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Kootenay Mail 1903-01-24

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 ,'!' f*7  *Kl*#*&������    fl    ]  J                                                                     "*"   H  ������1  -T  . "   '  '     <\  '���������  ������������������ 7; ���������'  ID; _A_ : ZBZ^IPIP^r  ,������?  thought Might'.,Strike,, You  /<������*  .to; come" in and inspect'our  Christmas stock before nia'k-  - ing your purchases,.        \ '*,  Suitable; and PreUy. Presents  "'Furs*-*  -  ���������/ ,   /  Silk Handkerchiefs,/  '^Bloiises'V;/  Neckties 7 " \  Dainty Shoes.* y'  for'Ladies and Children  iL-aoe Goods   "   ,r;  ^Everything'suitable in -  'Dress Goods ���������  .. ���������;.''POCBRIBSr,. y ���������  _l       ^ ' ' 2. '' ' 4 ' '  A compleUystock''in'\vell chosen'Vtiriely  ;     Men's Fiiphishings f  v ~t v- r       -ry^r "s    ' it"  -Hats. Gloves,-. Ties,. Shoes'' for!��������� Christinas'  If. ."     I'    v    <���������       V *    - , x I -.  ���������   Oui;. idea is'yt'o sellr only what >  pleases,.and if treatin<-' vou ri*>'ht  willi-holcl -your' trade; -we  are -at -'* *  Your service."'~.'~ ". ~ T'" 7*':'   . ~ 7 "7 "  H  Taylor Bros: & George, Limited  YOD. PROMISED YOURSELF AN' OVERCOAT  This FalL    Don't pin il off too late and catch col'd.  And do not buy a cheap, shoddy one.   They never look well.  T."l u������ iniike yon a coat that vvill please you.    We can do it.  ,  Fashionable  Tailor.  Preparations for, the  7Lumber .Industry. ,  '  Busy limes"in Prospect.    '  The prospects  of A i row head , never  looked - better   than   today   aiid  tins  i in poi tint ( 'junction, 'of   lake and rail  trallic is(,takin������ a new-lease of life and  energy     J.'- Literate  ia  here,  there  pieScint.Uive of yin  ,611 teiprise fraught  with benefit not, only to Arrowhead but to the whole of North Kootenay.    Messrs.,* Ludg.iVo   bnvo become  well known   through ' their  extensive  lumbering opeia'tions on Pugot.'Sound  aiuriy   the   plucky   and   determined  light, pub up by, 'Theodore L litigate'for  'the inillsyte at Deadniiiii,';.lsla'iid. Vancouver. ' The news that such an enterprising Ih-m.intondcd cdniing into���������this  district   wnsF ��������� welcomed   ��������� every where.  They .have  "selected  'Arrowhead as the  point.of   operation1) iind'seemed from  the OtM'.i'K.   for   milNtc   purposes .1  leitscyf the entire frontage q'f the lake  surrounding the (locks.     /  ' i *  - ���������  1 l co.vsrnucTio.v ivok'   '    *.>  on,the mill will begin next month, the:  site on which the in'ill will be erected  being on the point of land opph.-itc  the laikcview Jlotel. Hero "piles" will'  be driven,and. filled^ in with ceincrotci  to iilVord"ii solid Joiinuation for the  h'ivo of industry, soon to be in'opera-"  lion here*.' -y'     *     y   , 7     a  <* ��������� 1    *���������. *"   *������ .'-V  thi;  ti.mi!i-;u  sL'i'i'i.v   ..   ,  will be- derived -fiom " thu--Dig Bend,  Pish.Cic^kj, and ' points on the lake;  .M.cssrs.' Ludgatc hayiiig.taken option's'  on/some limits' nnd ^Vented others!  The operations of lYIyssio. Ludgatc,nnd  the, Fred Robinson 'Lumber 'Cui*1 mills*  wiirneccssitat'e a . sorlin'g'booiii being  maintained at the 'point ~ where-'t'hc  Coliunbi.v-llivci- e'hteis the lakcryThe"  new mill being "e'rcclcd by Messrs.  Uiilgate vvill haven capacity, of 75,000  fcolyi day.'aiiil will consequently give  eniplovment to' a'large amount; of  labor. ������ .   *  Comaplix aiid Cnnibornc, J.cMnedon-  akl,, thc (inn's manager,'.'generally  driving,the mail stage. ���������  '       '  71: U. Voting, po'puliiilyy known1 as  "The Chief" is conducting bliO'Qucoii's  hotel.,'   ' '<       ,,i  l'\ Henry succeeded T. Diamond ns  malinger of the post, officii nnd Kootenay Lumber Conipnny's store.     , > v  W. IJnifiiltoii, having- taken " ovei  the Jlotel Lardeau. shut up tbe Kootenay house, nnd is kept busy in his new  lioine.,,,     , ,  i Coiiieplixyis quiet ut prcscnt,,'as tho  mill  is  shift down and 'tho removal of  the 'lccording ollice ', lo Camborne  makes that ihe centre of,the mining  'business that used to be cl on c here.  '<  '.The .������. s. Lardeau' InTs icpln'red ,the  Archer for tbc'piescn't oh,the nin'between "AYrowhcnd and " no'rth arm  points. Cnpt. Johnson say* passenger  traffic keeps up ns briskly'*iis nt any  time during tb'e"season. TP,   '    ,- "  -  .Everyone is looking forward to "thc  activity of lumbering opcratioiio.L>/fIie  eiilargeiiieiit J"of the "millylighting^it  with clccfricily and running ,it night  and' day iiicnns . big emidoyniqnt of  labor nnd it is confident Iv believed lhe,  coming season will bo"the, beat Coma  plix has yel'kn'own. ll   '   ���������J   ,  Of  Revelstoke   Passes-  Away    at  " ', ' ' -Methven.t Man.,   ' '<  On Wednesday news was received  in Revelstoke of'the death of A. N.  Smith of this city at Methven.Man.  '-Mr. Smith . left Revelstoke^, last'  spring for'the east, expecting f'lo  benefit from the change 'and "medical advice. He spent sonic mont'lis  aty Port Hope,", Out.,'- liis /former  home-, but not deriving any benefit  left a month ago Id' visityfricrids'al  'Methven'oh his*way home-to,-,Revelstoke.      , < ���������':     S-^V        - '   ~ -"-'  If You Want the Best  ',  ,',and Purest. Selected -Tea 'thar- 'money; can 'forty, f >      m;---���������   '    " . .1   '  'XJ  packed  10  retain'' its natural "ar'oma and ''flavor,'   7* "'M    -" -'������������������;[ <*' ~*r  '   r'l'*-i-.'      ,','-"       .',.������7. ���������   -,y    .    r\    '; - '7   ������y--i<,'        '  free from the contamination ol the odors of sur-,   , .-,   pf ������,,    ,   4  ',",,  *j p  ^,  k  ORRIS "A"   STEED,  General Merchants.  ������W "     Call and inspect our new stock of '  ,    ^  ^'������>j Shoes, Hosiery,1 Suspenders, Ties, Underwear, etc m  Gr      ,A11 above lines are up:to-datcygoods it will pay you to seo     * ?@  t^ thein before purchasing elsewhere.      We also carry " @  '   ,<(g Trunks, Valises, Sweat Pads, Oil Coats, Oil Hats, Water-proof Sheets, etc ^  ($  ^ ' jS  m Weekly Shipmonls of,Fre-sh Creamery J-Jutter, and ICgg*-. ���������     ^j  ^ Our Teas and Coffees are taking the leiul���������Irv them. "M  MORRIS   &  Front  Street,  m  9  Revelstoke, B. 0.  m  Office Furniture  A ear lead of lliiller (lin-lain Ollice  Desks jiisi, received���������Holding else in  fill.    12 Palli-.i'iiS,  Ppices^1 $22.00 to $100.00  Nnine youi' wauls I'm' anylliiiii- in  Ollice in* lloiisi! I''iii'iiis|iiugs "and wli.-il  you iill'nnl and we I'liinisli samples  iind illuslratioiis will) full (1i*m riptiou  1'i'ee  Sjl.vlus|iiiiliir 1.1 iiiil tint  111111I1 liulter,   CDQri  aiK-ISIn. lop, j1) ill   hlh'li, si.ll.l dale        <pOU  Largest Furnishers in Western Canada.       Victoria, B.C.  (fo,  (fa  ^i  <^i  <h  (pfn  <h  (4h  ii*.  rffr*  (&>  DEALE'R   If,  Hoof j,  -Shoes,    Hats,    Caps,   'Ready  Made   Clothing,   Shirts,    Soc/(s, "  Winter clothing,  Overalls,Sxxspenders  Glomes,  etc.  ���������J  ���������4'  'liny.,  inut   C/,l'trtrcn'.t    O-Vcrcoat.t  mut   Winter Clol/iin/j al      *A       *A  F^.et)elstoKe   ^Station,  Eastern 'Prices f  (������!>  (&>  li. c.  .\.s*OTiii:i: .viii,i? '  is nlsp projected here Winnipeg  capitalists nre stated (0 have purchns"  ed tho DcICcvv mill and lhe interests  of thu bile A. McLeod, M. P.., in tim-  bcr limits near Arrowhead,- nn'rl it is  nUo proposed to erect nc.large null in  the vicinity of Arrowhead.'*   >  OTH I.I! WOKK . '  Then it'is .^stated the operators of  the Fred ltobinson LumberUonipany's  mills iiftcnd putting in their own cars,  runiiing their liig Ijend logs to Arrowhead, loading the cars there and running to 'Kevelstoke' the* logs required  for the mill in this city.  .V coon oi*i:.vixo  exists at Arrowhead for other enterprise's. ,1. Ludgatc expresses the opinion that ib K an ideal site for a tannery with its shipping facilities unci  the inexhaustible supply of hemlock  bark for tannin--. It is a site which  could handle the' whole hide supply  from Calgary lo ' ICnmloops. Lei lis  hope that lhe > advantages ol" Arrowhead for such an iiulin-tiyjiiny become  reeou-iiized by some-one interested in  such ini industry.  mo lMViroi.i,.  Hut considering the enterprises now  assured at Arrow bend this 'point will  have a big payroll which will not, only  be a benefit lo the husines-i men of  Arrowhead, but to the whole sun..uikI-  ing con 11 try,  Tin: school ,  is'doing well under .Miss McDowell,  foriniM-'y of Comaplix. It is now nL-  Icnded l.y 17 to 18 ebildieii and with  the in fl it v of families sure to follow  lhe lumbering indu-try lhe school  should soon !,(. n.,inove(l from \.\\t\  aided list to the full govenimeiit  school piivilcge.s. I'.. .1. K'eii', -I. Shaw  and pui-ser l.yonai-e arc the school  tnistCV's, the Ineter being secretary  nfsivi;ss.  The laikcview lintel is conducted  in a Ibst-eliiss ininiiii'i' by ,1. .1, Inilcv.  K. .1. K'err inlcinl-i iiuinoving the  Arrow Iliad hotel in view of liettci  times. l*  In If. IC. Liviiigsloii. postmaster  and gci-.eial storekeeper, Arrowhead  has one w ho i'ii- been of grea t sel \ ice  to the luwn sin,i- .settling here last  year. Mr, Livingston i.s thoroughly  up to dale and keeps 'a 'splendid stock,  lie has bad the -post ollice lilted up  with let ter boxes with combination  locks. 'These save 'tremble with keys,  are a great improveinei.t and are the  lir.-t of, the kind we have seen in this  .-eel ion of country.  .������. s. i:i-:vi:i.s*roKi:  lies here in readiiics.-* to he sent up the  river as soon as'   water   permits in the  .spring.   .        ��������� .  JO CAMBORNE.:  7   '   y     ' A ���������"      '^   ;. ,* s '  Industrial, Development^ and* Public  - Confidence Everywhere Evident.-*,  ' I .it ,       'a    - ���������  , 'Leaving'Iteyclstokc 'by tb'e south  train inn three or^. four 4(ln'vs show-,  storm is not always" thu most plciisnnb  of experiences. On.Moud.iy'.iiiorning,'  however, the snow ������������������plough* had-gone  out nlicnd in charge ol" Conductor  McCi'iu'n, and Section Foreman i\lor-  ris ^Anderson, so there was a,'"clear  track*aheadjiii'd good time was made.  The,Revelstoke contingonti^of ',ciulers  made livply company. >ltc?orcncc' to  iPiOryyMcKorison's ybon notti'u. recalled  St.^Andrew's night aiid fci'.e inimitable  siiiging of the Scotch ballad by the  genial,iDr.' Cai-rulbers. 'i'lidTiOssiand-  er's_nppeiired to be in for Jn, hot, time  judging by, the high spirits and conquering spirit displayed "by^the men of  the loenl links. > '  AT'a!!1!OWIIIJAIJ  wc met Cory Menhhiick who has  worked so hard, persistently nnd suc-  cessl'ully'fqi- lhe. development of' the  Lnrdenii nnd Fish Creek, and who is as  enteipiising and active as over, assisting Messrs. Lmlgate with his valuable  knowledge of the country in the selection of timber limits in connection  with' the mill 'to~l)0 established at  Arrowhead by Messis. Lmlgate.  '���������������������������The Greyhound" is lhe name given  by her engineer Id the litt.u steamer  Laideau that plies at present , between  Arrowhead, nnd Comaplix nnd she  certainly made a good run. The north  arm is open to an uiiti-sunlly large  extent for' I his season of the year,  indicating (he mildness of the-winter.  ' ih:ato.\*  was reached after a hard turnip  through thesnow that had been falling foi "three days. IJe-itlon has been  built up considerably during the year  nnd vvilh (lie Camborne anil Trout  Lake trnflic it is it busy transportation  point.  TO  CAMIIOIiXi:  lhe  most   pleas-int   Irip   in   a  ���������lorin, but driver  McKay   hniid-  ribbons   equally  iliice   to   the  -Mi-.'SiuiUywas innyor.oLtlie city for  !)0_0. nnd one lime ii'partner in  'the firm of C.,11. lrunic'iv: Co.* When  leaving1 tbe C Y. 11. roundhouse at  Kevelstoke, vvherc he had 'been" em-'  ployed for*sonic"time,The received from  tho company a very flattering lesti-  moiiial ns lo tiic'ablo inniiner in,which  lie had discharged his services! Mr.'  Smith started a bakery aiiclLcoiifcction-  ciy business inPieVelstokc ii'i October,  189(5,' nnd bus" since carried on the  business with marked success.  ,  He was also owner of-.the buildings  al the coiner of Mclvcnzio avenue and  Victoria road, some of the niosbyiilii-  nhlc property in, ,the city. Kc was an  active member of thoMcthbdislchurcli  here, nnd tciokL an .active- interest in  every movement for 'tlieAienclit of tbe  city, i      '. v . , ,  He leavcsyi widow, son nnd daughter  who will shortly, return to* Kevelstoke.  Jhich sympathy is fclfc^vitlfllio family  in their loss. Mrs.-Sniitli is a-sister  'of jNIrs. \V. .!. Dickey of.tliis'ciby. De-  cpusccbwn's 3S ycnrs(of<ngc������ at'thc time  of bis denth. .   '    ' >     "   i ,    ",..--.  I  roundinp" "articles, y-et'  Ling\  iiT>  iW  77>?  " ,-, - Vy ,. /*-  '    ''% . '''���������~ ,i  p" r   '     T  age lee  They come in   pound ain>ti(>iu;leaded Vwckaoes  y, v , 6 r    '       I        n 1 -    ,        ' "    4*y  perfectlv pure. '.' '7'        , ������ ,-,   -  MpOne found, Makes Over 200 Cups.  0.    '      '-' y     .     r >'    p'  For sale on  '      ., -���������>!   .  A    -  v al  '\.56bper 'fjoundmp]  |Bourne, 'Bros: -.Grocery 'SforeWdyx^l  it   "       ' ,.<-,.' * ^ "'   '        '**-.-.. **- ' fey *  '4 :" f, ,.,  I-<;,  GALENA BAY:  B^ga^^^3;^^^5e^^as^aae.^^^ssgsKii^M������miii*MBa ^  ���������^ e ' . t * y  The lRedWrbss- Dt;uq^ Store .  ��������� Jy      yP   [/,   ,.^ -,    '7*j ,\>_[  ^r... y7'   ('.'.,*'..:  ,'  "r> i-    r     -     ** --   ", TJ    =     p      _ r     y  ,^    r   ^    ^  Have Yon'Tried, Millers'Eiiiulsion*-of Ood;LlveirOil ?' -  4������ If not why not?        J    '!..,   V    .' . i .'.        -   i      ^ ,   , ',,  I b con La i ns .00 pcr-cnnl of pui'e'.Voi'ivegi.-tii oil and is so emulsified "  that il. can be taken Hiy those having ,'i iiio'si'delifate tnsii-r-Sure ���������"���������  cure loi- coughs, ('old-,,'and  nil   liroiutiinl  tioubles.    Tiy it and,--'  i ,you will u������e iio'ulliei*.,   Pm up ill two size-, 50c and $1.01).- '   '  J. A., MiUe^' & .Go. SS.?rvV;:  msBmtitfffizmi^mimxfimeffiEmi  ' JCotwithstanding thc difficulties with  which the settlers here have had''to  contend the settlement has made  steady progress. As an instance of  the (MilieuItiea of pioneering work J.  Shaw nnd his two brothers-in-law  li:i\Vh:id to fell and clear n , mile and.  ������ half of lontUo give nccess   to   their   ^^^^^^^^^-^^^^^^.^^^^^^ ^ ^^  ia no  snowies snow shovel an 1  well, the former givin  latter frequently in the canyon ns the  small snowslidcs tumble down the  roek^ nnd block the road. , lint it ie-  only for a few moments a slop has lo  he made, and when the crown of the  ���������mow-bank has been shovelled oil'  horses and stage plough lho snow-  chifls. Hut Ihe canyon is nol long  and Camborne is soon icached lo the  joy of the traveller. 'fhe progress of  lhe town has been astonishing during  the year, and no point in ICootenny  has better or moie up-to-date hotel  accomodation. It is conlidenlly expected thai spring will see activity of  Camborne rivalled only by the boom  days of Kooleiinv.  Mr. riliaw' is one of the most progressive settlers of the Bay. The  education of his children necessitates  his living at Arrowhead where a school  ia available, but in spring and summer  he gives a great deal of attention to  his farm, where six acres have been  cleared of timber and Jn'oiighyjiito  cultivation.! Two acres Have "already  been planted under fruit-trees. An  acre is under berries and apples" alone,  and out plums and cherries. _ Fruit growing is ns yet? an  experiment but there seems no "reason  way it. should --not be a success at the  Bay.  Last season Mr. Shaw raised overan  acie of vegetables, but fruit culture is  what he has mainly in view and lie  pi eposes planting out more, fruit-trees,  lie points out the great market fulfill it iu the north west.'  .I. Olson was one of the first in the  settlement to go in for. planting fruit  nnd his Irce.-i are (bing well. Mr.  Slinw informs us he has never seen  better, fruit than that grown by iWr.  Olson, and bis fruit is pronounced by  experts lo bo decidedly belter, than  Unit grown at the coast.  T. IJeeeh is lhe only settler in the  liny remaining on his farm (his winter, the others having gone out for  winter tin work or for family reasons.  1 Wc might point oui iu connection  wilh I'niit growing at Galcnn Bay that  the usual pests of the fruit grower,  such :is green aphis, mo entirely  absent.  ������3������  4i  fy  fy  fy  fy  f  fyl  fy'  CARVING SETS,  in cases'br in pairs.  SiVER "PLATED   GOODS  reens, Biscuit Tele n-Tcle Lets, Buttei'* Dislies. Pick  lets, Class Cruets, .I.'Ilv .md Bon Don Di-be--, Cake Bask  Children's -Mugs, Xapkin King.--. Xul Cinikor*.  SILVER   PLATED.  CUTLERY  Knives and Forks in sets. - Children^ Knife. Foi k and Spoon,in Plated  Ivory and Pearl-I landk's.      Berry Spoons. SiigaivSliells, Bultei-  ��������� Knives, Seissois in c.ise$,'Ha-/.ois iii c.t=cs.  -     SHATES. J20CKEY   STICKS. - PUCKS. >    -  M..- LAWRENCE.  *"     1<J    *������     If     "     "fr     -ir    it    f*     (-     f     -f>     f������     f���������     ***     t*     fr ,  *���������    f     ���������*���������     H'    f    -tr     -t-    <������     tr    V������     *-     fr     t,    Mr     +?  fyft&frvw'-FT'i, *(-���������*( i*rTT-H'i vcrnTi *H4**"M-*-M  ���������  CAMBORNE.  l-'i'ii.ii .iii'r.iwn (',,iTi--[���������iii,],'ii!.  nnil.' Mr.-:.    Di-novan    rellinied  Tuesday from their trip cast,  and Mrs, Fife   left on   Wcdnes-  Mrs.  Fife's   parents   in  (J.1 'i^i *^-> ������->57 ���������r^"*f^T' *^P (^fT* 'i^T* C^T* *^T* t^T' '^, C^T1 ri5."> C^T* *^TI 0&10^ O^T* ���������t*J^T> C$r> o!^- r^T* f^7 rs^-������ c^/ f^T> '^",  IT*"  ^ ������  b,.~  -ocuBjisaitCTai  CONTRACTS OF ANY  MAGNITUDE   EXECUTED:  Mr  lioine  Mi-,  (lay    In vi.-it  \'iine(.uver.  .Mi*. I.inlgali*  is   residing   in   Aitow-  liead, and ihere arc good   prospects  of  the lliill g.iillg iip sniill.  COMAPLIX,  \Ujhi-* %tri     lu*inui  Complete Installations Our Specialty  jfinost Class of Machinery   ....  The  *,f Mis-  rsrii  The Himton Electric  Co. Limited  VICTORIA and VANCOUVER.  .1, A,  doing   well   in   charge  : lex peeled   buck in two  '   H  l.y fkin.  Magi-e ii  or I bree weeks.    I *  -1. I>. MeK'i-u/.ii' will return from the  ."states abo'it  Mareh.  .Magi','     ::ii,l     MelCcn/ie   have    the  tri'Wcckly     mail    cviitracl    belweon  Capliiiii Kan:* retui ned from llevel-  sloke on Monday, bringing with hiin  lhe crew for the government- dredge  here, which i.s expected to-slnrl a few days,  A, Kendall has returned from lhc  east, where he has been for the Insl,  month, bringing back will) hiin his  bride.  Mr. Shaw, who has been for some  lime employed in the Yale-Coliriibia  mill here, bus returned lo I be ' .Slates,  taking bis family wilh'him.  .1. I lector, proprietor of the Grand  hotel here, gave a grand ball Wednesday evening iu the belaud hall. A  good lime was bad, as Mr. Heclor  spared no pains to make it a success.  Mr, l.roderic, who had (Iiu1 misfortune some lime ago to lose some of  his lingers in the mill here, has returned lo Xal:iisp and is doing well,  FINANCIAL.  The London Kcononiisl says:���������"It,  seems probable that the Stock F,.v-  cliiiiigo investment niarkles slnnd lo  benefit considerably by the gradual  ret inn of eonlideiice and en pi tab"  The Loudon Statist snys:���������"Kveiy-  wherc the new yeai- begins with a more  hopeful feeling. At home it is universally reeogni/.ed thii.l, business was  never safer. In the new year we look  for ii marked recovery iu consols inn'  home railway slocks,  The Fred Robinson Lumber Go's,  mill shiil down on Thursday, having  com)) let oil nil oi'deis in hand.  Hoxy Kadi's Hying machine is the  gieal object of interest here nt present, and thieiilens In pub thu "Hot  Air Line" out of business.  I'. Levesqiic, of Revelstoke, and .1.  Thew, of Halcyon, luue purchased II.  Gi-ny's interest in the Kvn hotel, and.  will improve I he building .on opening  il nt expiration of l'.i. Orr's leak*.  The sawmill al.Goldlieldsshut down  Friday, having completed the culling  of nil the''lumber required for the  present for the Northwestern Company's slump mill and buildings,  The Great N'ni'lhern Railway Co.  have written lo G. Sunnier, mining  'recorder, asking piirl.iculnrs of miiiini;  opernl ions on Fish Creek. This big  Iriiiisporliilion company evidently has  nn eye o'' Ibis rapidly developing section of eonn try.  LABORS 'CALL  Speaking at, the Knights of Labor  banquet al Montreal Master Workman  Keys said:���������"II, was for tho governments of the countries of the world to  settle bhoqiu.'sbioii, and he was glad fo  see tbe United Slates was beginning  to Luke tbe matter up in the right  way in regard to trusts. Capitalists  must look out for Ihenlselves. Labor  was Inking care of itself. Capital was  lhc aggressor, and il was for capital,  if it wished lo make terms, lo come to  labor, Labor could nol go to  for cnpilnl would   not listen I* labor,"  Direct  from  the GROWER  to the  Consumer.  MORRIS & SEtTD, Sole Agents, Revelstoke  YOUR   S.CALE  Telephony, Telegraphy, ('lieiiiintry  ing. Bookkeeping Sleli.igi-apliv,  French, Geminii nnd Spanish (with phonograph).  10 per foul discount allowed to llmse s.-n-iin^ in t|ij:  Address "A".  II. McDOl'liA LL * I.i.c.-.l  P. O. Box i::o,  Vein   Kt.ile of   Waives can be   raised  lo higli-*i Notes���������BA.VK NOTKS.  The International  Correspondence Schools,  SOUANTOX. IM.  can li'.iiu you in ymn- spare'time by  mail In ini'i'.-a.-e your value to yourself  by iia.'ie.'ising y.nii- value, lo others,  . We nll'.'i- iiisii'iu'linii in the i'nilo'wiiig  snl.jeels- Merhaiiical. Sie.-uyi), Ivleetrienl  Civil, S-iiiilniy ,-iinl ,Mtiling Kiigini'.-r-  ing: Shop and I-'ounib-y Pi.icl ice: Mc-  (binical Drawing A rcliili etui*.:. Art'bi- Drawing, f'hiiiiliing. Heating, ,  mill Ve.-ililatioii.. Shi-.-t. TWelnl .voik.  Oi'i:iiiii,'!i!mI Design. L-l.tei-inif and IVlib  Kngli.-h    Br.'ini'lie.u,    Kleeli (i-'I'li(.-.-:i|ieuti(s,  .���������idv.-i;|isi..|iient.  lii'piesenlal ive,  Ni'l-on, B. (.:  I .(md on papers urge appointment of  Sii'Wilfrid Laurior ns next governor-  general of Canada.  Pl\  Wholesa,le and Retail  .   .   .   Meat Merchants.  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C.  _-&.._  7T    BRITISH COLUMBIA,   v  From its' wealth' of-.natural'- resources, British   Columbia^ should  today be thc most prosperous of the  British '' possessions.,  ,   "\yimt _ is  wiintetl is a greater  feeling  of confidence  in   their rown  prpyincc by  the  people.     .There is  a^want of  enlcrpiise, a hesitancy anel consor-  tyati?in'lhat is not in 'keejiing with,  ilie  limes'.'    A, section of,the press  and of the politicians is'so ��������� narnw  'minded, selfish and unpatrioticthat'  tho blue i*ruin"cry is ever'wilh them.  The1 province wants men- who  will  takedirm, h'old   of-thc   difliculties  'which present themselves, and'master-'them.      The   estimates  of the  .mineral  production which we publish in ,ano,lhcr tcolumn   show' 'lhc  serious falling off in, thc production  *bf si Iyer 'and,"load, two of the  most  abundant anel most easily accessible  among the rich mineral deposits 'of  lh6\pro'vince.'     We have advocated,  that the govcrnmenfc   should, take  hold of the-industry. anel, if  necessary establish a'-large'smelter ,ahd  Yefincry. .where   the   ores could bo  treated'at  cost. ' Thc .government  could also as sii inc conl'rpl,bf, irahV  portaliornof ores and''despatch  an  agent   to, promote,   a1"*- market for  silver  anel  lead "in Britain and the  ca������t.. 'Canada   cannot" proyiclc a  home market1 for the lead  production   'of. Kootenay"   and,   outside^  market"'must" be ,,found. "~ What'  better means can there be of doing,  'it than through government   agency?    .To   accomplislr'thcsc.things  moans 'mon'cy   wo   ,111*0 aware, but  surely the government has a better  means of, providing'   that, money  than a'nymdividualor corporation.  "Complaint 1is  made' against thc  govern men t for hot doin'gy this, that  and thc next   thing. : ��������� The goveny  men.t is .1' reflex of the people 'anil  ministers fihdrthoygcl little-thanks,  for their offortstto advance- the  iii-  tcrcsts'bf thc province. ������ 'Take  the  recent loan. -<H was a necessity.   It  was authorised by parliament.' -'Jt  was floatccl at'a pricc^which,though  low,"** compared   , favorably     vvitli  similar slocks at the lim'c.  , Vet'the  press, the opposition politicians anel  the public cried out about  running  the province into 'clrJh't , and   .overwhelm in g-*it vvith-hluc ruim - If-lhc  province1 does   not run into" dcbl'to  develop its resources it   will   never  advance.     What, wc 'w' this  province is population and  capital.  To 'bring  about these conditions it  is   necessary for thc government, lo  carry cm a live, progressive^ policy,  and   lo   do   thai it is necessary to  issue public loans   to   provide   the  moans oi doing it. a  In reading the facts connected  with tho visit of lion. -los. Chamberlain,1 secretary of state for, thc  colonies, to Boulli Africa we, have  been impressed with'the f.iilh_ of  the people in their country.     With  t^UL  IKUUlUUiyillJttll   Clim.,.ued witi, U10 area  of   British  Columbia,of 8S2.300 sip miles, they  have cheerful Iv shouldered  a   debt  of $150,000,000 a?   their  contribution towards the Boer  way     Fur-1  ther   than    that .a loan'of another  if 150.000.000 is to be shouldered   toi  build' lailwavs   and   develop   the,  country.   t That is thc way lo talk.  That  policy  spells   statesmanship  u  -E^MAISTKE & SCOTT,  Barristers. Solicitous, Notakiiss  ' " 'Puiilic,"Etc.    _ ,  First Street'. E ���������  Revelstoke, B.C.  TH-DWARD A. HAGGEN,       ,   **  "y ' Mixing JEngineei*,        ^  (Hem. Ameriean Institute Mining KiiKinetis),  > (Mem. Canadian Mining Institute.)y   .,  Revelstoke. B. C. '   ,.  E\aminationf.of and reports on Mineral I'io-  perties a Specialty.     - >  "TT^ILLIAM 1-V. 'BAUER,;' ^~,  _   . L Z  ���������j_    DOMLVION   .I  l'i;OVlN(i'IAI.,"'LANI)'"  'J  ,v   SiutVEYOi:.  iti I . I ,  riurvey- ofMincrul C'laiins, Timber llcrth-, and  1, " , (Jtovyi i������inds.      (     ,  1  C'ureof J. D.-SimiAi.D, Iti:vi;[.sroici:, RO.  KIRK. r ^   -  J.  ^ -  Dominion  and  Provincial ,  -      L.VNIJ   SUIiVUYOIl,  tlEVKLSTOKE.   B.C.  M  1SS KDWARJJ.S,  TI.AlNi;iJ MEDICAL AND  ' .NUHSIC.  SUUGICAI,  HEVELSTOKF,  \i. C.  ,     -   A SERIOUS MATTER.  .4*���������,       '* ( * .      r  Statements arc made by residents  on Arrow Lake "which' are of'the'  -most H-ilal importance to the com-  mci'cial~ihlerests of Revelstoke.-  Wc arc informed thatas result trade  is,being wrenched from Revelstoke  10 Nelson. Thc nature of these  complaints is this. , When; goods  arc ordered, from ,Revelstoke for,  casual lake points,, people cannot  depend on getting 'them for a week  after order. ,Thc C. P. ll. steamers'  "will not slop ��������� at, casual,points on  the dow'ivtrips to deliver orders as  they arecg'cnerally pressed for lime.  If it is'convenicnt ''they 'will make  thc delivery on tho up trip that  day.'b'iitjif'not convenient delivery  niiiy be postponed from day to day  and it'is alleged thafas, much as ii  week'.may lapse f before, delivery.  -That is how Revelstoke is'treated:  '.Nelson receives special attention.  They arc. delivered- first boat from  thc .south with the greatest of  regularity and 'punctuality. 'The  result is to'force], a'business to Nelson which'uncler 'fair and equitable,  treatment would,'go to Revelstoke.  These ai*crVlhc charges made on information' rcccivecl'from lake points.  lf*'true*thcy mean a grossly unjust  descriminati'on' against,Revelstoke.  it is in such 44 a' ease as this that* a  live board .of trade could dogood  work for the business intere'sts'of  the city. - Wc"'-.hopc\Supt. Downie,**  vvhojs in charge of the'lake service,  will cause enquiries- to be made  and if the* wrong' (alleged is being  "done, that steps will, bo, taken'tp  rectify it 'in--the interests of-this,  citv1'' ' -'   P.    '   '  FLEEING ������  1      i TO CANADA.  J. A'.'Parker' Says   Combimsy are  1 *       ,  ,      '' Driving   Thousands From   , p  '   ' >' United States.     ���������'    '    '  * , Jlominion Jntniigi-ation Agent'Parker, of Du hi th, made a' startling assertion when1 he stated thousands were  fleeing to Canada tb escape'the trust-".  Mr. Parker sums up Uiq filiation ns  follows:.     .' n        ' \P  - ,, *  '���������TwOihundrcd thoiisiind persons will  go'(froiu the United ^lalcs'loiliiHitoba,  iindj'the Northwcst'Tcrrit'orics tci'iiiake,  homes,for themselves.  -  'yTherc aie   two   important reaoon������  for t'lieltrcnicndous exodus, iisiile from-  the natural,attractions 'of' fertile l.iild  ,an.l good' climate. :"   '��������� '   '���������      l  \ '-One ia that- taxes .arc seven liincs  liigher in the   Unitccl   Stales  the'Canadian ' tcirilory described, and  the othev is better prices for grain and  lower ^prices   for'uhbsc ^commodities  that* enter into ihe cost of-living   \jf,i  ���������ITIicV.Manitoba farmer gets abbut  two ecu Is" a bushel -))iore'for liis wheat  af'Urandon, or any other-lnlc'rmediatc  point of deli very, than tlie fanner'wlio  sells his,wheat nb���������Devil's Liiko.,"N. D-,  for example. . -*- ' ��������� , ���������* ', - '���������"  ' "This advantage.Avhilc'very iinport-  ant, is,npt all. '- -,-t*   r, ,  "/-In Maiiitobn.'-thc- people nre'n'ot  trust-ridden a's they aye in the United'  States.**     ������"p ' a     p y.  ,       e p  . ."'J'akVm'eats, for o.vainpie. Thoy arc.  much iclicapur in' Maniloba' than in  the'.United States -,fo'r 'the leason that  they are not controlled by a trust.1' '  1 ' ^-AAj ���������--_1���������.���������      , " ' ������������������  STICK TO  .     "J1ETAL PRODUCTION.  ..."\Xith the c-xccpCion'of thc heavy  falling off in the production of -sii;  iver and lead the mineral procluction  of lhc province sliowedyfair progress-during tho p'ast""ly'e"Sr. .'In  placer1 golef ,lhero wa's a,:>mall  increase; amounting to $20,000. but  in,lode1"gold there was an** increase  of'-$251,397.-- Copper production  increased by 2,396.25-1 , lbs., making  30.000,000 lbs. in* .all. On thc  other hand the rl8crcascs*in 'silver  and lead production vvcrc serious,  considering that several ncw-.high  grades-mines . wcrc--adclc(lii-to'-thc  shipping,iist.'* Silver procluction  reached -1,600.000 ozs., being 557,-  333 ozs. less than.preceding year.  Lead amounted lo 26,000,000 lbs.,  being''only half 0the output of last  vcar. , '  via  t'ATUHDAY, JANUARY "21'  190:3.  Arrow Lake merchants support  the proposaj of the Vancouver  Board of Trade to^ have the dividing line tor railway , freight tariff  extended to Calgary and Lclh-  bridce and point   out   that if given ...  effect to   it   will   hugely   increase i and   progress.     The  result will be  Revelstoke and 1 thai much of   lhe  population  anel  'capital which under such   a   policy  _ ' would flow into. British  Columbia  Speaking at   Durban,   Jlon. Jos. I will be divcitcd to South Africa  Chamberlain compared the indiffei- i     ^ .   ������IM*������1    ������     >������ ������!~f ^^J  "       shown   towards'1'fovinee to wake  up  and demand  former : tr0111' ivn^ ?11PP01"* on   tlic   Part. 0I-  ��������� j[' the    government   such   a   police.  that, he hoped.* was now chanted., Th��������� "^f��������� ^ ^ V���������)'h^ Pr"-|  T e mother'countrv recoernizecMier! ^ :>'\d .llt* .^0lircc: .tll^,0P?f;  .,.,..      rn;.n,.A-   1,,.,.   ^,-m-    is popu ation,-interests  resnonsibihtic's   towards   lier   over-1    , '   '    ,    , , ,   ,       ���������, 1  U|,.      '".V.V., advanced at home and abroad,  sea kinsmen.  railway iraflic  Arrowhead.  FRUIT CULTURE.  The apparent suitability of the  land abutting the Arrow;, Lakes to  fruit culture should'attract moVc  attention than, it does, and now  lhat thc rush of ^settlement has .set  in from the States it appear* to'u?  ft would he, a good move if steps  were taken 10 draw the attention of  intending immigrants to ,thi.- section of country. As is pointed out  in the reference' to Mr. Shaw's farm  in another column there is an *in-  liniited market- for fruit in tlie  mining camps and the northwest.  The Arrow Lakes lie as it were at  the gateway of the 'northwest and  this section' of country is most |  favorably situated both for fruit \  culture and for supplying a great i  market at iu clooi>c *. {  ,   u    Wayspto Help or Hurt.   '��������� .,  "Note the following directions of how  lo hclb your town. " ,, ; ,  , Talk about it. .    "   y'  "Write about it.- A ,   -, "     '  Beautify the stieets.      "*..   ,  yScll all you can and buy all you can  ill, home,  i *        <r *    ,,  v    I f you-arc fichr invest in soniethbig  that will employ somebody.  He courteous to strangers who come  among ybii. so, they .w.ill go avvay witli  good impressions. 7' -cK -v r .,  Ahvaysfphecr-on- the nnen-wbo-go  in lor improvements and enterprises.  Your portion of 'the cost 'will be  nothing. ���������' _     '  Don't, kick at any proposed improve-  nienlsbecnuse it is *- not at your own  door, or for fear,, that your taxes will  be raised 50'cents. ' ' *   ,   '  '     '    CORRESPONDENCE.  a '  '  l<    Dr.   Chipperfiehl.  To Enixoii Koori-.x.vv .vi.mi  Sta:���������1 am sending'you by today's  mail ii copy of our local paper .containing a short appiecialion of Dr.  Geo. Chipp'eifield who has recently  gone to youi* town.1  His ninny friends here would like to  see the inset lion of I hi-- in your j(un-  niil. While il does not begin to express theyvfirth of. the man \Lu* the  loss we hotc have sii-iamcd yet il iivy  help to intioduce, him to the put lie of  your town. YVi-hing you every [ii05-  peiity.  1 am trulv voiir.-.  , ' INDUSTRIAL-NOTES.'  E.' JMoacrop loft for' Ferguson Monday lo complete some plumbling work  at the hospilnl there'  11. Stones has . received a line lathe  from'the const'' and   fixed it up in hi  shop on Front street. l'"1' '    - c   ,  Messrs.-Ludgntcyji.ive taken options  pn several   tinibet- ,limits   in  the Hi  Hend and will   hlivb   tlic-in "examined'  by  T.   J.' (irah'ani   and other cruisers  with a'v'iew lo'purcliiise.      ���������   -       ,  Row'lniid'Tiritlnin/ Pate n't A ttoriiey,  Vaiicoiivcr, reports:���������Canadian patents  weie issued ,to two British Columbians  during lhe week, one to Ceo, Cnc"s.idy,  Vancouver,'on a snsli-lil'lii'ig design' to  overcome dillicully coniinonly experi  enced in, opening and closing topsnsh  of rOi''dii'ini*y window The dev'ico,  yvliich is, (Sntirely psiijiplenicntiuy to  ordiimiy sash ' weight a, ��������� consist's of n  ���������jmall reel .seemed to, ccntie of sn-'h  fi'anie anil lni'v ing, wound on it a cord,  the gf.vend of which is'secured to the  top���������i*a'il of the upper snsh'nndcontinucs  (lowii.,lo.-afV(.id a means lor pulling life  uppciyash open'. The reel ,ia provided  wilh a spring, the lendeney of.which  is to i5ull (be," sash' shin, and is.cou-  trollcebby .1 giavily pawl 01 that cjass'  tliat will only fall -into,engagement  'while iliercet,is "at 'ic,sty' or lOtaling  slow jy, nnd will fall out of cngnge-  mentfwhen lho .'Sash is"*'*_iulled down:  The'obber'to JL CondrenyN'.nicouvcr',  on' a body'iiulicViing buoy. - 'Phis con-  sistsof an inflated cliamiipr forming  parVoflni onlin.iry hat' or cap!'and  ciinneetccl by a' light, JLine1 to*the person' oi the.woiire_i',1UiC'ilinc being cGik'd  within tlio ciip. 11 iv inlondecl 7lo be  worn by a 11 },oiiul exposed ttq llic'risk  of 'drowning^ while 'eilhpi* bciating'  .li.itlung oi* skating,' and on |hc person  being submerged,. the' cap" will ,float  and the lino being -atlnchod tO> the  body iifl'brds a " ready means'of rescue1.'  If help should nbl be foi theoniing and  the wearer diowns, the cup iiidiuiiles_  lhc' locality of the body, and enables if  to be (piickly rocovcied.    J o  \Vhy yoii'should buy  &  py p|  '"ei-IEWlNG  ,-i ,  *  Because^jt isihe u^fiuhlity.     ' ^  Because  it-i������ the iiiosiyl.-i^l iiiuy-bevv?  Because it is the jan������esi_ high gr.ule  f        n Ol- l()c^.   plug.   *  Because the, i-*n;~ 'l1'.'',,,,';';''"''1!!",, ','������1'.  inii.ii-y 1st  ('  pi'Oiiiiiiius unli  l:)0.-).  we  truarnnlee  every ,plug,  and  voiii- ib'iilei-is aiilhoriy.ed to  i-i'luud   Vl,niyumiieyifvou  *���������   are not s.nUIied.  '  THE EMPIRE TOBACCO Co- LIMITED  Because  Because  Kootoray Lcclgc  Ko. 15A.F. & A.H.1.  e^^^M^������' ������������fl*������'.  * Tlieii'BiiI.ii-incclimjo  are held 111 tl.e Masonic Temple. Iloni nc  the linn!  in eaeli  month at S p. m-  Visiinm brciliieii  eoi-.linlly vv-elcoineii.  T. Ceo. Bethell,  ST.L  an .vi'i'ureiATio.N.  Miniiedosii.   .Liny.    I2lh. 190.'*.  the -(f-niingly  un.ivoiilable depni tun*) 1���������1���������:���������Y-  from out   town  nnd   community of  .   we  (t'lllS  ence and   apathy  lier colonies by England in  times with tlie present feeling.  OUR CITY.  r, ...       , ,  ,  , .,, vj eminent .1  young  11hysie1.u1   nm  In travelling through lasre point.-, l<,pon    ^   1>r_   0eij_   chi1)liuiic|c|  Fish   Creek  and   the   Lardeau. ^e,;\,tVer ., i,,��������� which   nt   piiscnt-  cannot fail to   be   impressed   with , iv],110.t irrep-iiab'.e.        1  the   splendid   feeling exhibited to-      -fn LS'.ij Dr. Ceo. Chipperlkld giad-  ward? the eity of Revel.-toke.    It 1-, u.n.d   {M. I>. C. Ml   from   M. nit,-In  evervwhere rccognize'l lhal   Revelstoke mii-i ii'iiefii fmni  the lum'ru'rinj.minin-j'an'i railroad  'l^\ Halcyon Hot'Spring j?  ~f ant fart-am.  The outlook for the metal market i? decidedly better." Though  lead is neglected, copper shows a  -ub--tantial improvement both in  {.rice and demand, and would appear 10 he again on the upward  track. Silver al.-o shows a slight  improvement in price with an improved market.  BUSINESS IXTERE.-TS.        !  In travelling through  the   towns  adjacent  to    Revel-toke  we find a  I demand for more   whole-ale place*  j of business in this city.     The Rev- j  I elstoke Wine and Spirit   Company. *  ! 13. C.   StiL'.ir     Refinery  ami  tne  Considering the* valuable sc-rviee.-  they render lo the state, teachei-  arc-'too often poorly paid. Their  work is great and noble, uftcn full  of devotion and =elf-?acrifice. They  arf; expected lo make patriot.- and  good citizen- of the children par���������  ing ihrougli their hand-,and .-hould  be rc'compcii-ed in jiroportion tu  the -ervici- rendered the state.  Tlie aelion oi the Doiniuion government in providing a dredge for  improving the channel on Kootenay  Lake is warmly coniineiidcil. and  W. A. Calliher, M. P.. is rece-iving  great encoiiiums for ih* success: of  bis efforts in this dirceti'.i.. Among  ���������oilier benefits it is expecled the  high water level at Hall's I/unlirig  will be* lowered and thus remove a.  considerable area of valuable agricultural Ian*! from the danger of  flood-.  Standard Oil Company are at pre���������|  lent lhe only firms conducting'  I purely wholesale bu-inr��������� es here  ', The li-l should be cxtuided 'o1  . crouery and othei branehe.-. Of j  jj'jnir.-e we recugni/e that   to   make'  Revel.-tcke .1 .-uece-sful wholesale]  1 centre   thi-    city   -hould  havethej  -.���������uue taritt a- i- accorded to Nel-on ,  and with such :i readju-lment I  | Revel.-toke, from it.- "eographieal ^  ' po-itioii. could command the trade |  I of Koolen.iy. If the people would 1  I unite to derriand justice on thej  I ('iie.-tion of railway tariff the C. P.]  i R. would be lioiiiid lo concede'it.      |  activity oi the -urrounri'.n^ ili.-inc:,  and that tin-pro'.'r-'--.- of tlie (iiv  duriiiL' the pa-t year is likely to be  maintiiineii for many ;.ear- to  come. Revel-toke i- now regarded  as the corninc elii'-f city on the  mam line, and many p'-opH have  ex[ire���������"1 their belief that tin- lime  1- not far di-tant when we-hall  ha.e In-ie ,1 city of 10.000 to 15O00  inhabitant-.  I'liivi-i y and pi.icti-id two yeni- in  the p'..\ tn. e. aft. r which'he spent  .ilii.itt .. vi.ii in tin old country, tak-  :i.g . o-t'.-i'.ldiiat'- eoin-i.s in Loinliui  Kihi'.l urgl'i and ('.In-'.'ow. pa-sine .dur-  ii!'^ thai   time   tiniiieiitly    -ncie-st'til  ��������� xalll)!...tin!.- fnr    till     I! lpll' 'in.iliiie.i-  ti..n ,.f 1. I: 1'.!'   and   I. It ''���������"*- ���������'Kdm )' inn  rbllll-: MHDK'AI, WATIOb'S of Hal-  1 eyon .-lie Iln- 1110-1 curative in the  woi Id." .V ])ci-I'i'( I. n.-it 111.-il remedy lor  all NeiviKts and i\Iu<-i-uLii* diseases,  Liver. Kidney and .Sloinueli ailiiii'iit s  and M. lnllic" Puisniiiii!*-. A snrii cui'c  for l*''J" ,tl ' 'J'uxt l*"i*.*liiig." .Special  rates on all bonis and (ranis, 'two  mails in rive nnd depnil every id.iy.  Teleginpli coniniunicil ion, with aii  ���������iiil.ot lhe woild. An experienced  gee  Willi  Win  lm    nite  Dr  ll ...  ., -t    1"    Iiii  i, mv   fl I'i    th'  In ply !��������� it !..!  *OI  Much is heard of the. im-  proved condition oi the worker.-*  owing to the increase of wages, hul  iis: n matter of fact wages are  relatively lower than they were live  years ago. The true value of wage-  is their purchasing power. Owing  to tlie rise of price.-: money today  will buy .IS per cent.le.-.--'than it  would in 1X1)7. That is lo snv a  man receiving ���������f'i.'ln per day is no  better off now than when lie received $2.50 five years ago,  j OALKNA   BAY ROAD,     y *j  !     The goveriinient   arc not treating |  ] the seuler- at, (lalciia May fairly in \  ' neglecting to coiuphite    tii'- piece o|7  I road iiceersiiryto   give theni'iiccc-.-1  ; to lie* Home-Payne   road and lhu.- I  1 to the innrkel.-:   of   Trout Lake and 1  (Ferguson.    There    is good   land at i  J (ialeiiu   May   nnd    several   .-f-tl.icr.-1  j who went i'n    I here    have    to work j  ! under the   groalo.-t   di Hieiilli'*.-.   as [  I the onlv lii'-iili.- thoy have of getting  ! out their   produce,   is   by   boat   to  ! Arrowhead.     Small fruits'and vege-  1 tables are successfully   raised, and  j the settlers are   going  jn   for fruit  'growing.    Settlement of the land is  ��������� urgently    required    lo   ooiiibai. lhe  iiiH.*(.*rla'iiil.i(.'S of mining crimps, nml  highways to give  the settler,- access  to markets aro   amongst _ lhe ino.-l.  urgent men ns   of  I'lronioling seltln-  iiient. ii  A I HO If ."SCHOOL.  Resident--   of   ncighborim.-   low 11-  repre-eiit to u- the de-ir.ilillitv of a   lm'" ���������'l'"\' ���������'  hmh s.-hbdl in    Revel'-toko   -o   lhat < I'" " l!tym'  they mav have their children   (nni-  pluie their   e-liicatiop   here   in.-t(.i(l  of havintr t"   -end   111 <-1 n    to   more  distant   points.      Tb"   iru-tei ** .-ay  they   tecen'ly   iii-.iled    nnrm -     of   re- Chiri:-. iie id  pupil-for tho   liiL'h   -eliool   (fiui-si-  and got only one applnatioii     Sever.. I parents iiifoiin ii- that wa-the  lir.-l Ijiey had ever In ard "f  it   ,u,d  if the invitation'had been   issued iiij  such   a   way  that the public could I  -.'clicriil! v li.'i ve   become   acquainted'*'  with thiffnoL   we   ;n*e   riilislied .thej' BANKING.  triislecs    would    ha've    bad   a ve-r  different response.  T.;!'.'/,:, di "-Ilw S^Un^7\^^on Hot Spring" wink in tbe leading bo-j 11 1 - Arroto Z.aKp. 75, C.  nii'l po-t gri.'ltinti    scbo'ils nl" C.lin -, -'* 1��������� -. j ���������  '���������On bis  li tin il fiom the old countiy 1       f. H. TORDIMOrON, Musical Directci-.  HIGHEST   MUSICAL   EDUCATION.'  1-lx v viivation- .M.iuilolia. \ le- 'l'er-  1 Hones ,uid i.'iitisli (a.luiiilii.-i, July,  l!Hi"!  Send lor C.iI -ikI.ii iom Svllalius.  Ill and I I Pemliii.Ue -t., Tiii'onlo  Dr i"lupp������ili. Id I'litf-red lut" p.iitiK r-  -liip turn Di- lloehi M P . of 'his  town -.villi wh'.iu In I'dii.iin'd li"' mad. 1,4-1 hill---if .1 11,nm and  ii jiut.itloii whi'-b hi h.i- v. II i'i -eivi 1!  \\ ii h -.. i.i jlliiii,'    11 m.) a- I h.i' oiil-  , ( (iclll/,   full  ui ||  ! hal  ,   ,1 11 -h-'.i'ii> 1   h.lit',  l|, ,,,!,, tblV        *L-I  ,   1- (, i Lull'.  doing lu  ll     v If .111'    pi 11 1       -' '  '., -   -,���������,-' un' d .. ill 1'  1 heii I nn.      W|>i "   - 1  ,vi-l, I'-.i in  tie in'.'  ii anv ir.'f ;K in- in .  -,,r,!l ,'",,1 n ���������,  ril-V :H!'' a"  ���������ntivliis."-  1. 1 -t. ''i'i  nei   ' 'inli'h i������'  "I ' !���������'  ii  ��������� on/, tb(  ll'v -.'.hi':!,  .M'iiii.'rh-sa  I    pr." i,,'   v. 1,1  -t, il.i.^ .1,', tr  ,11-       J,!,'-,���������!!.!!!-  Trilinne.  The Iiii  ,(.-  'IV-,  ���������I'  DOWNIE CREEK.  Trail lo[bo Constructed.  The excellent shakes of liich  grade ore rnade last season on  Keyslonr: mountain and north of  Downie creek are attracting much  attention to that section of fount ry.  As n, res,ill, representations have  been Hindi! to the government lo  exleiid tlie trail l.o give access to  Ihese discoveries with the result  that Cold Commissioner Kraser has  been inslriielcd by (he chief commissioner l.o provide for the. work  on the fsfimales for lhe Revelstoke  Riding for the coming year.  :(: i,(i()ii,'i'!(|.  --.���������ere ;*?l.i."> ii'.'.'.i  Tb,. In,;,-!*:.  tii<- Tb'-iii.i.-* ."-  Monlreal an,I  building 1'  The i.-l  |.|''.-f|!-.  iii ilifi'i :> ���������'  I/I'i' 1 oil'") I-  ������������������    h.ib'-V'-n.  t y r p  K. W. IJ. Paffci, Prop.  I i,imp!  dilivei)  of paif.'ls, baggage,  elf  , lo anv   [i,n I  of I In   Cil \  Any Kim! oi' Tpansfupring  \ lliiricrtaken.  ',    . A'll   i..i,l"i'>   ieii    ni- R.   -M. Sinyl he's  Toi,,-I,..-,., oi*. bv 'Telephone, No.   (  iv.iil  i'r !.''/��������� i ve pi-,!up!   nl 1.1 III inn. ,.  K  , Requires noiiri'sfiment in a concentrated, palatable andca'srl-/**, '  digestible foi-m. ' Bovril should therefore form one of, the    -  \ chief items'oil, 'the-diet list 'of every invalid, as it'is-the',,  "'"embodiment'of all'these qualities.    ',   '   ,,'        " V," ' .   > " r  ,'      Boyijj is not merely a?stimulant toprop up the flag gin" p  t spiitts tor thc passing hour.   'It is a highly nourishing: food/  *  \'<containing all the strength-giving properties of thereat lean v  '' ,be'ef ia the'most palatable aiid easily digestible form.   ^ " -   *,  ',s "^ o vrii' Is JWqui ci' \ Eif el ��������� *-l"'  Qt  s^a^-^g^^i^^^^^5^^^^^^ '  ines."  -    ��������� P   - "'        LIMITED. ,u  -;  .MI^NES ^ANQ Ml'NINGvSTOGKa; V >  OlTicc-s���������Cl n"*fer\ CO,-111.: -1 >U r.U'fl I,%I iii" ���������; 'OaLuAIIOT, Miclm.NliLSbx, IJ. C.rf-^' /  y'7      -    '     .It ,'-'"',',    -   "  'CAiMHOILVIO; B.p.  /'7 t   Ay"  r   fl  ���������  '_���������  ,. ,B  V?T  "'fl  H d  r<   '  H  ���������B *,i  -4  m  HI ^  ,  ' -'.IB  ���������1  L."  ,*  "-' *������������������  HI >"*  1-ore ti in '  mes  nOjV-pi������:rson"a l ltabi i  -(eva minis.)'-"  irx  '-Koi* lei'nisoFpaynient and particulars apply tn  II. S, WALUACIi, JIaxaokk,  ���������'���������   '    Camborne,1 Ij. C  IL N. COUHSIISIi, A'c-knt,  "   "tis"'   ~~^" -Jlevelsloke/lj. O.  ,7/1   doctored   for'ayearan  mc.was, 'oral ksto n es.  cl a" half for what'-the'doctor told Ayi  i _ *-   j. '   .   3 ~f> -   \  ������������������'-*���������   -*!  had', read   so - much   riboul s ihe'*-relief,"  RfpaiTs TajDCiles'gav^ihcr^pcoplc-htlioiighVl, woulcbg-cl-somcyy-  [ 'have used ci"ht of thc V-cent' boxes and have not had a spell  since.' *   * . '-���������-.'. I'    '���������   '/    -       *   ,<     Aa  AT,   DRUGGISTS.    r ' ,  The five-c,eiU packet   is   enough   for an'ordinary  occasion*  The family bottle, sixty cents, contains a supply for a year.   -  ',< ( * *       ,    1       . . I "��������� 1 , c*  HAKESPEA  1 3 Volumes, over  history   of   each  play, explanatory  and complete life of Shakespeare.  uslrations, Photogravures  and Chromatic Plates.  This is one of  the finest  Rdilions   published,   with  and critical notes, glossaries  la i.i-:  '���������-iie  ,*ill  let-l!  '. ,1,   111  -Ipii. I*,:.  .Ill' ��������������������������� 11 T  fl <b  r.  VI  I i  tt    1 Tj  '���������on.  ri ilil-  * i:,,i,|.: ,,l ("'.1,1  iiieri'.' l',,i' auniiiiifi'd I-, if* I.''"^ -i.���������  *ill!l.7l'i iifl.-r pi,yin-.' Tn pi.'i* ei u!.. dividend, 1 *<|.ei.(lil.iire "'-ei* ���������.f.VI.IKHI <,n  hunk preiiii-e.-, :f I r.,000 mi peii.-doi.  ���������fund. ;f.."ii 10,11(10 has bc'.'m iransfi.*r,*ed 10  rest, iicc.f.iiiit.  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'       '      f  ������og-9������������.6ie9(>������o������(V@������0������)Qee s  !'e������r.��������� ���������..-_;  *��������� I !> &  ���������������'���������"       '      "'" - ���������"  ���������������������������   ���������������������������������������������-���������   ��������� " *gg  v o  q    '     Recipes   for  thc   Kitchen.'  ������  "Hyglane nnd  Other Note* A  lor .the Housekeeper, f  ' ' *"      "    ' 9  E .,  _    ������9(**������ao������QQe>������e6e@3������oQ9������f)  !   i '_,,   DOMESTIC, l-UECIPES.'���������  Cranberry   Jelly*   With 'Ben les   ���������;  r Select half a cup of fine, fnm   cian-  '  beiries, put thorn over the fire f and  oteam  till    tliev  begin ,to get , soft,  or about ten minutes      Add to them  half .1 cup of sugai-  and cook them  ^m this for twenty-five minutes      Do  this (tlie day befoie thc jelly, ie     to  v    be made      For     the  ,jelly,  take     a  ,  quai I of cranbei-rtc'i nnd half a pint  of,watei       Cook ten or .fifteen   minutes, or     till they aie well    bioken  Squeeze   tlnough    as jelly  bag,     put  t the juice back in the saucepan   with  t      two    cups ol   sugai   and cook fifteen  minutes aftei  it begins  to boil    Set  yriMdo   to icool ���������   'When'it  begins1  to  bUIicji wet tho inside of a mold, put  \    in the. f.tmest of, the  picscived, ber-  - ries, pour the jolly on ������������������them and put  , ���������lna cold place to harden <" A'  4     ��������� Pumpkin   Pics ���������The  best pumpkin  tl, pies aio made of Ilubbaid squash   It  'should    ^.bc,   -slewed,      nnd     passed  "tlnough    a* sieve      To _two cups of  1   this should be added  thice cups    of  -* t milk,  one *  cup "of sugar,  four   well-  i* beaten eggs,  and  a half  teaspoomul  of cinnamon      Boat well befoie put-  './���������t'liff nilo'Hlie ciust'", , ,"  j   Oystc'i ,-' Pie ���������Make    a good,     nch>  ."ciust, and,with it line a deep  ' pud-  Ji, ding,*, dish.   "  Fill    with* diy/bioad  & /iusls,^!a>vo���������"-������top?=-i.g:htly,  ayco\ei  y of the pastl-yjandi-bako^/ While lt'is  J,- baking,, put   ~into*"a saucepan \two  ' lablcspoonfuls   ''of .   butler  and  two  ,y. heaped lablcspoonfuls  of floui   "-When  ^it'bubblcs, pour in half "a tup-of the  Rliained ovsteiyliquoi,,and the",.saiiic  quantity of, cicani0    Allow four'*oi  five ovslois'for each person and cook  - them in this- ,until  they begin      tc  **    lufflo and   v plump,     tlieiij add vety  gradually, 'and   stnring constantly,  "two   wcll-bcalcii.-eggs      Then^ season  with    a   heaping te.ispoonful'of salt  , and a quai ter tcaspooniulof    peppei  , .(white), and send',to the'table voiy  ...    Oatmeal   ^Pudding   ' will* be ,found  very, acceptable to young people,. especially i when thei c is  a dairy     and  'cream may be-used plentifully   Sook  '. half a^pint of .best^ line, oatmeal , ^ih  -waloivover - night;, next day-pour" it  y over one pint of boiling milk flavored with   lemon1' -mid,     add.a'httle  v sugar," and placeman a well, buttered  , basin justlaige enough to hold .-it  , s Tie the i pudding* over with a floured  cloth, boil foi nearly two houis, and  y.solve .with, whipped  cream  or   sweet  cornflour   sauce flavored^ withsheny  . _ ahd'lcnioii juice *      ���������  ",1 *"*,,,    "7  ii Scones ��������� ^Ingiedients���������One   pound  cake, arid spread with a bioad knife  dipped in hot water '" '  The rule foi sbups is a qua.t, of  water to a'pound of meat ��������� that,is,-  meal with'no bonoun it Moat foi  soup should never be cooked' in, a  laigo quantity of water at first, and  when fnslTput over'should no*^ boil  foi at' least ', half an' houi Quick  boiling will haiden the meat, . ind  hinder Hhe extraction of its juices  .Long, slow, but continuous foiling  is best  c ' ' i  All, mothers, of families aie Hunting with'moie or less anxiety of the  w.iler supply "**A simple test, easily  tried by any one, ��������� is pjiven in a ������������i������-  ontific paper , as'safe and eir'tient.  Diavv "a tumbleiful of water fiom the  unccitain well or faucet,' put in it a  piece of ,white lump sugar, and let It  stand ovei night in a room where the  temperaluio will not'be undci 60 de-  gieos Fahrenheit In the moiiiiiig  tho watei, if puic, will be peifettly  cleai,,if contaminated by sewage oi  other impuntics, the vvatciiwill ^ be  milky ,  *       '       p   "������  To avoid the unsightly ciiclo that  often suirounds a spot that lias been  lpmoved wilh gasoline, or rntliei*.lo  pi event the ring, commonco a', shoi t  distance > from the 'edge ol the spot  and lub gently towaid the center As  soon as the gicasc .seems to loosen,  saturate .two pieces of blotting paper with gasoline, place one on and  the other undci the spot," and press  with a heavy weight       ���������     4 '  WHAT  IS A DABY'  Tlie prince of* wails, an inhabitant  of Lapland, -*the morning callei, the  noon-day,, cravvlei, -"-the, midnight  brawlci, tho only piecious possession  that.ifevei"'excites envy, a key that  opens the heal t lof'aiyclasses, nch  and pool alike in all countnes^ ' a  stianger .with a l'emaikablo cheek,  that enteis a "house'without a'stitch  on'his back, and is*ieceived vvitli  open aunsjiy every one ,        i'  ,, ,    ������������������������ /  LASCAR   IECULIARITIES.   '  THl'/DEEB'S JBBDURilDB  ������   i  INSTANCES    WHICH     SHOW IT  TO BE,MARVELOUS.   ,  Buck,,Han Seven Miles  After'Five  - 7_    Bullets   Had Struck  t i '   '   *  Him.        ,   .  ������ c (  'The capacity, of deer to wilhstand  the si ock oi bullets, sometimes approaches the marvelous There 'aio  many instances of a deei shot under  lull headway Uiat has iuu a huiidicd  yaids with ^a hole tlnough the  heait ,   > <     '  ' Theie aie'instances of deer '' shot  tlnough the biain' and knocked flat  that have' , bounded up and fallen  dead fiftj- yaids Horn the place of  their undoing, door with both hind  legs bioken that have tiaveleJ half  a mile befoie succumbing, and,  stiangei still,.^ one instance of a  dcei's going more' than a mile ,with  a foie and hind leg on the same side  smashed to',smithcreen-. by a-ialing  shot Horn the lcai s -  ' So plentiful are these instances  that hunteis have a vvav of saj-ing  that noaleei is dead until it has been  gralloched,, nor , is thei'e/any shot  which is absolutely cei tain to stop  them in fieii tiacks "ave one  tlnough the neck, sovonng the spinal choid yPhese animals aie^so  swift, "they>co-oi-dinate so adninably and tlien muscuhu sjstems ,aic  of such ' perfection,,that instantaneous c\tinguishment of the "vital'  spai k is atlne\ed but seldom, no  mallei howyexpert '  TIIE MAN BEHIND THE'GUN  William Humes, gives two excelpts  from his e\penenco.iwhich are sliong-  ly contiastcd.     J  <*       (_  Being one day, on a mnaway,'ncn'i  Letoui i.eau Lake, standing'with-Ins  back_ to a gie.i't maple and exnecting  a deer at any moment, he saw suddenly a gieat buck eme.gc from the  undo, growth on one side of'the load  and   stai t \icioss      The  buck      was  'ODD   AND .INTERESTING.  ' ���������*���������    ���������- -  Bits  of Information AToout    'Most  ^ Everything*.  * ,  Gieat Biitain ' 'biews ^annually  5345,000,000  wo'ith  oi  beer. ..  The sapphire,is not necessarily., of  "iich  sapphjie   blue' ^  '*  The King ~of Spam is forming a  "Noble Guaid of Bullfightcis "  Feai   is  said  to'be lcspor.sible for  90 pei   cent /of  disease contiacted  i Tho substitution of  crude  oil ' foi  soft coal as fuel is steadily growing  Tho Socialist pi ess, or (Jeiinany  i umbo, s 140 publications, 5*2 ��������� being  dailies ���������    " ,  'At Tuiin they'had an'automobile  cotillon iccently in vvhich ,4.5 auto-  mobi'es took'pait    ' '   -       >  Monti eai bakers aio leqimod to  stamp their initials on" each loaf,  together with its.woight  The bubonic' plague at Canton and  Shemccn is of a more malignant type  than that of former yeais '  Since*the closing of the civil war  the'State of Louisiana has bpent  more than ' $30,000,000'"on Mississippi levees ,   iji       "       *���������  Half a million dollai^ was obtained bv the sale at unction of the  jev els of Geoigiana, Countess  Dudley  'lleccnt anal*vs*is of tho city, water  aty.Iainla showed that it was not responsible foi the choleia laging  theie <. * .       v'  ���������Somenheie in the woild'there aie  ] 10,000,000,^15 "coppei pennies, but  nbbodv'appears  to.knoyv wheio they  arc ' 1, i   '    ���������"       " "  Theie aiei only a few sli eel     lail-  vvajs, in   Japan,   soiiie" of   which  aie  electnc     lines  ,,  thcothei'    employ  horse cars  ,The Mil'ado of Japan has presented  to Queen A.Ie\andia a pan cf tne  fariious long-tailed buds of.Japan  and-ten dwarf chickens    . '        ,  Mis .7 M Hough,' of the sta-  tioi. aqent at'^Voodbuie,' low.i, ** has  111 \ en I ed an mipi ovement on the mail  [POST OiTICH STATISTICS   , ���������     i"-' .  OUT     OF     POSTMASTEKi   GEN-  ' EEAL'S BLUE BOOK.  I walking slowly villi his head  swung yiniie foi   fast trains  of floui, - two , ounces 'of laid, two  ounces of sugai, two>-ounccs of currants - (well cleaned),, one teaspoon-  ful of eai bonate of soda, one tea-  spoonful of taitoi, halya pint of  milk, a pinch of salt (, Rub the lard  and the' sugai well into tho floui-,  add the other ingredients execpt^the  sugar, and mix in the milk, knead  lightly, nnd 'diviJe into two pieces,  ioii each out and cut into six pieces  Bake-for about twenty minutes in  a quick oven, take out of oven, and  biush ovet with milk , Sift sugar  ovei. them, return them'to the oven  foi. one minute  - k-7     ���������-,"* "    -  FlUED TAVORITES s  Futtcis ��������� Fust paie the apples,  and then with r.n apple coi or cut out  the coio from , the umtei 01 each  Then cut them aci oss in slices about  one-thud of an inch tmck, having a  ���������fjound  oixming in  the centci       Next  Captain -,of the "Quito" Tells  I* About Some Queer Ways.  ' AN hen thocbig Scotch steamei C^tuto  was at' Ladj smith, 15 C J' a lepoitei  had an liiteiesttnp; chat,with Captain  Shottcn, in vvhich some' -veiy inters  esting information , concerning the  natural histoiy ot ^he lascais employed abOiUd^ that"ship was gleaned  Those coolies weie take'n aboard  when the Quito tookJthc���������big caigo of  giairitlo Calcutta a yeai" 01 two ago,  to the oidei of thc-Biitish, Govein-  ment7 foi yy the lelief ofthe famine-  stucl-eii tegions of fIndia Thoy.,aie  all Mohammedans, a"<l the 1 tiles -of  caste "are strictly *observe(lr|* abo'aid  bhip ^Their d"ood is almost exclusively cuirio'and rice They,-would ra-  thei 'starve to dcatli'than1" eat meat  whicli had been .killed by uiibeliev-ei's",  but 11 a sheep weie .handed over to  them they* vyould -.gladly^paitako  aftei .killing and .dressing tho animal  them������.elves.    , >" *" ,       1       >  It is bttid to tell a coolie's age,v  but it will haidly bej bclievod-that  scveial'of the lot.aboaid the Quito  ,aie eigtily years of age They certainly do not look il, and they do  their day's drag as well as the  othcis, though *" that is not saving  much, as one white man is as good  as half a dozen lascais  LIKE ALL MOHAMMEDANS  these - soil o 1 s. aie  fatalists,   and* the  captain  has  had some stiange     experiences vvilh them _'  One of them, will come "to him, (ai  sea and say, "1 have seen Allah ,-1*  will die on such 01 such a day "  And in spite of evciylhing that can  he done he will'die at the tunc he  savs , simply "dwindling" away ,  noui ishment 01 medicine,, having no  effect at  all  'At    fnsy    this suicide-by-'ontiact  Vv-ori ied  Captain Shotten,  b t   aftei  far dovyn/slns .noHB being within six  inches of the.giouiid  _���������  Evidently he had not been ils-  tuibcd by thc,'iuntcis,-bul was tin-l-  mg a fneiid oi, a doe He caine-J  a magnilicent pan'of antlers and1,his  biowu coat'shone lite^satin in 'the  sun   ,       ,*t 1   ;  /  , Humes is a good, though not'a ic-  m.ukablo, shot, and has killed "too  many deei to have(a touch of the  ague-' He, sighted carefully" atv'the  buck's shouldois,"intending,to smash  them b'oth and down him*in' his  tiacks At.that, distancc������he is able  with his own gunr to hit' a spot the  size of a man'&rPalai "five times out  of six  . ,   ,  v .-   ,       J* j      h   -  'At the crack ofthe nfle-the buck  half wheeled and* stai ted. down, -the  iiinway at full speed - Humes sight-  eel again and let (hive, but the,only  effect-of this'shot was to mako^thc  deei increase his 1 ate,of going >j  , Thice'more bullets weiu scnt.aftci  him1-,! the last being fired at a 'distance of 250 yards, and < then tho  buck disappeared Humes "walked  forvvaid and found plenty of b'ood  sign,--and was comfoitcd, because he  could not understand,how he had  missed  E.XI ectmg to fnd the dcei^dcad inside of a mile, he took up^'thc  This vvas in the foicnoon  ,  He found  his quariv . s  SOME SEVEN MILES AWAV  A-.-d  the. houi��������� was nearly dusk    Tho  bi/ftJt lay stretched'   in a clump      01  tiitf-bcs^aiul  had  Deen dead not more  i}>$r  two '.ouis      Five bullets  sti'wSk him  The kitchen towei of lhe*old castle  of St Aiidiew'sItrifesIiiie, Scotland,  is being unueii'iii.cfl, and is in daiv-  gei of falling into the sea  t 1 ho^ cotton production of^hc United 7States foi the season of 1901-2  was, accoiding to the*'-United States,  cei.sus., 9,9j4,94."3   bales  Lightning leit a sticak down*, the  back of T K '^Voso', of Eaton,  Wyoming county, binning/the flesh,  but leaving him othei wise unhuit  - Instead of building 111 sections, as  is cu&tomaiy, ,1 steel slack, 140 feet  long, yvas leccitlv elevated at the  one time 111 West Albany, N Y _,,  yn.e gypsy moth,'.was hi ought' to  Massachusetts J for scientific study,  and since'���������then has-been doing a little studying on its own account - >  . Loidy Sufheld,"' speaking at the  Cromci 'lifeboat * dinner, ,s.ud* that  the lai~e sea boots'woin by boatmen weie splendid things foi -producing rheumatisni. ^ As a protection  tarpaulin tioJBOisT would be much  bettei    ' .  Some      Interesting , ^ Information  Gathered' From  *the   An-  '       1   nual    Heport.     ^     -       t  Winnipeg's postal business amounted to S15&,734 y     i  Quebec post ollice ha'd a'revenue of  nearly ������51,000 J t , 1  The total lcvenue from Dawson  City was $16,940 00 '  Theio     weie   134,492 moie postal  notes issued,this yeai  than last''  .At ���������piescnt     theie'"   are 915 .Post  O/Iice  Savings  Banks in   operation  Over "four hundred thousand money  01 deis weie payable abioad  Postal notes are to be had at 5,-  001'oflices, 1,245 moie than in 1901  The total levenue fiom the Hamilton post office was neatly 598,000  Stamps" lo the, extent of,i2(j'.!,4737-  150 wem issued, last veai, an' increase of 18,857,110 J.  The total amount paid out in   the'  ofjToionto  postal  division foi   -trans-  jJoitation.w,is ������118,148 91) '..     ',  'J he amount of ti anspoi tation ������ of  mails '111 the Man ito bi postal division is &100,095 07  The mail service 111 the Yukon'and  Atlin : dislnclsr cost ������81,869 Tlie  sn lanes'1 'weie ov'ei ������.35,000  . 'lhe number of licensed stamp ven-  dois 111 rthe Dominion is 1,305, an  inciease of 116 111 a year       .<    *;,  The total niirnbci of money oideis  issued in tho j-eai weie'i,446,129, an  inciease of 295*105 over 1901 - '  . The , B, ltish" .Post Oflico ,1 etui nod  18,845 Canadian letleis as undcliv-  01 ed, and the United States 118,501'  Canadian lettois-letuined as 1111-  deliveicd^ by * Bi ltish " , colonies  and foicit-m countries amounted , to  4,443 ^ - ", >    ' *   v.  The * number of deaci letleis, cn-  culais, post-cards, etc ,v'ieturncd  fiom 'CCaiiadian post1 offices 1 cached  852,406   -  *' -'  'Jlic'C P 11 was pind yS663,029  foi 'cariving mails foi  one "yojr   The  WAGER A  SURE THING  He.e is a' joke which * is  now causing, much amusement ' in  Euiope As .vou walk along a sfieet  with some fneiid, say to him "You  see that man 111 fiont ot us *? Well,  I'll bet you S5 that I'll knock  hat over his eais " , Youi fiiendvvi'l y,'p^c,  natuially accept voiu wagei, .nd  all you then have to', do is to step  lilid i lIP hcl'ii d the unsuspecting man and  lot.h.s hat such a blow* with     join  i������s had been shot fast tlnough tlic-rsl* tbat lL     wl11   co;no doW11     ������^cl  liiJP-<"et 111st in fiont of tho shoulders, (his   eves    Ten  to   one  he  will   begin  -eggs well, add a part of a pint     of  -milk and a little salt,  then the   10-  m.nnder oi ths pint of milk and one  quart floui  alternatclj , beating it*all  make afiittci^ batter     JBcat,   Uireo . a while he got used to it,  antl when  ^^^ ^ ^^ doomed infoinied hun that  his'ti're had come, he just told him  to  go ahead and yield i.;> tho ghost  , ,, accoiding   to  piogiammc    Theie    is  quickly     'Hie slices ot   must'no  othcr way    Thcy uu to  now be immediately dipped-in     this   ted  and      mn(Io a fuis  of>   blIt tht(.t  batter     and     fried    in boiling UikI, |solt 0,   thll,    IS fata,   t^  L.flltieiity  Spi inkle over' with sugar,  and  serve     0ne    lan tl    t worI.ed .well was to  111 a cirelc, one ovei lapping the oilier '-with sweetened ,00.1111.  ' Pan Cakes���������P.'r-j,    coie and    chop  1 other line two modium-si/e soui  apples " Take ono cup 1 ich sweet milk,  one even tablespoon sugar,  a    pinch  of salt,    two     eggs      lleat log othei  with     ono    1 ounding teaspoon soda,  add  one tup Hour,  mix,  add anothei  cup   flout      and    tho apple,  also one,  loiinded    and     one     even   teaspoon |a  cicaiii  tai tar      Mix and  add     11101 c  put any fellow that , came along  complaining of not feceng vvoll aL  woik that would provoke a good  realty sweat, that was found to  cuie in many nistarccs But if, it  vas a case of ' see Allah," oven that  would not oHsw'ei, and thc*e was a  dead coolie demanding si a fimeial  lutes as pei dale mentioned in (iisl  'lie lascais aie allowed lo  bin v  their   'own dead , while hands  Hour if needed, as the mixluic  should be quite fli tn, but not haul  enough to mold Dip the dough out  wilh a spoon in lumps not laigci  than half of u. small egg, and cook  them in hot laid tho same as doughnuts Eat waim, with n.aplo sy-  nip or any favonle sweet pudding  sauce The pancakes ai c aiso good  cold ,  Ci tillers���������Brake n. battel by beating one egg light, add one scant cup  granulated sugar, one cup s-wect  milk, one small half nutmeg giated,  pinch of salt, three cups floui siftod  with two teaspoons baking powdci  Paie, com and cut into eighths luge  tail apples, tol 1 with a loik in tho  batter until coveied, then fiv 111 deep  gieuse (luid) like common crulleis  When done befoie thev aie cold, 1 oil  111 powdered sagai  Sautes���������Paie some veiy small apples, allow nig the stems to 1  011 have icadv a huge keltic 01  boiling salted walei TInovv 11'������ apples in foi just a moment, lemovo ' h.Ipless, for mules and hoi ses cannot  div them, and have icndy one beatr 111 cruli.nj the gieat altitude and tin  egg      Pip tin. apples 111 this, thou  in|>nie ed  ati.iospheie  It   costs   nothing   to   I cop   llamas  thev r"-ls  up  thou   loo.!  hv   the v av  would be piof.inalion that would  jcoparv'i/e the deceased's chances 01  paradise  Thc coolies are veiy obedient and  willing, skulking bein^c one of tho  wlnle man's bad habits which thev  have * not imitated Ihev aio all  undei tontiaet and must be 10-  ttnned to India when Iheir time ex-  pnes, no mallei wheic tho ship mavy  be, and at the expense of the owners  of the Quito   4   THE    LLAMA    Or  THE  ANDES  Peculianties    of This Most Useful  Animal.  Wl at the camel is to the people  of lho deseits of Asia and Aftica the  llama 1- to tho*-e who dwell in the  Andes 'Ino lla'na is a faithful,  lineh-rnduting beast, sine-fooled and {  spcorlv, v ithotit tho seivKes of  which the iiiliphitiints of some pni ts j  of     the      countiy  uttei ly  ��������� hoi along the back, t'nough the left  hai.nch without hi caking'the bone,  lluouglO from fiont to iear undei  thc light shoulder and just between  tne haunches in the icai,1 this bul'ot  pass-ng out at tlio light "side back  01 the ribs It vvas tins (%-ound  which finallv  did the miscluci -  On anothei day. when Humes was  walking tlnough the'woods, and  keeping'his eves'skinned, a young  buck jumped fifty yaids away and  went leaping high, qu.u tei mg to thc  guide's left At-lhe thud ��������� jump  Humes Tied, and saw the buck leap  twice and disappeai behind some  fallen ticcs Cei tain that he had  niis*=oa ho sti oiled foi ward On the  log which the deei had denied as  the gun ciacked he lound o single  spot ot blood, not laigci than a  nicl e! Theie was no blood on the  nirlhcr S'de of the log, noi any on  thc beshes He took up the tiail,  hoping to got anoth"! shot Tv ent>  ���������yaids"beyond thc blood spot the  deer was doubled acioss a fallen  tiee, stone dead 1 he bullet had  stiuck back 01 the left ubs i.-ingcd  fo.waid, smashed the heat t and  parsed out at the  .houldcr  TIIE ELECTION    -BARKER "  Tne election ' barkei" is at present jieculiai to Ft ouch soil Al  unreal moments 111 .1 candidate's  si cech the "baikor" puis him out bv  imitating a dog, and a leully elh-  ci-nt man at the business is woill.  good monev at such tunes Half a  t'o'ci m Pai is are leputed to cam  ** .'"lion times to last  them foi   a jcar.  to fume and 1 svvcai like a tioopoi  and while he is stiuggling to get  hit his hat such a blow with youi  tiou, vvou must pull j our-own hat  down ovei your eves, just as though  some one had subjected >ou to sim-  llai tieatment^ As'a icsull, wnen he  turns round to attack j-ou, lit* will  conclude that jou too, have been  insulted bv some one, and .the next  minute both ot you will be looking  in eveiy clnection ,for thc 1 urban  who has damaged join hats and  disturbed youi'tempei I'lhen jou  will tondo'e with each othei foi a  few minutes, after which j-ou will  roioin your *fi lend and demand the  ?5 vou have won <  Giand   Tiunk lcceived nearly ������366,-  000 '      '       , ^     ,      ;     '  The   eslnnalc'l    "Slumber of letteis  gosted 111 the* jra1 'was* 213,C2S,000,  44,982 unpaid totters were sent- to  the dead lcltey oihee in that pei lod  Seven money oi dei s wei e issued  in'favoi'of pei sons m'tho Tijiv Islands ;in tho\car v Their'value was  onl.v ������84 37 Onlj- two 01 deis came  fiom this spot       -   *       p       ,f        ",1  1 Tho'numbor of money 01 deis issued  111' the United Stales on Canada was  214,597^11(1 the value "?2,866,183-  ������8', an incieaseTof 76,986 in nunibci  and S957.014 74 in amount   ,  ,  .-The number of-'money ordcis is-suod  in Canada on'the United States vvas  286,179 and the-value ������3,173,310-  67, an1 inciease of Sl.SlS^in . num-  bei and ������1)055,015 34 111 amount *  v Gioss levenini at Toi onto post  ofllic ������700,806 70, 01 dei s issued 20,-,  912, amount of 01 dei s issued)������248,-"  486 IS commission leeeiverl $1,027-  57, oideis paid 295,911, amount of  oideis paid ������S,852,507 13  The numboi     of money 01 doi s     issued abioad    and ptivablo in Canada  was " 259,205,     with    an   aggiegalc  oi  S3 57". 803    being .111     m-  of     77,76".      in number and  5982,957 92 111 amount    ' '  lho 111 thc numbci and  value of money oi.leis issued which  attended " s-thc inlioduction of postal  note business in the veai- 1S9S has  been oveicomo, the lecordSjfoi tho  ye.u ended Juno 30th 1902, showing that 2S1,272 moie oideis, with  a value of ������9,437,777 65 were issued  than in 189S  laboring people weie expected to bo  in snops and factories at 5 o'clock  111 the moining thu year round1 The  agitation for a shoitoi da> fust le-  ducod the houis to ten and later ,to  nine and eight But it is doubtful if  the hours given to sleep have ''inei cased as"7 much, as the hours of  woik have ceased And in pailiculai  thc time of rising 'is still where it  was when ten'and lwelle houis 01  laboi  were demanded     . , -  jTlus^is'wiong Theie is nothing moie  conducive to health, good moials  and, good tempci than a nap 111 tho  moining It lounds out the night's  sleep and mipai ts'a satisfaction  which is a'consideiable factoi in thei  day's woik. Theio is nothing like  sleep to loneyip thcneivcs. It is  better than the best tpnic, and with  the ' nerves 111 good, condition the  whole man or woman is piepaied to  meet tho struggles and competition  that modem lilt* bungs Sociologists  also contend that 11 people , wp.ild  sleep 'moie theio b; 'less  cinne Arolhei aigunient in favoi of  longer ,houis 01" icst is the saving  that would be made in light and  fuel Less coal would bo binned and  less gas 01 ,other illuminants would  bo consumed And this is an aigu-  ment which will appeal at the jie-  sent time to eveiy housekeepei when  lho.,necessity- toi economy is being  enfoitediSO  shaiply <~ , '_  . Theic*aie eai Iy-closing movement*  Why not a late ynsing movement *>  All methods of vvoik^and business  have been changed dunng, the. last  two genetalions .and they-aie 1'still  changing (&, A man with thc. help of  modem macliiiieiy accomplishes  many times 11101 c 111 a shoitoi time  than his gianclf.itlici* did* AVhy, then  should he get up "ni the 11101 ning at  the same time, his giandiather, did,  and findi-his eneigies used up befoie  noon houi *> /The morning4nap will  cine this and the ofloifr to establish  it can be helped along with a clcai  conscience ' *  jus I value  i ^   EXPENSIVE  VIRTUE  The icpoit that the American  Bankeis' Association has decided to  pay a salary 'of 35,000 a year to  Chai'es Beckci, the famous foigcr, if  he vvill simply live thc life of a Rood  citizen, bungs to mind an old sto*-y,  vvhich is well woith lopeating A  -outhein judge who had a i no lot  of hogs, ono day met a colored man  notoiious foi stealing, and said to  I'im "Untie Jatk, I'll tell jou what  I'll do You pick out two of those  hogs you like best, and I'll give  them to you. provided j-o-i won't  steal any of the otheis " Tho 11c-  gi o pondered a while and finally  said ".Jedgc, you've alwajs been a  good neighbor, an' 1 likes yuh, an' I  wants to do ligi.t by yuh, an' so accepts de oiler yuh makes, but I  wants yon to know dat I'll lose  meat by it."  biead tui'iibs, and fi v them quickl*.  in a pau of smoking hot fai Pi am  arinngc neatly with stems up on a  dish, dust tl'e powdci od sugai, and  icive hot  1HNTS TO  HOUSEKEEPERS.  Poi apple lellj-, cut up tho frtnl  without paling 01 coi nig it If tho  bkin is led it will help give .1 beautiful eoloi lo the jelly Cook 'in n  veiy lilfle vyatoi till lendei, stiam  tho juice, allow a tup 01 sugai to it  tup of June (.ad piocc'd 111 the usual  way.  To 1 est010 osluth fonlheis tluow 11  big luintlful a! salt on the (110, and  then shake yum feutheis In lho boat  of llio blaze, being t.ueful,1 of (omse,  uol to singe them Thcy will look  nol quilo, but almost new aftei the  process  All woollen di esses fhould be hung  out m tlio air un-/, sunshine ut least  cine 111 a loitnlgft"; This will not  onlv ismler Uicni nnd sweet  but It wsil nlBo I.i lie out t leases us  nothing el������- exiept u Lniloi '1 11011  will  CiiKcs loquiio Icing, and for, tins re  soft kind is preferable to a hard1  one. ��������� Slightly |)c.nt, the white of an  .egg, and add lo II. by flegreoH, ,a  q'uiirlei- of a $Duncl of Icing sugar  mid two IriblQ-ipobiifuIs of cold ' water. Bcr'i xv(|l" togctlier until perfectly sn^ott^,    Lny U10 icing on thc  side although this seems almo-t m-  cicdiblf* lo those who know the  biiuenue's of the teuiblc descits  Although the llam-i 1-. naliiallv do-  eiio and obedient, lie* hi*& a fm 1011=3  tciiipei. and duels sometimes take  pluce in the hoid which con.iimc until one of the eonibiitaiits is 1 Hied,  if both aie nol When fiightcned,  lho llair.if seatlei ovoi the dccrl,  but when toi 1101 ed lliey huddle in  gioiips, with then tails toacthei anil  Lhen heads on I to moot the enemv  Then onlv weapjn of deie.ico is their  saliva, which, when they me angry,  Ihev still ti t Ihiougli then teeth 111  showcis, as a Chinese laundi vman  spi inkles clothes A diop of this  saliva falling 111 the car or eye 01 on  any pint of the body wheio thc skin  is luoken will produce a painful iiri-  lal Ion, nnd sometimes (lnugeiotis  soich, lika those that lcsiilt fiom  lliu venom of a spi pent  IIAKHLY   10AT   MOAT  In India, Cliinii, .Inpan, and ml-  jiiient (utiuliifs 1110 aljcnil 100,000,-  000 .pooploy who rarely cut liieiio ;  j*C*t lliey lire slroiig, iictive, m-.d  long-lived. Darwin Is tlie authority  for Lhc si 11 Lenient '< that the Andean  nnlive.'i pei-fiirni twice the work- of  ordinary lulinrerfi, and subsist al-1  moiit eiiUrely on a diet of bruia-uan. J  EXERCISEFOR WEAK HEARTS  Properly     Regulated Exercise     Is  ,_ '     Beneficial  It is not maiij >t*ats ago that tho  belici pievailcd that a sufTerei 110m  heait disease was m constant poul  whci.ovei ho moved, and that the  neai 01 he aPPi oat lied absolute lost  the bettei it was for his hcail This  is still tine 111 ' lespect to (ciuiui  foims of heait disoa*-e���������(hooo due to  actual disease 01 degeneration of the  hc.nt muscles but when the disease  is in the valves, as it is in the in.i-  jonly of eases, the modem teiehnig  is that pioi'cily regulated exeitisc is  beneficial This is founded upon the  common sense v ie\v that tho heat t is  lilo othei muscles in that it" tan be  stii'iigtl.enod bj. cxeieise'to meet increased talis upon il.  When the valves ' of a pump got  out of older it icquiies gi cato. foicc  to move a given quantity of walci ,  if this foitu can be applied it will  make up foi the defect in the valves  The same ���������puiiuple holds good 111 tho  case 01 the diseased hcai t , the val-  vulai defect must be made good���������  "compensation" is I ho medical teim  foi ths pi otcs.3 ��������� by inei cased  stungth 111 tho heat t muscle  Tho heait must bo able not only  to meet I ho oirlinai v, eveij.-d.iy ex-  tin stiam,��������� this it doe? automatically, as it vviie, bv tho unaided of-  foi ts of iiiiUite,���������but it must be*  stiongei llian noeessaiy, just as it is  111 hCiillh to nitcl some extia. strain  caused bv illness, ,-1 sudden neivous  shock, 01 some absolutely neeessaiv  exoi lion It is evident, thcieioie,  that a diltii������-(*d In ait must, to as-  suie the s.ifetv of the patient, he  slioi gthencd bej ond the icquiiciiiuiils  ol a quiet life  1 This is accomplished in v.nious  u.i)*!, bill 1.0110 is betlei loi the piu-  poi-o Ihin liill-eluiibing 01 slau-  (li'ubuig, lie foi moi foi ple.ti.iiil  davs the lultei foi bad wo.ithei 'J'lic  e\ei(iso should, of com so, bo In ken  umlci the (liiection of n phvsici.111,  foi it e.ii. crisilv be ovoi done, 111  vvlmli ease one of lhe bad conditions  ng.imst vvliiih il is the object of the  e-<cieise to piovido wilt be arlideiallv  piodi.ied and lhe hc.nt will be  ovei Itixid bifoie it is sttnni; enough  to wit list nnd  the evLi.i  stiam  The pnl lent should keep cons-lmJIv  111 iinnd the iact thai he is nol 111  ti inning to become nn athlete 01 .1  candidate foi membership 111 the  Alpine Club, but is walking onlv to  make his heart a tiido sti ongci than  is nccpssniy foi its daily needs, so  vhat il may have a small icsotvc ot  force to diavv upon to meet any  sudden and unexpected ditift ���������  Youth's companion  THE HORNING NAP.  TO HAYEA SILVER SKULL  A " P.EM ARK ABLE     OPERATION  PERFORMED /IN' .CHICAGO.   . 1  Injured    Brain    Cleaned and    Patient    Makes    Light  of;the  . ,*  "* "i    Accident &      ,   *"  '    .     v ,  "I believe  theio is  not 111  medical  iccoids a case*"exactly like'that of  John Haley, of Chicago, who is ln-  ingiand happy with the~iight side of  his'skill I gone and the biain exposed  so lhat thc pulsotions(aie" visible at  eveiy beat ��������� of the * man's heait,"  sajs Dr 71   C   Hepbuin       *-      r ,  j. "It-is not conect, 'as "iepoi ted,  that half ofirthe patient's^biain, has  been lcmoved, but the tase'is a most  remarkable one foi all that* 'Two  weeks iago Daley fell fom stones and  his head "'stiuck-on'an iron beam  The blow was such that the'fiontal,-  tornporal, , occipital antl pauetal  bones weie all fiactuicd and sphntci-  The bones woie in such shallcied  condition Unit thcy weie useless as a  piotcttion for the biain, and those  that were not alieady cleft avvaj- by  the blow itself were loniovod, leaving pi actually the whole ught lobe  without  OS-.0OUS covering  ' Alaking the ' ease still moio 10-  maikalile was' the fact that the  membiane which coveis_the brain  vvns badlv lurtuiod, leaving the  delicate tissue e\rosed1aiid hanging  out Oidinanly death would have  ensued almost instantly, but Dalej-  was'veiy ninth alive when laid  on the opeiatmg table  CLKAN.siNc: or mi: brain  "lho ojicialion peifoimed consisted of lt'inoval of the bone pai-  ticles .md sewing of lhe ' bioken  moiribi antes Many stitches were ne-  cessai v to bi ing the'seveial edges  logctl ci , the biain having fust.been  Iho'oughly cleansed of foicign mat-  tei  "I   was   gieatlv  suipused   at     thc  i.ipid lecoveiy   of the patient*    Dclav  1 is   iioifect.j-   conscious  and   in   jcnial  , sim its,   and   theic    scorns  no  lea-son  j whv he  should  not be sent  out     of  the ho-spilal ibcfoie long with a pai-  tiallv- arlifidal   skull  and fit  to eai 11  h s own  living again  ' Daley is twenlj-foin jeais old,  with a stiong physique and healthful blood The bioak 111 _tho bi.un  tovoung has healed beautifully and  tho  stitches have been  lcmoved  "The thing most leared in thc case  of Daley wn������ that he would become  a victim of ceiebial meningitis  Stiange to say, there have been no  symptoms of that ti ouble, and I  have no  anxiety on that scoie 1 ow  "1 ho patient is not onlj- conscious  and i.itionnl but is in a bught and  noinial mental mood He understands Ins condition and ti ics to  make light of it a disposition which  is niiKli 111 his favoi  SUBSTITUTE FOR THE SKULL  'A sccondaid opciation will now  bo pcifcimcd This will cons'st of  lhe l.tlmg ol an aitidcial plate in  lieu of skull as a protection of the  biain We have eveiy hope that the  coining opcialion will Le quite as  5iieciscful  as  the fust  "When that Miall have been de-  eionstinted vve will give 10 the  medical woild the full purlieu!.*.! s of  the ease, lhe condition of the patient at Uie vaiious stages and the  foatuios that 1 avo made the esc a  sti il.imr 01 c fi oin a pi ofes^ional  v ic.v point  "Client caio will ha* e to bo  ovoiciit'd 111 the substitution of the  .11 tilitiiil skull oi plate ioi the na-  tuuil covcung of the bi ain It goes  v.itnout s.ivni!'  that  thc:c   no  EXPENSE DF-BKEHgElAVI^  WHAT IT COSTS TO KEEP THB' ,  ; - VESSELS "-IN REPAIR. A  -4,f  "  4��������� ^(>: ,   ^i  There Are  Never Less Than- Two  ,   ^Hundred Vessels in "Com-     ���������������  '      '���������   tnissisrs.',' " 1,     7"  . r ,   < -> u   I ;  It has irequently been pointed,out  that-    while more'modern appliances  a������������.������'-BHi.1,ed    a,t the dockyards, '  at  least one more'dockyard is icquired,  alike foi'strategical purposes and toy  cope vvitli the enorntoasj mass of re-^  pairs     after a ship has     served *'a,  commission. ,  Theie  are never    ,]ess  than *",two  hundred British warships  mt commission  111  the  Channel     and  011 foieign stations,  and in the    ordinary course of'events one-thud  of  this numbei .pay off every year   and    ,  go  through a course of lepau-   ,and  lefit, says an Engl ish. paper., -,  If necessarily follows  that as   the  number,    and   size of the ships     m-,  ciense/    nnd i   the nature of repairs  grows    in pioportion-i'lhe dockyaids  aie totally unequal'to the work, and,  as a consequence these establishments  have'more   01    loss failed,'both   as"  building     and lepauing works'1  yTo  '.  ovei come 1 this difliculty it has   been   -  decidfiil  to^put  the bulk of the    repairs out" to conti act,  and "when   it    i  is bouic in mind that the>refit of the  Teruble ' will     cost little-short- 'of   '  ������7j,000 ��������� and  .may  . even,    exceed  that'amount���������it willrat once, be'scen ', ,  that the rdiief to .the'dockyar'ds.'will^  be  ot immeasurable ( importance   It  is,  however,  in  the novel  conditions  governing -  tMs      arrangement  that   ,  public    interest will be chiefly    centered    -Ililhcito,    the practice-   has-  -���������4  been     to- compile *a~ specification'   of  the. repairs to'be,undertaken, and   a  Ixod price has been agreed upon.   *',.  Now,      howevci,   1 the    Admiralty  simply -pay     the conti actors'  bill9,  plus a  ,      *"*   1*      "'-.     '       * *      '������'    '  , ^PERCENTAGE FOR PROriT.  "  That ls^lo say,'the' Admiralty    pay  the wages,  buy tlie material,' and do"-*  just as they would 111 a Royal dock-i  jard,   with  an   additional   sum     for ,  profit ,   On the 'face of it the country v  may expect to  sufler a seuous loss,.i  as  co'nlractois'   workmen  diaw     far-  lughci, wages than men cmploved   in ������  a Ko.val clockjaid, and  theie is    no  appieciable dilleience, when'they are-  all (on" piccew 01k,,between their    en-  eigy 'and  efficiency    ''Even  if     their  icpaiis aie     as well executed as    if  they  weie  cm ied  out   in  a    .Royal  dockyaid,  thoy must inevitably      be,  moie     expensive,  and it is desirable  to  bring this faefhome in order   to  appiociiite     the "enormous waste1* 'oi ^  public^   monev in the repair of, ships  that "^have ceased  to be of fighting'  value, so'that oneymav- foimfia clcar-  lnie of'demarcation  between, the  _!_*_    1V.1 ,���������- *       -ir-^       ���������������_  '->p:^  '���������.-j-:  --  /, 4  1 r'v j  -'   ' r<v.  ,'"  iJy  ���������u  obsolete aiidiobsolcsccnt      For, .example, the lefit, of'the Powerful   andJU.*"  Teruble together  will  cosUyiot -* losses  than ������1,500,000.      *    ,' *'  Aio the ships woith the monej-' 'At  the piesent moment tlie'entire body  of naval opinion would answer in  tlie affirmative But put thc question tincc veins'hence and there will  be an "'equally unanimous verdict in  thc negative Thc question is, therefore, of impoi tance in relation to tho  course that has been adopted in the  past of spending man; thousands of  pounds on the repairs of ships that  have been of no moie value than the  Poweiful and Terrible will possess  three jears hence, and when thc cost  01 this -futile woik can be measuied  by the pavnicnt of contractors' bills  we shall knov exactlj- what vve are  paying foi the useless ��������� in other  words, what we have been .squandering on^shadows in eluding the substance Wc shall, 110 doubt, pay  deaily for our expci lence, but the  lesson will be cheap in the end, for "  we shall be the moie ready to consign to the scrap heap the rubbish *  we have been tinkering with for jears  in the pm blind delusion that a thing -  that floats, once a fightintr ship, is  alwaj-s-a fighting ship. Work the  thing out scicnlificallv-, there is no  aiena in which the Queensberry  rules are moie applicable than in the  Royal Navy.  EXAMINE TIIE QUESTION  'fiom another point of view. For  ! hypothetical pin poses. Ictus assume  that theie aie a thousand mechanics  111 thc country cmplojed in building  warships, but 750 are told oiT from  their legitimate work to carry out  icpaiis Obviously the now ships  cannot bo built within the stipulated  lime, and. as a matter of fact, for  years past no waislup has Leon completed within hor stipulated time. Wo  have wasted the meigies of thousands of men on useless icpaiis. taking no count of the cost of their la^  bor 1101 of the delay in icsuscitat-  mg the modern navy Now, however, we shall bo able to sec in black  on white what is ihe actual cost of  ciidenvoi ing lo galvanize thc dead  and putting Inc into dry bones, and  when wo have bought our expci lence  at extravagant pi ice we may conclude that thc bai gain was cheap at  the price. But only 1 datively.  Probably the most expensive ship in  tho navv is the Sultan. When sho  went down" 111 Commo Channel we  should have done no harm 111 doctoring her with dynamite ^e paid  a quartoi of a million to raise and  reinstate her, with her obsolete  muy-'le-loading guns, and since then  she has been euiploved once 01 twice  111 the manoeuvies V\e ������-i>ent that  qu.Ttcr of a ri.llion 111st to show  our friends that wc weie not 10 be  Leaten bv an accident Tho Powerful and Teiriblc v.eic experiments ���������  (ostly, but nol pcih.ips useless We  j shall'spend mom than ������1.500,000 to  <-hovv that vve aio not ashauied of  |oui      experiments,     foi   nobody     nn-  tfit beliche Izo soi ������ nibble !."���������  Protest Against the  Ancient     Notion ot Rising Early.  'J lie tunc of rising 111 tlio moi 111 ng  has not, in fact, kept slop with the  progress of other- events. Tho old  cusloin ��������� of early'rising and breakfasting by cumllo night during tho  season of short days still prevails,  although the need has largely  awny, , Forty yearn ago farm war,*!  begun wilh tho break of iLnLv������     wiPl  be anv- undue presume on the sur-j ngines that the Powerful and Tern-  face of the biain lest it should le-iblc vvill evei f'ghl ll.ey will le  suit 111 nucrting llio menial faculties, cmploved in conveving relief crews  ns often oeeuts in eases of conciis-|to foieign -"Cations, work which nnv  sion" hire.!      li anspoi t     can     do  without  I'hjsicinns  who  have  hcai d  of  ihe1 mounting     as     much ns a culvcnn  taspuie   e.igcilv  awaiting  a  pi ofes-, Novel thelc-s,      we  "-hall  as<*ci t     our  |niidc, and pav 101   it      When,     how-  'cvei-,   the coi.tiattois send  in     lhen*  NOW    , bills     for    wages and material     vve  h.ill  lenli/e  the puce of  pride,   and  sional icpoit on it  not much Dirrniin.vcc  A Ic���������ion    hud  been      given  on thc  composition   of  minerals  of   clilTfrent  iho'p,",���������ciplc"l.iul  1I01.11  by the  kinds,  and after  it was  flushed    the  .        \    n '       '  selioolmastPi   put .1 few  questions to( i-.nnncial  Ihe class,  to Lost how Kir they    had   , ^0  followed his loathings '  *  ' Now, clnldien," ho svul "tan  any of j'ou tell ine what a diamond  is ?"  "C'.nbon," was tlio piompt reply  that issued fiom eveiy in the  class.        1  "Yes," the leathci ovplained, "a  diamond      is  puio    caibon    but  vou  is  also  111  must remembot that coal  emboli. That was taiigh'  lesson, wasn't it ?"  "Yes, sii "  "Wel|. then, h'ow could you be  sure to tell the dift'erencp, between  the two kinds of carbo.*. V"  "Ask the price 1" lustily piped a  little fellow in the front seat, who  will most likely, make lii.s mark in  business   some  day.  late  J'oiwood,    when he     was  and  lVrliamci.taiv   Secre-  tho    Admiralty,  that Ins  department  to  be conducted  on  business pi .nciples      We  art* a   long  vv.iv fiom that ideal just now.  STRANGn  C'\LCULATION"    '  1 aking  the  length  of  the  permanent  ruilwajs     on  thc surface of  tho  c-.'i-' globe  at neai 1>   sixty   UioiiE.nid  gco- mile-, with a dailv aveu.go  ! 01   ten  Iran.s     it  is  estimated   that  the total loss by wenr. r.n.l tear each  day. by'the     metallic  fails  of  the  earth Is'about six hundred tons. Tho  six-  hunlllrod      tons  aro lost in      tho  nod  back to  tho eartA in the shnp^o  form of a fine powder, -ujiS tire    fi&jr>>  01 soluble  iron salts, (I  ������������duiiBkn������ub������AvKJS Mtaw-ortiawwiSAriai* ������������������������������*������*���������������������.  ���������jBtajEStett.ijaJuii^  ���������nv4ce*tfweAjMM*fnulbU^  #>  Hcxav^i&^^WBBJ&V^^ ATJSUCJ^^lTtfiaSAjSS^  W  Tf  "T.  !������">  :2   ft'  /   i  OR BLINDFOLD ON THE BRINK'  ', '   , i '  G-F PRECIPICES*^-*1^  es������ 8a������e������������������s sssseosessosecooo s>o������ees������;D������������OGea8������������������e&sffii  '   i     CirAPTEP. VI.  ��������� . \I could cnduru it no longer, and so  J. /'/Sd.i, One month aftei my  night I left thai roof foi evei On the  night of thc thu tv-fu si, of August,,  ' 1 ciept out of my chamlici, ascended  to the boj"-)' room, and, unseen and  unheald by thcr, opened then " vwn-  , dow, and descended, to' th-* gaiden b.y  means of a ti eo  Tn less than thice minutes moie I  Was in tho high-ioad, a .vagabond,  a, homeless outcast, but a free man  All'my woi 101 v possessions weie tho  suit of clothes* L woio, and mv  wedding'suit and a change of linen  that I earned tircl up in a bundle It  was a blight mooni-ght night feast  one farewell glance upon the onlv  home I had ever known, aud walked  swiftly onwaid       T '       i  I fondlj- imagined that I was leaving the oid .lut behind me, nevci to  see itughl of it again Weie my imaginings Sight'     We shall see  Whither was I going9    I   was   going  to  London,-lo   Mai Ilia.     L    had  carefully  prcsei ved  hei   nolo    L know  she would give me a. sheltpi  until     1  could   obtain    some kind  ol, employment   . After an hotn's walking.' mv  mind vvas ninth iclievcd bj' the sight  of, a milestone,  upon  which  1    could  distinguish     the    words,     "To   London,"  but tho nunibci   oi  miles   was  ���������ivoin    away      That did not niattci,  'l was in thc right road, and 1 pi ess-  ed forward.,  with iciiewed tout dente  Tho day  was  lust d.ivniiig when    I  conio upon a laige, old-iashionod village .    Unused'    to"    violent exercise,  and exhausted ,for want of food,    lor  il had    eaten     nothing    since dinnei  ,timo the du.y betore, my slops began  'to flag      1     looked    lound foi .some  place to res,t,   Lheic sign    of  life'in any of tho houses ��������� .ill secluded buried in sleep      L walked slowly  "on until  1 came    to  a little     swing-  gate,   which led  to  the village than h  an ancient looking  building, 'einboss-  ' ed  in   trees      Heie,  I  thought, is- a  "quiet spot    wheie I can ltsL a little  swlnlc     I opened the gale and parsed through \'  1   ^Between    me     and  the  thmthyard  ia.ii a bright, guignng of waiter, over which a tiauovv plank was  ..thrown'   as a budge      1 knelt   down  Ciupon the bunk,  and taking  up, some  ' oi lho    watei      in  the"*hollow   oi my  -hand,     (hank  oi  it and  bathed     my  fare      1  felt   slightly levived,      and  went on  into  tho chin chv aid  It was a ptelty quiet spot I could  not have found a bettei foi an  hout's lost Theie was a heavy dew  upon the long giass, so I sti etched  niyscli upon a high flal tombstone,  and L j.laced mv bundle beneath my  head 1 was. veiv vveaiv, and in  spile of tbe cold nu of tbe dawn  that    made     mo    shivei,  I  fell  fast  the Methodist  leaning     back plant*" The invs of  the moining sun weie slanting a( i oss  the s(Cne, and unpailing to it' the  mosl   lovously thcoilul  an  "flow difloient to the house 1 have  just   left'"   I   thought " ,  "I'loltv place, isn't it-1" said tho  old gentleman- ' (  "SvvcoLly preltv,"   f mm mined  He led the wnv into a little, lovv-  ioofod'ro'om. dai honed bv the ovct-  h.iin-ing'blo'-soms that hung thickly  over lhe-.latticed window 11, vvas  coinfoilably, indeed, handsomely fui-  nisliod Tho Ublo was- 'laid foi  birj.ikfn-sl A second cup and saucei  and plate weie =oon piodutod by a  kind-looking, middlo-aged woman,  and I was soon sitting bofoi e a'substantial eggs and bacon and  told boon to be washed down by  olctitv ol strong ' codec* *Tovei had  food been so guileful io n*e befoie,  and I ceilainly did ample justitc to  it ' ' * **,'  [could pei coi ve thai my host cvciy  now and then cnsl 'a.curious glance  ,lI mo, as though I picsonletl some-  Hum-- of .a puwlo  to  him   y  ".Now    ii   r might lie poi nnltc.I    Lo  ha/aid  a" guess," J  should fancy, vou  wtio    something     in  paison  line."   he null  in .his chaii ' *  L  disthilined   the  honor^  "Weil* it was the long ban  ,the quoin looking black clothes that  'pul that idea into my head, and vou  look* so seiious for a lad oyyoui  yea is I have it1 You'ie a school-  ushei    for a thousand  pounds*1"   ' .  L confessed that this lust guess  was^coiiect  "Ah poor fellow' No wondci vou  look so miserable'" ho'said compassionate^ "It i������ust bo a haid lue,  and a badly Pa-id one and r s-upposc-  jou'vo loll   voui   place*-"*" ,      ,  "I   have, sir "  "Have you got anothei'  "Not at pi event "  ' "'Wheio aie vou going now?  "I, am going to, London " **    >;  '  "You've fiiends there, 1  supposo**  I hesit alcd for a moment, and then  answoicd     "     ' ' y'     ;  *'l have one, sn , vyho r think will  help me." '        *        ,-,      *r  He i.msl have thought mo veiv  close and cluii Ush to be so spai mg  of my nnswcis nftci his kindness  but the fact is, that 1 was unleaded at the moment whether I should  make a clean bieast of all mv liou-  bles to him, he "ccmed =o kind-  hearted, that I felt sine ���������'<*- "������uld  pitv me I'ul- tho natuial reticence  of mv disposition, lalhei than anv  feeling ol  nn'.tiusi,  pi evented  mo  "llul   vou'ic not going to  walk  London'1 ' he questioned  "Yes   "-ir      1 have no othei  and  A>lnlk  tiain.  The next moment he vvas gone  How full of gratitude was my hcai t  for his'liintliicfs' '~I reached the Midway station some minutes bofoio the  train was (hie Ignorant as,I 'was  of thc commonest turns-actions of  every day life, 1 was "obliged lo ,the  kind olhtes of a fi lendly poi lei to  proeuie me a ticket, and put me on  the light platform 1hc tiain came  up, and-I took my'seat        i  ' Mind, you're not to got' out till  you (an go no furlhei'" ho said, as  he banged the 'dooi '   .  -'The evcilemcnl oi sir-am"1 li avoiing  was a. stiange one to me, and. foi���������a  tune L was lost in woiideiment at  lhe vnuelv of objects we (low past,  and ill the rapidly changing land-  stane ,   <��������� >  Suddenly T romombeitd the nd-  dioss that , the old gentleman had  given me, and vvhich I had,-llulist  into my pocket too absoibed in my  gialciul . ellections to remomber it  ioi  a tinie     ,i "  ' ,  1 out, curious to know his  name, which had not ti.mspiir-d 11t  was en old onvelo'pc, duetlpd to  ' Jonathan Rodwell, Esq , Woodbine    Collage,  Slopperton,  Suliolk ",  .What "a bound mv houi t gave ns 1  read, that* name' Was it simply by  a strange cointidento, oi was ho i c-  hitod lo that man who had so tiagi-  tally, infiuentt'd my 1HC So astonished was I at this discovery, and so  absoibed in speculations, nndta tiain  of thought which it suggested, that  1 became quite unconscious- of the  piogiess of the tiain, of my fe*llo,w-  passengeis, almost of .wheio I was  My thoughts went back lo the ni.u-  uage day,'and eveiy incident passed, in lev tow tlnough i my mind  When I (ame to' tlio incident of '-the  locket, mv he.n ygave, another, lt't-p,  iL was gone���������left' behind ,in the sua  of clothes' Of com so, it was quite  safe ' But I was tioubled thai it  had,, passed out of my possession i  pu/od it as the superstitious would  a talisman  Ciowilmg quickly upon the heels of  llns l-egict came a staitiing leveln-  tion, Lhat poi ti ait that had puzzled  mo at the old gentleman''���������it was  hoi veiy linage, maluied lo womanhood1 i. 'That was the lesoir-blanco'  that had so powei fully s-liutk me,  ii nd  that I could  not undci stand    at  IA Man With a  the time ~  Pioiected  thought,   1  into this now hold of  was still "wandering  ..midst its mazes when I was warned  that mv louinoy had como lo an end  And stepping out of thrj caiuagc, l  found1- myself on tho . bcwildei ing.  tiowded platfoim of'a gioat London  terminus ' % v' i'  ,    J (To' Be Continued)...-  to,  means  asleep,    vvilh  the twittPiiiig of     the  or gelling then*    '' "Bui   vou niiisl   have sonic   money'*  waking birds sounding m  my cais  When I awoke tho sun wa*- shining  Youi   inastei     must  have paid     j-ou  bnshtlv,  and   the  buds  voio  m  full.up  when vou  left hiin>"  song    'Foi   a moment I could     not j     I  ncvoi   uccived anv  money,  and���������  comprehend mv position       1  saL     up,and  I   inn awav"  and looked     lound,  bin   my     doubts |     "Ncvei   got    any  w etc onlv- of a second      Then  I knell, soil of  place  that'  dov-n against  mv  stone bed,  ,v><\ oi-lvou  fcied up .1 thanksgiving foi   my    <ie-  Ind  hveiante,  and  a ft-i"- cut piavci     foi  mv inline saietv  When T lose fiom in. knees T b(-  cair-c con������cioiis that 1 not  alone Seated upon a tomb ... hullo  distance from me, and alteiiLivclv  watching me. was an old gci.llrman  diossed like a lespectaule* laiirci  Good, young man ' ho  a cheery voice "you've had  cold "bod J'm thinking      1  monov *     A  nice  I   don't   vvondei  fioni iL      But   mj-  et  to  London   wilh-  on fool  hint  of   clothes   In   tins  soon  been    ti.iveling  all  ��������� saiu    in  ratne-r    a  suppose j'ou'vo  mghl?"  "'\es. su," T .iiiswcied  'Come  fai������"  ' Prom Bury, sn "  "From     IJuiyi Why     that   isn't  more than      ten nnlos1      Hu  should  have had a little moie* sleep m ,voui iv.ili  slot,   theie  bed.'m.v  la-d,  and have st.n tod about | lo  eatch   t'*at   comfoi taolv        t  this      time       Enough     to    yive  youi wall*,  a  little  distance  with vou  put  inn    awav-  vou  can't g  out money   even  '1   have  a  bundle  that  1   intend   lo *-ell as  as  I  come to  town,"  I faltered  The     old  gentleman   paused        and  looked veij"h.u.l  at mu���������seemed    foi  a  moment,  to  1 evolve an idea��������� and  then  said,   "Leave join   clothes with  un-      I  ('on i   want   to  look at them  I   will     lend  you  a sovcieign      'lhat  will    like    vou  to    London   to  v-o*-u  n lend,     end     leave  soiec monev     to  boot in  voui   pocket.    Anv- tni.c vou'  bung  ire  oi     ^ead me  tl.o  soveioigiij  vou    shall    have voui   dothes     beck  "again       <\ mile and  a   half fiom 1-cie  is" the  lai'v.jy station       In  naif    an j  houi   a  thud-class  nam  for  London j  You   v. ill  be     able )  will '  and '  in  the  ug'.t  path       Stop   aj  and     I'll      bung    jou    the  .CON'VINOED HER*AT LAST  '*Yes," said the young man. as'he  thicvv himself at the foet of tho piot-  ty school-tca(her, 'T love you, and  would go to 'the woi Id's end for  vou "  "You tould not go to the woild's  end foi mo G,eoige The woild. oi  tho eaith, as it is called is lound,  like a ball, slightly (lattentd at the  l'ok'o One oi tho .fust lessons in  elemental" geography is devoted lo  lho shape of the globe You must  have stunicJ it when you weie a  hov "  "Of (oui=o f did, but "  "And    it   is    no    longei   a Iheoiy  Ciitumstantcs  have established  fail  ""      ""* ������������  (D*  *5 9?v15?5,?*5?v?5'?'St?w'57ot  A y- , ,.  Gyp, maybe because of her oppoi-  lunities, ' was tho onl.y one to sus--  pect' Liagedy In caching behind tlie  cm fain None of thc evei-changing  oecujiapts of An hei's tenement had  time to pose as students,ofilho psychological .Tlicie v\i*s a.upplo of  dull o*������ itoment ,as tho dark, sct-lip-  ped young man f i om now hoi e, cn lying a small ti link'and a puzzling air  of lefinonient, vvas sen going eon-  se.ouslv up the common sum case,  but it (izzed out the fust tunc ho was  heaid to drop his voito, when, tho  landloid's iigont t dilled Down on  Ins lutk, asking1' for a'few days'  giace, a sympathetic ehoid was  stuitk at once After that only one  poison tioubled about hun and his  fugitive w.ij-s, and .that was Clvp, thc  delicate, rlcloiinod gnl in tho lowest  loom, who was paid to keep lho  stair and'landings lespbttable, and  who was at tho bctk flnd tall of anyone in the tenement v,anImg an odd,  job done cheaply.  He had the'skv-pailoi, so high up  that the consumptive hondcsci ipt  who lented it befoie him had -been  known to pause feu bieath on ��������� the  stauiasc twenty times Clvp,  the keen intelligence of hoi kind, was  bound Lo -nolo ra. fait.eai  .unbuilt of fiiinituic had bor-n t.u-  ried up and how seldom the. scent'  of "cooking found its way tl.iough tho  dooi-chinks She' knew his u.imo  must be*l''i aeik'jUei euilii, because letleis,���������a i,ii ily in the ttneiiicnt���������tame  frequently"for him "Thev vvt-ie mostly in long, envelopes'and once oi  twite, when she eai i i-cd them up, she  had been sti uck by tlio twitch of his  lips as he took tlipin and hastily  closed his door again Stiangesl.  of all, he was a man who could live  without woik .and without fuenns  Rogul.nlj', .it'dusk, he went1 out for  about an houi lor I he .-est'of y.e  day he-followed the lend "of ,lhe consumptive man and sat alone in the  quiet loom Doing what-" , Heaven  alone had an inklino- Pvvico a week  sho washed the 'staucase down, and  she- often paused over that top landing, and vvi ung out hoi flannel h.ill-  a-do-zen times uiuipccssai ilv in hopes  of'heai-ing somclhing Once .ho had  openofl his dooi softly and caught  hei  .it it  rOh, I "beg j'oui  pardon'" he whispered        (Fii'iicj- that language')    ' L  wondci ed  what lho sciublnng     noiso^  vvas " '    ' '-"'*'      K  Gyp didn't sciub'that bit again  Finally hoi feelings took the loim  of a vast wondci andvP'ly. because,  with her'woman's intuition, she divined many little things that only, a  woman would notice * Ho vvas not  mad, ho was not a cuir.'nal mv hiding��������� his late told that, he tould only  bo a man with a mystety.  One night she saw him slop shaip-  ly out as usual As it happened  s'ho vvas just about to mil on one of  hoi own fuitive cuands Clvp Intel  no notion of wcigliing*'nnpu!ses, she  followed him at a little distance Ho  put Lwo or thiee long envelopes veij-  taiciully mlo the pill.u-box, and  then vanished tlnough a dooi way   It  look after them ���������'and, in]thc'natuic  of things, that .someone 'could only  bo a woman It was all veiy' well  to have ("broken hcai Is", busy fin-  geis aio the things a helpless, man  nee-ils     ( -,      , t '  And after that ��������� afloi that Gyp,  supiemcly unconscious of her own  tact, found legulai  oppoitunilies  "of  as possible      How right;down   silly  oi her'        '   '        >       i  She,.was noaily up to his landing.  Sho .had paused "If���������if a pat eel  tomes," he had said*" a |dozen tunes,'  "you might lot me have a at once "  She had paused, she knew not why.  Tho voiy si'encc.of his'iooin awed  her Tiilo her head came that queer  "ioeo".lcctioii oi the man down the  sit eel���������the    man   who,  out of vvoil  doing linn that little service   No'one  know, and'if ho^could never seem   to, .,,n������������������,.ri i������-r>-  hnd his voire iii thanks, he    roomed  -���������*"1   despc.alo,    had swallowed two  to -know    that any mention of pajr-  niont would bi nig tl.e luood, singing  into hei cheeks ,'Just as you mu.v  find "a flawless kernel in a fool of a  husk, so you may havo the hotn t of  a ti nc woman beneath an impossible  bodice Gyp,did,it foi the'lovo of  the thing If anvono suggested  she (lid(il for love, of tho man, Gv-p  might have found 'hei self unable , to  aiiswci     t   '  The .lower door of the tenement  gciicially stood open ; One day,i at j  an hour when "most of ihe occupants  weie out, Gyp saw a (all, aiislocta-  tit old gentleman, with white hair  fringing bis silk hat, staling intre-  dulously in tyfr ' r  "Dots���������does mvison lodgej<heic''' T  mean, a 31i , Mciedith'',' he as'-ed,'  keeping back some emotion l  "Them's . one 'light at the'lop,"  sho said, evemg him doul tlnlly  ' Yes, 1 Hunk he's in 'I'll���������I'll show,  you "   . .  They wont up y She rpoinlod, and  'then rclic'alcd lo liic next l.nid'n^  Not foi hoi -life tould she help listening s She . hcai d :a huskv  "I'latik'" and then-a dull bound, as  if a man in theio had leaped convulsively fiom his writing table -And  then '      ' t '  ""hat"   1 asked    you,   not   to'liy  and find mo   " I told jou "    .  , "My boj,' I've sen chod all London for you You���������heie, in this don'  Tiniik, vou know 1 nevc^ meant hall  ol  v hat I said'" (  "Uut vou said it ' I was a gopd-  foi'-nothuig ��������� 1 could go I simply  took'jou at vour woul Peihaps,  when I (tin show you that I'm not  so woitl.less, I'll Hunk of roming  back Not' -bofoio' You mustn't  conio Ii'pio "' You need not woiij1* J  (an'eko out a living by wilting, and  I'm in  hopes " ���������   '  "But, ��������� ih-, boy, it's impossible ���������  'it's     stai val ion1 Took     at    j'ou  now!,l People 'mo saying I lei jou  go1 to your  i um'" '        i  '"     i  '"iWiusl  the  lovoise    tl  may   b*"  peunywoiHi ,of c.nbolit atid And  she hoard a lustle���������a * soft, silken,  slo.v i'uslIo onrthe staiis behind, as  if .*oino gieat lady weio feeling her  way up Gyp looked���������ami looked. A  sweot -oval face,' framed m a fui,  camo abovecr tho landing���������the daik  velvet' 'eyes in it, woie, looking beseechingly, jfoai fully, j up unto.hois  And Gyp kn-iw what had ..happened  It vvas the woman ��������� the woman  whose heart was his, tho woman who  had come to find and take-him  awav ,, And Gj-p'sjed hands tlulth-  ed the pen eel in a sji.ism of jealousy  "Air Mciedilh*' rJ hoy told mo he  ���������-"    Thc sweet, whisper  hi oke olT  "Yes,, 1 know , jou. He's.'hcie,"  Gyp    inealhod'    back      /'That's his  loom ��������� up there - And  this   hei c's hi-wi-book, como back as it  wont . . ,Will .you take it'"  , A pause li his dooi 'had opened'  Ho knew nothing of the tingedy  bi entiling outside, oi the two women  who looked mlo each' othei's eyes  Ho never' knew, and novoi would  kno<ir, of'the,last whisper  "His���������his book' And l.o does not  know'' Oh, thank you' ��������� bloss you  for telling mc'-- Give" it lo uie ��������� his  book' I tamo lo *lhe minute ��������� it  was to be���������J waited till I daied wait  no     longei ' i Not- a  woid    he  need   rot    know  now.   .Good-bye ���������-  good-bye'" ,'  >        9  She had Liken the piecious paie-ol,  close against Lho fins al hoi bieast,  and vvas' gone     tf ������ J  J list* a, week latei,1 when Gyp knell  weaiilv down lo wash the flop stans,  the ' man's door opened Tn 'the  man's eyes was a wild, light, in his  hand that morning's loller fc'oi one  of Lho most wondci ful things m life  had happened And it seeinod so  natuial that'll should happen'  ' "Gyp1" he saiil "I know joii'd be  glad ��������� T know" vou will They've  taken my book You shall have ^a  copy T shall bo going soon 'lliey  might call oiysend, 1 could haidly  lei llicin knowi this 'addiess 'You've  been vcrv  kind ��������� eh    but jou have'  \o  Pad,  if I  have youi   obstinate, hast* 'T wantod-I I'loanl  all  alongJjO P  sp.iit,  that i4 haidly my fault     l'vc y0U ������  1,UI������ P'C ������  had  to  swallow  thc lump,   I'm quite  comfoi table heie, whatever Uie place  is No, you had bettor not como  'inside���������vou'll      go back and  say J'n.  mad      I'm not      I'll  tell jou     this, . , ,   - J" - his voice t.embl������l hoio^fo hod begun      He was -Heading  booli  vou must, you have boon So thoughtful'"     ' ' - "    .  It was mi envelope with a *= ovoi oign inside Jfe J went" hurriedly  dnvvn     Lhe istun      Foi  him" a new  the was the local I'ico Libiaiy, md no  '.place    foi   . Gyp      Them    vvero    two  ' I know, but what I meant was , huslit-l looms, one for newspaper.  IhaL 1 would do anything to please i and tho other lor magazine's aiul vol-  vou Ah Angelina, n.vou but know fumes .She ventuiod untcrtainly m-  "t'ee  athing  vo7d " ito     the     lattei,    as    ho had  luiuicd  "There is no suth thing ns a void jsliaighl to a newspaper stand Os-  Gooige ' N.ituic abhois a vacuum tensiblj- engioss^-d bv a medical di-  I'.ut "admitting that theie could be lectoiy, she watched tlnough the  such    a    thing,    how  could   the  void i glass  paiUtion'     Tie-had   tinned     a  vou speak oi  be a void n  lhcio   wasjteitam tornor of the papei   aiwl was  an nthe m  it'" ,staling as  it fascinated      -Just as lie  T  meant to say that my lu'o    will i made to tcai   himself away the ligms  that you ale'blazpd up disconcei lingly      Both no-  a'ld  "nightly | ticcd Something ��������� she lhat ho     was  to be I two shades     whitei   than  usual,  and  you  were  in  darkest,bo that s-ho  had  been  watching hun  ���������' I've been "wntirg a book ��������� a  novel'' I'niain hopes it may bo *U o  beginning' ^of -in end *" I sent lfort  t]ast week " 1'vo winked at^it .night,  and     daj- l'    't tonics' fiatk��������� if  it  f.iilsT-lhou I'll ioaliz.0 that'l'vo,"m.i('o  the mistake or mv Inc. and i'may  make another. ; But it won't I  tau't talk about it���������vou'd nevci un-  deisland, you'll know soon "  "Uly boy. vou know it willt come  beck���������you know what things aio'  You'ie an unknown Pubh-lieis  jilay upon names nov ad ays, thov'ic  bound to You 1 now veiy vvcU,l ���������  v* hy, I'd have paid for it to beNpunt-  ed and let vou have vour fair (banco,  you'd be cei tain then of gel. ing -i  lieaung 1 don't w-sh lo thvv.ut  voui ideas, but���������let mo pay lhal1 -  ' -V pause, -is if be weie stiugglmg  Wainst the h.iipe'sl templalion that  ovei tame to a mj-n dull hinu mc  lowest mug of that slippeiv  Then t.imu an .-uvating  - \'o' No. sn 'A  might have thoiiRiit twite of,  but now - now T feel that I want  mv book lo stand upon its mci its  You don't know what a book 1)0-  tomes lo its .lutlioi       Ueaven knovvs,  had   lo  lPiili/c it  was  all oi   notli-  vvith  n.c'     No,  1  tannot Uxlie    ii  Utoi  all vou *.ii(l      it     would  happen again    You  wanted  me  to lie  to tho people lor the sake ol ->��������� ^'*-_*- in  Mm   llnl'SP*       A   lie���������V es'   1   told   vou  ith  a pink  spot  on r"������   '     V       ,Uo    ,L ml,st be in  Khalf  Again thc  impulse  was  open j'������ ' Ulfi  ,l?J  minute oi   so  lal- ' ������  ladoei  .niaior  month  ago  T  ing  penny-  be lonely without you  my daily thought  oi cam       t  would  go  any where  with   vou.      ll      you  wore   in   ( , , ,,       to um iwi,  \iuca       oi    at     the  North  Pole*     I, Ho ll'cked back the shoots  and  walk-   ro *���������'-'*,  would fly to j-ou       t "��������� led  out    with  a pink  spot  on j      - ,           _  'Tlv'      Tt  will  be an-ither  century I cheek       Again thc  impulse  was  open , iiboiei     the   11 al   imildei      nf  before man can  Ily      Even  when  the | to but a m.nute oi   so  Inl- I ,,, x- f(.1L   ,t     then,   I  Icel  it  of  cia.-itation   are  succcs-iuPy J ei   she found     heiself ^canning     lhn-t-. nol'e  tl,,ul   0\P,   now        You     should  ovei come,   there  still  remains,     s-avs-', printed cornei       Her lips begun      [������ I      ne     nn(1    ]^e    heie for a  mouth'  a  late scienUi'C  authority,   the  rhfh-   woik���������as thej   alv.avs did wl,,,������ ,, ^*c >., h(>ll.   ^0���������'(l  hettoi   go''en" dancing path, with the 'woman's swocL laeo at Iho'l'ar end  of- it Hi" book had boon taken',  .' '��������� He-"could-not bo-ox potted 4 to  know"of"the huddled, ^dieaiv 'figure  on the" toi) landing there, of lhc ied,  tvv ildiing hands that cpvoied a face,  'lie had'given her a sovcieign Women like Gyp havo no hcaits "to  In on k���������London Tit-Bi Is **  PROVOKED  RICEAIULITY.  1 ) ^  A denr hi tie bi ide 111 a railway  c,nuagc was like most In ides 111 her  ilusnc to avoid identifitatioii as suth  The husband Vvont oui  to got*some  lefieshnionls at sl stopping plate   An  old  lady  opposite talked to  hei  1 '"You .-no lately mail ied, my   dean  I know," she  -aid'kindly  "Oh" no' W'e have been 111.11 nod a  long time " letuined the youngoi woman bi lsklv .  " \h, excuse n.c' You aie so  young,  and j-ou scorn so happy "  ()|i,  Vv-o have been  ni.u 1 ied eight���������  jts   eight jeais'"  "Well well' 1 thought al (ust  you weie on voui   honeymoon '  Oh,     no        JVrv husband    will  tell  you -Help     ho    comes        Gcoige,  haven I       vve  vein s'"  ' Yes  C''"  ���������      I   ( a 11  bark vol "  bccii^, nidi ued  night  Yds,  tcil.iuily      Bv    Jove.  ��������� wnggling his body about  fool   that j ico  down     my  vou  minute  listen  lo     my  leit   thi room  youi      death ot cold,  to lie oi.t heie  and  to  go  to  sleep  m lhe  dew    You  don't     look    veiv      sti one:, " , monov "  Then   pausing,   he* said    'Vhe.o     .no*     Without  wailing  to  vou "-oui"*   mav I ask'' foivem      1 hanks,     he  " I hesitated    ' 1   feared  to  leave  the   Vevet   111  my  *'fe had   1  ieii so li**?l.t-  remoiest tiace of my loute      I toi.ld jhrarced and hopitul  peitcivo that  the old  gentleman  wa*-  ic^i'-iduig me with cunous attention     "Excuse no* asking  an  impel l incnl 1 smooth     tlu-.n,      as    they must have  question! tha't vou need not aiiswci  '  .been  somewhat  tiumpled up  bv  bo said  '   "But wheiever  vou'ro    go-   leg seivire as a pillow     d*  in"*.   J-ou       won't   got   on    now   till ( out    the    change    01    lni'ii  mTi'i'v^     had    a bit  01   bienkiast        I | could not cio  without       In  s-iould      i-*tomn.onrl     tho    'Duke     01 j mv   evi-.  10M   upon  a   poi u ait     hu-ig  Chirincr-,'   down  in  thc village    Very mi a dark  inc.'  i-eople,   and   they'll   do   it  cheap, was  thai  foi jou "  to I       she  c������������lc  cu'.tv of a balance " lead        Thcicit     was -i soinclliin., ! "ll>'''  ������������������Well    nt     all  evmls"   exclnin.od   that    holi^r.l     to   solve the invstoi v,  the     jo'-Jih.    "!     can srot ovoi   that* 'am!  at tho sanit line thickened  it*  T've  a  pretty     fai1*  balance  in     the ,    -'if j"iank Metedith  wn'  onlv com-  ' nuinieale with known address he will  l.-ai n that hvgonos aie bygones in  tl.e ui'tst sense      Ethel,  ho.11 t-bi ok-  a  I  bank   and I vva-it jou to be mv wise  There'"  ' "V*U. Oeonre   since vou put it  in  I that light    t will  I  I   lose  noni  lhe iii an   to   take  the  tloLhis  out oi  the handk. rtl.iel    and  tlu-.n,      as    they must 1*  do-  . ) te tak<  ,   wnii h    f  do'n^    so  In  land  1 coloied up nt the mention 01  breakfast 1 had not a lathnng nf  money, and until I tould dispose 01  the contents of my bundle I eouid  not  procure  a  mouthful       I   thanked  01 v  1 11  toi dpi     01  the 100111       It  01   a woman    witn  1 rirrlil  'auburn  hau     tiai s,iarenllv   1:111   rom-  pie-vion,   blue  eves    a  veiy   beautnul  pensivi    iace,   vvith  something   111     it  that nunc bad- upon n.c like a 11 emit seemed     to    i* f that   I  li.ifl  thai   nice  somewheie       Hli.lt1    I  hun.'took up mv bundle*   wished him   slor,f|   tivnr   to   icmombci     the     old  good  moining.   iind   turned   to go ' ���������������. ntlci-i.iu n-entci.'d  I ho lonm  ���������'Slop,     stop'   come  hue   a     mm-j      'All,   vou'ic   looking  sik my  ute."  ho called  out 1 girl's   poitnnt  [ advanced  a few steps  ncaier     to I voice  hun       lit-  sciutimzed  me  more cine- |     "Your rjaughtr i ',.  fully  than  ovoi,   with   the  mpiession \    "Ye-.���������mv onlv one  01 a man     who  was t-vidrntlv about 1    ' Is     sli"     still  to   mal-e'  a   proposition      of   doubtful  be said,   111  pooi  .1  -ad  su  1"  NOT 71 IS -\ \ME j  sorrf  country     district?,  of  fre-  it  is.     not  unusual   to  se<-     tho '  owner,'  names      su, ply  ch.ilk.-d     on 1  tarts and  other vel.ich'-.  in lo,  (c.mpiy   Willi   local   rigt.lrliops      Cn-1  im tttnatclj.   th.s   custom  lends    itself,  to    the     plaving     r>(    pranks on   Ihe jSUfu *'  pirt     of     elio.s"  mali'-iously  inflin-|  ed    who "omctime.s iub oft the litter-)  ing  and   .rurrbv get  th"  cart   ov.ntr|  into  tiouble with thf   police     A c "*e 1  of Ibis kind h.'Ving occurred   cl    coi  slabularv   s'lg'.nit  accosted   a  coi.n  trviHim    whose    name had  wiped out unknown to linn  Is     this    cut     vour.,      my  111 in''"  Av corns,    it   1*   '   was   the  riph  ' do jou sri  anything the mct'ei   w id  it'"  1     ' r ohsirve "  1 lirr,      i lull  ci a led  I hen  it  evei  Tho j  minute  a*-  loped     back |,  He did not 1  the  shabbv  gnl     who;  bi.d*  on  the semnd  old gentleman stood  foi  if  stupefied,     and  then ]  down the eternal stall*  seem     lo     see  shivoied  sL 11 ii'  ni"-,     .-nd    ll.v'P s  ������v-n  inciclv  fodissed a strange mist  said   I l.e pompous pr  vi    11 nre   is   o-blith  ���������is'  .id.  jirudenco  "Here, here' vou shall como and  bieukfast with mc ' ho said after  a  minute's  pause  I thanked hn.i veiv mm li lor his  kindness, wlncn under the cncutn-  stances, J ceilainlv had nol lho  strength  of  mind  enough   Lo  dcclni'  We icft the ehurelivnnl bv an opposite- gale to that !>/ which I Lad  entered, nnd proceeqed down a. I01,;-  1>- green lane canopied  with  trees.  "I always rise at five," said tin:  old gentleman, as wc walked along,  "and unless it is very bad weather,  take 11walk usi'iir 11s the churchyard. It's been my cu.'-tmn for  'many years, and I suppose will continue to be so, until some morning  I am carried tliere, never to come  btk"- again. Nothing like exercise,  howtver. and the early morning air,  to delay that little event; but not  sleeping on tombstones," he added  wilh u  laugh.  After about ten minutes' walk wc  wtnpperl before a door in a high garden wall, which my conductor opep-  ed with a key, and facing iih at tho  end of 11 garden path wa.s the prettiest ciiltngo I hud ever seen: very  old-fashioned, uinl entirely covered  with roses and woodbines, that loaded the whole air 'with delicious perfume. The gardor. wns*-beautifully  lnid out in flower beds; on one "ide  was n grape house, on the other 11  ���������conservatory,     ������lletl   vrith the mos-t see    the     station   on the left hand.  enrhl'���������n  i fully  W.l'l    only  t un.-, '   f  but.  living1"   licsiLaLinglv  I     ' She  has   be" n   dead   the- *  vears,'    heanswired.  soiiov  I     'T   must     br   mist iken    I  A\n   infant   111   aims   at   that  thought  lie  i,,jv.-      ine     the     sovcieign  would   'int   listfn   If)  rnv  Ll ankx  ]       Tut    lul'"   hi-  s,,ir]       Hi, i-s nr.l h-  nig       I fl   give     vou     'ive    if   f  ic.ill'/   vm  weie .ill  light, I i-t   I have  b,j.;n    .si,     .,fU;i.    taken   111,   llii'.   I'm,  I doubtful  of everybody  now.      llul.    Ij  jlikeyyriur looks; but  I've liked others  'thnt'have- boon  the property of great |  'vagabonds.        But  I   believe    in you, ���������  my lad,  although looks nre tr.iiicliei--  oim indices to men's minds."  We hnrl left the house by this time,  and were walking down the green  lniie, but' in nn opposite direction to  Unit by which wo had come from the  churchyard. A little* way down, the  lane debouched into the- high road,  and there my .-kind* friend'stopped to  take leave of me-  "If you find things turn out badly, nnd you aro reduced to any  groat strait, write to me; but, mind,  in that case you tell mc all  about yourself. There must bo no  disguise and no deceit. I .musL sny  you're rather a close customer for  one so young���������nil lhc he tier for Unit  perhaps. Here's my address; and  now good-bye-, nnd n. snfc journey  nnd good luck. Do you keep  straight   down   thnt   roiul   till      you  w rnnr:".  had  tounl 1 vnian      who  anoss  lhe  long dHtloi-itv  "oid  !oic.   'foi    m-*  11 iiiu-'s  O'l.eillv  I  don I  care who  knows  it'"  tiik iTMiMvr. nii.i/.nr\  II   worm s   n.c   I o  I nest morning,  as she sel  hei  j pail st filthily down on tho top lund-  ing.  ins door clicked,  he looked   oui  , lt"m.ule     her    jump      -She  had  been  pittii'iig tne iace 01 ' nthel" in     hoi  soapsuds, and her hp had  cui led  ' f   hope   ���������"*  jou   didn't   think "  ���������=',.(��������� began, and stopped, glowing with  confusion.     Ten   to   0110     he  had  foigott. 11 all about it  "Whats that'" he asked, absently  In  her trepidation Mie slopped    the*  w.itci   all if.iiiifl  Ins feet      She     v>,is  usrd  io men  who would  have nailed  _|flown    hei    ciui.isiriP--s with .111  oath,  I,r,���������,    HnyltjUL   tills   0110    Ollly   Sti p| 0(1    IiaCk  been  tl.usi     , f ,T)S     ^rnng    to say, all along,"  'sh^     slaiamr red,     >f jou'd like youi  uioiu     just Mv-fii   out  I  tould  do  it,  nil   iindi'r  one       iVs  no   trouble,  and,  -.���������ni  it   mast want  it " Vencd when  lho po-trnan  knotki  ImrKr   <>-.-'      Y..11 re   very   kind     j        ' f(l<u   ������������������',���������,,  fat(,,   that  , 1 / r        1      ..     l        .... li   , r>.. iri*l**-'F> ' ,1 ���������  hi* said  flees       Did  ' ,lu*l ���������  11 on).I".  lie thr.'i -ly  round    but   ' ie toi. 1.1   not  help  i'im'  '   nig *lat biuslir-1 awav arioth-  ir.- of tie m'stPiv���������,1 table in lb  !./    In;  wmdo.v    rovercd   vvilh  JDII  Then,  my bov,   if vou won L  sidei     1110  ' llnuk of thnt pom  with  hoi   breaking   Iwait       Vou  her without a woid, after vou  Think of hei'  ton-  gn I  left  bad  ROUGH    ON cTIIE   COMMERCIAL  A  eoi'   tiavelci   on   his  (11st  jlup tailed upon a veil-know u   ( hem-  ist       lie v(.is uei vous as he  pul    Imm  'hand  into  bis pocket and diew     out  a caul  won hei  allcction      Think 01 nei ' .      ..|   M,p,c.-,j���������i,   f,uli   conceiii"      "aid  "I   do"    he       *"'-'tl.   hiokonlv ���������   tlie vouiu.  man  think  01 hei   eveiy    moment   I     live       ,.you   l||;  t0,.(U|.alc"  leplied  1   would  never lot   it be '"'"   "'"���������    '   cboinisL  maiiit-fl  h"i   foi   hei   monev      I   wioioi    ,,.|u<  j.,,,,,,,,,,,,.,,,..    i,.i,c'ci      vas  to  hoi    - ">   K*i\0 up   all  thoughts    of'(ol|| icc,f|  She  ktiov.'K-tlip  lrovvs   Una     11 j     ..r  llllniv     i^,,  .)M"   |lc s.nci,    <���������  r   make a   name  foi   ir*.v-c!f        ~ ' the  chemist   who   tunics  with   us     is  Hon t���������don't  daio  lo   Icl!  hei    wlieie  W(j|i m(jro s()       Jfv (|lm ,MS  th(J ,M1_  1  am       R vou  do " I Ust lot of cosmelics in the countiy "  His dooi     banged    on a'sob       1 lie |    ..L     si10���������|clii't   have     thoughl  it."  1 minute as   ������,,ov ,y   |c ,,,,,,^(.,1   (.],c   m,ul   ()f  medi-  tincs,    ' her     complexion  looks     11a-  ti'ial'"  .       ,  1    And ho banded balk tho phologiaph  V1U "'vJucli lhc voeng man  had given him  bv  nu1lake  the  tnd  THE ALASMN. ESQUIMAU  THEY    ARE     RAPIDLY   iriSTIN-  r      ISHING IN  NUMBER;-      . ,  '  A, Mysterious       Epidemic     Xast,,  Spring Filled 1 Them With   '^     '  Fear.  ,     -, 1     . a' u      ",*.!.,  Just beforc.Mr.  Peary started   on  his" join noy  home,waid,- a  few * weeks y  ugo, some of lhe Esquimaux ol   the   ,  ,bmilin    Sound  / legion came to-Inm  -  "and begged to be taken south.     Tho  mj-steuous     epidemic   which    raged  among1*       them      * * lillc'd   *,,, them  with        fear   f   , that     ,     if        thcy  lemauierl   111 the-north-isolated  anyi-  longer from all*oilier human  beings,  thoy would perish,  leaving no tiaeo.1  except Uie ruins of then rudo home..  When '   Jlr.    Peary    went     among  thorn,   twelve yeais   ago,   thoy  num-  boied nearly  three  thousand'   souls-.  In 1897 ho found that Lhe number 'of  the naLives had been 1 educed to 2.1-1. j  it     is-   piobablc     that'theso ,1110s t  1101 thorn    'inhabitanls  of   Lhe  woild ,  ivvould scarcely'ONcecd 200   Tho very ?+  haid  conditions  of   their'lives,     tho-  bronchial 1    and    rheumatic ailments  that frequently aflhet  them and  the  epidemics* which  come all  too  often,  arc'causing  thc death to'exceed tho  bulb, nitc,  and  ,yet the last "twelve  yens  of their^hvcs, have  been      the  most prosperous they have over'seen.  Poaiy has'killed      a" gieat  deal 'i.of  food for-'   them,-'he has given "them     '  implements  and ufcnsils  which'havo    ,'  lightened thou "labor to'a"('oiisideia-  ble  degicc and lias  helpol  I hem     in  many ways  ] Ttl,'is doubtful if   ylhoy  will  ever see' among them again'   so  good'and  true infiiend    ' '"    *     . ' y  T ho'decimation of the-Alaskan Es-   ,  quimaux'    in   the "past'half'Ccntuiy    ,  has   been^frightful       Whenrexplorers   -���������  (11st wont nniong them estimated  lhat     tlwy 'nunibciod not    less  than   -'.;,, ' or ii.oocysouxs.', >  It  is now  behoved   that'from Point  Bai row to  tho  Aleutian   IsUinds.not  moie than'500 Esquimaux could*-be  found  if    an    'accurate' ccns-us  weie  taken      For the fust half centuiy the  dosti notion1   of    sCa  nfo by  vvhalcis  along'-  these" , .Ala's-kaii*     coasts  has  gieatly     depleted'tho food losourccs  and  increased  tho-li.irdsliipb of thciro ,  hapless natives       11-5is  possible * tho  olioits"    tho    Government -rand,the ,  Amor-ic.ui  Doai'd. of "Misvs'ioiis- is mow  taking  to   improve  their  well -being     -  will 1 educe lho frightful laic of mortality Hint has long pievuiled among   .  them      Missionaiies '   and   itenthciM  have begun  to  settle  in'-their  *-mall  tcntcis-of  population " Last     .summer a school,was established among  thc  Esquimaux  at   Capo  Tiincc  Wal cs! "el 1 o i- Is , w 1111 be . 111 ado t o  prove'then ���������hygienic-' condition  the Government-"is, placing icindpcr  within tlieii'"ieachSn*thc expectation  'that this new ipsotnoo will piovc of  lasting bencdtvto them \y '  'All tlnough,the enoimous waste o������  A-iCtic islands north of ourt conti- L  ncut oxploiers have"* found along/ thoj-  wiiidmg shoies the mins of hiui-  dieds of Ewpnmiuix  These nunioious -luites show that  once, poi haps manygonoi ations ago,  probably thofisauds of Esquimaux  hunted 'the'seal, wall us and polar  bpai among the channels between the  islands This legion appealed lo  the (ust white visitois to be all the  moio desolate because such luiniorous-  lraces ol human occupancy woio  found but no men and women JM'-  c,y token of lhe existence of human *  beings llicic had fallen into iuin  A few bundled of these deni-zons of  the Aic.tio aithipclago slill live  among the eastern islands, bu-t thcy  appear t6 bo  '    RAPIDLY DYING  OOT^  When  Dr    Fran/  lions  vvas  in Bafim  Land,  second 111  size only  to Oi eon-  laud, he estimated the Lolal popula.-  tiou  al 130 -souls  The natives of Southwest Gicon-  land, noaily 10,000 111 numboi arc -  staitely holding then own, though  the Danes are piomotieg their wcl-  ,aic 1.1 a way to'* n.ect the commendation , of the, whole W"-������l'������;tt  woild Eveiy precaution is taken  to pi event lho ml reduction of di- k  soase by the casual visits of-.whale���������  and other seafa.eis. thou habiU- ,  Lions lave b(en nmirovod and thtv  aie the mos-t p.osptious and . comfoi table .01 all Co Esqum .. x  .Moups Thoio is scauoly J puio  blood among then. foi. .11 U.o ������������i-  Uuy nnd    a  half  dunag  vvludi  thc.v  . ������<*-  ,ot  1111-  'and '  ov es  Thc tiavelci      loft   without making  imy f.iiewell  loiuaiks  iood  Gvp  knew all.  knew   in her     crude  way  that     that book  had  ' oinc     to  seem a mattci of life and death to, l\listi oss���������"Who is that  the man The woi (Is he had chop- heat talking 111 lho kitchen,  ptri���������the way  ho enme out   and     lis- 1 (jook���������' Tlense,  ma'am    he'  man I  Maiy"  ���������ci���������he's  have boon undei the Government an.t  ni'iuento ol the whites, thcy haw  actiiuicl a large adnuxtuio of Lu-  , opcan blood It . cniaiiu, t o bo seeiv  whelhc. Lh.-y will contuiup to hold  their own in the battle for hie.  which at bet is veiv  thiougtioiii the Arc'uc legion  Thc Libia dor native**- arc *  ing and now iiunubci only about 1  500 s^uls* Twenty  population of all  groups v .'.  000, it is  they  . sovoie  dec rea*.-  voai s ago    U10  the Esq-iima"*-  cstnnated   at   over   150,-  poL believed  to-day thai  inuv   evcee.l   17,000  in  nunibci        U'l-  doubtcdly      the pool   hygienic tondi-  l,ons 01  their lues   tend  to diminish  ,',e populi.l.,01.      Then   h������ls havo no  p.ovision  foi   ventilation.  ^ul'rt|������l  Ingie.i!.: condit.o.i-s arcJess unfavo'-  able    than      they would be  1 ,  quoin       the  pev 1 -   r onir  ,\n  '\  don t Know���������pei haps  ,ou  ni'-au now1"  vou hk'        I men it  ��������� 11- rr p".it'-d  1   back  trie door  t-.oit'ed    looking  knocked  .-mi; gicy "-''*-'  ������������ '"' ���������"'-'"' *������������������"- van-  lisbpil   as  sho  enme  up  vvilh   only     .1  Mon" envelope      And  hero���������hem     she  110 j wan.     cnnying      the  pnieel   up      the  , ,       ,     Icndlrss  stuns,   wilh  .1   numbed     scu-  ���������-*-���������*.���������! stu-1 ^ _ ,       R |,il(!  com(.  ijtit-lc lo     hun  I mv  lonj'-lost  biothei''  "Then please be go  In ui    again  ���������  .1  (an'"  s.iI ion  '.')!( >  , 1  COI IP'  1,om,',flIy'siip"hai1   lukiii   il   from   the  uiiupi*  hand       '  pubh'lier's   ininlod      -id  wilting  p. per       Thai'*  whit  ll/; did,  ( old. Im -' II   worms   u.o   lo     buy    11 cp -wrote     .ill   'la/ lornz      fh* had  rlothrs " in,  . aip"t <1i>-a'i    iii   fiw*   rniniites  her  Coincha���������' Wh/*������" 's,. all  h.ooin nad \\i/\ Ilv  Ilicked lound  Cordelia���������   Oh.   I  ea'i'l   d.riflc   wb.-1,),,,  veils    in   live  mr/ii   her   long   one  tlur  lo look     st.||s|, ,irp|  i���������. nnrom-   y ,,|    ^ ,11,,.., ,|     up    ih- worst of  the  Foil,ib!',   01   to   be  1 onilo-1 ible      nnd , r|,,<,i   ,[n.|      iiu.*       II''  wilted  on       <h'i  look   dowdy.  physiciiin  yonr     (|i-  A  VICTIM OF OPIJLENCI*  Afiirmarliikc���������"Did your  give- you ii. diiignosi.-i of  sense?"  iMallor.v���������"Yes; lid sai('. f. hud a. bad  c.-ise of ' high living and no thinking,,"  I3NT0.M0L.b0fCAL RESEARCH.  Toucher���������"Now, children, this'queer  insect is called 'The devil's darning  noodle' "  Jimmy (on the hack row) ���������  "I'hmsn, 'in, why don't th' devil  ma.ko his who darn his socks?"  TILE TEST.  You   novel*  know  n. innn   uiilll  havo played football  with  him.  you  Willow i.s the lightest of Urltish  wooiIh. A cubic fool, of it wcigh.s  but HO .pounds. A cubic foot of box  weighs 57 pounds!  I.nflir.g ouisirl- As*h( brie-lird thc  hc-.p past- him ho helfl two, coins  Hint, had j'-own' hot In his hand, fl'i  knew Unit si"' ofU'u 7 thoroughly  cleancfl  :i  room  (or  four-pence.  "HTiiil.'ji' that  for?"  nh<:  whisperorl,  .sharply---a girl who seldom saw occasion  to whisper.    ''I'lit. it* bncl  won't ,.-!.sl<-    to    do   it again,  know hotter!" -  "I know you'ro very kind, ho  wild again, ' past 11 throat-lump.  "Tlici-f! ��������� these rooms soon get  dirty."  They do. in six or -ioven weeks. Ho  wont in: Lho d'usl I"1 Kuhsidod. Sho.  knell Lhore, Wringing .her llniinol, and  ploliiring him ut the tnblo in lho .corner. No, she should never dure to  offer to cook liim "n rnoul. It, seemed Uie most I'lrliciilousiytlilng ,-ln. tlio  world that liny: but, soincliow.  Iiein-t vvris liealing fustor under  blouse, that suddenly seemed  shabby for tho daylight, at  thought that- -she hud  morsel o' good."  iii*l  You  her  thu  too  the  'done him that  He wiui one of tho  uibn who painfully neod Somono    to  dross was on il She had onlv to  lav it down beside Ins dooi, tap  once,    mid ci rep down iigam as lasl  JIis    Hcevci��������� "I     see    vou  (lie    copy    of  Ih owning       I  '  vou        ldiuirc       liiownii g*'"  Twigbl   ���������  "So  much so, that  open  Ihe  book      I  woii'dn t have  soiled foi  the woi Id "  '.'CORNER UN POIUC.'t  MUST  NOT'  KNOW.  THF.  WORLD  The Duke of Wellington,  whose walchvvoid was duty to In-*  sovcieign ..nd the idigli'h n'ltio".  was a solaiei fust last, and all tlio  time SiKh. too, he wished to ai1-  poai IIis icalous cam of his rcpu-  lalion as a fighting man is ami'siiig-  lv disclosed in Mr Kiedeuc.k C.ood-  all's recent hook of .".Reminiscence--  in an auecdote     of  the duke's later  vcrirs when, as warden of the .  Ports, 'lie lived at WalmeiyCastle.  His grace commissioned V.'ilkiu to  paint "The Chelsea Pensioners."  and ���������agreed to pay hiin twelve hun-  drcd guineas. The 'picture, finished,'i������  due course the artist waited upon,  lho soldier,; who", to his surprise, began with great deliberation lo count  out the twelve liundrod guineas ni  notes- and gold. ! "Your grace, it  would save you much, troub'lo if you  would ������������������.write' me a check," said  Wilkie. The duke looked up. "What!"  said lie. "Lot Coults' clerk���������and  thus the rest of the world���������know,  what a fool I've been -lo. spend  twelve hundred guineas on a pic  tui'c ?" He shook his head mid resumed .his  counlingr. j  Derbyshire, Devonshire, and WosU.  .lnorlnnd provido '.he finesti. innrblcf  ��������� found iu IOnglanfi. ly'y^ 'A^VPiP
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Whether or not the Duke of Tierra
S'lgi.idn 'iind    even    lic.irtl    lils-.vvlfe
wlioii/so eiiinos'tly eoiniselitig me lo be
iinon'iny gunnl, I wasruii.ible to judge;
r.t least, he iiindo no sign, yilis mniiner
was perfectlj   quiet niid/siiiitui'.il, and
,110 spoke iiiyin uncoiicerned tone when,
'ho pressed me to keep thy seat in the
I'i out ol lho box.   ,  c ' ' < ' ,    "
r.U  tlie 'next  interval  ho'said  very
' cointoousl.v.' "Do1 j on propose to stay
for iho 'Cuviillona IUist.enna?' *" Would
iyou e-nie'to nccoiiipniiy us?   Oiuyciir-
' lingo  Isj��lioic.'    Susottov will   bo  very
pleased to present j on."      ,   ,   , * ,r '
j   "You   arc   veijy'good," -I" s.tid. """1
I should like to-go very much if I may
* run iiwiiy cnil.v. I'liaveia couple of
bulls tonight."   "" <"'-    ^        ~ ,*     '   *''
il was n curious and not unimportant
eiiciimstunc-e, ,w hen" viewed   by   the
, luht'of l.iter*t,o\e"iits, "that the tln-ce
'houses 1 vv.-isito^visit thatliiiglitrwere
"vviilnn if stone's thfow of "each other.
' Tho' of the Dos Rios min-
,13101, 'to yvv liic-li   I "was ^introduced  by
ftlie  Dtiko and ^Duchess��of Tierra Sa-
-gradn, was in Rutland Gate. Tbe'npxt,
Ails. Collinghani Smith's, 'owas in
I'i luce's Gai dens, and  the last. Lady
, Delano's, in Prince's Gate.* .My.,new
"fill-lids, would have sent life on in their
c-iiiringe, cspeeiiilly when Uiey learned4
I,liii(ll" to go. This^near neigh-
boihood vvas leinarkcd on by the1 d.uke,
when.'obsei vin'g-that the1 reception did
nol gi willy amuse me,' ho nsked if I,
iwas nol djing to get. lo my dancing,
and where, exactly, I was going.- ,,
*'*"You must'let us send^you Jon to
Piniee's Gaideus in the carnage,"flie
said, very'civilly. '"We have brought
jou out of your Svay to a" not very
blight ciitbitaliimciit and' now 'wo
ought ito speed vour departure. 'We
iinist7stny on' here for an ".hour <or���so
ln^icybiit there is no reason vv liy you'
should.V     ,    y ""* P
I protested lhat Priuee^s Gardeuslwas
'only .iifew yal-ds oil, lound the corner,
in Jaet, and I re.Vuy preferred to waller
r.esidos, .1,'only iiieanyto^lobk iu for a"
inonu'iit  My ical destinatloinwas Lady,
* Delano's,-which' was also quite-s-cTose
nt h.-ind.    tf     '-, ,    ,     J  t
, "To be siiref'yes, certaiuly, I know.
W'ell, well, ifiyoti wilh.not be
ed. I'.ut the carriage is entirely at
your disposition. Is thatt not so. Su
set to?" ,    - ;
It oc'Ciiried to me Hint the duchess
was not altogether pleased at this oll*-
liiiud (li-i) ol her carnage. So 1 ic-a
fused ihe kind olTor and lett then) with
lhe plcasiinililo Veu-niion of haviug
iiiikIp ,ii(ouple nl charming new , ae
(ji iiiitl.nii es i'       *
"i I ���   iv a s  a
! n*iii':li! s , ,��i!l
"Do you mean to saj\ that you have
been'deceiving mo all this lime? I nl-.
Ipgether reruse' (o bo bound, by any
ungualilcd words I may have tiUorpd,
and if ,you persist shall also decline the
honor of your acquaintance."
"Hear mo ,otit, at any into," I pleaded, ns l^/scized her hand and gently
drew'her buck,, for she had'now got
up and,was leaving me like a frightened-bird.      , ' '   '
Then; I blurted out the whole .story;
In that clumsy, blundering way .I'ninii
lias when his he-art Is lull and all hjs
happiness depends on what lie is saying, i Si ill never a word, from'lier, until
at last I cried (lespaiiiiigly./,,
���"I-"ri(la,H6 darling.* my liist thought
when I hcai tl of Ilusvfortune was of
jou���say jou will shine il with mo."
"1 ,think you have been, most ahoini-
nably dceeit'lul and undei hand," she
I'alteied ���" "Yoif should not have, kept
it 11oin me, I had a light to,know, I,
should'have been lold ���I ���I"���
i"I, only he.iul lhe tievvslmyself this,
very morning."^ ^'u     "t  k
."But ,|usly thi'iik yvliat people  would
say     I  should  be called" n"moreen.!i j
w-iotcli, ace-used,of,selling inysclf for
j our'millions'." ' \ ��   ~
,_*-T'hej   shiill be.yotirs. ��� I'.will  make
thiMffall ovei* to .\nu at once'.    I-do not
Jcire foi-them one bll.-excepl ihtil itlicy
,givi> mo lhe light lo ask'you loi ,llns."
. f l-took.lici glovciHinurlytiid kissed It,
Inn  slie , heisell .juriuug  hoi   lilushinu
taee"-ti|) Io in inc.'("ill eied mi
,    When I   lell   I'i inee's Can
-i . "i , j
to Head an air*   We bad been,among
, Ihe h'st  yl'i ul.ijiiid Mind lingeiod on
anion:*;*  lhe- azaleas ~Ulla Mis.    I-'nir
linlin'e'sji.'iiienee was f.mlj  evhausted
.iniihslii, ca^in(yliei_sejl' to end' the Jete
a lele     I iliiuk she saw enough in oui
(Olisc-ious   I.ices   to  co'mloit   liei'i Willi
lhc li'ipp fh.-mihe pains of her e-haper
ri'."i-_'e��uere  nppinaeli'iiig 'lheii_ ' lei in.'
nml she heartily iiuloised I'lnln's luvi
tation   to  eoine   to iliinc-li,    and    come
'���ail.v'     D-_"^     "      ^      J        i
A,;ni('ii I saw thcni Into, tlieu^eari'iage,
roll - nu- iheir   piolleied , seat, -lor   I
wished lo be aloue wh'h in j-. now found
happiness.    ��� , .    (      ",    y       :'t(       t'
The -niglit   was  fine,   the   air   soft,
under tlie pale sky, I'or dawn1 was noni*
at hand."and ,1- stepped out gajly. with
all   the Miiio.vaney  of one  Willi   whom1
tlio woi 1(1 went  w'ell t   ���
I was biougln up shortly and sbaiply
lo the icaliliesyfvlilc by- l.u lining up
|)liunp*".'ag:nnst    my > "shadojt." . The"
man   w-ho, InnL stuck 'to   my
vpcitluac-ipusljyall the evening was still
* on. the wat eh.'      7"     .' ' *���
another dread ally, anil that l' was ah-
'solutely helpless in (heir bauds.,
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(I! i.:i II:-.' .inlell u h.'ll I left
ill.iiii Smith - l:nv ing liiinid
ih i.i.ti e e l!.i ,e   i:-i s. ;n of
vvtiviii   1   h.'d   Imped
w-!*.l'l  now- hnve cii.i
1! ll.le'l'ii-      'shudnw "
-��� ul lor Ihi.s iliiu^Jii*/
���I il  l.e save im s.nis
^  ll.lll (iVi'l   III lite police
iv i- nilii ii nnd I lelt
1 had nunc u, lose c
11 was ahc.idj long past midnight
I might miss I'iiiIii. and lhal was noi
lo l.e home Mis Can lioluie. her
moi her. could give me no news of hei
c Inn ge. ""ics. I"i nla i^ heie. sonic
uheie. , Thill Is nil I know." she an
swcied iu a vviiij. 1,'ilell. semi
sniunnlciit \olec. i;s. im dniiln. s|ie I'.-nl
iiiiswcred !i dozen -innhir queries "I'll!.
I have inn seen hei lm an Inmt (ii
nunc. 1 do wish Mi Wood, jou would
find hei and In ing hei lo me," ��he said
As 1 waiiili'ii'd iibonl doji'i ti'illv. nil
til om e I heal d. ���'C.*l|ilain Wood. Miss
I .in hul ii ie w a nis in spi ,ik in j i hi " and
I ^.!,\ n haled ill al. Willi nn friellilli
in"-* hi his lace, pointing lo vv heie
I'T'idu sal behind a gieat mass of (low-
cling azaleas
Sh.' wa- as gnieioiis a Nighi as over,
one ul lhe t.'iiiesl mill liiightesl of n
*i-v ci en led loi lhe dcligln nnil tor-
nipiii ol in,nil iiid Ilcr (ht'NS Is beyond
in*, pciweis ol description I think It
was p pale blue satin with pink loses,
I u| is all 1 can say. cr-.-pt that
f. om lhe I en 1 hei y'f'l Unit ci owned
lifi suniij hiin- io tho tip ol a tiny shoe
|,iis]'e,'| n l.u e nut. lint working fid
i.'llj iipiin llio tin pet, she wus lhc
l'osi absolutely cluii iiiing woman I had
e,c I seen
"I don't Hunk 1 shall speak to you,'
I ���_"". M'-s l ild.i wilh a Nii-fi*. "What
I e um n s.'v Iiii* ; oiilsi'll*' Alt1} nu ! ' '* .'on three dances"���
lo i'�� a sei t hj lm *,! 'c w it limit
werln-g. and then, giving way iu an
i :;::!'.m I did not exaelly feci.' in .spile
i.f ilie great change1 hi my fortunes. I'il in hi'i' face.
������"Really. Captain ^Yood, I am at a
I'ji-s to' iiiiilei'sliinil jl'ils most Idldllc
pi-o.jcei'.i::.;.", she vyent on. with gnat
iilliti.'liiii.Ni.s; "fiiinoihliig must liavf
"It liniji������"(iiiiellilng most Hlrange and
ic.-.i'prlsliig. I Iiave bei'ii limlnng fin-
,v:)ii the wlmlf day. In Uie park.-at llio
operil, ill Mrs. t.'olllli.gliilin Siuilli's, to
It*!! you Ihiil-lhnl���tiint-- Do yon ru-
l;::-;:il'.e|- (ince niylug (lllll .villi fell I'd'-
)', l*il,V IT!I'i* wllll Ui'.'V"
"I wliliilni.w ll r.Hoycilier. I now be-
lleve lli'inl.v Hial ynn ni*e a (lnngcrdiis
liinalle. anil I will ask you, .please, lo
ln';e Hie hack In inolhcr." She half
ruse from I::*;* 'seal.
"fsl.-iy-.vou i*:cil In say -Mint- llicre
collhl be no iKiliseiisc belweeii us; Unit
I wa.s only a paiiper, n hai'iiiles.s. In-
sigi'.iiicrnit iKUienllly, anil Impossible-'
whereas If 1 were a duke, or'an Aincrl-
cilli uiIlUi)iiiilro��� you lulglitr-uerlutps"- I
4 .   ,
jRut hi' was ^uot lurking in the ie
cesses y>( a house1 poich I met him
face to face upon life'pavement, and he
could^not escape niOj ^ ^- ; ^
" "Look1 lipre,""iny lino follow," I'c'rlwC
tackling liim at once, "this lias gone a
little too lar. Take youispU' ofl, now.
or I shall give you in ckuige., Come���
Thou I caught sight of his face under
the gas lamp and'instantly reeognix
od It
** "What, you, Mr. Simyzer?" I laugh
ed aloud. "Upon my woid, I am in
finitely obliged to you P.ut leally jou
might have saved yourself the tiouble
Aud���paidon my saving so���1 don l
think j ou do it veij  well." ,'
He.would not own up>nt all "Easy
gtiv'nor. p.-isj." he ainweietl, with a
well iissumed snudling voice "Woi
aio you a-rhivuig al'' I've as good a
right to he Yip as you ev > Win'*
"I tell jou plainly, Mr. Snuvzr-r. ii
won't do." I continued "I don't wain
you. and I won't have you dogging nn
I0ti!s|c|).s whcievci I gn Jfsjiot Iln.
waj to gel ion.ii! in'e .I'nl jiiiiTI I ive
to dmp it Begin at once Go jn.ii
own road
I iioluted hun
4   lf    'CHAPTER V. -        ,   ,
rnoii saul j. sxuvznn or irrsps. saha-
mbasd '&' soxs,  :;eiv l\ortE -cirv' .v-;d
CHICAGO.     , "        ' ���"
i In ihy earnest doslre'fo" further the
Wishes and interests of your firm I
yisitod the gentleman named in your
last pleasure and put before, I'im,
"briefly and wilh much circumspection,
,tlio reasons why lie should secure the
services of, Messrs Saraband'& Sous.
Captain Wood did not lcspond" very
cordially to my proposal, winch he
guessed was not ���yyious. Itjs my settled conucliou now that ho would gn-e
lho earth to reconsider that hasty'anil
mistaken reply. ���- -
I shadowed him the evening of the
fust day,'now just -IS bonis ago, following hun  to lhe .Hyde paik.  to ,lui
'chil), to his lipu'se.   Iu lljde park only
one   person' s'pokq.- to   Mr. AYoo'd      I
knew hiin, by sight-aud name, a  half
'American,    Jimiiij-    Law foul,'   having
crossed  with   hun   once  in Jtlio  same
Cunnrder and  taken/a  hand   iu   the
same 'gan>2 of poker in .the smoking
f&nloou.    He passed  then as nn Ocean
drummer, although some said he was
engaged  in  the (secret  service of  the
federal governniont     ."s'ow, (I  lake it,
lie just- loafs a round���just llio'sort of
chap'to'be'iii tjiis crowd -igauea Wqotl
I did not hear what he aaiihio \\"uoil,
but'wlii-n leaving bj -the park-gates'l'
noticed Miniiny   in   close   t.ill.   with   a
liansom cab man who/had gotroll  lis
poich and was very particular to bear
w'luil I,:iw"ioid snul c       ,rt   ** | '-*
1 only e.i uglily the last word or two:
"Anv^ tinio tonight or lomqiiovy night
You'll get the ollico; ninid jou're o".
the quce vee."   ��� Pt
1    shadowed   ihe   captain   al!   ilia*
blessed night, lo lhe opeia. out wonI,-
to seveial  partn5s.r aiHlysjioke lo" 111111,
oi-^ratliei' he  spoke  me.  roughly, joo,
.*it,iIn*clooi'_pf a house In Pi nice s'lhiil1,
w heiTho was seeing two l.iihcs 10 ibeii*
caiiiage   -Thiit,wiib noi qi.'.t' llio last
-of, hun,  foi   spniewTiPicyiicai   K11.-I111-
Linilge he was picked up bj a eab. and
ne.M'lJu.'g it comes b.K-k.1lcn nidi's an
hour,  cabby stan(l"ig  up and  Hogging
"Ins  hoist" like mad     It   was-su yuc.'ir
rja.v lignt 'that I  got u,vlt>w  nisitltylhi'
liinisom,,_as  it 'pa'-scd   nu-   n>':i  iih.     I
-bauglil sight  iu lhat ylioi l "inomeut of
a liiiiss ol   pijopli*'inside-Thc nib.  two
or  moie  men  Ntn.gj-iiiig  iiu-l   lig'iung
.with some one ui'dtj. nc.'ih tlipni
r Of cdtuse Capi.nn   *.*. on.I.v..-is  being
kidnaped amfc.iii ed oh   ,l  io, ��� o.icd
,'thatatip on the spot   ami g..l'..';e.l ui\-
solf 'tpsjcilici   then  antl "^l.cic  io  g.'.c
chase to the cab - I lollov. rd il stcadih
,, "Praisr. a fan* day at
ntg-lit."    r      ,,,   ',
Approve a biand of
sno(esafieryou ha vcworn
out your second pair.
��� The last pair as'goo J
.as'thc first, and thc fitct
pair' as gyood as can be'
prodticed,foi* thsMakcis'
price.    Stamped on the
The'Slater Shoe
'���fjoodycer YMlzA"
0. B. RTJME & CO., t
1   Sole Local Aaents
Jf5r00   'Regard /x Offered
by tlie.ICiio'i'EXAY Ma 11?to the paid up suliscribei* wlio'
' ' lii-st naines'        1  < ��� ���   '
(,"���-, '1 ' '
:** Uhe Most ET/ppfecti-Ve ^/Id-Vertisement <
A 1 '-,    r "    ' ' -   j  r        A
",   appealing m our columns yluringrtlie month of Janun.ijy.Jl'O:'.    1
Thatadveitisenieiitvvill hu considcied lhe winner which leeeive.s    ��
,       the l.ii-gestiniimbci of votes.
,      Thc'contest vvill close on I'Yhi'*ii'iii*y,10lli.      '.     J  /,
,        Oompeliloi's  vvill  please clip  oul'tlie paper, fill
;       inland ucUlress. to the Jvoottsnay IiLvil Oit'Ick, Jtevels'ioke,
- 111.11 king on (he top left coiner of tlie envelope' "Advei tis-euip'nt,
t-oiiLest," so Lhnt it may not life o'pened  nil'the date of''clusing
the eonip,*! ilion. ( , in "
The result will lie announced in our issue of February
lowing Chung's "newly- im-'
7 ported 7stock' of  Chinese*,
and la'panese'yoods. -    *"  y
') The-best assortment ever
-"landed 'in -Revelstoke 'of.
yiscfuk,a and", ��� qrnamenla
articles. . 1'
''     ' ITicrehy vole for (lie adveitiseinenl of
.7   ,       ' l 1   "' ' ��>r i r- ' f
"'-,������;��� A..'pt    '   , '.  .1 appeal ing, in  tlie Jvootkx.v v .M.vii. of
'    i'            ���r* i ' -. y      "" 7 ~   ,
nary 'I'lOO*-", ns in iny opinion.the  most  c-U'ectiv
,' 1'l��i'    4 __r,-_(iT. .'_.-
in your columns: -    , ., '
Tea scrx leu's ,
I'lllll's 1       s
Cano Cliiiii-s
' IlanclKcieliicfsi'"'.
I'Towor Pots
hiiihi clln Stiinrls
buiicli Ji.ibkots
Siiioliinp: .l.iel.ols
Sill. Good "
.    '        .    GOLD J'JSII   <;
ilTiio-t slock of canilics and fruit 111 town.
��� 1, - Front Street, Revelstoke
in is*
'"���BUTCHER;.*/* :���
Retail Dealer \n^^aa2S222^p- ' ,J *
p '  - 1    -BEEF,    EORK,
. MUTTON,' Etc.
Fish and Game in'Season
i,  .,i _     '.Vlloitlcispioniptly (illod.
REVELSTOKE, * B^C.', ��afe.rf
Sanitary -Plumbing, 'Hot
���"   \ Water & Steam Heating.
Second Street, 'Revelstoke
1 /i
'.' i'ii' ' n.i-i
-:: i .:; I I 7 ,15
\i.-. I.,-; Ilv
h s-i.ii;  I  laii
\U>r/^tt 11
ii ill
down ihe Ken   ".
ilMnucc ol 1-01:1
Unit' I  icach.d  li
the c.'ib
I hi 1  a  lvi':i .1!
ll.lll      N(>     -1      It      P"*S
U.i* u.-   ��� 11 " "
I   In:n 11 it   1
bull's lein.r... j
lllllieil   l'p*  \ili
hy   IIo!'":!il   1 n-nl   1*0 :">l'i<p;n id-
Uicen, iind 1 heie 11 In-i-i liig-wiis
lieross the se-"ii
I was on i!.,- 1
one gfi'igv 1 \  ','.
U\b!-i(l;.-c n ���!-!   iln
l.livtl  lr.ul      I   In
' 1 lie
e.i  (
1- I
��� .1
i u,: -
i-i   l( ,!'l
- --Ve stall
s'..i'glii on
i'ii! lioi'se.
Vnt\ villi :i 11 hail
I   iiiieeil  it
draw 11
Fruit and Ornamental Trees
Greenhouse and Hardy Plants
Garden, Field and Flower Seeds
lm Fall and .Spi inet Pl-inlin-j.
For Manitoba, the 'Northwest  Territories and'the Railway Belt iny1-
<. �� British', Columbia.' ,-,
"KING EDWARD"���1000*.
"" "MAGLIi," 100-, ,11'ui 2(J0=..',.
Are* ther'best that" can* be bought.
.     A     ' ��.       ,    '   '��� - .
Don t-expernnent with otherKind inferior brands.
41        ll ll, ftj ( " , V 4,
OUT FLOWERS K;',1,1,^ ll(m,
,     , i._;.J��aaan��.l|l1mil'l,ll    DeHgllS. l
A(iUIOULTU'l"i.\l.  I.MPLI^.MI'JN l"H, '
1 (J.itnli)^iii' 1-Tl-i-.      l.'n-ttin I'litcsoi ko-s.
Wcslininstoi,   V.-nitoiivci
Win ri: Laikik Oxi.v.
!: new- nf iwi! cabs,
"ii-;.!: i il's I'.usl! rn*
oil -i I , ihe Si.lie h
lived  ihe ins)   ,-nnl
Slic tins lhc inns'  ril)t.t)liitcln chiamtnrj
woman I htnlyvcr s,a:��
road, and I myself turned into Knights"
biid^e, aud walking east v. aid, half disposed to do the w liolo distance on foot.
I'.ut a liansom camo up out of 1=01110-
w here, a mews, or a side 1 ti pet. or
ov criook me 011 tho road, and tki
dihor, after the custom of Ins class,
began at'once to poster me with, "Cab!
Cab, sir! Cab!" pulling up to my pace,
and sticking to me most portlnncloiisl.v.
At last, out of sheer distrust, and to
end his importunity, I jumped into the
cab and gave my address in Clarges
I had barely lighted a cigar and
leaned back to ponder over the many
surprising and mainly pleasurable
events of the clay, when I realized that
tlie leal) was taking the' wrong ���direc-
lien. For some* strange and incomprehensible reason, tho driver hud turned
round and was heading westward.
.'������Here, hi, 111"' I shouted,. lifting, the
Hup.   "Where tire you going'-''
"Wot'H ,'ti|)'/" iinswurt'd'tlio cabby I11-
solenliv, as he pulled up short. "Think
I don't know uiy'wiiy about?    Stow
T'he iillPrnallvQ 1 iir-vor heard, for at
Hint uiniiii'iili two men jumped up 011
lho front I read of the cab and open-
In^ lhe doors threw llit'in.selvcs upon
nu*. Their weight nlmu: would 'Have
Hiilllc'ed lo overpower 1110, lo silence
me, and crush out all resistance. I
cniild do uu more limn give voice to
line I'rnntle yell for help, I'm* new I lie.
lining, pungent smell ol' eliloroforin
under my iiusli'llsaiul lhe vnln struggle* I niiiile wilh fast Increasing torpor
mid niiiiuiv Hint O10:. i'hl cnllwl iu
hew bl.i >'c It v. i. n >i .-yu.-iu'. wmk
In*: home 10 his s* ibli* .'in 1 wheie In
nnd by. I c-h'.-'i i il e t'.-.p -1 tiling i -in
Ins nib Ih --.. n- In li i I:i"i h.-i.l a
Hire I'm il"- i - : iv,-. htnii*, and I
crmld sei- I .��� is s,��� .-i [... trulii, I'or
his bof-e h.i I no! inn. .! .1 hair.
1 went back then to ihe Shi.i'h
Green load, asking all and si*iu..I lor
my galloping h.'in*-uni eab. Then weie
very few people about at this early
hour, onlj the policemen, and they
looked veiy shv at nij tiamp's elnthes,
ghing no answer. At last n couple of
decent fiiim folk bungi.ig hi milk told
me they had passed a liaiisoni with a
worn horse on tlio fai side of Ilaui-
inei'siiiiih bridge, iu the district of
Bai nes.
By the lime T reached the Strathallnn
road it was lnoad dayliglit. I found
a long load of detached villa houses
each in Its own gaielen. manj with
stables adjoining. I ngured it out, ns
I walked up and down this road twice,
thai one of those cottag.s was .nist
suited lor lhe purpo-c of se-pieslniting
Captain Wood. If he could be got
to It. He em hi bo dii.en stiaiglit into
tho stable yard, tiie tab would he no
more seen when tlie coach home door
closed behind him, nnd no one, ueitlioi*
the neighbors nor the police, would lie
a bit tho wiser as to what mischief'
was.being worked inside. , .
y It took me just two hours tq examine
the. entrance gate': of every villa house
with stables in lhat road. In three
of U'eiii (here were the new tracks of
wheels""niiirl;e,.l plainly iii the, ihiek
lying summer dustJ I could not discover which were the most recent, but
I carefully noted the numbers of these
houses, meaning to put a watch upon
tlii'in all.
I called up tlie boy Joseph Vlalls, a
very smart yoiins squire, too, from
the ollice In Norfolk street, as soon as
I could get a. telegram through, r.y
Ihe time he arrive.! I had narrowed my
Investigations lo a. single point for
furlher ohs-?:**-.:-.-���������:'
TV- I)'.' ('.iiitiiiiicil.
Foi fli-t-cliis- le.illici write
Vancouver, B. C.    , *
Hi-ill-li  Coliiiiilua  -Vgcnis   foi Hie ci'luliitilctl
"PENETANG" rfnlt l.L'.illicr, Out Sole's unci
Ilc-Ol I'll CC-.
ll.u-nc-s I.c-ntlici". Hi idle. .Saddle aiidSLnt-
hif,- IiI'iilIipis, I,ace ,mil Liti^o l.jatliui-., U'p
per l,eiitliei"i()f all kin.!-.
;Uaniil',.<.tiiK!i" of Cliiood Upi)cn of all
Slirieniakci*' Tool- anil ITudings, s.uldleij
Ilimhv ere1. link's mid Oils.
T��o tlioii-.iinl liec-i-knis Wauled.
CiitiiliirfiicMinil priee lists on .ipphc.ilion
' J.' LAUGHTON, Proprietor,      t ,   '
i        / *       ,
'    This hotel is now* open for the iiccomiiincl.ttioii of lhe trawlling
public.    It is tlie most conveniently situated hotel in the citv, being
���nt the cot-nei* ol' Fiist Street and Conn.iughL Avenue, in llic'licni b'of '
lhe business portion of the city, convenient to i.tilway station nnd1
post ollice. I '   *_
1- ' *
First Class Accommodation and Tabic. t , ,      ���
4 .Best Brands of Wines, .Liquors  and  Cigars.,
, * " vv *   , .
(!><><H><><>-0<H>0<>-0-00<K -000*0 6
he.isc- for graying pnrpo-t*. are is?ned for- a
ternif of tW-ent>-one .\t-ar-, and tlio rental te M
the r.'ijL-of two cent-an acre per annum, pnv-
ablc wilt i earl.v in ndvnnco.      , r
I^nld^fincluded in a era/ingTca-c- mnv be'
vvltlidmwii for 1.0ine.-icfld entrv, -ale orrail-
vv.iv purp )-t-i, but no rental l-^cliarge-d on such
lands from the date upon which thej- arc vvith-
dr.iwtl fiom the le.L^e. ' '      "     '   ,
A kyeeof -.-raying land- i- not.entitled to tho
liny thereon, hut he may, upon application to
the agent of Dominion,kauri*., obtain each vear
the Hi-1 permit to cut'on hi--(leasehold vvhat-
evcr iiu.iinity ot liav l>e mav-rc.jmre for Ins
o��n nic. free of due-, the department reserving
lhc right to i-aiie pcrnuu to other applicants. -
Applications for grazing !ea.-cs sli'oulrl be,
niadeioilie Seeielary.tDeparlnicnt of tho In'*
tenor, Ottawa. ,   ,. *- %
AP A'      1'. G. KEYES."  [ '\
'Senetaiv, Ilepaitment of the Interior. Tb
J      ' _'_'       4
S.uSh"Archer" or
S. S.' "'Jfardean."*
' * -   , ~- i��    * '  , 7 > 1
liiiiiiiing between Ariowhe.ul, Thomson*)-
hainhn��aii(l lomnpIK, commencing Oct. llih,
l'JOl. w ill -ail a? follow* (weather permitting):
Leave  Arrc/w liead *'for 'Thomson's ' Landing1-
and Cjomiplhcjivvicc dailv*at 10k.Jand        **��� ,,
-   Leave Comapli*: aridiTliom-on's landing for  ., *
Anowhearl twice 7.15k. and 12.15k,  L     '   .
' Jl.iking'clo-e connections  wuh all C."P. R. - ""
train- and boaus. ' ,"    '  ' 'v    -
TITc owners reserve the light to change timet Pi
of mailings without notice."       ',-        f      ! '        t,.
-.,      , .- y   * y-yKOBINSON,",*., ,A      ')���
Managing Director,      ii,
Mr f
y ���<*"
1 Vfl'
a .'
N"owiy   btiilt.      Fiist-chiss in cvcixrespect.      All lnodein conveniciicii,-.
]>arge Sample Rooms.     * , :
Rates $1.50 per Day     ,        ""  Special Weekly Rates.
Queen's 'Hotel,  Trout   Lake,  under  same   management.
r^l AT"CTMTO        Trademarks
|.��*Pr\   I   SZ.W   ID     and Copyrights
��� oblalned in all coitnliies.
Registered Patent  Attorney
Mctli.uiiciil    Engineei     and     Di.uiglilsiiii-ii,
hunk  of  11. i\". A. Hiiililings. Hustings fetiec-l
A   pr.slt.ii.l  will scenic .111 cm mug ,i]i|)oiiit
mini foi tlio-i! who ciuiiiu! call inning Hit d.i}
.   I'aiuiili
il the
l.ll. s .,!!   !
-10 p
���r rieii
, nnd
will  r;.!*i
:   rati.-N
nt her
Vancouvor, B  C.
Tests Smelter Tests
' Up to 4000 lbs.
Checking Smelter Pulps a Specialty.
Have You a Doubtful Piece of Rock?
VVaTI Tell You what il is
<$>      Is Now Open for Rusiness     -     The Best House in Town.
i Well Furnished    -    Good Table.   , ,
'��*,      Best Brands of WINES, SPIRITS and CIGARS kept in Stock.
Jj '     W. HAMILTON', Proprietor.
���Sfri <^j f$�� (fa ($���, r$) ($�� ($) r$�� ($i (ih ($) ($i c$5 ($-> f$> i$> f$*i -^1 (fa (fa (fa (fa rfa (fa (fa (v$(&
w Royal Mail Lines, i,
'  Cheapest Route to'the Old 'country7'��
>"' ALLAN, LINE-FromlSt. John.. ^ -   < ,,  ,   -      .'...-.   %A ..   Dec. lli���7V<:
Pieton.ui -._-.,-*.-      ���_   -    .Dec. 20 ^w
Pan-i.ui    -.-      .,--.".'.   ,->.*..   rice. 2S      ,
Bnv .irian      r \ ��� ���      -      ���    7   , -        Jan. 3
1  DOMIXlOXILISE-rioni Ho=ton,
Jleiion .��  -     -      ��� ,'"."    ���      ���    -..   ' Dee.*IO,i "
-'ybo.MlNION LIXi:-Fioni Portland.%.  77 ,~', Ji-SiP^
Coloniin  -  -     ������   J-    ,-     --    '-       -Dee ar^S^^^--**;-4
Califorman      -     '-      ���      '-      .      .        Jii!ir3 "PA       -.'.**"
BEAVEk LINE���From,5tf3olin.     -    u',
Lake yMegantie   - ^^ff^^A'   ���   ' ���   Dee. 11   ', J      "  , 7
Lake Cliiimplidnj^E-'-r"  - -      -    'lice. 1!)     ."'   - .,.
MontereysS;^-*)-" -      -     ..   r . ,7, .       .Dcc. 2U   , ..       ,
Lake-Ontario   >���..?.      ���      .      .    ' Jan. 2 .'--J*
i*1* AMERICAN LINE-FionVNewYoili.    ,      '   "'        J
ICciiNington      -      -   ,, ���      -      ���   i -    ,-. Dee. 9 **    "     ;,  1
I'lnladelpia   -      -'     -      ���    ).      . t       Dec. 10  Y. l r*
S.t 1'aul      -      .,_���.-,.      . y. Dec." 17'       .      ���>".
Xew V ork      -1    -    -i-i   h.     _  '  .        Dec2-1 ,.     ' *   "   *<  , *
Philadelphia      ���*-��-,    ���      ���    .-" Dec.,31 *.   ..", p
TiEn'sTAULIXE-Fiom Xew Yorkt7p'^t:   "*     '    ''"
I'lnlniid   -'     -4    -,* "- ���   -TV a  - ���   - Dec. G        -,    __    '"
VaderUn-r'.".���';<.;   y^Y*?   *.',Dee. 13^   ���'   ,,'T',."
hroonland ,*��� '.a-i-i-*."-.. .---Dee "ilH-'1,'-"---*
Zeelaud      ���<    .      ���      -      . ^   .    (.. Dee. 27     1
WjriTK STAll UXE-pKrom New York,   p "' '    7
Cymric   t
��� Dec 10
��� Dee. 17
. Dcc. 21
Dee, 26
Dec. 31
bueani.v   -      -      .      .
Elrun.i        ...
From X'ew Yoik.
- "   -      -      - ,  Dee. 13
���   , -      ���    '' Dcc. 25
-  Dec. 27
CUX'ARD LINE���From Bo-ton.
Sylv ama
Dec. 13
Dee. 27
Jan. 3'
Pa���enger- ticketed through to all parts' of ' Bnlain and Ireland, and ot specially low,
rates to all parts of  the European continent.
App'v 10 iieare-c railway or steamship agent cr
to _      ��
T.   W. ER ADS HAW,  Agent,  Revelstoke.
W. P  F. CUM MINGS. Pacific Agent.
Does Your Food Distress'You?,-
ably furnished with the choicest the market
affords. Best Wines, Liquors, & Cigars.
Rates $1 a day.     Monthly rate.
Ai e you nervous?
Do you feelolrlei- than you used'to?
Is youi-appetite poor?
Is your "tongue cii'ated  with  ;i slimy,
yellnvvish fm?   " -  -
Do you have dis-./.y spells?
Ilnve you n h.ld t.-isi,. iM ih0 mouth?
Docs your  fund  come up aflei* ealingy-
vviili a stun- taste?    1
riave you ;t M-n-ation of fullness after
c-.ilintj'-i -   '
Do von have he.n-tlnuii? '
Do you helth gas or wind?
Do you h.-i've t'vn -sive thirst?
Do you notice  hlack specks hefore the
Do you h ive pnin 01 oppi e-sion ������irouiid
the lieai't?
Does vour licit t palpitate 01-  heat ir-
Do you have unpk'.is.iiil ilre.iins?     n
Are you constipated?
Do youi' liiiih? tieiulileor vihrale?
Aie you restlcNi at night?
Nam.;   . -. *     c...
Age     Oienp.-ition.   .v*	
Str-'ct numliei'     1
Town.        .  .State  ...
If you have any or,ill of the above
sviiiptoniN ynu ptohahlv have Dyspcp-
j-i.i. !'*ill in th" above blank, send to
11-, and we vvill mail vou a free tiial of
P li I \S IKO1 -A TA B LKT.S-iinc! nesLion- the sine-t nnd safest Dy-pepbia
etu-e know 11��� logetliei* with oui little
lior-k ���"Advice to Dy-peptie-." Hegti-
l.n-.-i/e JVpsiknl.i T.'il.let-, 2.3 cents,*hy ci of v om (ll Ugg'lst.
Ono Block from C P R Depot
and Stoamboat Wharves
Ko furnishecl and Rc-modclcd
Kates S1.50 to S2 per day
Corner Granville & Hastings Streets,
R. DOWSWELL, Proprietor, - Vancouver,   B. C.
Just Remodelled and Refurnished with all Modern Conveniences.
'9C   i-i<ryp
Vi.-iin SruLirr NKW YORK
Standard remedy for Gleet,
i\   Gonorrhcea and Runnings
-��� IN H8 HOURS.    Curds Kid-
ne> and Bladder Troubles.
To Trappers
Raw Furs Bought
Gash Prices Paid
Exporter of Furs.
Kj-^Ocok's Cotton Root Oomponnd
^V^   Issue '-**- ���> ' ....
ir  -C your dr
cceFsfnlly used monthly by over
..idle,--. Safe.effectual. Lat'iesask
r druggist for Cook's Coiloo Root Con-
no other, as all Mixtures, pills and
Rooms in.S/ii/cs ivitli Bat lis and   'J'oilcls alUtclicd, -J/uwin^ 11 of
and Co/d Water, Inside Toilets on each  floor, Has /.iyli/ed and
Sleain Jlealed Throtig/ioitl.
J. C. GREENE, Proprietor,       -   '    GOLDEN, B. C.
Price, No. 1, {l per
X. NO.
j pound. Take r
> Imitations arc dangerous.
Ixiy.-Vo. a;, 10 decrees stronger.*3 per'bo	
1 or 2, mailed on receipt of jirice and two S-ecnt
Etl-i,'.v*    n'�� ,Coolf Company Windeor. Onl.
f-V~Nos. 1 and 2 sold ana reeoriimeuded by all
responsible Urogglsta ia Canada.    ,      '
,Nf.; 1 and N,.i.-J-,rc ,
'I*. .Vbc-y. nnd ai, l:ev,:i
Miller-it Co. a! 1,1 Cn
Druggist.*. .       I   y-'
f.ld at 1 rnr.t l-ake by F.
���H.iki; l.y VV, I!�������>���, J. A,
inula iJrut; &  Hook Co.
H. YOUNG, -       -        Proprietor.
Best brands of Wines, .Liquors and Cigars.
'Travellers  to   Fish Creek will find excellent'
at this Hotel.
wm. AP*r. food's Fxiosphedine,
Thr. Orrr.l I'.niilith Ilcmaly.
Sold and reccinmended by all
druggists In Canada. Only rell.
able iiiediel.-ie discovered.   Stx
  ���iiackanc.i outranked to cure all
forms of Sexual Wotiknes*, nil cJTects of ahuso
or excess. Mental Worry. Excessive use of Tobacco. Opium or Stimulants. Mailed on receipt
of price, one package -11. six, $5. One will incase.
\ts.KiUmn. PiimpUieu free to any address,
llio *WooU Coiuxiaay, Windsor, Out.
Wood's i'iiosi'iiODiM: is sold in IlevelHtolo
by V, iiin'il'i Drug ���*.- Hoi.I; Co.. .1. .V. Miller fc Co.
mid W. Hew.* and by. Frank |T. A bey at Trout
Luke, DriiKghti.
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y scarcity of iislianel gaiiipy   '7' p-'y-yY.
7 7yriillls;Landing isyrapidly, cbniihg" to
v-:-tlie��� front-a=..- a"7farming yeehtre.7 ,Tbe
"7 ..herds";pfy ���tlieyfarihers.'tlierpyiipw,hiiiii-y
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'7 tract fbralievniiiil; service, this-.winter
7 7:bn: the iiriii, iii tlic-yevento'f ibis portion
ybfytlie.lake freezir.g lipyiind the lbgiilar
.mail serviceibeing blocked.   . y   .7*7   y
yyThe'iCoiv-anclyyicebreaker .built   by
��� v^A. S.Tjlondin-i'or tlie y I'reel   Robinson
Liinibc-r Co. ivas'-latinclied this liioi-n-'
".'������'ing'a.t-'-CoiiiiipIix.y.-It i.s ](i feet by 50
,   fec-t; sheeted with steel, anel  is vonc  of
tlieyfinest scows,on  Ar'roivyiake.
Tlie relative's of Corporal J. IT. Gib-
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penal :Jliiiik;:.l6fW
.and will ret-uriytoihorrowiiiglit. 77777;
tion \vitri,tliqy.I,"redy.l*itil.iiii^c)ii -Ltiiiibor
Gobi pa liv-yiiiid left, yytliycityytliis.week;
7 y��1; 1 ]': 'A5:1 h'6bk,riiiaiiVgo'l-yfbrtIfiTJvoi'111-
from lhe  Ciisfc 7 Sniutn v 7n 11(17left   for
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has*';-returned-'-"'to' the .city to ii is'for-:'
hieiyypcisitievii at "tlie ".tnipcaial ..Baiiky7 7"
7A.;.A.:Gliii'k, of Caiiibbrne.yyyliasybeiCiiy
so ill.7witlv" in(liijiiatorv;7 rheumatism,
itt Halcyon'"'. Ilotyy'Springs tbat lie li;id
to be ciirried about, 'inHby-liis lrientis
have Ubeiiy very :t nxtaiis abbut liim. J Ie.
has, libwevery , taken it turn:, for tlie
be,ttei*7 -y -7'7'.-.y 7y,: :.:PyPy yyy v yyy
yy7:Kev.Tatlier;nThayfiv yleft Saturday
on. li'leiigtlil'iied trip ���'ytli,c.-.coii,rse"oi
ivbie'li be -will .visit* -"Kbiiie.*.��� "yUeiore-j
leav-ii-.g be met witliy-i surprisiviii tlie'j
shape of ay handsonie. purse .froni his '
congregation, y. At Golde'ii'lie conduct-1
ed farewell service, on Sunday aml'was f
the recipient of-ii similar gift tliere-.
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���elected yoii'^
:lyyOppbsc(ly!jyy the ^1 i bci-ii 1>1^
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bl elyypa i;t i c sy^i-j -tX; t licy y a ie )'i i ci t; vyi se ai j cl
gppUiV^jliyy tiicyltybbiylihy.
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jy1 i '6yjA ii s t ra I j iiii Iyy 1 -vbo "i* niiljjliiyp-iibyybe
^spci/il is typartyyi sfytliiils tlicyVtis'ti^il iii iis
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'sorp tipiiyyi'jyi ieyylyi piblyv-stajidyletwyCcn;
\ tlicy^ wo i* Ice H t O; tisbyl ij 1:7tpb 1 syb'Tj lyiii'ijo ii j
ApStalifii'-MiliPahdPTrcuh OrderedApl
iiy^^dysbcbessybfy thpy^
i'torhied y;f(| opei'iiioy ,11^
���iii ii yy 1161 d ybii; 111 b,l o 11 iy' i t; j\vii syy; cl bejel pel y
tpyend^i r7G. rahy G:'10y:7tbvOiji ilbpriic,
tbyiiiaicojKsjirycyyfpr ':ytlie|Hi'aiiivyay7tci:
tpvti icy-jii Ij ::|;77?|7^77yyj7i*y7^
rf: 7T1 jb7 iii ill itpy bbv xitttvi iv' isi'll'^stybi ass
���Stii nip; iii il 1 j'yiielvit7\vj 117bd7prppteely a'tvy
7;.yA:"hbuel-bb-collisibii ,;bfvlbby--'HigyFoiiiy
took plii'ec iivlliiiiois,last-'.y;week",yiiiiiiiy
ywere,jjn tired: PP.PyA:p'-]p:yAA:PAyAyPpvy:
7y'PIio Soo 1 iiib shows liy^falliiig ypfi*,' of ���
���i.-25,278 ...(.) i rea i'ii in gs, for ^'ovcjnbor-as.
cbiiipiirMywithylast;yciiry7y:-7'7 7-: yyryv
'~yS. vSyArebervi.s la id ;��� up at'', Goniaplix ���
. t Oy p ul7sbiiie7ii eiy ��� rivet i iigv i ittl Ic; bo i 1 e r A
yy711 isyrcpprtcd*:ib:tliec.eastyyytlipyDo-
jii i n ipii Vv trbvcfil hi en t P. 1 iays"7proiii iscd a:
subsuly-ypf 7 i?'2p,Q00;()0pyJb .thbGr;ind;
'Trunkyy :"yy7'*77yy'-7yv7.y.yy.yy'.yvyy.'.''yy7yy
���.ylyliiulvyiiy business yinGariiid.i. inorcas:
ed 21^ peivb(:iit;for 'ilieylast [iortion. of
tlie;-y'cii'i:',; ;is,y:against ysiniie period1.of,
ylast yciir: .77y
7y'c.p.R77"stipt7 7
frorh Winnipegito. .M'josejaw.a'iidy.r. .1.
T.-iylorpirbiiipriy-d   to ,'fiil!.ysiiperiiiteii-
dei.iey,ri't.:'B.raiidbn7,i. ���.-'. .y7:7:y',7vy; *!'���:.'. .'.������';
Owing to iceyyinle-yrferin^*-  vvitli 'n;iyi*
gatiotiyo!! ��� -T'rojii-" lake   tlie - Liircieaii
railway wi!;'.   aeedrdii.g   to, the;To)nc.
be close.l for the -.winter'. �� '-: ,        ���- : i.
"J.. F. Arupd'.'! has  resigned i.i.-; posi-
��� tion with  tbe ''Guiiadiiiii.   Northern' t-o
:J|(j lip t pyGla rioly iDy A\7j: j g bt-'s^'Ji glics:^?
itiiipciy'SciitSbi-i'w'v f iiii7;7lrc5?p't:od ii ceil";'?' by
Wr;gbbcl s;iib::piypdiibcs|f 01^:5 |&HtsySyvS:
ivjj\Va gels 1 ii yciWvCa ijyb n lyvljcytpii bbdybyv
i i;s|bf itjjbyi 11 s tiump^
:tijey:iiliistylp !cpilectivc(>7y
yp'vyn'ersii ip jsyioyjoiigeyppssiblpy .yyG pyy
tlie7gi-:iftytliiit;eilabiesytlibiiiyfpy liypyiiv
-vvcU 5:/!\sk'v\a*'l*:y baii'd i.t; ayucVib^vcfyjli iri";,-
gi'i iv yft TTj iis'" i n j ii st i eb; vv i 11: go dp vv n ypi,i !y
���'.vi-lio'lirpibptiiyie 1,'y iiiijpssytlipyMieyyvjllingy
.tb'rigo!'dbwnv\yit.iiytlie society OfAvliieiy
,tliey:liavc bocbiiieytlic inbst7iiiipprhiht
part/to'ealtihto beiiig 'aysbciiiylKbrdei^
tiiiitiysliajlvy; coib'bsiibiicl: vf.vyi tli yytlibi.i;
.7.' T1 ici:; I i rstiys. t cp: i s..y tl 1 b: cli p ttj. rcy" p T :.pb 1 i t i.7:
eiily,:po.\vei:;byy:tlie'y-cUiss^'cbnscioiis ��� piyb-
jptarial, "yy i 11 i'7 :"t li G'77 aveji'vy ecl ���' ^'".t) 1 j j qp t'-. fp f
liitb'tiicycp-ppc'ratiye' ppninipnyyc:ij.tlir
Uiiderstaiicl^liobialists dbviiot .prpposey
tbyclb this:while.ybuy, 17bey
it ts'1 b\vy ted j oil s7:[ot
begi 11 yv6nIy-y-vvylio:i ytlicyyparby.:. pf.tlib
���vvb.rk i ng class7 get 7: ndsseSsi6Ii7 of 7. tl ie"
re: ii s *: of ygoverii iii eii tj^-ii p '"���-. pbhi proi iiif.b;'"
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ByCablePanelATe/egrdphP From PPAli
yiyyiKHM Ay ST.v;r,h: sji^^yi{.csioy|:7yyiy;y
yattityiiclpy in yy^slippibs-siil^
ve 1 ij i iges^gii i ii s t A la tpyflJb ivr'7K r ti'p p 7 bjyj
^icjiijists7!7yyy:7^|yp7;77 ������:"���������'('- .���--.���'���,-��������������� .--���--���
;yjjpiV(ipii y.) a n 7y23^
,'f ptjli d f g ti i j iyy fy- tr eii spi IS ii iid yisbhytp 11ceely
-tpSlbiitliilpy llbTJIJiil nbtyfiiKallkdiscpnily
yilig-fta-kbij t^biy giybn teci^tjiatl^ntwcpy
vpif yyiiTyf uyiybstabl i s! I ilv bn b^yi t i^s typd 7 Cvypy
f iii p iiT;!]. jidTspi ?bd 7 f CL iysyly f i j b be I, f aty rK 5^ .OP P ,y
WyPPA. { K'xi 'I (KsSyyAyjiyA j.c:'AMyriby||^ffl7sy
illbetyt li b;i\l p iyrisyyEjirb^
.biiii'g'il^xpibssTjSbilii i ictyiyi Iji.iij'ij'ga'gcjiii1
^yyyppYpyypyp. jg\ iir h l^ii aick s?*y3te||^;7yy y 7
SyTAyyd bejel ecifeeii ?'t boliiiiib7';sbpblc:y;W^y
;'fci'rV: ili'vGolu litiii'i-P S7 GSTii iicl7siil)ii rbsii t ���
fiSyffiyyTii Jpyfo nylbitipyyf it USTipyiyyjyyyyg
77 y!77iy77y:'b iv'i ilM'ivxyyy ioi ii Va i: ji Sr i-:xy77a|i7v;7|7:
yAllc i-l 1 iiyf.'l ai iiJy23--Tl ic7'bbnibai*anient"
���pfyFort'SiiiyGai-losy bv7?Gbnvia|iS7,is:;(liie*
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.liigopilviti :oi-elbi-.:'tb.ry'pi'pybiit ysiiijig*gling.;
jorecs:;a ill I :'bpiii bii rd liven t7;b>7Gl ei-iii ails:
-is-jsti 1 t.!"-Spiiig*r-lp!iY'.-yi :">7G rpsifc'iiVc'xci t jbiii c|.*"-t:
yiy/yiiicni ybbJiMisstoyy^b' i? i-isuii b.7.77
7y;.'nbiidpiy Jiihy;; 23y-.T6i-oiito7yaelvices;,
diffcreiices between'yycySyiiiclyGaiJiulii.
beiiigyai-i-aiigcel7':'-iiv7v:7yyy:y Viv,y7y7*y'vy-v:;
77;���yXy'.itAii.yv^yvy-ACGJiji'^'rsi^ 777:77:y-;
:yAVicliita,y:ylvai'Is:,::f^aiiy yy237^Aii.ycii-:
011 i 0 tisiy ti I" ftli e * llt*st" q lia 111 y;' yii lspycii ri-bts
beetsyiiiiil ppliitpe's.y7;Fcii'ypi'icesSapply
;7y7-I f *sei leiiiyiiy.tylegi'ii|)hy.;-$7,yyyy7ys';:7
���yyyy P. iliaii 's fyGiii 1 egby'gi'iielljiit efii ty^Oij
y p y A p (iiv bib li i-l i;yi||:;��y y Pv 7 y;f y'*;yfjf
yylyG bddybileratprsjiiy'yd^
yy yy,!Gc)llege 'specially;' inttedfyvilhyiiistrii-
y 7 y 'yyni^t$M^00S00^^^SiM
7y37*Qi)pt)si leytl plel j^iiiftbiiyei;S;y4ji
TICIi;.yia;li'or()byA i,-iveii;Hliaty:tliirl,y'd.-iysv'
 .y'afl'eiMliilc: l:iiil.und tb apply; to llii),' llonqi*-;
ablo*: Uie'vChief,-.Goiiijiiissioiinir/otyUiiinlsy.iiiid'i.;
:")\"iirlisfoi-,s|iecial license lo cut and carry liwayy
timber from, tlio laiids described as follows: y-'vyvvi
oittitof. Half wayyCi-eoliyW est. Kob'toiiiiyyUiijiur;
'Ai-rovvyhiiko"iiiuVndrtliciist'dC ilsviiibiitli inl.oiit'
J.J viniles; soiitliwest,���::iiorncr;,:tlieneeyv east- :.;SH'*.; *
chains; tlienco'iigrlli SO ehiiiiis;, l.lieiic'OaWvi'st/.SO,.*!;.'*1    , ....,. .,
:',ctiiiliis;.:-t.]iuiioc.Ko,'iitIi-^p'cliiiIii.<il't'd:iiIi'i.c-<; or'edni-='t4ah;~'i~,a>-':7--;!:--'-~.--i'--^
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y: :.Cdiiniieiieiiig:iit;ii;jibfttypIiiiil,eilSe!ist;:liiiiilC;vpfy';;
I'roin iUsnibiith.'soiitlnvestcdiiier-poStjyi-'lii'iieey
cast II) ehains; tlient-eiioi'Lh: IIW; iihiiiiis,'" tlieiicoyy
west-10chains; theiieosouth IliOychiiiiistb place7
'of cbiiiiiienceni6lil.-*v7;iv:;v.-;v77f;yj7;'i:';��::vy44'iv*yivvvvy-!
rs E AS O N�� IG K ETS||l|i
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r'yy-7;cotiv'eiiioiilyft)i*7i-'ii| vviiy;iiioiiv791,K0l)yro;icy!li yy
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(lertiir'l'iinbei' HorllrNo.v'K(l,":;;i(i bb-opened on c7v4-.437777.::
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Limberbii.Herlli:Nor:iai, eoiiii)i'isiiiK:iJidvNorlli:yi'4:.:,.y7y::
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siiuare inile,,:iiioi'i!,bivIess;4;ii=i7y;^;7y,vv4.yy-vy;;:j;;v::vvrtyyfe
beyyissuedyalsbvlirinleil fo i'i 11, of' t tiiii I c i-.-i iii cl "oh-iiy^iYXi-Y
of tlie*l)epiityniy-tlioyiiiii��l.ei-7of;Uli((yiiitei*ior,yy7ysy-:
I'iir'l.hoiiiiioiuit bfyLlieiljiiiiilSt-Whicliytliej'apiili-v}'	
cantis pi'epnral ti>yi):iy,T()r:!i:li('biiKe;!57:?7iv7,v7:;
iiNoyteiiilei'-by telegi'iiph,wili:i)u1eiilei'iitiiie!l.--yi;,y:
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If such 1 hiiigs ��� fii't*
yiititjirlistic they iii-e ���
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i.liiiiiiiiry !ltli;sl!)il2.yy
Dil'iintrery i~v  nibved i
.ieen; nomi-y
Infantrv , in   .South   Africayliavb   i-e
ybeivednevvs of 'bis* death.   ; .^cc-ascdj (v;;:;^;:s(1^moi^1Ies
vva..   brother    oi     Mesdames     -Iluglii
���Sniytbe and C-.T. Diamond. 7
The Eagle publiilics a list bi.'Jie'vel-,
'stoke contribution-;y to the Fergnsoii
hospital, aii)Oiiiuing,to -^luo, and consider.-* this , city,.; should have done
betteri as Eerguson cpntri.biiteil $-1.05,
to i-he hospital in this city.
GliamberKiin has fixed tiie contribution of the Transvaal   towards  cost  of
ft he'Uoe'r war at $150,000,000, unci, says |     ., f 	
the governiiient will L'tianintee a   lo.-ni i- .    n,,'r>,~'',*
"oi another  -f150,000,000  for   develop-!' CURLING.
ment of the country. I     Kevel.toke eurlingy-lub   was  repre-
Tiie iollowinc crew lias been put  on ' sen ted   at, the    Rossland  bonspiei by
,-.    ���,      ,, . , .;.,. accept t!ie':;(;.-*ition oi distnet s:n>C'i'in-
On luesdny eveninir, a eticbre r.artv i .v,-,wi',���, ,,.-'.';,,.'r* t v���*��� ���' ��� vv;,-..:. >-,/
���...'.       ,,   * ,,      ���-.,-,    r   , r ..'-��� i tC'inlent o.t nt u.i .li. nt W irnnpcig.
was given by   -Mr: Mrs. J. JTbcott. at : y,    ,.,    y     .y . ,,      ,'   ^--  .
their-residence on - Mclveiuie "A ve. I ���'���- G.vly..Ry. l: reight Agf;ntyl'elers,is
���\i!ibii-'lliose present weiVMesdaines r.coiisiaering tno request, ol \.niioouyc-r
Sibbnlil, Gi'oss, Jlolten. Camithers.i iTierchiinU t0 ,J":,k(' t["*' ���-'^��,^'i<7:.l
MeCiirter.   Atkins.   liotimo.   j.iiwsr.n,.'' (-!'!>'*'V'-V ";"' m'Slit .'"'twe-n W inuipf-g
and tlie. const.   * *   . y y.
.-���Ciiiiiidiiiii  ,i-;i,ilw:iys
$75.IJ75.812 . for    |mst  ven.i*.   v.I"   -.vbicb
t.he'G. I'. It. eiirned $3!l.85I.OOO��� Graiid
Trunk $30.03(;, 170,  nntA the, Int-ei-eol-
oninl  $().055:3li3f   y     */;..",
The silk t rn in ��� with tho 'Empress
consignments for New York mack1 the
run      over ,v tin:      'Pacific       Division
otirno, i.uwsoii
Eraser. .Tligen-
bothiim, S[.ui*lii)g.: Alessrs. NVellsTMc-
Carter, Atkins, .Miller, Iverr.yf.iiwsoii.
Downie, Foster, I'inkliam; .\Var(i,*l")r.
Cross. The prizes were carried away
by Miss Higenbotliani and .Mrs. Foster.
Tbe evening closed with a 'pleasant
little dance.
the dredge at Xaktisp: Dredge master,
Captain Kane; engineer. West l.eidy;
craiicsiiian, Clark Wait; foreman, \V.
-I. Hunting: cook, .11. Foblin; deck
hands, A.-McXeill and W. J. Lnppan;
wutcliman, M. Daly.
Excepting tlie .finishing touches the
drill hall is", conijileted. ��� The hull
proper is -12 'ft. wide by 01 ft. long.
Tlir- armoury is 21 ft. by 25 ft., ofiicers
room 'li ft. by 12i ft., store room
by-1.7 ft. Tin- gallery is 7 ft. wide*." Ip'
the basement is a Morris tube practice
gallery 81 fl. long by Ip ft. wide in the
.Gold. Commissioner Eraser went into
the .Monday to inquire into
tin* roads and trails re. pii red fur tin-
development of iln.' n.iiniry fur l Incoming so'-isoi'. After visiting Trout
J .like* and Fi-rgu.-i.ui lie will take in
JJentoii, Coinborne and Cumnplix, and
iiielude in bis esliinates itiiid recom-
niendalions to tbe government the
works that he finds most necessary
and iinportiiiil.
I wo rinks, (:on)[io.-:e(l   of   \)r>.. Carriitb
er.-   and   (.', Messrs. Kiticiiid, II.
A. Brown. T. .1. Graham, Eoote, Flindt.
Dalliis.    Tbey left��� sfiiitli Moinbiy.
On Hat unlay Brown's rink detented
Ciirrutliers' for the Equitable Cup bv
I 1-13. For tbe if Uiirns Cup I'me
(lefeatcd .MeCnrter PJ-7.,
Dr. ('.'oglilii.ii ami -f. A. Ihilias returned from lb,-island last nigbl. Tbey
report'���the ice b.-id owing lo lhe .-;r,ft
weather. Tin.' I.evel.-tokf' rinks wf.i'e
iiiade up ns ff.lliiws: Ibilln.-*, Crahnm.
Cfigbliin, Ihf'Wn. (ship); l-'l.iiflt, K'in-
(inifl, Foole, Carrntliers, (skip). The
lif.velslf.i-.-e men won'(;e or ���four
gaiiii's.    Ih-i.'iirriil-liers'ivii.- doing well.
than 'express time.
.Supt.. Downie   bus
investigation'ot. shortage or power,and
cars in Kootenay' and .Boundary, and
���bus taken steps to ���have, the cause of
uoinpiaiiit remedied.
-yHon. Gp 10, Foster lias'
'iiiitc'd for Xortii,Ontario::
1. y 11 nil;,. Co I. Prior says; tb
will nort"uieut till March.
> (r. i>. .Marti.n   ii.Iay vlie,
.'.aniilidiito for -U'est Yule: .'���-���'.;
7   Chris,:Ffyleyyfinakes-tbttfOrie!!till
ijiiJiR-tiein, the .bii^is ol' his'ciinipajgiilit
Viiticouver. -     -7  ���'���������:'   vy' :.:*���', .....
Jinn.-���������CeT.","I>i-ior*s.-tys tbegovcnniiont
wiHyhave :i ��� irnijority of liye* wbeii  'the
It'ousCyiiicbts.'"-'.       y'-:-7   ';'.���. "���".*.,.''. ���-'������*'' *f'
App7icat.iol-,   lias*   bec*:i   made -to! the
s'lipretiie*  court    for   a ,'iiin ndiinnis' to
, bring oi,. the West Yale election.. ��� y.
, ].ty   * f;       f:   l'ii'7 Kootenn .inn   says   the   people
had "A profit of j think   a   good   deal - more' ���'of .���Joseph
Martin today than thcy did.'."*..,"     ;:
Active''prepiir.-itions ;.are going c-n
foi* irK't-ting of J iom in ion pin-'liiinKuil-i
the- liiinistei' (..fUiiiiiiiee ii.iving notiiied
al! .di'iiiirtiiif'iits to get Uivir est im.'ties
in iniiiiediately.. .   ������
i. W'lien the' prohibitionist deputation,
told Premier Jlo-s   (bar,   tlie   vote,coi*-
ri,i*ponded to 77 ninjority of 77 iiTtbe
i.iegisliit.ure!   he   i-eplicl.* .   "Well f nip
two   hour's*. less
l..(:(.'ii ninkiiig an !
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ykil ledyaiid y:yfpiirfy-seriQiislvyfyifn jurcel-yiis
result of by ii ii m i tcf 7 ex ploS;ipn.y::i ii- i"Vi i K
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7 JS'ow^York * J ft ii. 23���ITi 're'eivcrb ki I ledf
as a'jyesiilt of a: panic, iii; cigar, faciei ry
bn (ire. y;:;:fy.v y yy 7 y yyy;. ''y':'y"-"-: -yyy
.'������.���. y ii.visfyei coT'i'by.7y v AAAP-.
J Ion tren 1'.. Tl) u rs'clay, J a ii,: 2-1.-��� Ca n-
iidian y cotton iiii I Is 'are'; considering
inereasc; in prieesyof co.tfoii���������equal, to
J!i per cen t.7 :   p -y --:.���"' 'yy.;-"-.,, y:; yyy
:* yy.7 -7   y "sjiai.i. I'bx. yy*-1" ���'��� ������','���'yy:
-���-;   ... .    ;   . ������-���    V
yTliere   iire; now'   live' eases of sihall:
pox in the'-'hospital nt   St.* ���Tlicmia's,
Out. y.y.-y';   ������ yy.-- ��� ';���.''--,>'��� .*,'���-���
.-..'..:,���.'.yMtntiiKit uy
Adviccsby sibii))ier'yi\Ijpwci*:i, arriving at Vaiieouvei-, ���reiioi't'-niiirder of
several, while men by  natives  of  New
���      7   nxcr.iyiiixo .iAi'AXi-iSi-:.
Fifty- seven   .la pan est:', iniinigi'ants
recently   iirrived   at-.' Mbiioliilu    were
re-fiisf'fl'a- landing on aecounl,of baviiig
traehoinn,..-   .
.      WIIKCK ,().V I.AKIiilCUOX.'
Wreckage tioiiu the 'schooner .l.'oltie,
lost during a gale on Lake Huron .on
Nov. 2!)th last, bus been foiihd on
extreme enst end of (Jiickbui'ii Islaiid;
'{lltL'H'd do :e'li(iiiibc'i''y.\yoi'l<.:"y'Apply
lOyAinaii in aiililTicebivstore.v,Address
E.G.'^IcG ui re; I level slokeyyyy.yyy:^.:-.;.;
yy> ) y:iAli'i('(inylaiidy^i'ip5:':Apply,ytb
Koblenay JInil:el(lic(',7Revi**lsil.0K(';y: :;7
y\T7fA:NT IS Dy TOf SK Li Ly-Tvyof libiises
rAyyyyviinil Ipisyatyrisinglbvvirof;Ciihi-
b(|i;ne: eachyprcipcliy .will i,let;lot*. $ Io il
l noli tb :yy- pricev (iiif5eacli;:'pi'opei*ty;-$500.:.
For p.sii-tic'uliii-s.'-ii'"j''ittbllK:e'..:of;:lv()pt-;.
A.VT-.a'O. SIOI'yb-Gnefoffllieybcst
'-.,- boLc-ls' in
cyiiii eleaiy $5,000 ii'yeiir. Foi* jiarlicnkii-s"
apply iit. ollice of . Koo'le'nii-jv'-M.-ii 1:7 'yyy
fysmn'riAfPA YI NG'iicsiNEss;-
Bccoine iiidepentlenty and bo your y own
B03S.,y .A7new inail o)'der business,'
can ybe-v.c'cilidiicted by:' aiiyoiie, liny���
ivhei'e'; ..$ I.yyip'.'$:'(.) pen'week easily.
Enclose slaiiip for particulars ol'yjnu*
iniii'vellbiisly-v:successful'���; ;|)litii. y .Feb
Leonard,'.-, nundiis, Out.       7 yy'.������::. v -.'.'
; In thebonniy,Co.iii-l,; ofylCooteiiayyilblileiiviiLy,;- 7,7
liovelsloli-i.-;^ y.vlii.l.h'eiiinl.ter ol'lheeslalbbf .Irihii1;-*
.pyiioyd; liil.e,nfi)tevelst()lieyH.vC.;:(le'ee;ised:;yy:yy4.y;;
."-'"'.liort'bj-.'tji'veii'Iliitt.'nll persons li'nvinjj.f y.y *"
claiiiis: against 'tlie eslide yof" the said John l.),7 7: ���'.':.���
l.loyd who died On ornlioiit Ihu21sl:-dny -oT-JIiiy, 'yyy,
'A:U.,'il!llKI,'iii-u re(|iiii*ed;losend by iiosi, prepaid - ,7=*
or toy deliver,;Iln rvoy, McCnrtcr. nnd ,'���! 'iiil,--:; ;-v y
luuii; solicitors:l'or7t.ho-iiiliiiiiiisli.-ilor.s,' on :or ;.7,7.
hefin'o l.lie Oth clay Uf Jiuuiitry. Ill(l.'l,:|,heii- iiaiiies, 7 ������':��� '-v v:
addresses anddescriptioiisiuidii full, still eiiieiil5v7yv:-::
of imrticiiliirs of Iheir olaiiiis and the iiiiture- cif.::,*:' :-
l,liu.scuiirily(if .'ui.v).helil.liy;:tht;iiiiliil.veei*l.illed.:7 yyv
iiiid'lliatRafter,the saifl diiyy the;'ail 1 iniiistrntors'.-v ''777
willf-prbduud:Mo;"disti-iIiuIe"71.11ej'.nsststw -or 7 Hie :77YY
deeeiisedy'iuiioiitc thcyiiiirLio'.s*,entitled,^"llicrelb,:-;-;:vv
liiivii!(,'*refe'ard Only lo tliirclniilis of -whieli'l.hby'y? :;
sliall.lhen havey.nolieeyiyyyv>:yyyy--v'y:v4;v7;yr;..y-'y-;;:y:
';.*��� Dated'.t.lilH.Ulli <hiy'of vNoveiillioi-,* l!H)2.' vv;: yyvvrv-:
yyiiAityiov; yxieUAU'i'Kityyiiiiir.yi'ixicirAJiyy'yy,
solicitors- for T. Wy.'llain. .l.;JI:;Ivellie aiid'.V lex.-Y 'Yy"
Alelfae, adiniiiisli-alprspl' the siUitestate.:,.;..;;.'.,:y:;';5/y
y.    1,7\vnoiJKSAi,i'::'��i':AM':iriN';7,7''-:
'    .(SlIKbLKDOItUySHKLLKlli)  '���
201 Giii-i*iillsl. 7V4*VNGOi;\'EU,I3yG
Bricklayer and Stonemason
���p.'.p.iiox mi.  ,     .KKVKi.s'i'Oici-:,* n:c.
All lines of Allison work- iiiiderlalven. 7 -,
-.Kstiiniil.os given l'iir.b.iiildii!)cs, elo.
Ilaiiiic'i'-aiiil loliivAlinci'iil Claims, .-.iliniIe'-iu tho-::
:.l,!irileiiii yAIiiiiin,-:Division cif:\\'esl; ICiinl't'hiiy <
:irnisli'iec.^".v.yv :;*;:' v"---;--:;?;;; y:":":;v-:v;-;;���;:.;-���; y-*4.;~
Where located: On I.exiiiKten ei'eelr.-:-...'*,..y..-iii.-.:', :y
'. 'I'AICIO NO'I'ICI-: lhal. !,,\Vin.yi.. I)evei-eiix7
aeling as agent/ for Win. li.v-jlnrk. l-'rue Jli-
iier's-llertilleiito .'Xo. vlliiTIliil. vihtonil.,:sixty;
days .lli(i-.:dnlb hereof, ilii/apply' lb l.liu,;.
Alining Jicecirder fori!C'erlilleiito'.il' liiipi'0V(7;
inents for the iniriKiseicil'olil.'iiiiiiigyii'Crown 7
Cii'iinl. (ifllii! alicivi; c-laini.  77 ,.:;,::.':   7 * :   :
yyAinr fiirtliorliili-eiiiiliee: thai, ae-lion.under .
suction .'I7.'iini'.'-t Iic.coiiiiiiciicuiI liefnre the issuance of such Cerlifienieiil' liii|ii*        ?.������
ylliilt'd.lliis'Jlli day of .lanii!iry.:i!l,i:i. v
f".:' ...".* 7,7 7 \vji.,K.: i)i-:vi-;i!i*:ux.' ivi.. &���:..
'Vf erriiyii-; is heri-by giveii iiiiii: thirlyiliiys:
1> after iliil.d I.inlend In apply In the I Inner--
alilii v|.lie; vC'lilel'-l.'.nn ihissifiiier of. Liiinls nnd1
���Works for a speeinl lieense In uiil. nnd eni-i-y,
awny I im her I i-diii I hi: fiilloivingilesi-i-ilii.-il linids
Commencing al, n post 'inni-keil "\V. Iti.l.ui't-
son's N. W. eorner," alioufj.i ehnins' W. of llio
Columbia river. nliiiuL II miles .Xy-nf: lliirlon'
Oily: I hence south IH!) ehnins," Llience enst III
chains, thenee- inirtli lllll chains, thenee west In
chains I o iioiiilol'eoiiuiieiieiimenl. -   -
1       ,W. liOIIKIITaO.NY'
Nakusp, ll, (!.-, Doe. I'.th, Mini     '"-.���
only s'oiry I bnvo    not, tb.'it. rnnjority.
Il- would arid gi'i'iil!],-    io ;ny com for!,."
Ib'i'ei'iiiig ti. lb,i); Col. -Prior'.-   mil-1     Caracas,   Jan.    23.��� Humors     tliiit
\viiy'policy. Josrpb   Martii;  .'.v.iy's:      ''I j Venezuelan   rii'iiiser     siirrendei-ed'������'; to
in new ten-wheel I vjioi.i" j.ussi.-iiuer : eoiiifii-l   ti,.,t   ���vnl,.-.-: tl.e provinc-f.- c*iiii j (Jerii'iiiii    war.*-liip ' in   l.nkc ,Mai*ii.-;;iibo
nl  ������     '
thorc I-
in '::i.-ii or i,ui-l.      'I'i."ire
ii-e   wiiiiicvf'-r    in    providing    fo
cor'.tl'r.i of fr.-i^'iil,   ii.'nl   passenger
illlif'SS   there     is     Jll-O     J.i--'>-.'idl'(|
iiif'tiris of ':iif'..r.'iii2 .-neb f.*.ii*.!*-;7
flu;  i-i.-n
to it."
o.-f    .'
.'.'.! IS!'"
I'OOll!  |)l'l
local rinl-
slreiiglb    I,
The Eagle says G. X. Taylor nnd
Hugh McPherson lire organizing a
Masonic lodge al'Trout Lake City,
lipcr, New York, nli-clri.lytic,
oiiiloii .Cn.'i lis.
Lend ���New   York,   $1.05    to  $1
London, ,C 11 2s (id to Cil.
: Silver���New* YnrkvlN.',. Oil 3s
.Subscribe .NOW for the Mail.
liiconiotive which bus bi.'f-n introduced
by .the Canadian Pacific have yen
'designed i,v I-',. A. Williams, superin-
tein'lotifc. of rolling slock, uiid A.W.
I lorsey, chief draughtsman.
���Southern .I'acilic railwiiy "is put tint-
a. new 1.1,'ick'list. plan hi.op<;ration. Ai!
employee.-: nre eom|,r:lieij tr; fiirni-b
two photogm plis, besides liic usual de-
.'ci'ipl ion, a nd one r,f these pictures is
kepi, by the eouipnny while tbe other
i.s forwarded to lhe ICnilway Ma lingers
Association in   .Chicneo.    (it.iier roads j merit, should bring on an '
arc to adopr, lhc same pbin. i  ,    ,., ,. , ���,..,���
I're.-idenl Shaiighncssy of l.he C.I'.I;,
bus n iinouiic.ed I lie incicise ineai'n-
ingi of lhe r.'iilway for yeai* amounted
lo $5,ri00,000, oi* upwards of 25 per
cent. The land sales foi* Dec.euil.ei-
totalled 577,-182 acres, for $1 .i;��5T2.S!l.
iigniiist- 131,151 iicrcs, for $103.21)1 in
December, I DDL For year I'J 02 lhc
sales were 2,120,000 acre's, for l''-S,l 10-
000,again.-;t -S3I,!)22 acres,for $2,f'.'IO,00()
in IIIOl.
���I!'." I
ei*   il,
fi -in-
is   ni.,
!*       Iiii'
liot c-ri'iliteil.
kino or* SWllllKN   II,|���
Htockiioliii, Jan.   23.���Owin;
I'aiUi    King   Oscar   decided
'.'(fi'iimenl. , coiiiiM-y    Crown
;   to   ill
"I*, :!,'���
*    '.ii.-.lnlV U���iiipornrilv.
-j*],,. I i:./i:i.'  i.i.Ai.Ki: Funoi vi;v.
,! !,i-li L'.nil'.u, Jan. 23,���A k-i'nm .. Fischon,
i, ,'t !*- ' '''"' '''* '*'"''' 'k'l'gul.'S wiio loured IJ. S,
, I .li el ��� ""''' C.niinl.i l.-isl year, ba.-hei'ii granled
-,���-,.ni. i i erniis-ioii [,, rctiuii (o Soinb   Africa,
Furs and Skins Tanned.
Specimens   liy    Express   vvill   receive
��� ' . , prompt attention.
���NOTICE.      7
."VTOTK;K 'is hei'ehy given .Mini. Ilih-I.y 'days .
1,1 . after (lute I intend lo apply l.o t.he Iluncii--
nhle the Chief (.'niiiiiiissiniier nf Lands mill
Works for,special lieense In out and curry nwny
linihor from' the folliiwing described lands
situated in (lie l!ig ISenil ilistrieL in West
ICootenay: Commencing nl. a posl. pliinl.eil on
the- west hank 'of lho C'lihiiiibin ! liver
miles noi'Miei'ly, from llig Aloulh I'i'eek. nnil
marked "John liii-'sel's soiilheasl eorner post;"*
thenee west III ehains, thenee iini'l.h III!! ehuiiis,.
tlienee east -ID ehnins. tlienco south 1(1(1 ehains
to point of commencement.
...        .JOHN" 1J1J8.-5KI.Ij.;
Dated this ill.h day Jan., l!)i.i:i
Another strike of rich ore is reported l.o ba vr: been mad'-on the (lyslcr-
Proviflcifil fining .Association
of British Columbia.
I hereby ciinveilc a lin-el ing of. I h'i��e
iiileicsl.cil in I'orming n, bi'ancb I'm*
l.'.evi'l.'iloke of tin- nbove iissoihil-iiui
and I'lcctiiig ih lo Vicloria convent.ion, sik h meet,ing l.o be held nl.. I he
nlhcc of lhe Ivool.cmiy .Mail al, 3 p. in.
Tliur.--.ilii v, .biiuinry 21).
l.y nqiiesi,
A Warning I
'I'd' pnl-l ics win. nre in lb,-
of Inking wood from my wood yards
al iiighl, w', mil In.illy, I hei; lo
warn l.lii-m ol' lhe i firi-eipi'mci'S sln.uld
I cn Ich l lii'iu at. il.
\Y   l'l,l-:.vilN'(i.
Yum' piiti'onnge solicited.
''Our Special!' & "The Union.',
REVELSTOKE,      -      ���    B. .C
"VTO'l'K'K is hereby given l.linl. Llilrl.y days
IN al'l.c'i'diite I intentl applying In lhe Hiiiidi*-
alile tlie Chief Coinmissiniier (if Lands ami
Works fnr the permission: to cui, ami carry
awny limner from the lands described in
follows: Hegiiining ut a point un the west
Link of llio Columbia Uiver nbuul III miles
south of Nakusp at a posl, marked "0. Iirulet's
soulhwesL corner," running Hill chains, ���
Llience easl, lli'l ehains. more or less, lo Hie bunk
of Lhe river, Iheiiee following.!! .-, hank of Mie
river southwesterly lo poinfof i-o'iiiniencoiiiuiit.
".���(.>; DltOLK'l'.
N'aknsp, I). U., hei;. I2l.h, UIIL'.
Dry Fir and Birch
Cut by iiuieliiiieiy to rerpiircd size.
.All orders left al, \Y. M. Litvvi'ent'e's
or I be Ivoolenn v Mail ollice will receive
prompt intention.
'I'lie uiliiiinisLi'iiliii's of the eslnle (if J.iliu I),
Hoyri. deceased, ull'er for sale by lender the
propi-i'ly iu .the llig liend disl.riel kiinivii ns
"Hnyd's Hunch," alsiiitliu ehuttel |iru|ierly
thereon, a list of which limy bnseeiinl Mieolllee
of the iiiiilersigned.
'renders will be received up to Feb, ls|, l!!ii:s.
'the administrators will nol, be bound !u accept
Ihe highest or any tender.
Solicitors for Administrators.
Uevelstoke, II. C.j' Nov. ���.'Till, V.rr:.
For Sale
A Hotel doing a fii'sl-i-lnss l)i|siuc.i.*j
in one ol' the most progressive loivna
in Koiitunny. I'or liiirticiilui'.sapply uL
KooTiiNAV Mail office, Kevcliloki*.


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