five years from  1st August next- ' '   '" -  Proposals mu.st give a description  of'  the size and kindot  boat   intended   to  be used, the  mode   of   propellini*;   thi'i  same, and   the   various   rates   of   toll,  proposed to be collected, and  give  tin*  names of two pcr.sons who aie   willing  to execute a In.ml   for   $o00   to  secure  the faithful e.iii-yiug out of   the   contract. "( -     i  ' The competition will be on   the   rate  of tolls and th<- amount, of bonus to  be  paid to.tliK government annually   for  the exclusive privilege of, ope'rating a  ferry.-   A certili.'d cheque to cover tie*  ainount of (lie lit*"-!, year's bonus   must  accoinp.-iuv the proposal.  'All officers of the Goveriinient,  willi  their animals and freight, to pass fiee.  AV. S.'OORE. ,  " Depiitv Commissioner of Lands  efc  Work-.   , '  Ijand<- and Works Department,  30-3t Victoria. B.C., Oth J.-inuary, 1800.  ;,        BIG   BEND   ITEMS.  r i  Consolation Getting  Out  fay--Work  ,' Suspended on the Last Chance.  Geo. Lafornie returned from Big  Bend Thursday. He ".tutted up witli  the mail a few days before Christinas  and had a very hard,ttip up owing to  the heavy Anow fall which made  travelling very slow. The- icturii  journey vvas made in excellent time,  lie came in from Caines cieek iu eight  hours. He'iepoit.s the hoy-*- in the  difl'eient camps as being in the pink  of condition.  The Consolation on Fiench cieek is  again a producer, a condition which is  very welcome to the .owners after* all  the dead -work of the prist summer.  John Sweeney. Pete Levesqtie and  J. McCreary are at work there- and  liiiye taken out over $-1-00 wot tli of  the yellow metal during the past four  weeks.  Active   operations   on     t-lie     Last J  Chance, McCulIoch 'ci eel*,'   have   been  suspended    until,     probably,     .March  been  iris  T&-B'fEtd  OIGL������  REVELSTOKt  :js  Mob'-  W. GOWA  * NOTICE TO TAX PAYERS.  REVELSTOKE DIVISION OF WEST  A   KOOTENAY DISTRICT.      ,���������  fOTICE is hereby  WHOLESALE DEALER IN  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  REVELSTOKE  Jb5 _ O  THE CENTRAL HOTEL  ABRAHAMSON BROS., Puoimuktoiis.  -"VTuxiijiu is iiereiiy given, in aceori  XM ance with the'Stututes, thalvPrii-  vincial ttevenne Tax and ,all taxes  levied under the Assessment. Act are*  How due for the, year 1800. All of t.hi-1  :ilK>vt*;iKHiM?d:' taxes -coHeetibfe" within  tlie Re'.'ekt'oke Division of'the District  ofiW^-st Kootenay'.-'ire now payable'at  i������y offic*1.-  - *��������� Avses-ed taxi*H are collectible at   the  following i-iite-, viz.:���������  If paid en or liefore June 30th, 1S0O:--  .    'Provincial Revenue, $3 per ,f,-ipitn.  One-half of one   per cent,  on   re.il  property.  Two pei" cent, on wild land.  One-third   of   one   per    cent,    on  pei-sonal property.  One-half of one  per   cent,   on   income. , ' '       ,.       ,    ,  If paid after June 30th, 1S00 :���������  Two-thirds of one per cent, on real  property. ,    ,  Two and one-half pei ce.it. on wild  land.  One-half of one  per  cent,  on   personal property. al        '  Three-tourths of one per cent,  im  income.  J. D. GRAHAM,  Assessor and Collector.  January 4th, 1800-. SO-.'jt  next. This suspension  occasioned bv the delav in,  the large pump 'built 'in "Vancouver  last,fall, which anived too late to  -'reach the mine before the .season for  transportat'on closed. John Sanderson  lind Dun C. McGillivray are holding  the fort at this camp-* and are doing  what little work is possible under the'  circumstances. Mr. McGillivray has  constituted himself vve.ither clerk .at  McCuliocli creek and sends down the  following report -which will t prove  interesting to the ' Big Bend people  who are wintering in town :  November���������Total .snow fall 42i  inches ; coldest, day ".2nd, 8 degiees  below zero ; snowed 2"J days :' cloudv  2S ; clear 2; i-ain on the 15th.  December���������Total snow fall' 94i  inches ; coldest dayl 7th, 8 degrees be  low zero; snowed 24 days; one clear,  frost)- day :'r.iiii on lit!) nnd 12th.  ������ .January���������TCrorn the. 1st tt������ the -"3th- ���������  Snow full'OS indie*.; on  tbe  2nd   and  ���������rec1'*:  3rd the mercury  helovv zero.  registered 10  de:  Pirst-class Table  Telephone  ��������� Good Beds  ���������  Fire-proof Safe  ��������� 'Bus Meets all Trains.  BEVELSTOEZE,      B.C.  **������.  i i���������.**"  THE  QUEEN'S   HOTEL  ABUAHAMSON   BROS., PiioiMtiKiotts.  Everything new and First=c!ass in all Respects.  The House is stocked with the Finest Wines and Cigars in the Market  a?:ROTXT l.a_:k::e2 oitt-, b.c.  fti  "TVJOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that  ������S .ii sitting of the County Court win  he holden at Revelstoke," B.C., on  Wedne-.il.lv. the 1:5th (lav of February;  A.D. 1S0G," at 10 o'clock in the fore-  noon., ���������   , ,  JOS. D. GRAHAM.  Registrar County Court.  Revelstoke, Jan.'  13th, ISM. 30-It  , '    SOLD   AGAIN.  The   Latest  Rumor  Regarding  Sale of the Slocan Star.  the  The subjoined item relating to the.  interest of several prominent Milwaukee men in silver mining in West  Iv note nay, i.s   copied   from   the   Daily  n<v**-������vii'*v* j- Angus Smith, J.   Hoyt   Smith.   Capt.  JOHN STONE. Pkofmhi-W.  The Dining Room is furnished with the best, the  Market, affords.  THE BAB IS SUPPLIED WITH THE CHOICEST  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  I1  David Vance, Charles M. Jvipp and  others, are about to acquire possession  of a. xilver-lead producing mine in  British Columbia, about 17i5 miles  north of iSpokanc. The mine is called  the Slocan Star mine, and 'the sale i.s  said to involve SI.500,000 worth of  property. The purchase i.s to include  also the mill, tramway and an electric  light plant. Lead anil silver producing  mines have been paying well, even  during these hard times, /, and the  owners of such mines, Charles M.  Kipp and John S. George among them  Thousand Dollar Fioek._ *  ,   It   is *'a   green ..-md  "unexjii-i-ieiice.l  miner   or   promoter, .who   g'es   to   a  capitalist and talk* about a ledge carrying ore worth from $2.")0 to SjlOtX) a ton,  says the B.C. Mining Journal. Where  .-inch ore is found there   is   usually  not  much of it. .Such tbiiigsocciirin potket  mines, it i.s tine,1 but .the.  mines  vvliii h  pay be.-st in the long run show none of  that, ki.id of ore.   Men with experience  who want to invest in propel ties- these  days itire looking, for   large   ledges   of  medium or.low gr-.ide ore rather than,  small ledges of rich ore. -There is moi'i'-  uioiiey in the big ledges and   they   last  longer and pay deeper.    The man who  lalks about two or three hundred dollar  rock in quantity   may   be.  listened   to,  hut little attention is paid to his statements.  Assays of picked samples from  almost any mine .ought to sdiovv such ,u  result, but milling or smelting the rock  would not.    But   people   do   not. buy?  mines on assays-alone.  .They want   to  see sonic   signs   of   a   steady   paying  proposition and do nob want to- buy" a  "pocket"  which  may* give   out.   iu   a  week.    That sort, of mining may do for  an  individual   miner  doing,-his   own  woi-V, but the capitalist wants another  kind of property.    Ore yielding $2!)   to  ���������$30 per ton is considered rich rock in ;f"  golA mine aud plenty of in. ,iey cm be  inadei..,t of   it.    Indeed,   $-5   and   $7  rock is piv-ttv   good   where   there   is'  plenty of it.    But when one  conies   to  talk of hundreds in.n^ thousands' per  ton iu gold mines I hose win, experience  in the business sel. the tulkei,do.wn  an enthusiast or a greenhorn.'  Our National Political Circus."  V   Late advices from Ottawa are no'fc  calculated to inspire the average citizen  with a very high conception of parliamentary instutioii'.'j and responsible  goveriinient as exemplified by the  federal government. The recurring  political crisis at t lie capital must make  the great body of electors wish for an  opportunity to riu themselves of the  whole ciew of.incompetents who, with  one, oi two honoiiible exceptions, are  devoting whatever ability they possess  to-the furthering of purely personal  schemes and the gratiiic.it ion of  individual likes and dislikes and, incident iy, milking a spectacle, of them-  M'lve-, and tin* people whom they misrepresent. The latest cabinet upheaval  has been caused by the resignation  of seven  .,     of       ihe   *   ministers  thereof    who     alledged      that     they  could no longer work with the premier'  and requested him to   resign.-'But.Sir  Mackenzie Bovvell was noi, to be bltiit'ed  and, i standing  manfully to his gnus,  proceeded  to  reconstruct   his cabinet.  When   they  seen 'that  the scheme-to  compel  Premier' Jiovvell   tb resign did  nol work, the cats all.came  buck, all  'except Sir.   (J.'   II. Tupper, rwho   was  Minister, of Justice, whose  place in the  cabinet   is   hilled   by   bis   father,   Sir  Charles Tupper, in whose iiftrest   the  cave Wiis formed, he' being  the choice  of the holtersjfor the premiership.  Tlie  wor.st feature of the whole affair is the  re-enirv Cinto   the   public   life   of the  Dominion (to whic,h,he has never been  an   ornament) of'T"jiper senior.-   The  conservative,  party   is   a   very strong  political ini.litutioti and-a-con.seryative  government has ruled the  dentines  oi  the country uninterruptedly for a��������� veiy  longpcriod, but  if it is to he a choice  between 'a  government   which -is  not  conservative, or-a conservativ government with more  Tupper,   the electors  vv; | JI surely choose   the   former   as the  le.--.ser ev il.   This countiy  has already  DESCRIMINATION   IN   RATES.  A T&MfCase being made in U.S. Courts  ��������� aiftaiost ��������� the ��������� Northern Pacific  had   Mitfieeut  of   the   Tupper* piir.sjte  to !ii5.t it for all time to come. '  ' ATTEMPTED   BURGLARY.  Two, Places' Broken,. Intor." but  . _ , Thieves Secured no Booty.  : Un  as  have lately  turns.  been   receiving   good    re-  .a: s^>E3oi-A.XiT-^r-.  ftootena? /IDail * ������* * TRevelstofte, 3&C.  Greenway's Government Sustained.  The voting in the Manitoba provincial election took place on Wednesday lasb and resulted in a walkover  for'the G if en way government. The  conservative nppoHir.ion was almost  annihilated, only four- being returned.  The result was as follows : Liberals,  '���������$}; CVmsei vatives, 4; Independent*--, 3;  Putroiis, 2.  *   TROUT   LAKE   NOTES.  Trout Lake is   cast,   iu   gloom   over!  the sad death of Messrs.  J.   11.    1 Io.  desire through your p.iper to expro.^  ,their sympathy with the bereaved'  family. .  , Silver Cup i.s being pushed on wilh  si full force of men. Mr..M(:Cillivrav's  foreman, Mr. Hradshaw, is in the city  to put a rawhide trail tlnough. You  may expect ore out sharp.  The AiubiiciLn'vyill be un-ilile to ship  ore just no\v owing to the, lake freezing,  etc'     ���������  The Great Northern i.s opening .out  better each foot, advanced, anyway the'  manager was jn town lately mid he  was smiling. There .are .j-.iite a few  men working on the creek, soiue am  making moie than pay.  - Teams are still, kept busy between  Thomson's and this place, with good  roads.  We are visited   with   a   cold   wave  which gives a good ei list, to the' '���������snow  Tnou'i" La km.  Trout Lake City, January 31.  Burglary, or altempt'iU."burglary   is  fortunately almost an unknown olleuce  in this town, so tlf.tt no little' surprise  was expressed ou   Tuesday "last   when  it became known tliatan attempt" had  been in.ide to force  an   entrance,   iiito"  one oi* two places the   previous   night.  That  the   thieves   were    inclined    to  adopt heroic measures ,vvas  shown   by  their    method    of .proceduro   at   the  est_ibhsl.uneut_. of   Messrs.   Gilker   &  Wells, where theyTictu.illy effected an  entrance. " It was just about midnight  when Mr. Wells,-who had retired   but  vvas not asleep, he^ird^omeone at  the  Front, door   but   paid    no   attention,  imagining i__tto.be some person porting  a letter.    A'nioineiit later there- was a-  crash, and,..jumping 'out   of   bed   he  "rushed into the, store, ..nd   seeing   two  men theie he proceeded   to  auk* what  ���������they   wanted."   His midnight   visitors*  did not wait to be questioned * but  immediately bolted for the open door and"  made oil down the .street.    Owing  to  the store- being -In  darkness-- and " his  inability to give "pursuit   at the   time,,  he vvas unable to give'any   description  of the intruders further than the   fact  thai one man wore  rubbers   oi* 'over-'  shoes and  the  other  did   not.    With  this sin.tll clue Constable Graham   was  k.nofr enabled to "do "much the   next  da}-  but iis ti  result   of  his   investigations  two .suspicious characters, one of whom  i.s known .-is   "The   Tumbling   Kid,"  vv liohitd been around town for   a   few  davs, vv"re given n dice to   quit-   town  ^    "tedi.iix'ly,   which    they    did.    The  ,_i-  -A ���������������������������id .evidently     put     their  - the (loin- and in  doing  so  '     And sn.... I. n'    force    to   not   only  Vrst the lock but also a   considerable  , lice  oil'  the   door   itself.    The,   supposition    i.s    that   they    intended     to  burglarize the post ollice:  A similar occurrence took place  further down the-street the same night,  hut with no better results to the  thieves, A repetition of these- at-  tenip������-.s will prove very unhealthy for  those engaged in the operation as  merchants .-iiiii. othcis with anything  win th stealing have laid in a large  supply of lead with which they intend  to plentifully  bespittei*   the   carcasses  A  c.-we   which   i.s   now' before   the  United   States'   courts,    may   Im;    or  interest to .shippers on this side of the  line.    Sometime since a S'Kikane firm,  llolzman   it  Co.,   received  a   consign-  ment-uf goods, .and    upon    the   same  arrjving tendered the Northern Pacific,  Jl'y Co. the amount of freight  charges  to coast points, but this   wan   refused. ���������  The   goods,    however,    were   released  under bond.?, The firm are now suing  for absolute possession of the goods or  the    value   thereof,   88,400,    if    this  delivery cannot be  made,   and   Sl',500-  damages for detention,   together ������with  costs of   the   suit.     The.   tei urination  will interest till Spokane  .sliip[H'i*s,   as .  it involves the right, of ,transput tation  companies,- to    discriminate     against'  intermediate or interior points and  in  ���������  favor of terminal or coast points.'  Jn referring to tbe above  the'   Midway    'Advance     says :       Should     the  .merchant iu this case, be successful   in"  his suit,   thc  effect" will , lie'that the  trade., at ,'interior - points     will     be  revolutionized, and   the   railway   coin-  ',  panics will be thrown'in������b.a.quandary.'  What is   good    law    in    one   country  should be good law iu another ; and  if  companies are not upheld   in   discriminating   against   interior    points    as ���������  regards rates, then the.matter"bhtfuhi  receive consideration at the   hands   of,"  merchants arid shippers on this side of  the, line, as it is well-known that goods  by-carload lots can be shipped in many  instances fi-om Eastern points in-. Canada, to the coast, and back ."again   into   .  the.iuterii-1' of British Columbia  at   a ���������  rate equal to that or less than charged"  from Eastern points to   parts   in   the,  interior 200 or*'300    miles   from , the   ,  ooijtst.    It is. just   this  discrimination  irr the matter   of  through   rates' tli.it  places the merchant'of the fivtefriur  on  fan 'junequul  footing   with   his. bi other  crudetimaii al' coast'- Taoiwts,, and   the ,  sooner an understanding is arrived  at  in the matter the better, even if some-,  one has to go to law, as   the  Spokane ,'  merchant has done.  -.-,. t4... Church- Seryices;,X<Kmorrow.     <���������"  "Tlie regular service's "of *Vihe English  church .will be held.in the schoolhouse  to-morrow at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. bv  Key* P. Yolland.-- "'-   .    '    *  Service will be' held at the Presbyterian Church to-fnorrow cveniiiR'at 7:30  p.m. by Mr. Guthrie Perry. ' Sunday  Schttjol^at 3.  Services will be held in the Methodist  church by Rev.1 J. A. Wood to-morrow  jubrning'and evening at. 11 and 7.30.  Sunday school at 2.30.- ' "   '���������.  Two  BURIED-:BY7-AN AVALANCHE.  Men in the Trout Lake  Camp*  - ���������*' Killed in a' Snowslide.  of the pctrpetratois.  Hard on the Lawyers.  B. Liiui'.nice's wpectacles and eye  glasses ai ciilvvayH in stock, every sight  I'or fur and near, at tbe Revelstoke  PliHi'inacy, Even examine-] fire by Dr.  McLean." *  The following paragraph occurs in a  communication from a Slocan correspondent, and is rather rough ou t-onie  members of the legal fr.-it'-rnily in that  section :   ,  Many of Ihe free miners of this camp  express themselves very, strongly  regarding Ihe eniidiict, of several  lawy- i'N |) I'll el It'll ig iu West Konteiiity  who take most unpatriotic nnd quite  fiendish delight in probing into and  publicly    exposing   the   flaws   jn   pui  Mining in this country in a pioneer'  mp during'this season of the year is  , a .very hazardous occupation, and one  of the greatest ' terrors is the ever  present danger of being caught in v a  snowslide. Only the few who have,  -had the experience, and*lived Uirough  it^ can form any adequate conception  of what it is to be caught- by ' an  avalanche and hurled dowrr a mountain  side. Tom Edwards* and Andrew  Abrahainson, who are now* in town,  experienced tho terrible sensation a  few weeks ago in the Trout Lake  camp, and- fortunately * came out, on  top after being "carried half a mile and  stopping just short of a precipice,  thereby escaping a fearful death, as,  from its edge, there was a straight  drop of, 1,500 feet., Edwards waiybadly shaken up and came lo town it")  recuperate. The weather bad been  soft and on his arrival he mentioned  the probability of there being slides in  other sections of the camp and ex- ���������  pressed apprehension for the safety of '  tho workers there.       s  The news of a somewhat similar  occurrence was received from the same  camp this week, but this time ii was  attended with fatal results. Two ,  miners. J. II. Hoar and W. P.recken-  ridge,* who had been employed for some  months on the Abbott gtoup, at the  head of Henley creek, were the victims.  The camp was built in the timber  about 1 j miles from and below the  mine, ami the two men were making  the return journey after w.irking their  shift when overtaken "Hy"the slide. No  trace of theni had been found wlicti  the camp w.is last heard from, and it  is hardly prnbible, that their remains  will be recovered for some months.  Hoar is a brother of (). J), ll'.ar, who  is superintendent at the Abbott group,  while Breekenridge, it is uaid, caiuc to  this section from Kaslo. The sail  occurrence has cast a deep gloom over  the whole camp.  - -      .     , ��������� i  ' The public  school   has   been   cine  d  sii.iceJTacsday,.owing to tlie   iliuev;  t,r  Mineral Acl.,apparently to cause lewtl ' Mr. F. W. Lung, tb  light ing in which they themselves m.-iy  liuiieficially t-*|_kc p-'W'l,  /"       -  conlinecl to the houa.  of p'ouiisy,  ��������� teacher,   who   is  wjth 'an' atuck  .0  I    - , I  V KOOTENAY   MAIL.  X*.���������. ^���������urn^KoanffinfiarfirBMsi'D  s>^*i>J3 issazzaEanas grga-gocstJgcJijEsg���������f'j'. whet.  THE SHOWMAN'S   GHOST.  Away tripped Virginia.and Mrs. Varley,  leisurely descending, followed her husband  to tne platform ot trie show,' where she  ensconced herself at the seat of custom,  whilst Solomon assumed the active director.  ' ahip of the band. The band, comprising  chilly-five instruments, groaned, wheezed,  banged,and blared in a gig box,obedient to  a rota.y handle. The crowd flowed in, and  the' sound ot copper and silver unkled  pleasantly through trie tunes played by  the mechanical ..orchestra, whose strains  had long ceased to charm the musical ear  of its proprietor. Solomon, indeed, - vvas  wont to relate a story to the discredit 'of  the orchestra.  ' One day,' said Sol, 'I takes a pitch  right oppisyte a cheinis' nu* tiruggis's placei  ai>' iu ilt.6 liiiie I toons up. Weil,ho stands  il regular an' plucky for about,  half 'a hour or so, an' then he  walks over. "Mister," he says���������quite the  polite gc-noleirian���������"1 ain't a complaiuin'  party as a rule,"he siiyi', "but your orgin  , is loo much for ine." "Well, governor,' 1  ups an' says, "you ought to have more  hiuiiiu natui' than complain," 1 says: "I  know it's hard on you," 1 says, " to have  to listen to ic, but you'll think o' mo sometimes," I says, "witli a tear o" pity on  account o'my bavin' to play it regular,  won't you?" It' closed him up, if you'll  baheve me,' Solomon would add, 'as sudden  at! a clasp-knife.' '"', '   '  Ou tlie present occ.ibion Air. Varley  ground away mechanically, and vvas more  bent upon observing the faces of the crowd  than even on the ploasaiit tinkle which  made its v.-ay through the wheeze and blare  of his own music. Trie re were straw hats  in plenty before hun, but 'the patticular  straw'hat of whose owner Jim had warned  him was not there, and the dhovvmiui ��������� was  not sorry for its absence. The common  interest in zoology was not strong enough  to induce young men of .gentlemanly  exterior to follow Ins unrivalled collection  iroin village to village, and Solomon had  needed no warning as lo the object which  ��������� caused the wearer of r.he stiavv hat to  follow the show with a persistence so  unusual.  l'orhaps Solomon was mentally shortsighted. Perhaps', notwithstanding two-  'anei-twenty years of matrimonial experience, ho vvas little versed iu the ways of  'women. Possibly hi*, own open-hearted  nature and sterling honesty and1 slraight-  forwariluess helped to blindfold him.  Virginia, had gone luto the village to buy  floss ,silk���������quite the most "innocent of  errands. And thc young gentleman in the  straw hal was not any vvnere in the immediate neighbourhood or the show. Quite a  satisfactory matter. It never occurred to  hun lhat tho young gentleman might tnest  Virginia. lie would have been toady lo  knock down anybody who had told .him  ttiat Virginia had,gone to meet the young  gentleman. . ,  Tno showman's daughter went along the  eiiaily sine of the street swinging a dainty  little basket in her hand, She bought the floss  silk to satisfy conscience and answer possible inquiiics.and ihen'slroileii on under the  shade of pleasant boughs into a leafy lane.  She'biushed and trembled as she went, and  was many a time hall inclined to tutu buck  again, hut by-iind-by a young man wearing  a straw hat heaved in sight, ami throwing  away a half smoked cigar, turned his lounging walk into a quick one, nnd appioaohed  her smiling, hat in hand. '  ' So you are here after all 1' he said  gently.  *yj shouldn't have come,' fluttered Virginia, ' if I had dicuiut. that you would be  heio,'  ,' Don'l,' said the wearer of the straw  hat pleadingly,���������' don't be be so cruel as to  say so.'    ��������� c  ' 'Don't think 1 came to meet you,' said  tiie little coquette. 'As if I sboultl tluuk  of such a thing 1'  "I hope you will think of it sometimes,'  said her companion softly. -'It you knew  'low loneiy it is to'-wait 1 II" you knew now  hard it is lo go away without having seoif  anel some of the kinglier sort of beasts  answered the following thuni.er thunderously. Tliere was a certain sort of majesty in  being proprietor of a wild-beast show under  such circumstances, and Solomon-was in  his glory.  Suddenly his wife came in with a shawl  over her head and forced her way through  the crowd. Solomon, seeing that she made  towards him, went easily to meet her. She1  was pale and breathing hard, aud clutching  hun by the arm with bothhaiids she gasped  out two words :���������  'Jennie's gone !'  'On a night like this !* said Solomon.  'She'll catch her death.' _    ���������  'She's gone, Sol, shei's gone !' cried the  mother, almost screaming.  ��������� What d'ye mean ?' asked Solomo'n.  People began to stare at them. ���������' Come  out o1 this,' he said, and st-i/ing her. by the  arm, he forced,his w^iy through the crowd  to the outer platform. The rain came down  in slraighl-ruleti glittering lines, blurring  tho lights in the shop opposite. One  blinding Push ot lightning fqll as Solomon  and his wife,came upon the platform, and  a tremendous roar of thunder followed.  ' Now, what's the matter ?' he asked,  when the avvtul sound had rolleel' itself  away.  The woman wrung her hands and moan  ed.  all  you  i>  ��������� 'I can't always be su oiling aheir  country lanes,' said Virgn.ui pertly : 'I  cruio as ofteu as lean.'  ���������    uu do tiy to come, tlieti ':' he asked.  '��������� .e-iv   you   do -try   to    trap   out-,    Mr.  Versclioyle, !' said Virginia.  " ' Say "George-,' '    said Mr.   .Verscnej le,  ignoting the charge.  'No, 1 shan't 1  'Say   "George,"'   said Mr,   Versenoyie  again,stealing an arm about-hei waist.  'Well,' she ^aii, u.ili tremulously defiant  ofherown tremors, audhalr lender.'Georjo '  She only whispered it, and b.usued like a  peony. He stooped down and k ssed ner.  She made a movement of resistance, 'inei  another, as if she would free nersclf of ni*=  ' cucirchut- arm. But he" kJew in-, power  by this time, aud kept lus pi ice. and tooiv  his kiss and strolled on by her si ie under ic-  shadow of the leafy ttees. Tne foo'u.in  captive little heart liutteied l-eutaih his  hand so that he cjuki.count Km neatni^s. ,  He never thougut or cared to think now  sadly and sore-iy it would beat in days to  come because oi nun. lie wasa_wt.il lookuic  youngster, with nothing of tne traditional  villain about hun. A :air face, a tall and  Ittne figure, with a swid bre.uUn aeroes me  cne'st and shoulders, a eiru^piai; Otomie  moustache, fr.itiK eves e.'iougn, a trei.tli- ,-  voice, a handsome iian-i���������a nttie too miici  Dt-ju.toiled���������but no cloven hour", no sinister '  K-;.eet t > ailnght or wain. ]"r������ust nad no  ie da oi .Uephistophelus to toieh nim how  so woo inii silly .Marguerite. Ife hail  tisppcl wiser women in hM time   iinitded.  And Uitli- Virginia vv.i". in love with lum.7  H'-r head was lull u; mousn Visions, of tin.-  tilings to wear, and a noble nous:.- to live  ��������� ii, ui.il imposing servants to wait on lior,  and a c image Willi fine-horS"s, with feieitme-n  iio'.iilii!' e.'i beiunei. To ne honest with liar,  inc-.j visions m-ide no part of her love, hue  were only part of wtia , ru.slr.ve would dower  tier wiln. So they walked along iho lea'  lane , beneath the shadow of   tl>e  'She's gone, Sol, she's  gone 1'   was  e'answer she could make.  'What d'ye mean ?' cried the  showman,  refusing to recognise a meaning.  ' 'Oh, "Sol, dear Sol !' 'she cried, clinging  to him and breaking into tears.  'Uoine along !' cried Solomon, "'shaking  himself free and seizing her arm again.  'Come along I' He hurried her through  the pelting rain to the house on wheels.'  '.Now, what's the matter ?'r  , 'Sol,'' crifid his wife, waving her hands  up, and down like a mifd woman, 'she's run  away.' , ' '  Solomon's face was white beneath its  bronze already, but at thru cruel stab he  turned ghastly, and'his hands dropped to  his fudts like lead.  'Here's a note, cried the distracted  mother,uow fumbling at her dresfl.and now  waving her hands'wildly. 'Heto's a note  .she left behind. Ob, Sol I oh,my poor Sol,  as loved her dear 1 Oh, Sol 1 'bear up iike  a dear good soul I Don't break your heart,  don't break your heart !' And saying this  she cast her arms about him, and swooned  and lost all knowledge of het agony for a  little while. Solomon laid her gently down  and stood above her like a statue. -  A step came up the-ladder, but-he did  not, hear it. A hand was laid upon his  shoulder, and ho turned. There stood Jim,  wild-eyed, dripping wet, and as pale-ns  death.  'She knows ?' saiel the man, half recoiling  at sight of the prostrate figure. '  'yes,' said Solomon, 'she knows..'  'I see lier go,' panted 'Jim, for���������he was  out-of breath with running. 'I foilered,  thinking somethin' was the matter to lake  her nut on such a night as this.' A flash of  1'ghiniiig-heraitleci a peal of thunder overhead, and the showman could only sec nis  moving* lips, but-heard nothing more until  Iho noise had tolled away again.', 'They got  uftoa cab an'eiroveaivay. I could fee as they  wasa-makiii' for the King's Dock or else for  the South Pier,,an' I run like i.-iati, but'I  lost sight oi '(.in!'  Solomon hear J this, but relumed no  word. Whoiioi*. was all spoken he moved  slowly iiimy, ..mi,taking up ;i glass, poured  water into it, fiom a -brown pucker, and  then sat down'beside ins wife and moistened her lips and temples.  'Ain't you & youi" to eio nothing ?' cried  Jim. ' Am t you a goin' lo roller her, to  the vvoild's cud! Am't vou a ������oiu' to  catch, that teller, if you travel till you're  ljiev More you do it, ami twist hi* wick-;,!  neck lot- hun ? 'J'nat s w niir. I'm a troin' to  do, manor,' - "  Solution did not answer, but ' looked  s 0'iiy round with a,drawn nnd ssrien cuiui-  teuaocu like ilia', of i man i:i mo: tai tv.i:>.  MS-' u man, ina=-er,' s.uu Jim, . tying u'  nuiun   It.ir.d   yetitlv   on  :,i- 8Hc.uli-.rt,   and I  .    'lit:'  r the Lord s I  iioti't i,ti   down   Ltiid, 'el il <  tu- utteiiy in v.iite- ami  nn' lake it fijitt-.j."    i  ma  or  1 ol,a���������2  | ,i m.i  j .- i.ie.    mas fi  1 tic    >oiv'        ^ '   ,  i     -Ji >.,' fiii't ���������sjlt.rr.e.u, -potkm.  j 'tiob't   tni.-i,K 1   t,.,%e it  e.tcv.  .-.i  I i"ai.i..r, ' ee- i:t.e lciun'tsiy i.o'.n::: .  't.na :ori,i.i '" si,,', .".rr.,  j     "B1.;   nil   pA"-'-,   5i'.d  i-i-"'  j :f  in.co:-. c:e,-,s',4.  i vvliere e.-t-*-' ut !,e:  i He >u*.e,l in- ;.cn  tt." ot' -;r iroin :,i-  \ Ills la-Jo.  I'     ' 'j oo,������r (ri������ -i morn:-.' p-.tr*er i.erc t-.-  iio.-r ,,ly,  i.n l.ve i\  -Tll'.l 1.1 in,     1  ? tntTri-ption.   "- :,���������  Le;1.-'',1 it=, ; o'. ���������:')���������.-;  ->-   t.ii.'.ii;.",   T,   e:;-.,i.  ,.tcf. -n . Wt-i.C: . -.iti '  The policeman released him and Le  climbed on boarel the boat. The lightning  vvas still unrolling swift sheet on sheet, of  flame, but the thunder was crashing and  rumbling to the northwards, and no  longer spoke at the flash, but growled  sullenly seconds later, and the rain had  ceased as suddenly as it came. Jim  thought himself alone on deck, when the  dock, and tiie shipping, and the warehouses,  and the water, and the very heavens ah  seemed to make a sudden leap at him in  the vivid lightning,' and to rush back with  an awful swiftness as darkness struck  light dead. The twinkling yellow lamps  were nothing in the pause. With the  'next flash'an oilclothed figure sprang into  being*anel went^put again, and came along  the deck'as if each flash that followed  drove it forward with a fiery wind. Then  there vvas darkness for a second or two,  and the twinkling lamps recovered light a,  little, and Jim saw the oilclothed figure  near. '     ,   ���������>    ,  ' What is it, mate?' <���������    ,  'Do you curry passengers?' deman'Ied  Jim, still breathing hard, and speaking  like a. man forcdone with haste.  ' Yes,' said tiie other.  'Is there a young man among 'em, a  gentleman, with blue eyes an' light mous-  taolnoB, with a lady, a young lady, veyr  pretiy, in a dark frock V >  ,  His hurry 'was eo   passionate,   he (vcould  scarcely speak.  'i don't know, said the seaman. What  about em'if there ia?'     '   ,  .I've come to stop 'cm,' said Jim. 'Thoy  must bo stopped; it's life an' death.'  'Have you got,any authority to stop  'em ?' asked the seaman, 'If you have, an'  they're abroad, I'm captain of this boat,  an' I'll see it acted  on.' "  'See if they're here,' master,' said Jim  beseechingly. -"It's life an'death to more  than one.' ,  'Young woman bolted ?' asked the  Captain.    *���������"  'Yes,' said Jim', with wild reluctance, as  though the answer weie plucked out of  him. 'For the Lord's take, master, see if  tney're here. ,It' life an' death.' ,i  ,'I can't say whether they're aboard or  not,' said the Captain, 'but there is a pair  as seems lo answer your description.  Passage booked yestetday.' They're all  the passengers I have to-iiight���������and likely  to be, by tho look' o' tlniius. Come this  vv ay.'  The bows of the boat having been warped  already from tho wall, Jim had climbed  aboard at the after-cud, and the dock he  stood ou formed the roof ot the1 saloon.  He followed the Captain to the main deck,  aud peered into the saloon from the aide of  the steward's  pantry.  ' Is that the p.iir f asked the Captain,  with a tight grip on Jim's shoulder. ,  "That's the pair,' said Jim in a hoarse  whisper, drawing buck on deck again .  Vetschoyle vvas leaning over little Virginia", who was crying behind her veil.  ' Have you any authority to stop 'em ?'  asked the Captain.,  .'No,' isaid Jim. 'Bui, master, look  here.'- He waved his hands abroad nliad-  nigly, and his voice was thick with hurry  and eles-pair. ' I'v.e been a 3ervnut of her  father's ever sinced ivii3 a kid. ,1've left  her mother s-wouuded dead off, an' her  father a-seltin' by her that broken-hearted  it'd melt a stone '  'D'ye think they're married?'asked tlio  Captain. tpeakiiiLT'into his brown hand lest  he siiouid be o vet hoard. ,  , ,    , , .,  .Tisn���������shoeik his heaei wilh a negative so  decided that ihe Captiiii- was convinced at  once, and said, ' Kh, dear !' in a, .tone of  pity.    At that Lone Jim took heart.  ' Master,' he said, ' maybe you've cot  a daughter o' your own. Have a heart,  master���������do, for me Lorel's sake, have a  heart.'  ' Wttit here a bir," returned the Captain.  'Here, stand liiere.'  Ail the time they talked together the  hgnuiing roiled on ns sheets of ilame with  lets ami lens rai.idity and brilhai.ee, and  tne tliuuitpr rumbled farther and further  away. And Jim, who ii.iii perhaps its much  iii/til, to as-iot-iti'.e im, mvu emotions with tlie  e'.e.iiet.tal ehuturbmec as tile feeble geiulc-  tm-n who make.- v ei ee'S on t'tiitl topic  pcr'c.-iil to ttiemseives, felt in a vague way  *. !,n.t win the ptt-jiiw of tne stono dim the  . ii .,;t;^ of the i?tais i.odi* came. He waited  In -lit-iico with a btaiiug iie\rt.  Yerichov iu .md t.ie Captain cam? from  tne saloon I'tgetiiei.  ' V*. r.at  lii.ic you io>.-.ay to  me?' asked  3   in a coiifci fit'-eied   nud  naiichty  nusky throat and  .iiubier,  Ti.e Cin'.aii) c'eare.l hi  -.qaarod tun oi!-denned  - i'ii". a -'atnily man, sir,'" tie'-said, 'and a  ni .it. .it-all:1 n.en. and 1 11 ejoir.e to thup'uit  .t   --.''Cr..     I- tin'   jGimtr   lady your wife,  A.:-ra tio t.  --.per. r., uLfi  mi co!-.?(,-i'  jD'.'.I  De,  ���������ri t pi "I  lJt-; -ir:  ! saui J:>:i ;' writer i������f ?'  I s-Tirc!. ,')-- Ui.-i n:- t.iTie:  n:,._' '. ciuii's.yK *d_.iier i:  ..c'turii, .nm," 'a; ....v.  list, anel tieii i-t/.i '1  urcE.'  ' One <V. tune for K-,'.c.;r : a in, rut': al r,,-ut-  p.ts- r.,tn- f" >r U.onn,' uf,mt,jt i������'.-i.'>2f:-),  '<.,-���������������-������.t -.���������������-) for ijii-iiwan, fir,1'iieit iiei'  tr-.m li.p ni-  yet.'  He we-.  Sriioine.n  wert-   e'.nnr.'d  Lit-niiiin;.' and  lii.uo ii, 'inii ni  L ou  ... '  T.1 ee-r's 11������r,e to u������.:cr.  SSOII",  co,i hi  t'lrou'- n * i'.-  D'  /'i'IU   -i   Vi  i     lie-Oplc     ii)'  nu.id.t were  -iien in ri _".,.'  ' nerc-'nc-".      i i.������   m tn  , br.'.ithie-'.,   in-i   ncv-ri'  do *k    wa., r=.KC(ie ei.     ]  geititi_' there", ai  1 h.s own um  so  i')il"d 1)1^   pi.ipi.-e-,  rrat   .(.'; "'  epeak  tor   a i.i.nu-t,   r-r    tv.  . u-ked  for trie   h',.'tl   id  H'ltie'r'it  .pointed   out    'o    rum.     ' Tt e re-  I trie    liejcit    tins   nunitip.1    Tne    u,;',1 : '"-'  \ lightning ftioifi'ii   tl.e ho-tt tor a WhS"'r|!*  j of a --econd,  and   the   darKi!P",i ate r-'- 'T'  | again noddy, and vomited nerin'ri .i-A.e.im  "iL'ht. again,  ai.d   once more  -hn.-. if-'! 'ier-  boat for   Boulogne,  rh.'i)-''    ' Here,  houid know better than to got  <irj"i:,' --a'd Ve:-clitijle, angrily amn^ed,  vv*.. u j ci. 'i.t*ve a journey .before you and a  ���������i:p in ciargf.' , , 0   '.  ' i .vii's, iv, a-.nwer to my question,' s*id  ti- f'.iu* ..ii. "Are vou married to that  ',,rn_' .any *'  '' V,'i,,,,; it 'h-jii 1-r.e of heaven is tlmt to  'iih' .;.r-i. uide'i \7riftioyle, withaeurfe  ri:ei,r"i jn.  , ' lit..,   h-n.'-i a   man1 wh>- "���������'���������ys   you're  o:, nr..; .*���������'  j r,u ,tro���������.vou  i.now���������you can  t-v  vn i ,ir", finii i.-i'-ti-.- an f'tiei of   it.'  *' s ,.,-v   ui������ *.ie   t.-vii,'  said   Versclioyle.  ' f.-,-i.p d'T',J ������iid lt,e   (.aptain   aloud :  in   h*'-jip'i   lorward.     He was "itill  i.ii>0'1 *'������ ''or '':*'���������>!,, Htliihvviug ���������itiiven to  },,. i-.i ���������   'i-.f'.y to .ii-Mi, h<- wn"  bre-vtnuur  .'i    tin,    ,-irt":er   it'-.'.'.     W-r-cinyic    knew  r.' ii.  ' '. .'ii-!  ;< to" 'nan,'  n,ii the Captiuu.  1 He -a)-  ye l'r" i.-j'.      Now,    I say,    lire  y,:i '     Ai,i*.,  ye.u   pi' .i'-p,  ' ^ ip;.'J.i".  ' 'lit",'    ,  r'-r'u-"- f) iMr  minutes to beoC my boat, young man, and  if you're not off it in tnat tune you'll leave .  it a ge,od deal more swift and sudden than |  you'll care to,"   Then ignoring Verschoyle's ]  presence, he took Virginia's Hand between '  his two big pulms, and addressed her, very  gently :    'My  pretty dear,   I'm a   father,  and I've seen a deal of life in  my time.    I'  ain't speaking angry loyou, am I '    Now,  you  go home,  aud   be   a  good gel],   and  a blessing   to   your   father   and   mother.  And    don't    you    listen     any    more    to  that   blackguard   as wants    to   lead   you  ���������astray    into   a   foreign   land,   aud   then'  throw  you   overt and   leave   you   brokenhearted.    Go home, ni}'pretty.   That's the  place for you.' ,  'We are going to be married in "Boulogne,'  sobbed Virginia.  ' That's your lying came, ia it?' said the  Captain,risiugaud turningupou Versenoyie.  ';Sow tell her lhat poor yarn before a man  of tho world, 4-will you? Eh? Will you ?  y-u miserable liar !'      ��������� '  'How dare you ?' cried trie g rl, sobbing.  ' How dare you speak so ?'  ' Come, Virginia,' said Versclioyle ; and  she arose, crying bitterly.  ' I speak so,' sai.i the Captain, ' because  it's true. He won't tell ine a lie like that.  And if he does, I'll see him stick to it. I'll  appeal to the Consul on the ether side and  see things square.' This the captain  delivered with the air of a man who clinches  tho'nail of proof ; and, turning ugain upon  Verschoyle, demanded to kaow whether  that would suit hun. Virginia hud raised  her veil, and was" looking from one to the  other. ' .\ly poor dear,' paid the Captain,  softening as he turned to her, ' he doesn't  moan to marry you. Ask hiin if he does.  I'm game to take you to Boulogne'���������tlie  Captain was warlike again, and directed  this statement at Versclioyle���������'and put you  under the Consul's ctue till this nice young  man acts fair by you. Ask him if he means  it, my poor dear,' , ,    ,  The Captain was quite a study for an  actor in the rapidity Willi 'which he changed  his face and voice rand maimer when he  looked from Versclioyle' to Virgiuia, or  from her to him. - '  ' Ask him if he means it 1' cried the  Captain, thrusting, his hand almost in  Verschoyle's face.  /The handsome i-asal's face, with the  lowering frown upon it, said ' No' without  a word, or need of one. She read the base  deui.il there, and burst into renovied teuis,  and wrung her hands, and in in mined that  it was cruel.    Oh, it was cruel, ciuol 1  Moved by the sight of youth and beauty  brought to such distress, the Captain turn-  ed.upon Ver&choyle for the last time.  ' Now then I Sharp there ! One minute  more, and I'll have you chucked overboard.  Hi 1 you tliere 1' Jim ontoied. ' Collar  them two portmanteaus and chuck t.'em  ashore.' .Tim seized the luggage, and  would have been rejoiced to extend the  order to its owner. ' Now, get out,' Versclioyle retired befoie the nidign ant Captain,  mounted the ladder, cios'ed the falpou  deck, and went ,ashore. Jim'threw the  luggage unceremoniously after hun, and  then, foilowing the Captain, returned to  the saloon, aud, taking Virginia's hand, led  her uiiiesisting, from the vessel.' ������������������  ' God bless you, master, for what you've  clone this night,' said J nn in taking leave of  t'ne(Captain. The men weie moving about  the .deck by this time,' the mate w.is  ordetiug here iind there,ropes weie tugging  across the .darkness, .and the ship was.  quivering with tne short urgent stroke of  the engines.        '       <  ' Take her home, and good luck to you,'  said the Captain in reply and went back  to duty, and treated sea-going virtue to a  stili glass by the way.'"  Versenoyie summoned a hunsom and  drove to an hotel, feeling mean, 'ns our  trans-Atlantic cousins, say. The writer  feels aii unfeigned joy in kicking him out  of-thc story. n  For a while poor Virginia suffered Jim  to lead tier, beint;, imieeii, so broken that  she scarcely knew hun,or knew of any tiling  but Vurschoyio's baseness-. But alter a  time she turned and spoke.  ' Good-bye, James. Be kind lo father  and mother.'  * Miss Virginia,' said James, 'if you  knoived how. brufceu-'arted they ,are, an'  how glaei an' Willin' they'll take jcu home  again, jou'el uevei dieam of leavin' 'em.  Vou couldn't.'  NEWFOUNDLAND HAS A VERY PROMISING INDUSTRY.  A n-i'siT'-i-loii or l!ie Il.'itcliery at Ti'inUy  -, Ki'J ��������� "Mipi.orlO'l    liy   tin;, Goveriiiiiri!  aiiij  lie-lain;; ".noni.oiis   C:i(cti<*>��������� Tin*  .tlcllitiils   of  nihlii-���������Salmon  I'lttiiiiK  Utiils F.-iirlo Inlet-;iu IiiiiiorlaiK I'lace  All the news that came from Newfoiiud.  and not long a������o was of a diacouragiup  sortjdealing as it did with financial reverse"  of tlie Government banks and private  ���������individuals aud the prostration of the  province's trade. Now , there is to be  chronicled another item of a very different  nature, the unbounded success of the cod  and lobster hatchery in Trinity Kay, and  with it a catch that promises to bo a  remarkably good one.      "      "  Four years ago this .hatchery was started  at the instance of a merchant of St. John's,  aud carried ou for a while at'his own expense. Then the Government took it up  and made it a province ainur, placing it on  a most liberal basis and spar'ng no,expense  in stockini; the sea with fish.  Trinity Bay was chosen as tho location  of the hatchery on account of its sheltered  position and its many little inlets and shallow bays. As the fry are sent out to shift  for themselves a few 'weeks after they are  hatched, shallow waters and sheltered  shores are by far the best places for thorn  to thrive in (so the hatchery inauagois ar-  prued), for there'they ruii little risk of being  devoured,by larger fish, or of being" sivept  out into very deep water, and there also  they have much less dilliculty in obtaining  tiicir daily supply of, food.  o.sT iiir.no isr.ANi)      '   -  the hatchery, was placed and was put under  the management of a Norwegian named  NcIboii. The Government provided a yearly  appropriation' of some SIO.OOO, and this  proved ample for every purpose. So well  did Nelson manage ilia affairs of the hatchery that"when the scientist's aud men of  afiaiis interested in fisheries met at tho  World's Fair iu a sort of small convention,  the hatchery at Ivevvfouiidland, it was  agreed by all, had proved itself one of the  best,in tlie, world. , In lobsters actually  hatched and sent out tho records showed  YOUMCI FOLKS,  Her Answer. , -  I t-liuiieel my tablet over anil ovei and back  ward", iintl forward*, too.  But I couldn't remember i-is times nine, and  1 d ui n't Know what to do. ,  Till iMcr told mo to play with my doll   anel  nntio bother my lic.tel.  ", If you cull her " Kifty-feur for h while you'll  le-.ti-n it liy he-art.' she sti'il  *o Hook my favorite, Mary -Vnn  ti'iough I  thought fivits .t dreadful t-h.imo  To give such a pe-rfeclly lovol}' .e-hild niich   a  pi-rCeetly horrid nninel. ,  And  I   av'lcd lier dear lillio "'".fly-four" a  hundred litncs till I know  The answer of ������ix I.me-,  nine* as well as, tho  answer of two tinier two.  Xext day Elizabeth Wij^tjiosivoi-th.wlioiilwiiy-i  acts .-o proud, '  Said, "Six   liin������s   nine uro flfiy-two," .inil I  ,   ' ii'iariy lime-lied a'diui; <  Hut I wished 1   hadn't, when  teacher  said,  ,     "Now.   Ilot-olliy, |<>U If) on can ;"  For I lhr--'������'>< "'  ������������������>v<i..n >.!,,) _h,.-1;."<'t'.v-i i T  'i.jl    (,,  ���������     ,"                   '               .S             , ,4  ���������A--    t "���������",'  I         ,  ���������    -4':-.'        '    . '  -.I*,,;  ��������� ���������'���������',���������     ' order''  ,*"          -   , ,  ,   ',. .,-'_   ��������� ^  , i - i. , ,"    ' . -     i" .1,  that they have acquired many habits of tho  Spanish people. ' The cjiuitry of tho stilt-  walkers is Landes. Very ninny years ago  the people were drivou' to htilt-walking.  The wind from the Bay uf Biscay blew tho  line, vvhite siud far inland, making what  .ve call dunes, which are waves , of,sand  that remind .you of the motion of high  waves, They look like waves suddenly  turned to santl. It was impossible \,o walk  over this sand,,and all the grass and other  vegotation'sufered and wan,chokcd by it.  Tho people wero shepherds, but it became  harder and harder to find feeding-ground  for tiie s.ieep. Thou tbe government mado  the experiment of planting pine forests.  These grew, and prevented the sand drifting in as befeue. Still, walking is very  difiicull, and almost impossible for women,  except by the use of stills. .'When the "people walk on the ground,'they walk in their '  bare feet. - The leg is' covered with,a footless stocking. Tne foot-rest of thobiilt is  coveted  with   sheepskin,    with  tlio   wool  A N  A hoyV  ,.  method  ....  requires s  , ,    i  should be  "  - :  to do tueu  V     ' -     .  js  almos'  till,  , ���������"���������.  that then-  1" {.fi  they cat- .:  II..  V,    i(  The  .in-  4--     -!*..(  France,   ..-  > t.i',  ft'.  and  tie...  ,'!'"    "'   l  that tho most, remarkable achievements in | uppeiniost-, making a soft, rest for, tlie foot  She twaned her hands together with  in-  action which bespoke pain nnd shame i.ud  anger ami lemorsp, A Iiiindrcd'-nllii'r ih'ngs  weie in the cessturu too, and Jim, without  being anylhiuy oi a psychologist, read and  iin.ier-.lood t'i em all.  ���������  ' Oh, Miss Vitginia,' cried hones; Jim,  tmlf crying, ' nave a Heart. For the Lord's  saKo, nave a hc-.ri.',  Sue stamped f,er foot, im-i made a lion-n-  vvaul gustiiio with both clenched hiuuU-.  'I won't (jo home,' sheciied ihsirncled-  ly. ' J can't go uoine. How c.nyou ba so  cruel ?'       '   "���������       '    _     .  ' Cruei, iVJiss?' said Jim, ' Wlia'.e-vet*  can I say for to persuade you? Such  a head as trune,' said Jim with a distraction  of aspect more than equal to ,her own,  ' ain't tit to bo trusted with a liuniing  body. It's me, .Miss���������-Jim. Why, you've  laughed at me hundreds of limes, you have, j  Don't you know me ? Lord, I don't believe j  she knows me !'       '  t  Whilst he spoke she   walked on   lapidly '  mid Jim follo-vstl.  ' Miss   Virginia,'    ho   appealed   again,  ' come home   to your poor  father.    Think  artificial hatching any where in thc world's  history had been perfotn-ed ; while in cod  hardly less had been accomplished.  In the four years' since'the eptiiblishinent  of the hatchery ���������2,500,000,000 young lobsters  have been hatched out and 05,000,01,0 young  cod. The mam result accomplished "has  been to more than entirely nullify the  .reckless slaughter of cod with spawn during  recent yeais. . This ,destruction was'nol  wanton, but the^fishertnen' were driven to  it through competition.' ������������������ -   ���������  Last year j ust about this time, several  months' before the discld'suros of , the  financial weakness,' the ' Newfoundland  .Legislative Assembly then sitting had" a  hot debate over Ihe hatchery question, the  point disputed being the annual appropriation. It had resolved'itself into a 'strictly  political matter, the panic's of 'lho island  being divided upon the questions strictly  on party  lines.    ...  THE   Al'PKOVKlATlOX  'was in doubt, when reports began to come  in from Triniy Bay. It should be premised  that cod must be threo years old lo be  wurih tho catching, and it was' then-just  three years from tne time of the establish-,  ment of   the   haicheiy. .  The Trinity Bay reports were most favor-  .able. ' In their detail liiey astounded i-vory  member of tne then sitting house, for thoy  showed thai thc catch, in proportion to  that of for in ci* yeais in this bay, was of  unprecedented' size. The hatchi'iy had  'proved itself an unqualified , succi'i-s.  Parly hues were at once broken, mid in a  burst of enthusiasm the appropriation bill  for the father continuance of the'haioheiy  was   can ied.  This year there seems no doubt lhat the  catcli will be fully up to last year's. The  lousier catch'is particularly good, too,  thenigli the hiitclicry 'people have experienced much dilliculty in increasing the  supply of them in tho waters of Newfoundland'as ta'st-as 'the number tth(-v have  hatched would seem to' warrant. For ihe  young lobsters are not only subject to*all,  thc tiiingeis of the deep, but ror a lew  weeks after they are lunched fitful villainously and kill each other b_j the hiindicds  and devour one another caiiiiibaiiulit,nlly  at a great rate'.  ' '  The tisnernien arc a very ptospeir.us set  of men. The fishing tea&on for cod begins  m June and uilds in October. All sorts of  metnoiis are* practised in matching th'o fish.  Traps, nets aud seines are u=ed and there  iu' aiso moie or less hand-hue fishing. The  fashion vaties1, and the fishermen constantly chauge their nays of seeming their  game". Si"ver������.l years a:!0 ttaps���������set'and  b-ntt'd very much as are ,'ob������lei traps, and  similar in consltuct on ��������� were used. Now  trap3 in most dialiiels aie considered a  mile out or date and   ,  Tne pine forests'not only saved ������ the land  from utter desolation, but it gave the people  employment. Tho collection of resin-is the  most profitable industry 'in this section.  The wool of the sheep is of such" a poor  ([Utility that it brings a-very poor price in'  lhc market.   , 7    -'-,,-, ,-        ���������.  The people are a happy  people and have  an interest in sports. -Thoy have stilt races,  and soniu racers have national tepuiations.  One,   recently,   was' a  long-distance  race,  from, Paris   to   Bordeaux,   which   aroused  interest  amoupr.scientists. , The  dis'iincc .  wits three hundred miles, and it was covered    in   seventy-six 'hours   and' fifty'dive  minutes.    Thc stilts used in,this race were ���������,  sixty-five inchesin length.-butthe orhnary  walking-stilt  is   roity-five   inches.     The  stilts weigh iil'out'fivo,orysix'pounds ;   the  pole, which is always carried and used for  balancing weighs about five pounde.  A "Big- Playfellow. ��������� -'  A man who has traveled in India a great  ileal .says lhat, an elephant is a better playfellow for a boy thau a dog. The native  boys make the eiephuins take tlictn ia  swimming. They climb on the elephant's  back, and rule'in triumph to the best  swimming hole. The elephant vvullcs into  deep water and keepi _ri__-.it, on walking  until theie's nothing to be seen-of bun  except his  trunk anil ������   good level   island  hoy stands on   tho island  well,-'juat  alio at a  good,  ye ir" t.-y.      Now,   I say  .'K'-r,!  plain qii.-ijon <itrai2r.t IT  ,(���������,    ir.'_  -e: <  it-ciin.; to an-'w;i '!'  -nd   I,'.*!   Captain   bluntly, ,' I  ry  >ou.'  ou  Un I  mm.  CHAPTER II.  It  hug!  skies    know    now  peat had gathered  ruineel   on an    August  uh   seaport town as Jin  night   in an  ;ltrih summer  to    rain.    Tne    tern-  suddenly after weeks  hieakmg into nobs.and team again, ' de-  f-e.r;eel ! f.o homo to no an eyesore to ilium !  'I o bo pitied, and "colde.i, and ior_fiven !'  Th'*n 'eiille-iily once more, ' I won't go  heiitiri !'  Jim's agitation and uncertainty were  pitiful. He siood and looked upon her  sorrowfully, but could not find a wo-d.  Looking about her once, she faced loi.nd  and walked cwiftly. He folloivtel. Sue  stopp"el again.  the  r-un.-soi.ked sack ������������������-'"���������eh   covered   nis* travel   in   my   bi*:,   wner-ver   el.-e   you I     ' l tt,n  H������'n!i  "way,'  she  said   'I  shall  8l.oui.len and ileumed nim. .-.rav-1.' . ! never go home ^  'You're in a trirry to leave your native!      ' ' cry   ������oo 1,'   s.itd    ">" e/acr.oyle     with | ^ "ry wei.,   .Misb,    said   .Jim  laiiel, youn" miui,' said the policeman. j s tvae" ;iriUl������-ur.    ' Ye.u   will   repent tnis."1' . ,  'I'm   in a hurry   to stop noim-ooely  el������e |      'Not   me-,'   -taid     tne     :ri3s:*r-manner . U���������*} 't"���������"> <'���������* ���������* ������ If'l'cr yr.u to t he world's   live lo  from leavm'.a,' panted Jim.    'Don't Mop   crn.Tfn.iy.    'J hop-   yc: wdi, ye,u ������j end.  The  _ | ly.ng clo^e   -it hand",  1   dock policeman,   am  ion:-'..  Sibr.itv,  satd   t'r.o oilclothed | remedy.  a������  -Jun  t'irned    to j 'oitetticr.  , i       ,     - ,    ,.    I)'l'l'������ant' ,,ut aboard,   the oftoial   [a.-* a hand  upon ' C ipvuu witn a a,i2ii;y  lK.ugns, and lie lieu to tier and she i.olieved ! ^ ' JI-"-������'i   -������. .   f '   . J  an.   lejjuuy   ci/tnpe.!lee)    to e irry  V ������i'd   trie C-tpfain, witn a snort  T'ie-n   i'ii  lake t.-.e Je-zal   rc-ipon-  anei    you   '. iu    i-icc   your   leiaai  Tr.ai'-i     'iii.     Out    yottr ��������� traps  .���������or    I    am   d^eniiee!,' said  tfie  of tho misBis, swounded dcudaway.'  She quickened her footsteps io ti run, and  Jun held on behind   her tippcaimgly all the  way.    Suddenly  she  .stopped   and turned   are   more in   favor.      -Many of    the   nels  upon him  jinnt.ng. , > i are "set."   Tneru is cbinpar,)lively  little  ' J won't go home,' she said, witn a iisliiug, nowa.di.ys by hand-line, exoep. in  riii)l''ii rejoliit'.e.nuii!ikp,inythingIie''ad ever tho small boats iivtnneil by three o four  known of ner.     ' Thrown away !' she cried,   men that go out o,dy a little distance from  Sl.TS and si;i\i:������  in   favor.      -.Many of  oi   back."    ,T������  and  yells like  healthy American boy, and,he dives oil  thc island, and tho elephant grabs hun,  with his trunk and puts him up onto "dry  huiei," and answers his yell wilh. a cry  that's half miori and half vvnoop, and  altogothei- he gives that boy, just as good e  lime "in swimming" as if 'he had lived irk  Aireriaa and never dreamed of using an  olephaut's back for a spring board. Queer  countiy ludia,' isn't it?      /. -   ,   '  Looked-Like Reason.  A robiu's, nest and a kingbird's nestvver ;  situated ni adjoining irees.oach containing  young births. When' tlie kingbirds saw the1  robin bunging a worm to feed it's young  they would attack it and make it gtvo up.  lho food intended for the young lobins.  After bt'ing robbed a few times ths rdiiu  aptieared with a worm,accompanied bj two  ether robins, and when the kniL'bird made  hi-, appeatiinoe the two evt.ra robins pitched  ���������ii and gave him a sound thaslung, while  the one.with the worm fed its young and  seemed to be laughing all the while. The  game was played mini the kingbird cave; it;  up, anel now the'robin feeds its young  without help. . ,  MtiWaiK,  wner.'ver   el  ir you  e   you  shore  liiiormous are tho catches made in a  .single day and by a single boat. Some; of  ihe larger craft havo no trouble at all in  Eecuring 2C.0 quintails of fi������li for a single'  day's work. That .'is 20,000 pounds or  5,000 (o '0,000 cod.' One-nian often finds it  possible to pull in -100 to 500 cod a day.  Few Hah are as prolific as the co,). A  single female is s.ud to contain 0,000,000  eggs. Compiratively few of these aro  ever 'hatjlied, of course, and the fry that  actually do appear are slill further rcduc*  in down- ed in numbers by all sorts of contingencies,,  ri'/nt nelpie'is   elehpe-ratiou.     ' Where you   Very   few   o'l liicm m proportion actually  of sultry weather, mel the e-louel  hurst in a deluge. The great drops fell  with a -.oniiel of continuous t.'iuneler on ihe  cinvas roof or Solomon Varley's show, but  trie proprietor -it timt vli.bii.stiiiient was  fjlled with satufiVit ion. Tne sudden storm  although it tiaii dispersed the crowd in  fiont, had h.i.sttjiie-d one half of  inside, and .-solomon had suel  hael r.ip-ly seen. It Was feeding tur.e.i.nd,  double; puces brjiiiL' chargcl al, that hour,  Mk Yarley atthcRualof cii-dom hael reaped  a four fold s Ivor Harvest. Th" tcit wai  -���������ell i' i'"iin.iteel, but every now '.nd (ig-un  ' nc ii- it'll-, g   glared  through  the  me,  for the Lord's sake.     It'it line lire an'  death.'  'Robbery?'   nfked   the policeman,  still ''Car-rain h-i'l as  that  detaining   Iwlnci   on    Jim's ! ni   any man wr  Cnanne! s-e ime'  fort'ibieglow oi  wr.itn, he; flung  If of ttie people I spirit he  2b p. house as no i Sol Varl,  o mvii i,  Keeping  shoulder.  'Yc������, an' wor-c,' iiaiel  Jim.  'ft ain't murdrjr, is it?'  'I ain't so sure o' that either,' Jim  replied. Kven in all the agitation of his  he was loyal to the reputation of  cy and his household, anel would  not, if lie could help it, bctrny Virginia by  a wor-I. 'The'T's a covo a-geun' oil by one  of thee ��������� here; boats���������I don' want no givtn'  in c'lnrge ���������noi int, present, le astwoyi. He  iIihJ t.ave gone aVe'idy Don't s'np me no  lenig.j:, ma'ter.    ft'-like life im'-loath.'  Tiitc  l'/iiow-.d   a -e-o'erice.   e^f d'i^'.r.p'ive  ptir.is'-i1 wr.iin -"iaii r-.-* u'.record';,-;,     t'ne  r.'.'h arid rou';y a vo'.iitjUi.iry  ���������> ';>'r i:oe| tfi'; hoard , e.f a  -, and, t-'owiu^ with a c.'jm-  righteous ito'l truiinp'iant  s troas.iren ,i t tn<-> rcrr-jt  (T'i   I'.K  COV-TINCM).)  Ne*?l3ct.  Mr. arie) llr.s. Jone-i conversed at, tho  tibl'1 so '.���������arii'j'-rly that, they forgot to .',crvo  Aduie,  ihiir   lAur-ye.tr-olel.    At last   in  a  ing Ver-choyi'. by thi mouthful.    Al. on aj bre ik of thejdi-tl'.giK.-, sno si.lel  Diiilrlen he cneck' cl the ctirr������/*it of his -n.;;e;r,  ,ind onl'reel th". s iloon, Versclioyle, pale  and disturbed, was apcnkin*^ to Vir.'.iii.i.  Tlio Cap fain put lutri on one snip and sit  I down by l tie girl, who was e.ryirit.' bitterly.  Versenoyie) began to rage at. tins, and tho  Captain turned upon ruin in gr.'ive reproof.  ' What do you mean liy iiHing language  like) tli.it afore a lively ?    I'll {{ivo yem tlueo  M-trr.rtiri, Jn't t.i'; pass in" rue silt  Tho Halt., c-fiil-1 ?    \V hat for ?  Oh, I mr.:h(t need it,   in cine [  (;ivc mo any inc.u  pi cliould  Klovon ttiousand children have been  turned away from the public scli'ioU in  Chi 'age. owing to lick of adequate accommodations.  )c tlirce-ycnr-old fish, bike the  young lobsters, the fry frequently eat each  either, itni't besidci they aie, e;veh in shallow  waters, coii'-lantly al tlie mercy of liirscr  fish. Tuuity jV)' sliouhl be within a few  ye.irti the finest cod fish ing point on tiie  northern coast.'  Tiior-a idea of thc hatchery, as it has  hei ri weiil put, is " to consene tathcr than  lo pic-ei ve.'' That, is,the project is to sc-  cum; (i'.'liinlcly for ihe X-swl'ouiidland fisheries now and for all lime a constantly  increasing supply oi cod and lobsteis, for  it is almost solely upon these two things  that the propensity of trie Hand tests.  In salmon, too, there has been ce-nsider-  aide done with the hatchery, and snlinnn  fi-lpne, biels fair in a few yearn to take an  jinpcriant place in Newfoi.ntihind fisii'-nes.  Tallest Man in tho 'British Ar.ny.  The Scots G.ua.rela have succeeded iu ob-  iti-iiiug ii re-jrim. who measures 0 fee: 51  nciies in height ami is only 21 years of age. '  It is supposed that the British army.-"contains only one man who is taller���������a gunner  in one of the mountain batteries of ti.o  Royal Artillery who is six feet 01 inches.  Wnentlie guardsman isstraightcned put by  driil and military exercise he may'rival iho  artillerv mail. ��������� ,    7,v.'     "?  -   |*   -  Indentical with the Bible.  A lUbyIonian tablet iii the British Mu-  seuin which lias just been deciphered lias an  account'of the death of King'Sennacherib,  almost identical with that in the Bible (11,  Kiugs, xix. 37).  Postponed.  Rollins���������Why don't you biu, d wheel and  stop borrowing.  Bjiigem���������I can't ride well enough yet.  "Is that   performer familiar with your  music?" she   asked at the   concert.    "Hev  must be,'? replied tbe cslmp-Ocer, /who -was  writninn':   "he  takes such "Ubertie.-) wit'h-  u." ' ' " *   ' *"A  7  Cneerup (to Tom Hardup, who ha. a lot  of bad debts and no money, '-ut who is the  only heir o: a vety old,- verf healtny and  very wea'thy aunt)���������"Now don't get dis-  eoura^ed, 'lominy: tliere is your Aunt  Jlnrin.'" Te-in H������r-iup���������"ViT., th'i'e she  is ; tiiat s tne trouble."  %������mt^m^^ THE   KOOTENAY    MAIL.  8  - -V-Y.*zmK+tp irw*V i���������'^jmraa-  g^Mwwgi������g'iea^.g^Banmai<iTOg^n3^*iM������gW'  OURHENT   KOTES.  There are now in Africa so many, white  men, English, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian,  French, Belgian, and' German, that the  slave trade can never again flourish there.  ' More than a- million people who are not  blackcanuowsaythatthevare Africans, and  a good many of them can boast that they  are natives of Africa. The whites, who  for a long time did not venture beyond  the coast regions, are advancing inland,  where there are large areas which they  find to bo inviting.' Millions of black peo-  pie were brought from Africa in slave  ships last century to 'North and South  America, where their descendants now  live. Largo numbers of white Europeans  have in this century gone to Africa, and  Ihere e^t.^'i"1"*?'1 home1" for their descendants. .' blacks multiply in Brazil, and  thc united' StateB ; the whiter- thrive in  Egypt and .\.~"ia. 'n Cape Colony, and  , '-oui'r '-ir-.',.- .-y-blic. As, for the  '���������_, ,;_,,,_ - .. ��������� -,'i-y t,--;fer to'stay in the  - ,, "    -V" ji;cvi they nave inhabited from  Th-  J..1--I. "J )'-,'-'ii-t the  efforts, of the  (,r������3l'������n   ir.'usc-.i.i.1". 3    sent   to    convert  tnuiT  I)  li ,  -,-ji,'., -it th,. - avage and malignant  Sr,t,s .i.-r,',-ivei' .:-. China.-'They think'  I ivi.1 1.0 .v , . .e-l="., ---ey are entitled to be  regained! ~A Jr. tf3ti as civilized and  enlightened people, and not as benighted  hoathen requiring religious instruction,and  guidance from'foreigners and at foreign  < expeme. Accordingly the Japanese Chris-  liane'are showing,a disposition lo cut loose  from     the   foieign   missionary   societies,  - ,'which aro*iuppOrtiiig missions in,their  country.    They do .not   wish   to  remain  ', longer under su'h .tutelage, as if tli'ey were  an inferior people. They contend that  Christianity cannot grow in Japan as an  exotic kept alive bjy, foreign nurture, but  must   develop    naturally    under   purely  . Japanese influences. _ Tne Javanese Christians wish to ir-iiuAge their owu churches  and conduct their own missions. This  feeling ,has been   manifested   by them so  ' decidedly that a committee has lately gone  thither to represent the American Board,  with a view io adjust the complication to  which it has given rise. ' _  It seems very remarkable that any missionary association should offer resistance  to a disposition.so natural and socttiditable  to   the    Japanese.    Unquestionably    the  ' chances of the spread of Christianity in  Japan, wuiiitt'/tje-'"gieatly increased if all  piojudici against'tli'e religion as  a foreign  * * system, fifteen '-on" the people ' by 'purely  foreicu agencies, could be removed.  Origi-  '." nally, doubtless, it was  necessary that  it  ' "should be" planted by European and American effort ; but now that-it has gaiued  root, why should it not be left to -tho  cultivation-of-the Japanese themselves?  They -hj>xe. beeu quick to adopt other  ' advantages and to follow other practice's of  Wesieru oivilization,remodelling their owu  -jri tlie process ; and, with1 like emulation,  they are hospitably disposed toward  Christianity.    But   their pride lis   a self-  u sufficient people is offended by the implication thati religiously* chey cannot be left  without foreign missiQiiary guardianship.  ;, Tho consequence is that Christianity suffers  in Japanese popular sentiment as an alien  religion1 supported by alien rr.eE.us aud  agencies.    It does not possess  the vitality  - of a native growth. '   ���������    __,  Even ! the violeut ' Chinese prejudice  againBtitlie foreign missionaries, of which  tho recent outrages at the mission stations  , are the terrible fruit, it is not at all surprising. It is natural, and inevitable. It is no  bitterer than tho animosity which has been  exhibited by our owu people against Chinamen in this country;, and it is very  remarkable that the atrocities charced  against the Christian missionaries in China  by the ignorant and superstitious natives,  closely resemble those which' have been  brought against Chinamen here. Suppose  . Chinamen established a regular system of  missionary agencies for the propagation of  their religion here, would they ,be ,uny  -.. better treated by Christian mobs than the  Christian missionaries have been treated by  Chinese mobs?  _.>  If".  A groat disadvantage through which  Christi'.nity has Buttered in the East is that  it has been unreduced and propagated by  forsignere, eo that the natural resentment  apauist outside interference has extended  to iuciude hatred of the religion itself. If,  therefoie, the Japanese desire that these  foremu evangelizing agencies shall bo removed, tb be replaced by others conducted  by themselves, would not the gratification  cf their desire tend to iho removal of one  of tho greatest obstacles to the progress<of  Christianity iu that country and in the  East generally ?  ' He Came First.  Miin Findiisioc'.o���������The selfishness of you  mx is apparent. Wc are constantly hearin  e>: prehistoric,, man, but nobody ever men  t ioiib orchistonc. woman.   ,  .Mr. Meiiniiall���������Yen they do. Prehistoric  ive nn!ii was man, anyway.  What "She Meant.  He���������I wonder what she meant by tolling  .no she could-uevcr marry a man.  She���������Perhaps she ha d it lo eneourago  vou.' ��������� t  Miss Townsend���������"Do you find much  dtfiiciiltiy .in keeping help 'here?" Mrs.  Suburb���������"Indeed, yes. It is next to impossible to keep o girl more than a week."  Mas Townsend���������"Why is that���������too far  fi onl-the city ':" Mrs. Suburb���������"Oh, no,  ' I think not ; but you sec we* have only uue  policeman in the town, and he's married."  Bixbv���������"What idiom'girls are when they  imitate" men !" Marie (flattered) ��������� "Do you  think eo ? Th ' proves how excellent the  ��������� iiiitaliei*. Is."  THE BATTLE OE THE ALIA  FORTY-ONE ' YEARS    SINCE    THE  GREAT BATTLE WAS,FOUGHT, i  '������������������Up First   IH-cliivr   Blow  Struck   in <1������������*  .Crimean  War���������SiunbOPi of-(Iie Troi.ps  TaKiiiR "'art In the Halite���������Hardships  riutcrKoiie *������J" Brlll-.li  Troops.  On the *20.,h day of .September, 1S54,  was fought one of the historic battles of  the world. The English, French and  Turkish armies moved out of their first  encampment in the Crimea on 19th September, and bivouacked for the night on  the left bank of the Bulgauac. The Russians (commanded by Prince Menschikoff),  mustering 40,000 infantry, had ISO field  pieces on,the heights, and-on the morning  of the 20th of September were -joined by  0.000 cavalry from Kaffa. The English  forces, uuder Lord Raglan, consisted of  26,000 men ;' the, French of,24,000, under  Marshal St. Arnaud. At 12 o'clock the  signal to advance was made ; the River  Alma was crossed, while Prince Napoleon  took possession of the village under the  fire of the Russian lutteries. At -I o'clock  after a sanguinary fight, tho allies were  completely victorious. The enemy, utterly  routed,* threw away their arms and knapsacks, in their flight, having lost about  5,000 men, of whom 900 were made prisoners. The loss of tiie British wa's 26  officers and 327 men killed, and 73 ofiieerB  and , 1,539 men, wounded ; that ' of the  French, 3 officers and 233 men killed,' and  54 officers and 1,1*311 men wounded. Total  loss of the ailies about;**,400.  ,   STbltY" 11V   VKTB11ANS.   - _  Theie are in.Toronto, at least two veterans who wete through the Crimean war  from first to last. One of them served in  lho the ranks of the 42ud Highlanders���������  ihe celebiated '.'Black Watch." Tho  other was iu the 93rd Highlanders., Both  said that the return of the anniversary  brought  '   VIVID    MUMUUIKS TO THKIIl MINDS,  and they tell the following story :~ "\ye  served throughout tho Crimean war Irom  Hill September, 1S54, ,till June, 1S56, in  the Highland Brigade, under that dashing  officer, Sir Colin. Campbell. We have to'  say that that brigade had the respect of  the whole allicd'urmy, and of the Russians,  too, alter peace vvas signed, when a  numbcr'of the men'got passes, and went  into the Russian lines, besides having our  huts full of Ruasiaus, who came to see us.  We 'lauded at Old Fort at about oho  o'clock, and formed line along with the  brigade of guards, marchea about a mile  inland from tbe beach, and we're ordered  to lie down with --our knapsacks ou our  backs, and great coats- rolled across' our  shoulders. Wo were told not to light a  file, or match, or light a pipe. Wo were  in tho front line. Aboiit dusk a norm  came ou, and the'rain fell in torrents nnd  of course we got.wet through to tiie skinv  In.tlie morning you could wring the water  out of our kilts by bucket,, fulls. , The sun  came,out about eight o'clock, and 'vie got  the order, utter it who been that llieie was  no' Russian army iu sight, to strip, and get  bonnets, cuats and kills dried.. It was a  sight to see the men cutting about in all  directions liko maniacs, with the speed of  racehorbes, and nothing but theit shirts on,  but ultimately we felt tairly warm and  dry. There w as no wood to be got to light  a fire, and tho water was brackish and  unpalatable. In the afternoon of that day  they brought ashore three tents���������bell-  shaped. The men of each company tossed  up as to who should'go into the tents, but  they ouly held eighteen to twenty men  each, and most of us spent another night  iu the open. About midnight the picquets  hegan firing, The * shouts and bugles  sounded, , ' -  " STAKD TO  YOUR  ARMS!"  and all over the Briiish and French camps  we .began to fall iu. All the men who  were lying outside" were "up likeaVnocj'bui  some of those in the tents were in a bad  fix, tor the heavy dew had shrunk the tents  up so tight that they could not get the  flaps opened, and one of the tents was lifted  up bodily, pole and all, and "out came the  occupants, scrambling'over each other in  their eagerness to get to, their places*in  their company. Nothing came of the scurry  on' this occasion, as a mistake had been  made by some of the French seutries. We  lay in that place until the 18th September,  wondering whore the tents had got to. A,  number of us fell sick on account of the  brackish water, but there was a wonderful  reluctance on the part of the men to going  ou the sick list ; they would go with their  comrades at all hazards or die in the attempt. On thc morning of thel9thweall  fell in by regiments, and all of us looked  with confidence to dvir brigadier,' with all  his medals on his breast. " Condie" we  called him. Then the Hiuhland brigade  consisting of the"4'2nd, 93rd, '79th regiments, uot, the order to fix bayonets,  shoulder arms, and quick inarch. We went  about a quarter of a mile, and took up our  position alongside of the brigade of cuards,  with two batteries of artillery between us.  The other sections of the army came up,  and to the sound of our numerous bands,  that seemed to fill the air with martial  noise, the whole column moved forward.  One of the things ^tiiat remains on our  memory is that before us, riding on horse-  hack by the side of her husband was Lady  Errol, the wife of Captain Lore! Errol.  About four o'clock we came in sight of the  Russian outposts at a small river (the  Bulganac). The artillery opened fire in  front, with the light cavalry supporting  them. The allied armies halted, and this  went ou for some time, aud then the Russians retired, and we all lay down for the"  night, with a strong line of picqu'els out  front and rear.  THE DAY Or ALMA.  On the morning of the 20th we stood to  our arms just before-dayfcreak. When the  daylight revealei^nothing but,the Russian  outposts we lighted fires with withered  grass and cowtlung, and made teaandcoffee.  This with buscuits pnd boiled pork was our  breakfast���������the last for many of u=, as it  turned out. The colour-sergeants called  the rolls of their companies, and by the  way the same thing was done on the  heights of the Alma, aftor the fighting.  About 9 o'clock the armies began the march  with the Russian outposts retiring before  us in front of the Rifle brigade. The day  was bright and warm, you could see the  Alma hills in the distance, with the  Russians marching to t.ike up their positions. When wo were within about three  unit's fiom the lulls both armies halted.and  we got the order  "Load   with   b.ili."   tA  good many of us had only been uped lo  "blank.") Then we got the left turns by  brigades. '��������� Our bricade marched a good  mile to the left before we formed line on  the Guards _  By this time on the right, next the ec&  under cover of the small cruisers, the  French were ascending the heights. Tne  whole of the British army were lying down  in line in the tollowing order :���������Rifle Bri-  eade, skirmishing order ; first line, light  eiivision in line ; second line, becond  division - in line next to French first  division, next second division, all one line  aboutthree miles in length, third and fourth  divisions, behind in columns. The light  division left .brigade was in front of our  brigade. Then we all got the order by divisions to advance, and going over the plain  we could see our posts stuck in the ground  for the different   , , ,  RANGES  OT THEIR GVS9.  When the rifle brigade got under fire we  could see La-'y Errol shaking hands with  her husbaud, Capt. Lord Errol aud retiring  by herself, looking around every short time  to see him advancing nearer the Russians.  She came hack and passed through our  brigade going to the rear, we saw her bow-  to our men when she passed. She could  not have passed long beiore the word passed  along from some of the' Rifle brigade who  were lying wounded that her husband was  shot. ,��������� The descent to the river was ��������� a  dreadful hot place, all kind "of shot w,e got,  but as luck happened it ail went over our  heads, and,our brigadier seemed to be.in  his glory. He was'flying about with his  sword iu Ids hand saying "Keep up your  heads there," for it was on this Bide of the  river that'a number of the light division  threw away their shakos, knapsacks, and  camp kettles. .However, wilh the exception  of one of our meiifwho got the straps of his  knapsack shot off,'we lost,nothing at this  point. We advanced up , the Alma hill  nearly at double, , Half way up we pasBed  through the ranks of one brigade of the  light division. Ou the top of the hill our  brigadier's horse was shot under him, but  he was soon up again, swung hie sword  ���������TOiir.u-hiB head and said "Men, I am' all  right," The'rapid way-henook the brigade  up the heightb was the means of carrying  it. Next day the sight of the wounded  was something awful. The surgeons were,  'going about ihe field with their knives in  their,hands, cutting off arms and legs, and  as no chloroform was used the resolution of  the men in not crying out was very remark-  able. We spent three days at the Alma  burying the dead. ���������'        G  AGRiOJL  '*#-���������>  tni>t  FALL FUN.  Passengei���������"That, fellow back there is  raising a great row because he IisibIo stand."  Conductor���������"Yes ; he's riding on a'pass I"  "Why, Mr. Councillor, you are tryine  to open the front door with your aigar."  "Really, now 1 I wonder if I've beon  smoking the.lateh key "." *-  "Miss Passe indulged in somewhat withering sarcasm when sue was talking of you."  "It is her privilege, poor tiling., She is  somewhat withering herself."  '.'Papa,-where are the most diamonds  found?" asked Willie. "In .somebody  else's hand when they aie trumps,"growled  papa, who'd been having hard hick at  whist.    '   -       y .        , ,  "Oh   would'I  were   a   glove   upon that  , hand !" ' ���������-   '       , V  He quoted softly, as her face he scanned,  "I   wish you   were," she   answered,  "for  you see,    , ���������  You'd be of some real value, then, to me I"  "Yes," said the business man lo the  clergyman, ' I've lost a good deal of tune  iu my life." ".'.By frittering it away, 1  suppose ?" "No, by being punctual to my  appointments."  v "If dere'H any invention dat I have a  profound respeck for," said Movealotig  Mike, it's de iountiiig-pen." "Whut's de  reason ?" 'inquired Plodding Pete. , "Dey  never woiks."     ' "���������  Put,away the blythc straw hat-let  And the trouseroons of duck.  Soon we'll dou our winter ulstor���������  That is, *if we are in luck.  "What was the most confusing case you  ever had ?" asked tiie doctor'of'tne lawyer.  "Case o'champagne," returned the lawyer,  "l hadn't got half through it before I was  ail muddled up."  "Ah, but it's his good record that, stands  in his way.". "How?" He bus foolishly  alwayB made it a point to pay cash for  everything, and-consequently he hasn't  the least bit of credit."  -Hazel���������" I have one of the nicest dentists  you ever saw." Nutte���������'f Iu what way ?"  Hazel���������" Why, ho pulled out the wrung  .toolh the other day and wouldn't charge  me a cent for it."  Maud���������at the ball game���������" Now, tell  me. How is that man out ?" Ned���������an  expert���������" He struck out. That's what  they call it.!- Maud���������" How stupid to  call it that I Why, he never struck the  ball once."  " If you have anything to say, why don't  j-ou say it, and be donevwith it ?" " I never cast my pearls before swine," " Well,  I don't know as I can blame you ; it would  he an insult to the swine.",  " Johnny is learning to be a stationary  engineer.'' " Ib he learning last?" " I  should say so; when he quit work ,last  night his face was grimy as a stovepipe  and he had machine oil all over his clothes!"  "I wonder," said Tommy, who had beeu  reading the poem about the Arab who refused a purse of gold for his beloved steed,  "I wonder what he would have did if they  had oliered to trade 'im a bysickle."  "There's money in stocks," Eaid the man  who is young' and enthusiastic. "Yes,"  replied his seasoned friend, ''I'm sure there  is. ' I have been putting half my salary  there for the last four years, and it's all  there 3'et."  In the Alps���������On reaching a certain spot  the driver turned round on his seat and  observed to the passengers: "Fto-n this  point the road is only accessible lo mules  and donkeys ; I must therefore ask the  gentlemen to get out and proceed on foot,"  About Milkin  If there is any'one  thing   tnut" requires  the  dairyman's  personal   attention   more  than any other it is milking write.! O.   J,  Vine.    More good cows are spoiled  every  year by careiesd milking than   auy other  way.'  A,very little milk left in the   udder  at each milkintr will cause the best cow. to  ' " ' - -u-  decre&se, and eventually to  cease milking  entirely.  The1 milking should not only be done  thoroughly, but it should be done quickly,  and, unless the operator sings, should be  done quietly. ' In .Switzerland it is said  they pay an extra price to a milker who  sings. No loud, boisterous language  should be permi tted. The, cow is a nervous  animal, and any undue excitement aiTectn  the quantity and quality oi the milk unfavorably . '  Do not allow person's or dogs 10 worry  the cows. Heifers that have been care,  fully and kindly handled from calihood to  maturity seldom develop into kickers, but  occasionally there is one that does; It is  always, best to determine the cause, if  possible, and remove it. The tears may bo  sore aud tender. An application of vaseline.  French mixture, or lard, will bring relief.  ,If the udder is inflamed and swollen frequent fomentations of hot water, and an  application of either'of the above named  remedies will usually prove effectual.  Another very simple and effectual remedy  ia to mix ondugh'of the cow's milk,, with a  few handfuls of salt to niako a thin paste  and anoint the udder four'or five times per  day. That is our usual remedy. We have  had but one case in five years that it did  not cure.        , '   .  ���������\Vith the first calf tliere,is perhaps more  danger of the udder being inflamed and  tender than at any later period, and will  demand closer attention and the greatest  cure in milking. A cow suffering from any  disease of the udder should be milked thoroughly three or four times per day; under  no circumaiaiices' should tiie udder be full  anel distended any length of time. - '  Kindness, firmness and fearlessness are  necessary qualifications in a good milker.  One who cannot control his temper or who  is afraid ofacow,noed not expect to become  a successful milker. - Kindness is not  thrown,away, oven to an.animal. I know  it sometimes requires a great deal of patience to milk a kicking cow, but ir" a person  is determined he can control himself under  almost any circumstances. Occasionally a  cow wilbp'ersist in kicking in spite of all  precautions. For Buch I uso a light rope,  with a hook at one end aud a short chain  at the other.   'Put-it around the cow just  grew,"*,- care should attend ihe selection of  the'e-.e i,ire'i"or a herd. No muii order is  likely 10 be satisfactory in obtaining such  an animal as wt/ul-l prove the good average  sire for a whole herd.      '      '       .._'__  Tho paternity of a dozen calves., of fifty,  lambs or pigs deserves thought, anel involves expense if ntteudeel to aright.'There  is cost to count and to bo incurred iu all  enterprises where results are 01 worth.  The cost of the right way, e)f bleeding is  best atille of the damage resulting from a  mistaken course. A few days' time aud a  Jew dollars in travelling expenses aie often  a juelicious investment.  When a breeder fails to jret, by mail  order,' the desired siie for his herd it is the  worst folly to''proceed to use such an "ill-  match" in ,his requirements. All things  considered one must, be vigilant iu the  breeding business every month in the year,  in thought as well as in action.  BLIl) LYSAIDEE WMftHI  HIS WONDERFUL SKILL IN FANCY  WOODWORK.  Toys. Frames, Koiit Model"., itnil Orn.'i.  infills Tm-necl Oir liy 11 llniiil Nol  ���������niiardeil by M-ihl���������The lIiiII<li'i;of ������he  I'lrsl Propeller SIpiiiii Launch In tin*  Country. ,  One of the most remarkable 'men in Newark, N. J., is Lysander Wright, Sr. He is  70 years old and has been totally blind for  eight or ten years.' Now his only diversion  is fancy woodwork, and a part of it includes the running of a small circular Baw  with which he rips, cross-cuts, mitres, and  reslits the 'light lumber that he uses in  making boxes,' toy houses and picture  frames. If it was merely a foot power  buzz saw his operation of it would be  remarkable enough, but it is run by steam  power at a speed of 2,500 revolutions a  minute. The, .power comes from the  machine sh'op of his son, Lysander V\ right,  Jr.,Sand the saw is connected with a variable speed attachment controlled by,'a  lever. ' ,  The workshop of-the old man is decorated with hundreds of ingenious specimen"  of his craft in the form of boat models  fancy workboxes, little log cabins, cigar  sets, ash receivers, and odds and' ends.  Everything he makes is as accurately  balanced as if constructed by a skilled  mechanic having full use of his eyes. Of  necessity he adopts novel - methods of  decoration in his fancy woodwork, but he  PKLllOil' MAKJeS   AN   l'.RKOR  of a thirty-second 01 an inch 111 spacing.  Ho fita hinge3, locks, and handles to his  boxes as neatly as.could be dene by, a cabinet-maker. It puzzles everybody to'under-  stand   iiow ne   is able * to .drive  tr.e small  .. ...V V........ ���������      ���������.       -         - . a.*,,., I'" "4W .���������          --   ,  u iront of the udder ; draw real,tight, and   acrews,used in the work.  Laboring entirely  Too Busy for Civility.  L'leasaut Citizen���������Good morning, doctor;  how's your hedlth ?  Dr. Capsule (very busy)���������Do you want a  professional opinion ''.  , Er���������1 don't under���������  I'd have to charge you for it if you do.  Whipsawing* a Bore.  Man���������I want your opinion in a matter.  Would you advise me to borrow ten dollars  to help me out of a tight place ?  Lawyer���������By all means.  Man���������Very good.    L^nd me ten.  Lswyer���������That's  all right.    My  fee for  leca' advice  is ten   dollars and  we'll just  = 1  call it square. '  hook in the chuiu.< She.caii scarcely lift her  feet, ,and ir. causes her no pain unless she  tries to kick. Sometimes tiie difficulty^ is  caused by a change of Burrotindiugs, from  one farm to auother.or a change of milkers.  Never change miikers if it can be avoided.  With some cows it makes little difference';  others will not- stand at all for a Btrauge  person.        , .,',--  Laut fall I purchased a,,fine Guernsey  heifer for ������20 that had become spoiled in  milking. When she freshened -she stood  well tintil Bh,e found the hired' man was  afraid of her, when she kicked so terribly  that we were obliged to put'the calf to her  again. The calf had been allowed to do  the milking until four or five davs which I  knew was a mistake, but it occurred while  I was away from home. I always despaired of " reclaiming" that cow for the dairy,  but it- the end of six months weaned the  calf, and strange to say, Lad very'little  dilKculty in training her. She is as quiet  and gentle now as ,atiy, 111 the herd and  bids fair to be. an extra butter cow. She is  giving now.' eight mouths after freshening,  about 2i gallons of 7 per cent, milk per  day. On account of the difficulty in milking hei-,' the former owner allowed her to  so dry about. April 15, '95. She will not  freshen until January 15, '96. Hflr performance has disproved the oid theory that  if a heifer does not continue long 111 milk  she will be of'little value to the dairy  The best time lo wean a calf is when  only one day old ; then there is little difh-  culty in teaching it to drink, and the cow  will not fret aud worry as much then 113  laier. If the calf is intended for' the  butcher at four weeks old it should not be  allowed to run with its diun-cotainually.  A cow should be milked tit regular intervals, which would not be tiie case ir the  calf was with her at all times. I 11111 satisfied it would bo better for tlie cow to milk  her and feed thc whole milk to the calf,  A calf will persist iu butting, and >t is  certainly is injurious to the cow.  Selecting" the Best.  ' Looks do notcomprise all.that isdesirable  in a domestic animal. The succeAfiil  breeder docs not always "elect the modol  cre'tture for his breeding _foundation  espcc.ally in ci so of the females.  A heifer or a gilt by a very compact sire,  but of a less compact composition, p'oBsess-  ng length of boiy, width aud depth iu a  good degree, ia, tboui'h not so symmetrical  inform usually a'more praitical breeding  animal, than the'one that is more thiiti  ordinarily compact in build,  So iu selecting the be = t for servico, it is  desirable to take into account expected re-  suits, as well as ihe ancestry of both sides  n tho mating of a pair. However, if both  animals to be mated are .compact and  blooky in an unusual degree, t'heic is  reasonable expectation from the produce if  the parentage in the first and second  genet ation exhibit less of the compact  f..rm.  The tendency to "breed back" is usually  sullicient to guard aaauiPl lack of duo  length and ill proportions in form from tho  intensified tendency follcwiug the crossing  of block upon block.  Few breeders,' however, have enough of  length in their herds combined with ievei  b icks and straight lines. With an uneven  lot of broken lines and ' ill shapes in the  brood sows, tho problem of length in tho  sire to be crossed upon them is uncertain of  solution.  The buyer ordering by mail should always advise tho breeder of whom he expects  to purchase as   to the style of his stock to  in the dark,'the old man glues, nails, or  scrows as the case may require, making his  fingers take the'placo of eyes.' Sandpaper  is one of tne most faithfulservauts, and he  uses it with, marvellous skill.  ��������� .Wright's use'of'the buzz saw is the most  astounding thing, aiid people who anow  about ltwonder that his sou has-ndt interfered. The old 'man is extremely careful  and methodical, however, and there" ts less  dancer thiin one would imagine. The saw  runs'noiseiessly.and Mr. Wright invariably  feelB for it with an old walking'stick which  he keeps in' his den and uses in moving  about the place. He is constantly tupping  with his cane as he goes around, although  he, knows within an'inch the- location of  evervthiugin the room. When he-approaches  the saw* tuble, aiid''is in'doubt, about the  condition of the saw, he has his safe w.iy of  ascertaining instantly whether it is runuiug  or not. If it is in motion, he loses perhaps  a quarter 01 an inch .from the end of his  cane. If it is still, he knows how to start  it ; furthermore, he knows its exact position 10 the fmotion of an inch. He chauges  saws on tiio mandrel, quite deftly, and if  one is dull, takes it to a vise of his own  construction and tiles the teeth with accuracy. In all the time he has been using,this  saw tab'e he has not lost so much as  A hit OK siu-f  or the tip of a finger nail. In' constructing  a box, he puts it all together7- nailing���������.tiiu-  crewing the bottom and top to the' bides.  Then he sets his saw and cuts all around  the box making a close fitting lid. He  makes neatly fitted trays to,go inside and  .embellishes the outside with faucy brass or  woodwork.        ' ��������������������������� '���������   ,,    "  ��������� Tno saw plays an important part in  cettiuf out tiie details of, ornamentation  from bits of moulding, strips -of wood of  various kinds and colors, and turned rods.  Small panels of mahogany ate fitted into  black wa'tnut, and Mr. Wright seems to  havo an extraordinary sense (-f feeling by  vviiich he can distinguish one wood from  another, although usually he iB guided by  the shape and size of iho pieces. ITio finger  measurements are exact when he spaces  the ornaments, although 111 some cases he  lesorts lo the uso of a steel rule and  dividers or on ordinary compasses. He  u-es chisels, planes, .squares, and bevels,  an'd other wood working loels wilh ntcety,  keeping them always in good condition.  ,- Mr. Wright did not do much wood work  when he had tho use of his eyes. He  who a machinist, one of the pioneers in his  traile iu Newark. He took "great, interest  in botts and built and owned the first steam  launch with a screw propcllor in the  country. He alsomade many improve men's  in yacht engines and screws. His pride  was tho steam yacht Duplex, which is still  on the Pasuais. It.vvas the first boat built  with two boilers and engine! and a single  screw. His two sons have made reputations  as builders of yacht engines au:t special  machinery for boats.  be mated with a sire, and should insist on  a description of the sire and dam of the  animal to be bought., whether male or  female.  Where 0116 has as mini' as a do/en females  he they cows, sows or ewes, cither more  than one sire is desirable w ��������� -'de, or eise  Tit for Tat.   -  In r Parisian otnii.bus, an ill-bred male  pisaeugor made a grimace when a very  stout old lady got, in.  Hippopotamus 1 he exclaimed under his  breath, but so loud that the old,lady heard  hiin.  Sir, sho said, you know an omnibus is  like Noah's ark ; it ta'kes in.all the animals  ���������even donkeys I  Biblical Piano Playing.  Miss Fosdick���������Blanche Trivvet plays tho  piano on the scriptural plan.  Miss Gasketl���������1 never heard of thc scriptural plan of piano-playing. What do you  mean ?  Miss Fosdick���������She never lets her left  hand know* what her right hand is doing.  Last year the deposits in the saving  banks of Massachusetts increased by nearly  ������17,000,000 over thc previous year. This  was in a li vie of depression  PEEETHIMS III EUROPE,  ODD HAPPENINGS  THAT  HAVE RE  CENTLY ' OCCURREJ.  A .Ualiomrliin  Temple   ������11  s"ari���������������mi ili-cr  (tiii'I't Mil'-li''".���������-rauir Siol-lfrafi-I Orf:sit  (iriuilri- ���������Kills tluiiiliert'n IVlvate Tor-  lililt'-Kcililcttir "Villkuii nn.l lilt' Ilt-peirr  er���������Ifyi.aitilK'."-curi'llii Eltirojie���������Another  -im-.si.-iii I'm.line, etc., ell-. ,  The State tobacco ironopoly puts ?75,-  000,0(.O into the French Treasury   annual-  ly'  The Sultan of   Turkey his  contributed  & 100,000 tnvardH the orectun of a mosque,  a Mahometan temple, at Paris.   '      ,   '  The English press calls the trashy cheap  novels which pei vert'and inllarnethe minds  of so many boys, "penny sneckera."  Switzerland, with'a population of 3,000,-  000, averages 050 suicides, annually. Only  Denmaik uud Saxony make a more extensive use of what is Mipnosed to be the right  to die.  A London magistrate} has decreed that'a  householder cuuuril interfere) with an organ  grinder unle'H he is disturbed in iii&busines*,  has sickness in his hciirti, or is uilectcd in  his health by the sounds of the"orgnn.  The Duke of York has sold,his collection  of postage stumps to one of the Rothschilds.  Tho i.rice is not known, but must be considerable, since li.e Duke had 5300,000 iri-  suraiiceon the oolloction.  At Roaeuwellcr, Alsace, ayouug'girl vvae  sentenced to four week-)' imprisonment'for  mailing a letter bearing a cancelled postage '  stamp. She appealed and finally obtained  a verdict iu her favor ���������because she proved  that she had not written the. lottorj  A red-polled' cow at Whittlingham,  Eng,, has yielded milk continuously since  she ceased calving, five years ugo, her record being 13,731 quarts of uiilk>of the first  quality.   No otner casedike thiB is known.  Every soldier knows lhat a horse will  not step on a man intentionally. It is a  standing order in th'o British cavahy if a'  tiooptr becomes dismounted ho must lie '  still. It he does this lho whole squadron  will pass over him without doing him,injury.  The Velo makes announcement of, an  important) tricycle race shortly to be held  in the velodrome at Lyons,' France, between Baroness Emma von Sattender and  Miss Amy Ewer. The victorious maiden  will win the hand of a German millionaire,  Albert   Moller. ' ,,  Bordeaux wine is very cheap in Europe, '  sometimes.    At  present   tho   owner of a  largo vineyard  near  Bordeaux   is sending  out  circulars in   which he offers' to  seed '  cases of ,',00 bottles  of two-year-old   wmu,  freight-paid lo any town, even 111 Switzerland, for 130 francs.' That meau3 Bordeaux,  at, aboul eight oents a   bottle. -  ' King Humbert of Italy has a private  fortune of $30,000,OG'O. Tne whole of this  snug sum is deposited with tho Rothschilds  at London.' The King iaa v-ory sensible  man', sensible also, to the tottering of his  throne, and ho evidently means to save, if  not his kingdom, at least his  cash.  The Vosaisohe /.eituiiG. says that at least  ton'women in P.11 is have ollicialpermission  to wear mule garb. ' One of those in Rosa  Boni-enr, tho well-known painter; another  is tliu proprietor of 11 printing office;  another is a beaidedfwoiTian; tlie rest are  pal nt 1 rs aud women afflicted widi bodily  ailments or inaiiormatioiiB.  According to the Zeunchor Post, hydrophobia is sometimes - '.introduced into  Switzerland by foxes and wolves coming  down, in sevuie winters, from' the mountains of eastern France, attacking dogs'  and other animals, and infecting them  with the venom of the terrible disease.  Russian philanthropists purpose that  fresli blood rrom tho abattoirs be used in  the preparation of bread,crackei-s^sausages,  etc. Fresh blood contains much, bitumen  and can be obtainod at nominal cost.  Emperor William II* ol Germany is the  foe of tho reporter. Lately, during the  mauieuvros near Lippe, he espied a reporter, rode up to hun, demanded to see  his permit, and then ordered him off the  field, remarking that ho' " will not permit  criticism."  1 The deaths always outnumber the birth3  in France. Since the beginning of thia'  .century the percentage of childless couples  I1118 increased from 5 to 10. The doctors  seem agieod ihauthis is generally due to  gout, maybe the gout of ancestors living  loo vv.ll one hundred and nioreyears ago.  Tliere is just cause for a dynamite scare  in Europe just now. Bombs are fouud iu  various localities.-,A most devilish, attempt  was made lo wreck a" steamer ready to  leave Fiume, Austria, for Ancona. Uue  of the stokers happened to find among the  coal a large bundle of dynamite'cartridges,  and thereby prevented tho totaltanniiula-  tion of the vessel.  The frog hunt is now prohibited by law  in Belgium. .The Belgian hunters, however,  coutinuo their amphibious occupation in  nearby Holland, ,nnd from Sau-van-Geni "  have sent 111 one half day as many as  20,000 frogs' legs to Paris lately. These  delicacies bring foi.r to five cents apiece,  and some ot the hunters find the calling  very, remunerative.  'At .Peukuhl, a small village in'Prussia, a  fanner died last March. Since then one of  his sons has been sickly, and somehow a  rumor was started that the dead man  would not rest until he had drawn nine  members of the family also into the grave.  To "conjure'' the spell a Dear relative must  open the crave and decapitate the coipse.  Accordingly tiie sick son, armed with a  spade, went to the cemetery/ci'mimed his  father's body and cut otr his head.  Immense Terrestrial Globe.  Four leading French scientists���������Viilard,  Cotard, Seyrig and Tissandier���������have succeeded in making a wonderful model of the  earth. It is a huge sphere, 42 feet in  diameter, and lifts painted upon its outside  all details ot the earth's geography. At  Pans,, where the -pygmy world is being  exhibited, an iron and glass dome has been  erected over tiie globe. The building is-  eitiht-sided, und is well provided with  elcvaiotH and -Ha'rways, which make it an  easy task for the visnor to examine "nil  parts of tne world." The globe weigr.s  eighteen lons,but i.s so nicely balanced that  it can easily be rotated by a small hand  whee1. The entire surface area is 525 ieeti  w Inch is Httfiicieiit to e-chibit all ths mountains, rivers, islands and cities, even 10 the  principal thoroughfares of the latter.  ���������   Homeless-  Juelge���������.Where do you live when at home  young man ? q  Culprit���������I have no Lome, your honor.  Judge���������Then   wheie did  you sleep last  night '���������  Culprit���������At m> uuirding house. PA0E4.  TUB KOOTENAY MAIL.  iir*  - ���������?  CHRISTMAS IN A ftlNING CAMP. -  A .Correspondent Tells How the Festive  Season was Spent at Trout Lake.  Know-in!*; how, interested most of  your readers tire in Trout Luke City  rind the inhabitants thereof I thought  they would be pleased to know bow  ������'<* spent Xmii". anil .N'eiv Year. Xmas  vviis.to iiiiiny of t'he boys a very hard  one, they being in thu mountains  breaking trail for r.ivvhiding and slei'ii-  ' ing under .single blankets. Tin; more  fortunate spent a joliv time, which was  made ino"t plcu.-s.iiit by the kindness of  ,"\l(*!.si*s Abrahams.)]) Bios, and (ieo.  Hoiirke in providing the good things  of life in plenty. __,  Xew   Year's  eve   welcomed    back  ;i  nuiiibi-i- t.f (he boys   Iiom   the   mouiit-  ' ;iins and  (heir "advent  vvjis  the signal  for .-in   .illi-ouud  good  lime.   At, 11.80  " p.m. it was  ;igreed   to   visit the  residence, of Ihc.'iiinyor of Trout Liike, Mr.  John   Knovvlcs,   as ;i  surprise   party.  On   arrival   we   lound   Hi".   Worship  ready   to   welcome   us   i ight royally.  ,.After the  usual greetings,   ton-its and  speeches were given,in  variety, which  , I .-nn si.iriy {'cannot give  its' it  would  lake up too much   space.    Throe hours  being  spent  most,  delight fully'in this  way   we adjourned 'to  Bourke's hotel  where a   sumptuous   supper, was pro-  _' virlcd by the propriotoi.    After supper  out* host's'liealtb was proposed .-ind re-,  reived by acclamation. , This was  the  moment  when   many of the boys took  the floor and  kept up the (lance until  (lawn.    At-'IO.HO a.m., New Year's day,  the   waiter   with- a   trayfnll   of   eye-  '-openers    ;ippe;ired    in   the   bedroom.  This was to the point, and   brought iik  ��������� out of bed.  Another agreeable  piirpririe nw.-iit-ed  lis.   'Messrs.   Abrabiimson ."Bros,   had  arr.mged'a dinner   and   invited'all   to  the  feast.    The  mayor   was  voted   to  the -.-hair and justice wtt.s done to an  elaborate menu   of   ten   cotuses, which  included     everything     an      educated  .palate  could  desire, from   oyster soup  to French coffee.    After  removing the  cloth the I'ollowinp*  toasts were given :  The Queen, by  fhe   (Jii.-iirin.-in,' adinist  Joi.d   applause   and,   the   popping   of  champagne eoiks, and   thu whole,company rising nnd singing "God Save the  Quoen" ; The  Royal   Family  and Our  Canada, responded toby Mr. Snell and  the singing  of  "God  Bless.the Prince  nf  Wales";'  Wives   and  Sweethearts,  1 by the Chairman :   Commercial   Interests, proposed by J. Atkinson in a neat  'speech,   and   ably   l esponded" to by F.  -Campbell1,' N. Al r.-ib.-inisoii   and   Geo.  1*toiirkr ; Mining Interests, proposed by'  F. Campbell and responded to by,.L IL  Johnston, L Knowles find T. 11. Davey.  General   toasts   to   all   present, by all  present,   and   Our   Hosts,   brought   a  most enjoyable five hours to a close.  Good fellowship existis in thc camp  and the one prevailing .feeling is to  help make the camp actually, what it  is in' name, a great producer "of the  bidden   mineral   r wealth.      With   the  o  mines at work during the winter arid  ji good start _.for tbe others in early  opting, this should be done, and we  wish thetn, as we wish you, Mr. Kditor,  and your readers, success and a happy  .���������iijd piosperous New Year.  TROUT   LAKE.  Trout Lake City, .Tan. 0.  PROVINCIAL SERETARY'S OFFICE.  (ith December, 1S!I."5. -  rilMK followingtlefinitioiiof tin*Trout  J_ Lake and Ainsworth Mining Di-  vi-ions of the West Kootenay District  is substituted for the description .of the  said divisions published in the British  Columbia Gazette of the  15th   il irch,  WEST KOOTKNAY DISTRICT.  H. Trout Lake Mining Division*.���������  Commencing at a point, on tbe eastern  boundary of West Kootenay District;  thence west along the southern boundary of tbe lllecilU'vvaet .Mining Division  to the eastern boundary of,thc Luidcau  Mining Division; thence, soul heriy  albng tin- e.islern bomiilniy ot tbe  Larde.'iu Mining Division to its junct ion  with the Slocan Division: thence  easterly along the northern boundary  of t In* Ainsworth Mining Division to  the L-u-de.iu River; thence noith-  easterlv to the eastern boundary ol  West Ki.otenay District (crossing' the  Duncan River at a pouit to include the  southern water-sheds of the Cameron  or Hall Creek, and East ('reek); thence  following the eastern bound.uy of  West Kootenay District to the point  of commencement.  8. AiN.svvoirru Minino Division.���������  To include all the country on the rivers,  streams iiiml ,tributaries thereof flowing into Kootenay Lake north of Gnat  River .Mining Division, except thoec  port ions of the Lardeau and Duncan  Rivers 'included iu the' Trout Lake  M,iiiing,Division. '  ,  ,      liy Command.  JAMES BAKER.  iHi-'2l       ,, J'rorinc'ml Seen turij.  Private Bill, Notice.  I^-QTICK IS HERKBY GIVEN that  _L\ application will be made to the  Legislative Assembly of the Province  of British Columbia at its next session  for an art to incorpotate a company  for the purpose of constructing, oper-  "���������"ating and working dceptunnt N, drifts,  or shafts for the purpose of exploring  for, discovering, working, getting,  acquiring and recovering iniiiei-iN  situate in blind veins, lodges or hides  in the Districts of East ami west Kootenay, Yale and Cariboo, in the Province of British Columbia, and for entering upon and acquiring lands for such  purposes, and for collecting tolls for  the use of such tunnels or workings by  any other persons or' companies en-  'gaged in mining and for acquiring such  water powers or privileges as may be  necessary or . convenient therefor,  tnget-liei with such othei- powers or  privileges, rights or incidents, as may  .lie" necessary for or incidental or  conducive to the attainment of the  foregoing, objects'.or'iinv oj them.  A. K. HUMPHREYS,-  .T7-(5t --'    '    Applicant.  ,[L.S.] ',        E. DEWDNEY.  , -CANADA.  PROVINCE     OF     BRITISH     COL-  -   ���������        UMBIA.  VICTORIA; by the Grace of, God, of  the. United Kingdom of Great  Britain and Iryland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c, <fcc, &c.  To Our faithful the Members elected  to serve in the. Legislative Assembly  of Our Province of British Columbia   at   Our   City    of     Victoria���������  GHKIiTING.  A PROCLAMATION.  D. M. Eiti-:i.rs, 1  "YVTHEREAS  Attorney-General. I VV We tire  desirous and,resolved, iis seitin as maybe, to meet Our people of Our Province  of British Columbia, and to have their  advice iu Our Legislature:  NOW KNOW "YE, that, for divers  (causes and.consiele.-atioiis, and taking  into consideration the ease and convenience of Our loving subjects, Well tve thought fit, by and with tbe  .���������idvice of Our Executive Council of tlie  Province-of British Columbia, to hereby convoke, and by tbo-e presents;  enjoin you, and each of you, that, on  Thursday, the Twenty-third dav ol  the month of January, one thousand  eight .hundred and ninety-six, you meet  Us in'Our said Legislaluie oi* Parliament of Our said Province, at Our  Citvof Victoria, FOR THE DISPATCH  OF7BUSINESS, to treat, do, act, and  conclude upon those things which in  Our, Legislature of (he Province of  British Columbia, by the" Common  Council of Qui* said Province may, by  the favour of God," be ordained.  I.v Tkstimoxy   Wiieheoi*, n We   have  caused   these   Oui    Letters   to   be  made Patent, and   the  Great Seal  of the s.-iid Province lo he hereunto  affixed:     Witness,   the   Honourable Hixiau Dewoniov, Lieutenant-  ��������� Governor of Our said   Province  of  Br'tish Columbia, in   Oui   Cily   of  Victor1.-!, ru'Oiti* said Province, this  - fifth day of December, in the   year,  of.Our   Lord  one   thousand   eight,  hundred   and   ninety-live,   and' in  the tifty-intith year of Out Reign.  '    Uy Command/' - '  JAMES BAK1.-R,,  ,  l-iVlt'- .    Provincial Secretarv.  EE^TELSTOE  Local and Personal Briefs.  Application, for Liquor License.  \TOTICK IS II KRIOBY GIVEN that  J_\     thirty days from the date hereof,  I. the imdt'i sigm-d, will apply to the  Stipendiary Magistrate for West Kootenay. at'Nelson, for a license to sell  spirituous liquors at, my hotel, situated  al. Arrowhead, at the mouth of the  Columbia  river, Upper Anow lake.      '  CHARLICS BLUHMA  Revelstoke. November 20, IK).").       .tt-tt  of Imppavemsnts.  '.NOTICE..  Nakusp & Slocan Railway Company  NOTICE.  -YTOTIOIS'LS H13RI0BY GIVEN that  J. l a plan, profile and book of reference of thc'hi-iUich line'of this railway  from Three Forks to Sandon, examined  and certified under section 125 of die  Rnilwaj ActoflSSS by the. Deputy of-  the Minister of Rail ways and Canals,  on 1 It li December, 1S9.J, was deposited  ill. the Lainl Registry Office at V icloria  on the 20th dav of Decern Ix-r instant, t.  A. J. WEAVER BR1D.I.MAN,  Victoria,  B.C. Secretary.'  Decembei* 201b. ISO.-). '  , :i7-'ll.  Nakusp & Slocan Railway Company  * * ii tf  '''ttbTICE.    '    '  l������ - ,.   Our   advice    to    those   about   to   many,'  is  ������������������: ;   - DONT --  rrrrr=z:~r^=z:  But    if:you'  MUST    marry;   why -zdrcr^.���������;:������������������-ru  'v;,"'Gb,TO    y-  ,the , Post ' Office store    and"buy    your   ��������� outfit t. there.       A  7    ."''     ' '..,'��������� i  -.  complete''' stock   of   Gents    Furnishin<rs ?always ���������.on  hand.  _ Shirts. < Shoes'   and , Suits'   a   specialty.  5 <?'���������'' -  s  >,    , i   ."���������      *���������,���������,  ,v..  A.-s  TOTI(;E  IS HEREBY GIVEN that  ui  of  I revised   locution  -plan,    profile  Guy Barber left for the east  ���������day morning.    He intends to be  about two months and will visit  Tue*;-  gone  Win-  BhACK rillNCK MIN'KUAI. CLAIM.  Situate in tlie Trout Lake Minimr Dii-isiun  of West IviN.t'-n.iy ni-.trlft. When- l������eiit>-il :  six inile-s ii). li.iine-r Creek. T-.ike notice tint I.  Hci-berlT. Tiviuvr. lutent for William C. Yun-  kev.trce linnet's e-ortillcuu* No. .*(>>l<l. intL-nil.  m \ty days from the- ilato hereof, to npply t.i the  IfoliI Ciiinmissimiur for .i ctirtilli-ate of impi-oi e-  tueill.s. for the purpose of obtaining .i Crown  i^rcint tif the above eliefm.  .Mid further take notice, that adverse., claims  jun*!. be ".sent to the- CJolil (.'oiiMiii-oioiicr'.iiiil  rtt-linii coiiiiuoncetl be-furt- the is--ii.iiie-c of -in-h  .eeTlitWte- nf inipnivciiii-nts  D.iteti this tliirtie'lh el.ty of September. f-D"..  and book of referenx-e ol ;i |iorl.ion of  the branch line of ��������� this Railway from  Three Forks to Sandon. examined, and  certified nude- section 13(1 of the Railway Act of 1SSS by,the Deputy of the  Minister of Railways and Canals on"  tin* 12th Dt-cciiil.er. ISO."), was deposited  m tbe Land Registry office at Victoria  On thi-* 21st December. Hist.  A.J. WEAVER BRID.JMAN,     '  Victoria, B.C., ' Secretarv.  December 21st, 1,S������3. 87-lb  Administrator's Notice.  Paul before retuniiiitr.  nipf-g and St  Toe in the river prevented tlie  Istikusp making connections for the  regular trip List Wednesday an'l as n.  result the hotels, have had about all  trie guests they could accommodate,  who are awaiting an opportunity to  got down to .Southern lyooienav.,  Some of e the unemployed in tbe  lower town have been exercising theii-  surplus eneigv this week in clearing  ihe ie-e o:i t!ie river fen" skating pui-  poses. but the very severe weather of  liie past tew d.-iys lias caused them to  i'/.'.isc- for the time being.  Pet-sons h;ivin<r occasion to visit thi.  i"  AGENT WANTED.  A Live, Hustling   Money-Maker  TO   SKLL  f( HIDDEN MINES AND   ������  HOW TO FIND THEM !;  = - = By Thos. W. Newman - - =  rpriK IIKST AND KASTKSTSr.LLI.Vt. HOOK  1_    oi. Mines,  ket.  Thi-,  Metals and Ores on Un- iii.-u-  Lihcr.il U nils to }fi)(>il mill) in yi.m ".i"i:clrui.  .st i.tticti stnip will   line!   it  to be circiuiisj ect in   iheir  f.iture or thev   uiav   regret  new-nary  iicti'ins   in  neglecting \  rliis caution.   This luis been occasioned j  by tlieextr.ir.rflinarv jirec.-sut ions r.iken i  J)1,  the assistant   ])ostrna������*ie-r   to   guard ,  ;eg.tiiist -i i-epetitinti of Moueiav  night's I  ( ccun ence.     Hr now weni'K   it   danger  signal in o'K- eye and is .-. pert'ect w.-ilk-  iii*'arsfiial.  book te-Ils how to Iiml. tc-.-t. upon ami  work or s.'ll all kinds of iitin.-s tun! .l.-s.-nl.i-s  ci cry Ore. Mineral, Gem and Prccloun Stone  of eoniniorcinl i-.'iliic. Jliimlri-iis - lhu������ in  Ili-itUh Coliinihia. You i-nn -ell a Ihiiu-niiil  e-npit-s rierlit .it Iw.iiii-. I'liee- I.i Mini! tivi\  cloth. #l..Vi: leather, .?J.iki. Send u- jour .i.'.-  ili-ess or e.rdcr from  THE M. ROGERS PUB: CO.,  54 Yongc St., Toronto  Iu   the  County   Coin I   of    Kootenay,  * biiidi-n .-it tin* l-'.ist Crossing of  the  \ Columbia River:  i Iu   the   matter   of    Pearl    Henderson,  , oilienviv kiiiiwn   as   Marie   Nier-  )nati, iinil, '  , In the matier of the Official* Adininis-  ti-itor's Ae-r.- dated the   Fourteeiith  1        -davof Xoveiulier, IS!).") :,  '   I 'PON READINtJ  ll)'*  arlidavits  of  [   y.,' ^ .Tose])ii   Dee   Graham  and   Peter  i Rasmus   Peterson."   it   is   ordered   that  i James  Ferguson   Armstrong,    Official  ; Administrator for the  County  Comt,  , District of Ki.oti'tiii v. shall    l.e  ndinin-  is rat-ir of all and singular   the   goods,  (���������ImIIi'Is. and credits  nf  Pearl Ileiider-  -oii, (iiliei-ivtse know ii   as   Marie-  Nier-  in.in. dei eased, and that this otiler   be  published    in    (|,i.     Kootknay     M.viL  newspaper,   tor    I be   peiio,|   of   .-ixty  el.tys.  Signed, CLK.MKNT J. CORNWALL,  C.C.J.  The creditiifs    o|     P    ti1]     Ilelldi'l-soil.  othei vi i^e kiinwn .e .M.nie Niermaii.  la I e-of Reve-I-li.Ur, In the l)i-l ri'-| of  Ivool'Miiiy. an* i-eipiii I'll union sixty  (I.i \ s fi (iiii ( his elal e Iii ~eml    |(l    me,  liv  .  "V TIIK  BEST AND CHEAPESTROUTE  TO   AND   FUOM        '    ���������> '   .."  All Eastern Points.,  Throiii-li First Class r-ileepliiK Curs and Tourist  Hlccpiiif- Cars lo St. Paul, Montreal and Toronto  ' without change.  REVELSTOKE TIME TABLE.  lAlliuitit; Ki-pi-ess arrives   !):1."> daily.  Pacillc '��������� "        lC:i*>   " * ,  Koi* full iiifnriii.itioii as to rales, time, etc ,  apply to - ,  J. T.   Brewster,  Agent, Revelstoke.  GEO  McL. iMtOWN.  District PashciiKor Aj?(;nl. yniicoiivur. B.C.  tTi-uiiis lc i villi; Iteiclstoku on Sundays,  Mondays and Tliui-sdavs make eoiinui-.tu.ns  mit ii the Piil.ili.il Sleiiiiiei-s ".M.initoha,"  " Athabasca" nnd " Alberta." which leave Kort  "Will in in for Owen Sounel evc-i-j" Suniliij- mill  Thui-sel.iy, anel for Windsor and Sarniii every  Wetlnc'sil.ij". ,       i  Columbia & Kootenay .  Steam Navigation Co. W  PASSENGERS FOR  Hall's Landing,  Hot Spring".s,  Nakusp, Three Forks  Nelson, and Slocan Points,  Kootenay Lake Points,  Trail  Creek,   Rossland,  Northport and Spokane  ~-siiot;i.i)-I'AKi-: tiih���������  STSAMBR  NAKUSP  IDOZtsTT   IDQ   IT.I  Don't buy goods where you have, to pay; -'fojr  other people's bad debts. I am going out:.of.tl&  credit business and am.APTBK'THB   CASH,   So  .,'--, , y i ������- i "  bring your purse and get ,6������)q. Cashmere for 40c.  Double width Dressgoods for 30c. 70 inch Flannel  for 75c.   Men's. All Wool Under Suits at $1.25.  f e '  These are only some of our SNAPS so call and see  our goods and prices.  H. N. COURSIER.  T,  L  NOTARY  PUBLIC  HAIG  j  REVELSTOKE,  B.C.  Mining and Real Estate Broker and General Commission Agent.  FIRE,  LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE.  Representative of the Kootenay Smelting & Trading Syndicate.   :o: ;��������� .  ���������U-ntlNT FOR TROUT LAKE CTTY,- EVANHPOHT, KA8L.0 & NAKUSP-  Awarded  Highest  Honors���������World's  Fair,  Iv L. Kinniiin, watch specialist, elc,  j is in   (.-liui'tj-e   of    the    jewellery    store  j (hiriiii; the .-ibsence fiom tovwi   of   .Mr. |  lliirbcr, the    j)roj.ri--tor.     He,    is    pre-j  p.ired to treat anv ailment with which i  your time piece may   be,   ii/llictcd   anil  will always be found at the store when '  not elsewhere.  I I/me-. Wi^U'im 1'i.r Nukiisj. mid Itolisoti. .Mon-  .   I        il.ii - .md Thiii'sd.ijs nl 7 p.m.  le-isl.-n-el J.-tl.-r   a.Idies-,-il   l,������   n,,-,  at, j _-_,.���������,, ^ Ko,w>ll _-���������_. s.iku^i, WIkwiuii mid Can-  I Don.ihl. Mi-itish Cobuiib',,1.  ��������� of l heir  cifiiihs  and   "f   rl.  I held    by   tb.-ui   (if    anyi.  ! i-X|iiration ot r h" -si ill si\ly  n-oci-ed to disf i ilutt'-   t.'i  p.tl-t iciiI.-iis  *   s..(-in iiu-s  Al'ier   tin*  (l.tV.sI    "llllll  s.ti'l    e-t ite.  ii.li;,ii   I'.i.-ifii-   lUiilniiy   pomls   (nist    ami  wi sli 1111 Tucsil.ii s .md Vi .d.t.is ut i; p.m.  C'uiiii'i Hon is in,nl,- at  Kolisiiii   iiitli   C. ic Iv.  I!.i fm N't Is'in .mil nith steamer " LjlIon '   fur  Tr.ii! Ci c.'k .md Xiii-llipei|-(.  haviiit- regard to tl*o-e claims omIv   of j  whii'h  I sh.iil have had notiee. * j  ,    Dated a!   Donald, in   r.be   (lis[,-icf    of _  Kiioteniiy. British ("ohimbra. this   ]Stb i  'J'his week- Z**r;i Senion is   niakinir   a. i  tljrec nitihl.s' sl.iuil  at    Mouriif-.'s*   ifiill, '  t tiny of Novcuilier, Itift.  ,'il-ill.  J.  F. AK.MSTHOXf.,  flilici.tl Adiuiiiisfr.ilor.  i^viii^ ;in cyliibiii.-n  n{  Hli^'lit-'.f hand  ssiste-d l>v  ne of  . the  V    nc-  MO'ST PERFECT MADii.  > pure /Jr-sj-ie Cream of Tartar Powder.   Free  from .Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant,  /jn years;-THE' STANPAR0. ,  anel kindred sii-r^.     Jle is  his son Lawn iii-e, win. t-fiKl**.������  th(*   iiio-I.    "l.-ilciiitj;'     j orl ions  [iro^'i ..iiuiie,    and   a   younx    I  coinp.i i-'st.  The Cii'ltmi Company of Players  put in three nights here last- week,  pliiyin__i I'estiiiy, Haxel Kirke and Olc  ON'.ii.     T'i( mpuny   comprise   eight  people, in'rti' whoni,ire actors, Ku-vene  Kay ai.d Jed Carlton, the thrre female  perfoi riiei's shoircrl tlieinselves fair  aetresx: ..n-l t-hr* ivrilfinee eif'the ������������������ company ;oc .sticks. Koch ..perl', nuance  Wii.S vi-rv vv 'II piitronizfd ii;i(l fl'(' c-e.in-  piuiy .'iiici.-eeded in winning ;(l,t only  tli/' ((..il-'irs iuit .ilso the ;ij>j)rcrj.-ti< n  ofl their ii/d���������,ri������t,  Koi- loi ul Iiiiu- i-.uil of the Coiupaiti V steamer- on Koi.tcii.ty I���������ik.������ it|iiilj to tin,' purser on  I.Intnl.  l-'-ir full informal ion us to tickets, iiilcs. etc.,  ��������� ippij In T, Allan,   Ke-i-n-tat-j. Ni-lson.   II C.  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  COPYRIGHTS  CttV I OnTATN A PATF.Nr? Fr.ru  prompt nniwer nni nn hor.eiut oplninn. write, lo  M l/NN tt (,'<������., who have hntl ni-etrlvilfty jpnn'  erporliiiico In tlio patent burlneiw. (JoiiireiiiTilou.  tle^nn strictly re.nfldentlril. A Hi. in(l,���������nk <,f In.  formaflon concernlne rafei.fH nnel Low to e.ti.  tnln iliom lent fren. ANo n entetlonuo of irictimn-  Icnl nnel ^clentltlo liookn sent free.  Patent!" taken tlirouuli Jlni.n it Co. tccIvh  flpcclnl notice In tlio HeientKIn Aiiiei-icini. iiml  tli un nro broiiahf. widely tmfore tlie. [.ulille; will).,  ont'COHt to the Inventor. Tlil.i bi.IctkIIiI ouni-r  pimicel wijckly, etoccniitljr lllimtrnteil, linn hy f������rtiiei -  Jna-cst circiilialou of e.ny aeieiitllln work In tlio  world.   SM a yonr.   Piimplo ceipliw stent, freo.  Iliilldlntf EefltlOD, ine.nthly, fd.Uinrcnt. Hlnde  emies,'2!i conto. Kvury nunit.er eojitiiliw tieim  tliiil pinion. In colom, nnd pr.ntoirrnpliii of new  hnune������, with pluns. oiinl.HriK Inilldoru lo nliotv t|.c  JUcnt itl'HtienH mid xeenro eemtrfiets.   A.iiin-M  Kvxu a Co., Ni.v Voids, n;t ���������*��������� ,   ,.  U0YAL MAIL LIMES.  CHEAPEST rcuto to thu OLD COUNTRY.  I'l-'ipoj'tl .^iillli.i;^ fi-inii Moiilmil.  ALLAN   LINK.  I'viil-'fiS    Mll-.'ililUV .. .     .  HOMIN'IOV   LIN I".  M vt(ii-(i-< i       , .  V" ivi ot v l.u ,  HKAV'Ki:  Liic . Wivvn-i ei  Liki: O.N'i'Aitio  LINK.  Nov.  Oil.  Noi.  ...Nov.  ���������a (f'li.lMii .?l.*"i, SSI. Slid, S7!l. J-ii mid iipivurds.  - Iiitiirmeiliiile ?:'Ji; ist.e(.'nii,'o .?u'(I.  I'liSfWiiiKcrli tlf.kctcd   Itu'oii/zli. to all   pnr.i of  (Ireal Hi-ilniti nnil Iceland.,and at .speeinlly low  I'iili'K to (ill i-in-tK of Hit) Kaire.peim continent.  Apply Id tti.'arc.sls)eatiirfliipor railway n(-eiit,to  I. T. BREWSTER. Agent, Rcvelntcko,  or In   l.'oiu.itT   Ki;i()t.  t������''n.   ! n-iscii'-'ei- Aj,-'') :  Winnipeg.  CAPITAL, $500,000.   ,  SHIP   US  YOUR  Incorporated 1893.  S^������|   Goods    1> nut; lit  'SygZ-* rlclitom:; no <:om-  .A^?7|, luisslon cl.urcod.  ,^,'*l    Flllr&elprtlon.lm-  "fi0m medItti������ f������i������"*������.  $&&m     M'-PP��������������������������������� B tugs fnr.  \fA?s:~������i. iiislietl   tree   upun   f;  reqneet.  i   Thero U SO "rtUTT  on    Fun    or   any  ollifr   Kooila    wc  bundle.  Write for Circular  frlviiiR SI.ippIiiK  Direction 4 11 m -1  LATEST ALAKK������.T  I'RICJ-S.    '  'MIS  a"  INCORPORATED  MAIN HOUSE: 200-212 First Ave. Nor.1!). MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.  K R, A. JVC II JEW i  HELENA, MONT.        I      CHICAGO, ILL.      I     VICTORIA, B. C.     I WINNIPEG, MAN.  Cookc&Uozcman Stu.   I I 55 Wharf St. I    234 King St.  eXOIB   "WOEE  MB-flfflSSk.  OF ALL KiNDS AT THE  MAIL OFFICE


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