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 f '   .-'..' /*./ \V  FOR MEN���������  JCinc-st Cashmere Soci.s   ,   Extra hear j* ������ ool do   Best quality Shetland, wool  Underwear, per suit :..  Finest nat. wool   "      .'.   Braces, per pair, 30e. and 10c.  (I GO  0 50  i 25  i 00  :o:  The English Trading Co.  j(^fys:^ "&$  '    IS:*        /   ^  ��������� &:k*-  J*  />"  ^S^>/  JfL  I  .?'  FOR   LADIES���������  Hiaivy wool I'lidui.-.kii:-  Extrali'v> Ci-JiiiiuiefcUi' kiti;.  Huivy nal. wool L'ikSci\c-.1>:,  Tain o'.Sli'Uilero, :Vle. and 7-jC.  Lined Kid Clover, fur cuilo..  Unlineddo., IZt. .���������uid-Sl.G'.l.   ,  i i,<)  ;s 0 7 j  . ti 75  . 1 25  -:o:-  Tlie English Trading Co,  Vol. 1.���������No. 49..  BEVELSTOKE, WEST KOOTENAY, B.C., MARCH 10, 1895.  $2.00 a Year;  &.s������:z^������ 'zsm  '0"S7E������.  B  ������v<S W H H IS rets       vS HP ������  MAIN HOUSE  -���������{  200=212 First Avenue North,  HELENA, MONT.  t/Jj-   OM.I.LL. l.U.-.J.ld I. StV.  EiRAKCMlIS:  CHICAGO, ILL       VICTORIA, B. C.  rSHifliks-. !'t.     ,' n SO wa;I;y St  WINNIPEG, MAN.  1781'ii.icoiiSt.  v   al   ll  mes ��������� cne  "ho  ills}*  2        Kootenay L.odg"e  ���������a=fv1K.    ^    ������/^T* Ho. i5 &.V.6i A. HI.  %&&/& *v&������         '    '  /^-,/ *   *   Tup regular uitfctint;  7/������i':~~: '>"���������>���������"       ftre !je'1' in tlie Mas-  aj^ATS*.^!,^"   >-\       onicTi'inplcBomnc'i"  ������B2^7Tfc-W,>iL==.JI.'i]l,   on 'the   Un'rd  (c^^SaffliaU^y^^Jloiidii}-   in   each  *=^gr^S^I������^2SS^^   Visiting   Ijrcthron  '   .,    '^������~lF-.���������-,r.-=.- cordially welcomed.  W. F. CKAGE. Six-Uktaky.   ,  .XCbe IRootenas flftail  '    '       SUBSCRIPTION. Q  INTVARIABIAr IN" ADVANCE.  One Year S2 00  Six Months...  Three .Months.  1 OO  0 50  BEVELSTOKE   LODGE,   I. O. O. P.  :iA/>. Regular mediiuc-. ari^licld  >jW%?&6   in ei-lilfcllows' Hall cvery  i^->������ieS������I'<v^-|,rilur'"(l!l>' niKlit. nt ei^ht,  &^?-<������^5Si<,<iS oVluek.   Vi-uUiig lirothers  iZ&*B^5^ uoi-itiiilly, welcomed.  ������������������  G. NEWM AX. KG. A. STONE, Six.~  -\-\/*AN"TKll���������Put-hint,'Canva-'-cr of good ad-  Y\ '   dre-s.   J-ilici-al sulni-y and exiienoes paid  woelily. l'cnnaiiont positIcm.  liitOWX BROS.  CO., Xurneryinen  I'oitland, Oregon.  W. A. JOWETT,  MINING AND ���������ftEAX.'ESTATE 3*aOKER,  NELSON, B. C.  Lardeau & Sloean Prospectn "Wanted.  THE REVELSTOKE PHARMACY.  T$ contribute your mite in puling it  BUY-'FOB'  CASH,  it -  Save 5-per cent." on your Flour and Feed'.  '���������      '  "   io    ,   " ,  ",   ���������   General Groceries.  '' 'iS " ' "      ' Cloihi'no-. i.  ' "  I (I  Tinware.  O.n all purchases oyer One'J^ollar/  G-r\ - ta  %$ SJJLXlLk*  AND DO THIS.  '"i-*T*.-it>T'.'^('iiTH" * rtrzntasx*- fccaaw.-nsr^g:-* j=**s=; j������ lr>a.TJ^^^X'csiiJjvt-iA'ttr^fqB*>a3JJew  -WHOLESALE ' DEALER IN.  ���������TJ   TM      ���������������.  "7 i "'v"  WINES, "LIQUORS' 'ANDICIQARS,  EETSLSTOES,     33.0.'  HOL  3   ^'^  rW ^ W'  OF SWANSEA  A.ND WIG AN]  ( i l  . Analytical Chemist'-and Assa  Accurate assays mads of ali kinds of minerals, water, milk, etc.  Stockholm  JOH.N- STONE. J?nof'Ui btoit.  Tie Billing loom, is tenisiied with the'bast tae  et -affords..  -v'  THE BAR IS SUPPLIED WITH THS OHOIOaST  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  "TV L  NOTARY   PUBLIC.  RFVELSTOKE,  B.C.  Mining and Real Estate Broker and General Commission Agent.  FIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE.  Representative of tlie Kootenay Smelting & Trading Syndicate.   ���������:o:   AGENT FOlt TROUT J .A KB CITY, eVaNSPOUT, KASLO it NAKUSP  ISmbIlhotel  A 1511A i l..\ M HON   15P.OS., Pi������oi������iti f/i oiw.  TiTst-elass- Table.      CS-ood Beds.  ETi  LOSI  Ai.*l-������J  '1UJS  Ml'.l'/rS   ALL   TRAINS   AM)  .ST1-AM Hf.'ATS.-  -:o:-  NJ'AV  STOCK  OF  STAT10IIEHY& FASOY B90DS..  The Hew TOILET SOAP,  SIX- TABLETS l'OJi 25c.  :o:-  Waifc for rlic rn-ticc regarding tho new  Cii'culating LiLrnry at  . THE REVELSTOKE PHARMACY..  .'��������� ������������������: FURNITURE',  Doors,- Sashes '& .Blinds:  ui:-  Xf.EVEL&T3K3.  COFFINS  CAr.RIE])   IX 'STOCK.  aoi^t -.".irV-ingi^u ?k\v:n(3,m.w,hini.-s.   0  A.lvlcNEiL,  EAISSSn SHOP AN3 3ATI"- SOOjE,  Front Streel,,-'Rovcis-tiOke.' - '" ���������   :n:  .,  Haircut, 25c;  Bath, 50c; Six Shaving  ---^^"^"'Tickets for SI.00. .      ���������  GUY  BARBER,. "  WATCHSIAKER AND JISWKLLEB.  Repairing Neatly St Promptly Executed.  REVEI.STOKE3, 3. C.  WILSON,  MERCHANT   TAILOR,  Revelstoke Station.  First-class Material kept, in stock and  First-class Workmen employed.  1   HELP WANTED!  WANTKn���������.Ao-m-i", Homi-st CIi-.xti.i-.man- oil  Lapv. to travol. vt'in-csoiitini? cM.ililislmd, ru-  liulilo huu<u\ S.il.ir.v ���������?('>-> moiiLlily and travoljuif  e\-pjii!i>;.s, Willi ine:-u.i*o if suitod. Knulose refcr-  eiiuu and &ull'-aadi-i;-jsad .-taniiiml uuvulopc.  Tin-: DOMINION*,  SpS '     '    317 Omaha 'J-uililinK,' Chicago.  -   OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  ROYAL MAIL LINES.  CHEAPEST voutcTco tho OX.D COUNTRY,  l'roposod Sailings from Montreal.  ALLAN* LTKE.  Ko.MiprAN Nov.   3  P.U-IPI.V.N   , Nov. 10  Mongolian Nov. 17  DOIUNTON LINK.   ,  Touonto Oct. 27  Vaxcouvi;ic Nov.   3  Ohi.con" Nov. 10  Cabin ?! j, 3S0, SIX), 570, .-..m and ii|ivvai-d-f.  luturjiictliiilc ������C10; SlocniKCi $M  I'as^oiii'er-. liukotod llii-oui'li to nil purls of  Groat J'l-it.-iiii and livlund, and at ^i6i'iully low  r.Uv.". tu al! parts of the JCiirupuii.il uontln-'iit.  A|iply toncni'csl-tciLiiisliipori'.iilwnyiii;c'nt,to  I. T. BREWSTER. Agent, Rovolatoko,  or to 1:oiii:kt JCiuii:,'Gon.  1 a.^ciif'oi-.Ah'cnt.  Wimiipct;.  ADVERTISING RATES.  -  One Inch, per month     1 SO  Two Inches, per month    2 OO  Six       ",'    ,"        "     ....:    COO  Special contracts for large adrcrliKcinmit.s  All. hills for advertising due the 1st, of each  month. ,  The Mail is printed every Saturday morning  ' for the Itevelstoke Printing & Itubhbhing Co.  (Limited) '���������}���������   , , , '  CAN WE HAVE PEACE 1 ���������  Ever since General 0rant called out  to the,,warring political factions at  Washington who stood ready to cut  each other's throats, the famous words  "Let lis have Peace," they have been  just as appropriate' for utterance on  similar occasions as they were the**:.  ,,. The writer of this article was a resident, of Revelstoke five and one-half  years ago. At that time he began the  publication, of the " Kootenay Star,"  die first newspaper printed' in West  Kootenay, and ran it for a, year' and  eight} mouths. During all that time,  he-believes, he never had an enemy  caused by anything that was _ printed  in the paper. It was his invariable  pin-pose never <;o, write anything that  would hurt, the1 feelings'of another;  but to say that which was good and  friendly ; to omit all references to unpleasant matters ; to, heal up old sores  nnd grievances rather than to probe  them deeper : and this was done not  as a matter of policy, but as 'one of  picference and principle. And during  his nearly two years of editing the Inland Sentinel, the sanrfe line of conduct was.pursued. He, never found it'  in his heart or thoughts to write a disagreeable thing about man, woman or  child,1-but always to say the good and  friendly word. And hi editing ,tlie  Kootenay oMail (it this time, it is his  fiiiniintentiori to pursue the s.une line  of independent friendliness to all par-  tieS and interests. ���������  TJil*  BEST AND CHEAPESTROUTE  TO   .'-Nil   FI-OM  Ail Eastern Feints/  Thrnn<rh l-'ir.f C'liiv^.-lctijiinL; ("art;and T<;-.iri--(  ?lc<.-ri:i-.r Car.'-' to Si. l'mil, .iioiiti-c.ti.ind Toronto  witlji.-iii i Lam;".  REVELSTOKE TIME TABLE.  Ar'.intic Kx].r<-v. i.ri'ives   !):l."idaily.  I'ncitle " "        1(3:2.*.   "  Vor full information a-, lo ratt^, lime, ck"..  apply t<i  I.. T.   iii'i'\v.-l������'r,  Agent, i'cvrlsl'il-.e.  <;I'.'). :.UL. JtltdW v,  Ili-lrirl l'ii--cn;,'( .- ArciiI,  V.������iii-o.ii or, !!.(!.  Our finn belief in tho great future  of llevelstolre has ne.\er "faltered,,and  it is well expressed in tlie following  paragraph copied into ,the Kootenay  Star.in August, 1S0O,'from the Vancouver World : ..   ,    ,  . "Of all places in the interior likely  lo attain anv importance,. Revelstoke  unquestionably looms up head and  shoulders' over all other localities as a  point where an important centre is  certain to'arise. Situated as it is on  the main line of the Canadian Pacific  Railway and on the banks of the Co-  lunibia'rivor, which is navigable for  some distance above-the town in the  "direction' of Big Bend���������whot,o mines  for over a quarter of a century have  continued to yield the precious met.-il."*  in considerable quantities.���������and southward through the Upper and Lower  Arrow Lakes, towards the boundary,  becoming at once the entry or outlet  for'the resources of the famous Kootenay country, which is acknowledged ta  be one of the richest mineral districts  in tbe world, and the .Columbia riv.t-r  is conceded to be one. of the most important natural highways on Lhe continent. Tbe trade of this district, is  tributary to Revelstoke, which is destined to become agreat railway centre  as well as a shipping point."  Tn the former years while editing  the Star, it was our constant endeavor  to lessen tbe disposition to rivalry then  springing up, between the upper and  lower sections of the town, so far as  they were prompted by acrimonious  feeling, because it was then and is now  our firm belief that should Revelstoke-  be the large, populous, prosperous city  which , its location entitles it to be, it  will cover the entire stretch of land  suitable for residences and surrounding  grounds, business houses and manufacturing sites, between the Big Eddy  and the Tllecillewaet. Why not then  act together in a common and harmonious purpose, tto make Revelstoke what  its location on the C.P.R., at thc practical head of navigation on the Columbia and surroundings of mineral wealth  in all directions, entitle it to become,  rather than the insignificant town to  which internal ami implacable dissension will certainly degrade it.  Jamks W. Vail.  Big Bend News Budget.  ' John, L. JS'eilson got in from Big  Hend yesterday with the mail. He  had a fine trip. Charlie Norleins has  begun sluicing.' The, clean-up of the  last week on the Consolation was  about, fe.'K)0. Andy L'arks had been  working ahout a week at, Smith Creek,  and h.id got down 20 feet in the shaft.  Harry ilawos, foreman on (.he claim  next below Norlcins on Cold Stream,  is doing a large amount of work on a  big flume, about OOO feet, long, which  he expects to have ready befme high  water.  The Lil tie Falls claim, Frank Hilton, niaii.'L,er, h.is begun a new shaft  on the lower ond. They found so much  water in tho old shaft, that they were  obliged to make the change. The  pump which "had been in the old shaft  six years at lea"-.!, was nearly as good  us new when taken out. A lliiuie -1'I0  fcov long is ready to run tho wheel.  What Shall be Done for Big Bend?  Almost within the recollection of the  youngest inhabitant of Revelstoke,  there were not more than three or four  persons in the Big Bend country at  this time of year, and some of those  *who had remained there through the  winter were how coming out for provisions, and to rest for a few weeks,  before starting another season's work.'  Mails did not go up more than once  during the winter ; now they go up  monthly, a regularigoverumentservice.  Johnny" Neilson, who perforins this  service by dog train, receives a monthly stipend from about 50 miners, who'  mostly live in the Bend, in addition to  payments from the government.  The,,, strong contrast'between that  former period and tbe present time has  been seen every week this winter by  the arrival and departure of' parties to  and from Big Bend, and this week' the  movement of men. up the river has  been particularly marked.  On Monday nioruiriK, a party of five  composed of Thomas liennessyj Daniel  Mc Donald, Robert Caley, John Caley  and George Johnson left 'with .their  sleds',' snowshoes and mining outfits for  French Creek,; and on Tuesday morning Angus Beaton, Prank Vandall,'  Pete Lovesque and Charles Bostrom  started for the same destination;  Murdoch McRae for Downie Creek;  where, his brother-in-law, Tom Bain,  has a r ranch; George Terry berry and  Bob, Clifford went out at the same  time to the Games', Creek placer  grounds.  .It is. becoming an iinporlant question, in view of the increased progress  and prosperity of tlie Big Bend mines,  how tbe means of reaching the district  shall be improved. When it i.s considered that the mines on Gold Streat]}  are about 75 miles from Revelstoke,  and that even in summer it must be  reached over a trail by pack train or  on foot; and that.in winter snowshoe,  dog train or sleds drawn by hand have  to he employed, it is seen that there  are inducements sufficient to .prompt  men to overcome extraordinary difficulties and to,endure great'hardships.  We have not space to pursue this'  subject this'week but shall take an  early opportunity to discuss some  measure of relief. <  A Bridge Needed Across Gold Stream.  The Gold Stream ferry at the mouth  of McCulloch creek has been kept up  for tbe iast six years by George La-  forme without government aid. He  built the scow originally, and once re:  built it, but it now'needs .renewing  again, mill a new outfit, of, ropes provided. Now that there are other pack  trains than Ids own using the trail, and  a large incveasexif peoplein the district,''  requiring for their use the transportation of supplies and. mining material  and the conveniences for crossing Gold  Stream, he does not feel that herein  continue the maintenance of a public  ferry. , It is ,not only the expense of  furnisliing the ferry, but a man has to  be kept within Jieariug to 'answer-the  call of those wanting to use it. Tbe  attention of the Government has been  called to this matter, and it is hoped  that a bridge will soon be 'built across  Gold Stream.  The Inspection of Fruit Pests.  i  t     i  The Provincial Boardof Horticulture  has lirul a member of its board among  us this week in the person of Thomas  G. Earl, who represents the fifth district, comprisingjCarihoo, Lilloett, Yale'  and East and West Kootenay. rThe  quarantine regulations published in the  Ciasclte, March 7, require the appointment of a local fruit inspector at  Golden, and Mr. Earl went up the line  on Monday to attend to this duty. He  selected Mr. F.: C. Lang as the local  fruit inspector at that place.  . It is quite necessary for all persons  dealing in any manner with nursery  stock for sale or distribution, to have a  clear certificate that they are free from  fruit pests, otherwise they are liable to  a fine of $50 for each'offence. ' ,  Mr. Earl stopped off at Revelstoke  Wednesday evening, spending a day to  look into the nursery trade and perhaps find out if anyone here was engaged in it who had failed to comply with  the law and regulations of the Horticultural Board.      , ������������������ ���������  It seems strange that so large and  importantadistrictas West Kootenay,,  which is open to the importation of  fruit trees over two steamer routes and  one. railway line, should have no local  fiuit inspector to guard it from fruit  pests. Any one importing fruit trees  at Trail or Nelson, will have to send  them for inspection either-to Golden or  Vernon paying freights there and back,  about SU0 miles, to get a clean certificate. Local fruit inspecting officers  are appointed for Osoyoos and Kettle  River, and yet neither of (liese places  has any communication across the  boundary except by wagon road.  Tenders fop a License to Cut Timber  on Dominion Lands, In tho Province  of British Columbia.  DEALED'TENDEltSaddrOhScitto the under-  lO sitfiied, and m.irkiMl on tlio envelope ���������'Tender for Timber ljcrtli No. 137," to be opened on  the 2'lth d.iv of April. 1SI15, will bo received at  thii. DepartiliCiit,,until noon on .Monday, tho  20th daj' of April next, for almcnou to cut timber  on Berth No. 1S7, comprising Section* tl, l.j.'ind  11, in 1'o\vni-!np22, JlnnjjoT; Sections II and 11,  Township 21,' Itaii^e n ; and Section 7, Town-  Hhip 22. ltunf,'e 11, all West of the (ith Mcridiiui,  in the ixiid 1'ioviiu-o, nud coiiUiinini*: io\ area of  C square mile1., inoi-e or le������s. -,  Tho rCKiil-'il ions under which a HccnKO will bo  issued may bo obtained at thin11epiirtnjent-or  at thoolliee ot the Crown Timber Agent, at New  Westminster.  Kneli tender must lie accompanied by nn  accepted cheque on a eharlercd flank in favour  of the MinUler of the lnteiior, for the amount  of the boniM which the applicant iH prepared to  pay for a licent.e. ���������  JOHN* 11. HALL,  Sl.01ti*TAKY.,  Department of tho Interior,  .   Ottawa, 28th ii'ebruary, IK).-*.  General Blacksmith.  JAS. .McMAjHON,  REVELSTO KIS, B.C. .  Repairs to Wagons, &c. -  Shoeing ti Specially. J >  A 1 U  Government Seed for Flood Sufferers.  '-' The seed grain which is heing supplied i  ,hy,the Government to  the sufferers of  the flooded districts is, not confined to  Fraser valley judging from' Uie. advertisement puhlished  by the  Provincial   7  Secretary in the Colonist.    An application or requisition must  be  made and  a   limited   quantity   of  seed   will   he t  furnished at the lowest cash.market,   '  prices and a note taken for the value,-  d'ue January -1st,  ]800,  at 5 per cont.'v .  interest.    A letter- to the Provincial  Secretary   will,rbring the  requisition  forms for the application.  Tho flood suflerers ��������� who were driven  out of Galena Bay and Hall's Landing,  on the Columbia, who'are now located .  at'Nolch Flill, and those who had to  move from their ranches at Dewdne.'y  and are now settled al Downie Creek,  are of course entitled to,the benelits of \  this seed distribution,, .although the  advertisement giving these particular's  does not appear in the Ulterior papers.  . .f  She is Christened " Big Bend."  The new boat which Tom Horne,  with the assistance of Raymond Allan,__  h.is been building.this winter, called the'  "Big Bend,"-is ready, for launching.  The calking was going on. last week  and other finishing touches have been  all put ou.' It is a splendid craft and is  intended principally for the up-river or  Big Bend'trade. The boat is 11 feet  long, S^ feet beam and 8.j feet depth of  hold. It is of very, light draft, and is  longer'that the steamer Arrow. It will  carry about-ten tons, rtud will lake,  seven or eight, men tohaijallcher in the  currents of tlie river. Should tho trade  of the Big Bend be suiiicient. to pay,  steamer machinery could he put into  her with very little trouble-  Death of Mrs. George Laforme.  It is very sad to be obliged to record  the death 'of Mrs. George Laforme,  which occurred on Thursday morning  at 5 o'clock, after a brief .illness of 'live  days. The funeral took place cm -Friday at 2 o'clock, and the very, large assembly of 'people who attended, giving  the. last evidence of regard they were  able to manifest towarils the deceased,  testified to the high esteem in which  she was held by the entire community.  Mrs. Laforme was the daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. John Stone, sister to Mrs. 0.  Abrahamson and Albert. Stone and was  a dear and much cherished member of  the circle. Thu bereaved husband and  mourning friends have the deep sympathy of all.  Rev*. Mr. Proeuuier officiated at tho  burial services, and a quartette composed of Messrs.-Ahlin and Barber, and  Misses. Adair and Northey sung beau- .  tifullv at the .grave "Nearer inv God  to Thee." '  Awarded  Highest Honors���������World's   Pair  MOST PERFECT  MADE.  A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder.   Free  from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant  40 YEARS THE STANDARD.  At Peterson's Hall, Monday night,  .Ed. Cuff, of. San Francisco, promises  to stop Billy Costello, of St. Paul, in  a six-round sparring bout; while G.  Deadly promises to perforin the. same  service for' an unknown, <o������ Revclsteke,  in a four-round bout. Exhibitions of  club swinging and bag punching will  aluo be given.  The Revelstoke Amateur Dramatic  Society have ���������t\vo farces in rehearsal  which they will produce about a month  hence to aid   thc   buildin'r fund of the  Church  of   England.  The   success  attending their former efforts has  encouraged the Society to attempt  something more ambitious on this  occasion. The mounting will lie an  improvement on anything produced  here before.  Thorn is G. Earl, one <>f tlie. most  successful ft ui<-g.\>wers in the province, who.if 01 -'hards are at Lu.t.on,  was in town Thursday, jlr i.s m.ihing  an effort to gel. lhe C. P. H. t.i give a  low rate of fi eight on fruit and \ ege-  tablo- from thc orchard:*, and gardens  farther wu.^t, into this section of B. C,  and to funmh 11 sp"ci d cir to be run  on ������.pe "ial da\s,io ac< untitled.-te the'  demand. Tin's will bo .1 greit benefit  to consumers, until such time as they  are. able fo supply them --elves, which  of co'tsh canni't be long, as the Columbia valley has as rich a soil as can  be fiiund aiivwiioie. and due.; not need  *  to be ii rigated. ���������z  THE   KOOTENAY   MAIL.  THE', FARMr   '  ' A Useful Device for the Stable.  The accompanying  sketches  show  how  ne thills of a sleigh or w^gon may be ele-  te.i    out of the way in a moment's   time  i?heu the horse is removed from them. Two  %  ~^%  *4  ^.  SCJTOHT FOR WAGON'  SHAHS.  < strips of' wood are ninged together by a  bok, the end of one being nailed, to a beam  above. The lower end or 'the other piece  has a stout screw eye, which meets a hook  . in another strip of wood uaiied to the same  beam when the hinged strip is raised io  support the thills." The- perpendicular  pieces may be straps of leather, ir desired.  Three Kinds of Farmers.  Fanners might be divided into the scientific, the pleasure and the drudgery farmer.'  The scientific farmer unless' he has plenty  of money and help is apt to overrun. He  pushes science a little beyond its limits in  too short a time, thinking work but a cipher  and pleasure out of the question.  The pleasure farmer is generally en rouie  ' from the city, thinking farming is but fun.  He has made a mistake.    He knows nothing of the science and work the  farm must  have to train success.  The' drudeery /-inner toils 'from early  morn until late night, invariably growling.  ' E>, too, has made a mistake. Let two-  thirds of drudgery step out and supplement  with science and pleasure, then instead of  dissatisfaction farming will become a pleasure. '      , .'",f  A successful,farmer must be a'reader ol  tho daily, local and weekly agricultural  papers ; he must attend meetings ouch as  the grange, farmer's club and institute,  and he must keep pos'ed on whichever  branch he is working. He must, love'the  great and wonderful works,of nature. He  should plan his work ahead, not forgetting  to .plan for emergencies. ���������,He, should use  , science in'so much that formerly what he  had grown on two acres might be grown  on one. He should study the wants of his  land and by supplying chemicals make the  worn out ready for use again. He should  study the habits aud wants of each of his  animals, weeding out such as he receives  little'or nothing from. He'should be a  man of improvement, not letting roadside  and pastuie' or even wall side look like  forests. ��������� ��������� ,      ,   ���������"  .Finally, he should keep'an exact account  of income and expenditure and iu order to  ascertain'the wear and tear of improvements, etc., an inventory ' once a year  would he a great help.  Planting Windbreaks.  Few people comparatively realize tlie  ,1 great value of windbreaks afforded by trees.  Any one cm be made to see this fact by  passing along any country road, for you  will notice' here and there places with ut  protection of this kind whatever. .Many  bleak homes aud faun yards might be,made  cheerful and comfortable -if tho "owner  would plant; treeB ,iu groups and hedges,  alonu the north, west and east exposures:  ' Soft"maples planted thickly nnd'in belts or  groups are excellent as windbreaks, making  a wonderfully rapid'growth.  Of course evergreens are the favorite  trees for hedges and groups, and they are  excellent in this regard, yet if a quick  growth is desired they will not do as well  for high top protection as maples or some  ' other= rapid growing trees. .'if s hodae is  desired in a short time, it would he advis-  able to plant rapid growing shade trees  thickly aud bolder them with evergrecnajif  this is properly done >n excellent protection  is afforded. We haveseen such hedges and i  know what valuable service they render.  While tail trees are sometimes detrimen- I  tal  to the growth of some iruits by reason j  ,   of shade and root growth,-yet. it,is a  ques- i  tion whether they   do   not  da more  which grew steadily upon him, and he has  all his life lived so quietly and unostentatiously that he has gradually cleared away  debts and now enjoys a splendid income, a  large portion of which he saves. Hia eldest  sou's wile, the princess, receives ������30,000 a  year from Parliament, besides having a  marriage portion in cash of $150,000. The  next son became a partner iu '"outt's banking-house. The third married a Manchester lady of fortune, and bought an interest  in a stoekbroking-house which does a great  deal of business for the Rothschilds. A  fourth entered Parliament and the fifth the  navy. One daughter was married to tho  eldest, eon of the Duke of Northumberland,  with over a million a year. The duke  himself has for many years been in receipt  of large public pay. l  8HAIL WI DDK ON.AIE?  AND THE BREAD  WE  SHALL  EAT  WILL BE MADE FROM SAWDUST.  r'o^sllillliuw ������������ir'Otir Jl-ili'iircs���������Nulrltlvc  Vaimr, viiUi savory Mimlhfuls 'iiNl  Oilier IValurci or <"am'oni !SJ15s of  fun:���������Jtlhists &r Other "'oiuiCrics.,  Two new inventions' have receutly.comc  to the front in Europe which perhaps may  revolutionize the modern science of eating,  They certainly open up great possibilities.  Timid people who shudder at the ills  which may lurk iu lobsters, mushrooms,  candy and in restaurant cooking; will be  ,glad to learn that a Scotch physician,'Dr.  MaoLewaii, has invented a process which  will enable them to live upon nutritive air,  and thus defy adulterated foods and their  concomitants, indigestion  aud   dyspepsia.  Dr. MacLcwan asserts that he has discovered a methord of reducing sustenance  to its simplest expression, a nutritive  vapor, (which he extracts from solid foods  by- means of an ingenious apparatus of  which he is inventor., Thanks to Uub, a  repast may soon become nothing more than  a series of savory inhalations.-' . This frugal  regimen is desigued for thc present to aid  woruout stomachs 'only, and the doctor  does not claim it would satisfy a hearty  eater, but he will not deny the possibility  3" the noUr future of a dozen bons yivants  lounging about in 'ease chairs and,dining  sumptuously upon nutritive gases.  THE  1'RINCirAJ, ADVAMTAI"!" .  which this discovery see'iis to orl'er is tli6  suppression of kitchens and cooks. A great  nutritive vapor company will yrobably be  organized lo distribute elaboraten meals  about cities by means of pipes similar to  those'which now, conduct water and gas-.  All that will tlie'n be necessary will be to  take ,the tube between one's leeth, turn  the key, and'leisurely inhale one's dinner,  ft is to be hoped that the meters of this  company of the future -will he more above  suspicion than those of the gas companies  of the present. / Pei haps future, suicides,  instead of turning on the illuminating gas,  will find il,, more agreeable to be wafted  across the Styx by the continued' outpour  of some gaseous menu, ' many times repeated. J ���������,  " Wooden bread," the second of these  new dietetic inventions, seems unreason-  able and not to be thought- of, but in Berlin there is a factory which produces at  present about 2,010 pounds of it, per day.  It is made hy allowing sawdust to ferment,  attor which it undergoes numerous chemical manipulations. Jt is then mixed wirh  one-third of its bulk of rye flour and baked  hke ordinary bread. Just uow only horses  are nourished by this product, and the  street-car companies of. Berlin, who are  the largest consumers, are enchanted with  its cllecie. The horses, though, have not  yet expressed their opinion, nevertheless  they seem"to thrive on it.  Thi manufacturers declare thut this  wooden bread would make an equally  satisfactory food for man^'whose stomach,  it is claimed, is quite ns capable of digest-  ine it as is the stomach o; the horse. Such  Berlin scientists as have been approached  in the matter say it is quite as digestible  as the bread in ordinary use.  FROM A SCIKN'TIKIC STANDPOINT  improbable in  this  good 1  than damage.    The very often cast a bene  ! A?e���������   seems   noting  filing .H in time of a'hot dry. wind, and | Horses can sss.milate wooa even  without  are useful iu warding off frost* which might ! it* being suomitted to cuemical preparation  otherwise work great damage to  the  buds   or blossoms.    All these things   in  be r.iken into  consideration.    Seasons are ���������  fickle and differ ere tly.  nieht . !li oeinz su omit ted to cuemical preparation,  fruit i I; "AS ~������:'tfcn happened that' horseo have  ^as." ' hrtn nils", tip in * miDe by a cave-in, and  ,    -V ; have   been deprived of all provender  for  Tnere are many ^ays of plant'ig hedge,  groups and thickets and it is. a very interesting and useful thing to study about.  For those who have not given this matter  ai,y thought we would suggest that, you  look your place over. See how you can  benefit it by protection, ft w.ij pay you  to do so in more ways than one. Just try i  it and see.  da-.-?, even weeke. Nevertheless they  j have been found alive���������emaciated, meie  ! -keieir-UF, pnanmms o: horses, it is' true,  ibntakve. Tney had been abie to puotani  1 themselves, alier a fa'bion, by gnvwing  ; the' wooden supports of tlie galleries. ,  i It is not impossible thit cm-mmry may  i 'ufceeed inreniVringdigeptible ar.d nourish*  1 ina for man  this   cellulose of   wool    tnal  BISMARCK HAD THE LAST SAY.  Hflff TIE  JAPS FIGHT,  FREDERIC VILLIERS WRITES ABOUT  TEE EASTERN WAR*  Be ftcl-t'CK Many duuiiit r.icls and Colors  tlie .Hcntal Black and IVliite Mr tit re  or ilic Uniforms���������Mugles I'seil as Filters.  Sombre, silent and swift is the army of  Japan���������one of the most formidable engines  of war which the world knows. It is not  easy to exaggerate the splendid qualities of  the soldiers of the Land of the Rising Sun.  They are strong, brave and obedient.  They march with a celerity that European  troops cannot excel. They are mouse-like  in peace, polite, suave, tip-toeiug, smiling,  caressing to their'friends ; in war they  move like a charging tiger. The advance  army corps is a flying column.  1 am strongly pro-Japanese. I am sorry  Port'Arthur occurred to dim the lustre of  the great humane, campaigns. There is  some extenuation for that. The decapitated nnd mutilated Japanese hung to the  trees���������but don't let us talk about that.  The subject is worn threadbare by the  newspapers. The Japs killed the Chinamen  for three or four days after taking Port  Arthur. ' I saw it; 1 know it; 1 have told  it, and that is all there is pf that. The Jap  is a bit of a savage. Look at his wide and  high cheek bones, souvenirs of his cruel  Tartar ancestry. The Japanese are cruel.  Scratch the lacquer of their newly-acquired  Western civilization and you have a Tartar  in verity. JIany of their sports involve  the torture of animals. 'I?hey witness suffer-,  ing and death with JifctJe emotion. ��������� They  apply their stoic philosophy to themselves  aud;they meet wounds aud the most agouiz-  iug death witn calmness.  W.hat is the Japanese army 7 How, is it  organized? It is contructed on the German model with modifications. There is a(  term of compulsory duty for every young  man. That is, the regular army. At the  end , of    his term   as a .regular, the man  passes into the reserve, from which he may  be called into service for war. Thereafter  he remains for the rest of his life in a sort  of "sub-reierve, to be" summoned only in  times of national peril.     , ',  ������    i   MOKK SOLDIERS  ANXIOUS TO llflllT.  As yet, but little more than half of tho  regular army has been put into the field,  and those left at "home are boiling with  impatience to bo at the front. ..The patriotism and warlike spirit of the Japanese is  not excelled by the people of any Western  land, and is in striking contrast to the  mercenary and cowardly character of the  Chinese.' The army is divided into corps  in divisions known as garrisons. Of these,  two have beeu already drawn upon���������the  Satsuma and Sendai garrisons. The former  is from the south and the latter from' islands  of the group north of Nippon, the main  island on which are Tokio and Yokohama.  The Sendai men are dare-devils, equal to  any desperate performance. They distinguished themselves during the revolution  of a few years ago, and have just won fresh  laurels at Wei-Hai-Wei.  "The uniform of the Japanese is strictly  European. They wear a fatigue,blouse,  about tho waist of which is strapped  the bayonet and cartridge belt. The  bayonet hangs' at the left and the cartridge pouch at. the, back, just as with  our troops. Some of thc engineers carry  their cartridges on their breast, after the  Cossack fashion. I think this system will  be universally adopted, as it facilitates  speed in loading. The trousers are straight,  reaching to the foot and bound about the  ai.kle and calf with a canvas legging. The  color of both coat and trouers is dark  bottle green, almost black, like the uniform  of Italian soldiers. The cap is like ��������� the  Prussian cuirassier's, fatigue cap which  Bismarck so often wears. It has a wide  ilange at the  top.  WEAR SANDALS ON THIS MAKC11.  long two-handled sword employed in the  old times, and their commission as cor.  respondent is but a means to take them to  the"battlefield. They siilin, fightwiththe  regiment to which they are attached; and  always seek close quarters where they' can  swing their formidable claymore, lopping  off heads at a stroke. '    .,  obtained frr.m tne cine or the beetroot-hut  f-ugftr,   nevertheless,   which   may  be used  to sweeten colfee.for the hcU 0f something  needling Ulieiliei- the I>nlt������>   of  A.rjcyir'. < letter.  !������oii ������houlil Weil Dm crmlco. j     With wooden bread.iiultorex traded from  Apropos of the marriage of the third son , petroleum wo chemical cutlet*, at, t steak-,  , ,,     ,,  ,.     i   v       ,i      ,  ,      ,,i.,���������i   ,,,r, ! lhat dire datemiiy be pntolf more,perhaps,  of the Duke or Argyll, .it is    related   ,hil j w!u(,h th(. mcrciksi-  math-mitirvinH   lim-  when ins affection"  became attached to an i ],lt.,.jv lined for trie extinction "i "iiwhunuii  untilhd woman he leit   bound to ask   the i race, -mowing that in   tl.r'c contiiri-i.   tho  (Id   peinlonnin'H consent.    The duke   in*, j w������rl������������ *������������������. ?<> lo-igtr  h������ aW- f. noumn i--.  ,   , ,,*!.> i ���������    .-      ,' teenur.j; million", ..nd ti.ny   vm  thp.i   n������v..  were.l that personally lie h*d no obj-rfon ; (0 Ucit l()0 ftkl,rrill;���������e r,,  n.othodK.v!   <���������-..  to the match, but ui view of   thc fact   in at ^ termination or ratint' one auotr.er  his cliiest con had eapou.cd   a (l.m^hter of [     The-if r.ew dipcovrrif-i n-n- on   'iMiyer.  tne yueen.   h*V thnuphtn   rn*ht lo   in.iuire I moreover.  ti.������n many   rf.ViM  in  v������.c.n in  ...        ,      . i, . .       ,    .       I other eo-minoi   trim  or.ri     ^n irk rim-.ir>>  her .\i-.jeety * pleasure on thc subject berorf ; c0, JI(if,re^ (|e.:���������^ e��������� m C nun, -a worm,  expressing hit" formal approval. M'-r j lri Simna, nslricu e<l'f������, eleph-ui's' fee', ami  Majesty, thus  appe.iled to,   observe I (hat    the marrow of tin   le,; none of tne yrnlfe ;i  since ihe death of the Prince Consort .die  had been in the habit of consulting the  Duke of Sixe-C'oi.iirg on al! family aifmr-i.  1 lie matter w,i." therefore referred to Duke  Ernest, who replied that since the tiliifi ;a-  tinn oi Germany ho had rradc it a ruie to  ask for llv: Kinperor's opinion on all im-  porL'.nt, qiifHtion-. The case now i;>inip before '.lie Kaiser, who decided tlm*., as a  constitution*-.! sovereign, he was l.o'ind to  ft������certain the v:ews of hi^ prime minister.  Happily lor the now ari;-ioun pair of lover",  I he "Iron Chan"'Uor," who was then in  office, l.ar' nn wish to consult anybody and  ib.cide.! tint the rmrrngc might lake  piste.  HfL'nii!!.,,- his life very por.r, the Duke of  Argyll will j-rob'i'ily end it very rich. His  iinoTe had left the estates terribly "dipped,"  and then there v/cre jointure- to siill fur-  ��������� htr (l"pl<-le it. In fuel., atone I mm he  tomeinplaieil selling I'os'-ncath, tin beau-  tifu! 'listoric fie.it in Dumbartonshire ; but  ���������jio iilendei   means led    lo   saving   habits,  .South Africa. 7 he \Jaudin^'0',s '...iur u'f-  on crocodiles'eirgs, rrit -3 lo. ihis -.nd i*,:!.-  gator and hippopotamus -.te-..:- I ri" preat  deiinaiy of trie HirrH, a trn." or tne Lpper  Nile, i������ ox blood mixed *<itnilo>ir One"  wha1-" ?tcak wi'h tireen p������A" viic ar. Kngh-tii  favorite, and e.\trict of vh .If i' ���������> '1 t') lj=>  ns no-.iriflhuig us (ttr'ut, o' '"', in' one  cetacean will ftirnm i "' f������ po'in n <A extract.  ,       Loved co See Her Happy.  Lil'li Floy���������1 love tOB������oyou nippy.'  Kond Mother���������My own little ���������aiigel 1  Little Boy���������Ye������'irt,A.-J. wish you'd let me  go   pkaline   f.-ftener,  b������caiiBC''you ������iw.-\vi<  Took /-o happy when I come back alive.  What He .Had.'  Mrs. tfighsty'c -Have you any bleached  system 'I .';.     ' .  Dealer���������No, ma'am, but we have some  bleached maple sirup, with all tho maple  Liken out of it.  not been abie lo determine. On the march  ar.d ni action orders are conveyed by wigwagging or word of mouth. The. bugle's  best Uf-e is as a rilter for dirty ditch water  when there is nothing eise to drink. Only  onee did I hear tlie sound of a bugle, and  'hat was in tnt. town or Port Arthur after  th'.* capture. About.'" o'clock one morning  i i i.eard a are.it blare of trumpet', but just  , v. ii .r it mean', I nave never learned, and  r���������tner fanuy tliat it w.m ,t part, of tl.e  jolli-  . iie.ttlOII.  i      l'lie peculiar  orgam/atiuri   of the   com-.  ! DiMsanaV  is   She  greit   agent-  of speed  in  ''he   movement of troops,     Kaeh regiment  ! i������ loiiowe 1   by j. i.or,ie   of    coolies,   altiiont  , t.x.e-. for e-ieii   ������o> Her.    Tti<������e carry the ni-  , lions, which   ure clne/'y or ric ���������   uud rlried  xisti.     If a   'or'.-",!   ������ijr.;li    in req'iiz-eii   the  :rooper<<    'm-.a     o,:    llieu  knapsacks and  i.i.'innet-'   and    rii'fi    ahead,    leaving   the  oo..������i to fui'i'iv.  'I i.e.-e m itntriHioii danger  . of fahin.' into  '.re /,.ii,d������ of   t.-ie   Chinese.  'J'.-.at    wu'ii'l    be * d'cfuler.     Jf   you   btay  clo,e to a J lUD-h'-.-', koI !ier no Oiiiiimen will  r.orr e j-eir y-.'J.    Tl.e n,|f,e<e ar������ a   nation  . of ;,V.tiooii������, *r'l tl.e w������tr  haH scarcely b.-en  Hi.'f r,.     I*   ''ifl"1  M-i-r)  a    r.ri.me,  the    f.'JiiiK.re  ��������� lenn uz r,.     I 'oir.l'  'ii' Jaf ii '//ill dliirt for  I'eJtln   i.efore   v-\ in'.cr break i  i.p and    the  i flood' ".uie  The Empress of Russia.  The youngest surviving child of the much  lamented Princess Alice of England, she  lost her mother when only six years old.  From the date of that sad event the motherless children of the Hessian family became  the special charge of their grandmother,  ��������� her Majesty, our Queen, who has always  shown a very particular interest in their  welfare, so that their education has been  as much English as German.  Until the death of their grand-uncle, the  old Grand Duke of Hesse, the household  of their father was'maintained on the moBt  modest scale, with no greater luxury than  could be obtained ��������� in England with an income of some ������3,000 a year. Visits to  England were included among tho special  pleasures in the lives of the, young Princesses���������with the general result that the  now Empress has even stronger associations  with England than with Germany, and  with the incidental result that English is  her common language with the Czar, her  husband. '<  Finally, as regards the German origin of  the Empress, it should be noted that the  Hessian Grand Ducal family suffered much  from the results of the war of 1SGG, when  the Hessians sided with Austria against  Prussia, and that for. :nanyr,yeare oil the  Hessian people entertained very bitter  feelings against Prussia.  NEW USE FOR A HUSBAND.  A Way for Bicyclist* to Kim i>cwiii-i llach-  ' Iiich While netting Exercise.  .A new contrivancsfor making a. husband  and his wheel both useful and agreeable is  suggested in the 'Album, Industnel. Let  the'bicycle bo securely fastened to the  ceiliug,' and raised.sufficiently to allow t,lle  wheels to turn in tho, air. Then uunneot  the wlieel worked by thc pedals with the  wheel of your wife's sewing machine by  means of a strap, and when she says "Go!"  startoli'at a breakneck pace and ring the  bell furiously, until she shouts "Whoa 1"  In this way a husband can make himself of  tlie greatest use to his wife, and at the  same time keep his muscles in splendid  .condition. ' .  The shoes are the common leather bro-  ".ms, but on the march the soldiers usually j  substitute the toe-lhong sandal to which  tliey have been accustomed. There -is no  show and gold braid in the Japanese army.  All are dressed alike, except that the  Imperial guard has the distinction of a red  band about the cap instead of the yellow  band that marks .the line. The officers  wear the red band and the lower grades  can only be told from tiie privates by a  cword and one or more small strips of color  on their sleeves. The general officers are  mdrked by smcdl stars on their sleeves.  Sailors dreee evactly like men of the British  oa.vy���������small Visorlcss caps and wide blue  trousers. There are few flags and no field  music.' Each division has a flag���������a red  horses are capable of ap������:miialiiic m it������ 8un 3n a white field. There ,ia no such  natural state. Ims well known mat wood tvUI,g as a drum or a fife in the whole Jap-  cau'be converted into miucr, not like  that   aneg"e army.    Tnere are a few bugles;    hut  jost what their military use may be I have  A Hai'd-Hearted Captain.  Dickens, wiio so often studied with de  lighted interest the applications of Eng  lish law to particular eases, would h>.vc  found a subject,worthy of his grimmest  humor in the fact, that when the master  of a fishing smack, cruising near where the  Elbe went down,'saw floating in the water  a dead body, which was'doubtless that ofa  victim of the great disaster, he made no  effort to rescue it from the waves and carry  it ashore for identification and burial. In  stead, he sailed past and away from the  doleful bit of flotsam as quickly as circumstances would permit, not, as one might  suppose because he was a particularly  hard-hearted and cold-blooded manner, but  because, " recently, after landing* body,  he had heen forced to pay the funeral expenses." Curious as that experience had  been, and delightfully illustrative as it was  of " crownere quest" wisdom, the captain  had no inclination to repeat it. One lesson  had been enough to teach him the great  principle that common seuse cannot be  allowed to interfere with consistency in the  enforcement of a Parliamentary Act, and  what iu comparision with that, is the continued agonized uncertainty of some Ger-  man wife or mother ?  ��������� Modern Fire-Eaters. ,  The fire-eating feats of two young men,  giving performances at the Olympia, in  Paris are attracting much attention. They  emit from their mouths and from their  fingers ends long,brilliaut streaks of flame.  When they shake hands as they enter a  crackling noise ia heard and long flames  shoot from their hands, which they vigorously shake for several seconds. One of  them projects a flame from his mouth,  holding out, haif a minute.' No odor is  perceptible while the performance lasts.  It is prohab'e lhat tho combustion i.s due  to very volatile essences, but the fire-eatirs  won't say what il is and guard their secrets  carefully. To heighten the weird effect  the hall is darkened just before their  appearance, and they are dressed inured  Mephisto costumes, symbolic of the "fiery  devils."  The Worms Turn.  Stranger���������I understand that there has  jupt been a lynching horo?  Native���������Yep. Some time ago ' one of  om- eili/.ens received a cahitliumpian serenade on his weddin' night. All the toughs  n town was there, and the noise could a'  heen heard live miles. Finally he fired into  'em with a slioi-gun,  Have yon lynched him for that?  Niiw, ' We've jiiHt been lyiioluii' the jury  w'al found him t'tiilly,  p.p.ow. (Ai'/'-r'.-f. ior;ri".-Ai r"-ri.  1 have jiMt read Toe newi-paper, account'!  of the df ath o! f.er.-ral (Jlero, ,tt Wer-Hai-  Vv'ei ; ai-,0 ot a eorrenpon (Mil. I do not  think lhat lli" f,orri-c| ond'nt. rc-ferr'j.l to  v,;is ei'r.er it l!iirop-*iri or an Arriononn.  'I li'-re aie n.itivit r������y,'.rteri with the nrmie-.,'  and they aic rein.t: unlile follow;-. They are  chiefly deice'id'iiitH of the S unri or SohIii  cI.ish, whowj forefal hern were armed re-  la.tiers under the feudal Hyfltem of the old  Daiintov.    They oling lo tho oxorcisc of the  At the Breakfast Table.  Landlady ��������� Well, I must do something to  keep i de woll from the dooiv  Bonrdei���������1 don't know that it is altogether necefciiry. Let him come in and  tackle one of yi iir tireukfasti", and 1 don't  Uniik he'll ever trouble you again, .  A Great Problem..  J,-���������. Kiliboii'.'li'rk ��������� 1 am engaged on a  gi-e,, t pro' I', m,  Maine Miigniila���������What is it?  .Joe I'.���������How long ought a young man on  ^7 a week tike a gnl sleigh riding ut ?5  ���������in hour?  'Ihe English Language.  Oilier (inquiring of hotel clerk at !) a.  tn,)���������Is Mr.'.JoncH up?  Clerk���������Yes sir,  (Jailer ���������In he down 1  Clerk��������� Y< s mr.  (j-iPcr���������Ah, thanks. I'll ctep into tho  breakfanl room and see him.  ABOUT THE HOUSE  A Chair Cushion.  Not a new way, but a very good and  simple one. When it is desired to give the  cushion height, square corners may be  secured by turning in the corners, after the  cushion is filled, and sewing together the  two vertical .edges ,thus formed; the,  amount turned in decides the heigiith or  thickness of the cushion. This is much  simpler, than the sewing of a btrip between  the, top and bottom of tiie cushiou. In  covering, the same plan may be'pursued,  except that the material for the top should  be cut large enough to cover the aides aud  front, turning over the lower edge where  it may be faced with anything convenient.  If preferred, the cushion proper may be  made in the way described, and the cover  made with a strip of the same or a contrasting material sewed between top and  bottom to form the sides.  Floor finish.  Perhaps you have decided to discard an  old carpet and use rugs on the floor 'accord-  jug to the healthy fashion now so much  favored. If the boards are tolerably well  matched tho cracks can'be filled liefore it  is stained. Make some thin boiled pusto ;  thicken it with newspapers pulled into bits,  and harden it with two .teaspoonfuls of  alum to thc quart. Fill the cracks with  the help of a case knife. Now stain the  floor with that already prepared, found at  any shop where paints arc sold. Avoid  the black walnut stain, which is so dark ��������� as  to show dust. Light cherry slain is prc-  fcrahle.-tho'.igh some,like'the oak. ���������They  are both easily mixed at homo by taking a  gallon of boiled oil, two-thirds of a cupful  of "dryer," a little more than that of turpentine, and,tinting with burnt sienna or  raw umber. , The former gives tho cherry,  tho latter thc oak.  A Good.Recipe.  A clever woman who, while the mother  of six bright youngsters, is still fresh and  fair, although obligeil'to do a great deal of  planning to make things in her houscnold  como out even, .was asked recently what  she did to' keep herself looking so young.  "Ton hours' sleep/',funny papers, good  novels, and the society of bright people, is  my medicine" ahe said in reply. "Then I  eat no highly-reasoned dishes, very little  meat, plenty of vegetables, fruit and coffee.  1 use water copiously, outside and in, and I  am a happy woman. My souse'of the  ridiculous is my only tonic." Itt sounds  Bimplo enough, certainly.  H  f OE TOE MURDER,  THE CHAPiGE  ON WHICH   ARTHJ/i  DICKS IS' ARRESTED.  ' -    To Tell a Fresh Fish.  Fish^that arc not fresh genorats a poison  in the system that may lead ,(to serious  sickness and skin diseases. In purchasing  fish it is a i;ood plan to sse.lhat the flesh is  firm." If an indention made by the linger  remains in the article it should never bo  used. It is also a good plan to see that tho  eyes are plump and gilfs red. , These  latter tests are not, however, infallible, for  the reason that when fish get old the dealers  cut thsir 'lends oil', and some of them paint  the gills so dexterously that tho purchaser  mignt easily be deceived.  , Ironing1 a Sheet.      ��������� ^  Try folding sheotB so that they may be  ironed with but little troublo. Firstdouble  them crosswise po that the right sides shall  be together, turn hack tho hems so that they  will be even with the fold first made, then  double lengthwise of tho seam ; iron each  outside where the hem is, press out the  edges and the inner part will be pressed  enough���������in most cases entirely smooth.  Useful Recipes.  Fisherman's Soup.���������Any sort of fish may  be used, the smallest fresh fish resulting  from the day's angling of a small boy, or  one or more kinds of salt water fish. Cover  three "pounds of fish with a quart of water,  adding a tomato, a leek, a small carrot and  one onion, with parsley and the usual soup  herbs; cook lo a pulp and press through a  sieve, rejecting skin and bones.to f *.cihtale  the process. Return to the soup keltle,  and add a quart of hot water and a pint ot  hot milk, season to taste, adda tablespoon-  ful of butter rolled in Hour and when it  comes to a boil pour into the soup tureen  over dice of ffieri or toasted broad. For a  change yon may put in the tureen a half  cupful eich of dice of boiled turnip and  celery.  Potato Chowder.���������Cut one-half pound of  salt pork into thin slices,' fry slowly for a  few rBinin.es, then add four or five onions  sliced, cook slowly till a light brown. Place  a layer of sliced potatoes in a stew" kettle  then a la>er of pork and oniens, and dredge  Well with pepper, Hour and a little salt.  Repeat the layers until pork and onions are  used, thenudd perhaps three pints of water,  let come slowly to a boiling point and  simmer forty minutes. A cup of sweet  cream and some rolled crackers may be  added just before serving.  Parsnip Fritters.���������To half a dozen boiled,  mashed parsnips, udd two tablespounfuls  of (lour, two boalen e^gs, and a little pepper  nnd salt.. Form into litlle cakes mid brown  in butter.  Corn "Shipperk."���������One quart of creamy  sour milk, a scant toaspooniul of saleratus,  one beaten egg, pinch of salt, and one table-  spoonful of wiieat Hour. Then make with  coinmeal tho thinnest butler yon can manage io turn on lhe griddle, which thould  be very clean and well greased. Drop in  small cakes.  Two Sorts of Pride.  Little   Misi   Mugg   (proudly)���������Pop has  bought this houto, and paid for it, too.  Litlle    Miss     Freckles    (loftily)���������We  wouldn't want to be   known as the ow;ier3  ol nich a inisorahlc house as that.  Little Mms Mugg (angrily)���������Vou live in  a worse one.  Littie Miss Freckles (triumphantly)���������Wo  only rent it.  A good fighting st.isk is a good working  Htoek���������po the South Africi Company have  discovered in the ca^e of the vanquished  Mauihe'.e. Not beniL' allowed to live upon  plunder any longer, they have taken to  peaceful industry, and arc proving themselves much in.'ie u������eful than the comparatively feeble M i-honas*, u horn they u'-ed to  victimize and exploit.  A -*f-trtllii<; H-jMMi-.cry��������� ���������������-<-   oil Start t"  Fjre?���������Host of (Fie VlcUm'.-. Clothes M-jj  ing���������,lu latcrctiug r.������ct DUcIo-*'''!"  lim ������*������H(-iiiorle:ii. -'I  A despatch fioin Toronto says:���������Artb".|  A. Dicks, husbund   of lhe unfortunate vj<  man who was found dead in her home on t,\  Helen's avenue after the fire there on Salijj  day morning last,!ias been arresied,charg'j  with (tho wilful murder of   his wife.    Ai  though the circumstances surrounding tj|  fatality had a somewhat suspicious axiper.J  ancc, and  the, large, amount of  iusuriini  carried by the dead woman,'excited sor;j  comment,  the , decision of  the  Crown-  place the man uuder arrest came rather ujl  expectedly, and was doubtless  accelerauj  by certain developments yesterday, whio'p  greatly strengthened tho suspicion of tl]  Crown that foul play had,existed, and thsj  the holocaust which devastated that lonel  house last Saturday morning was deliberate  ly planned and all too successfully carrie 1  out.  ���������SEARCHING   THE HOUdr..  Detective Vernoy made a thorough hi  spection of the house ou St. HelenVavenue  What   furniture had    romaiued   after th]  partial removal and the fire had been take]  away,and the place was empty aud dese'rteti  No attempt had been made to close thf  house up, and tho boys of the vicinity aril  neighbors generally had run riot wlierevtj  it waa safo to go. A few hours before thi  officer put in an appearanco, howevorl  the owner had had the windows aud dooij  boarded up, so as to secure it from furthel  outBide iuterferenco, although the key wn,J  still in possession ' of Mr. Dicks, tho lat<)  tenant.    < , '  The detective made n minute searcli  through the house, beginning with thit  cellar where the furnace stood and wher.j  the lire started its terrible work of deatfj  and destruction. The furnace is set in ail  excavation a foot or fifteen inches deep,anil  the top is about two feet from ihe bottonl  of the rafters supporting the 'floor of th-f  store above. From the top of the furnacl  the hot air pipes run in the usual waf  acrosb thc cellar in dillereut directions, brj  none near enough to'the rafters to appeal  dangerous. The smoke-pipe, which is tl>T  only pipe that could gut red-hot, is fuj.'3  three feet below the nearest part of fll  rafleraj and runs parrallel lo a brick wall  upon which thero is no woodwork of aul  kind.  A  STAltTIilNII  WISCOVEKY.  While examining tho pipe which heal  the store, entering the register in the stcf  floor just threo feet six inches from its col  neotion with the furnace, the search"?  noticed a blackened, battered object, wedgj  between the top of the pipe and the florf  and on pulling it from its hiding-place wej  startled to find ihatrit, was a tive-gallf  coal oil can. Tho can was frozen hard f  the pipe, aud required a little persuasion!  release it from its surronndiugs, and wl  got out the side was aeen to ,be pressed!  where it had laid on the pipe.' It was lyf  acroaS_tho pipe, about at an angle of I  degrees, tho top pointing rouiheast,, or !  wards the fui-uaco. Tne solder., fustenil  tlie top lo tho body of tho can had melij  and the handle and rim at the mouth w  gone. The tin was seared and blacken]  as if the burning oil had run out and blaj  over it as it escaped. Theie wus no s|  of the wooden case which usually covj  these cans. . '  The diameter of the can is eleven inch  and the space between   the rafter  and  pipe at the point it was  found   is only|  inches.    At the junction of tho  pipe w.-f  thc furnace,   however,   there is a  space  sixteen inches, and here the can could ha  been inserted and then  I'USllU)  up the riPE  until it jammed in the   place it was four  The only other possible manner, appareij  ly, in which it could have got there won  have been through the floor above, but i  lhe appearances are  against  that  theorfl  inasmuch as considerable force  must  has  been used to smash in   the side of the ca  as it was when found.    The extent of t|  indentation in lhe  tin,   and, therefore,  the force used to wedge it into its'crampj  quartern may   he  gathered   from   the fJ  that tbe distance from thc top of the pi|  lo the floor at that point  is only eight i  a quarter inches, while the diameter of  can,    as has   beeu mentioned,   was elcvl  inches.    The vessel wa.n, of course, emptf  except for a- small cake  of ice  and fro-fl  straw, which had  evidently  dripped  in  it from the floor aboveand congealed.  '    Till: UP sTAlH"* ROOMS.  Upstairs, tho front loom over thcstol  which was occupied on tl.enightoi the fil  was burned right   out,   and   immediattl  behind, between it and the   staircase, *  the little room where the couple slept tl_  night.     It was   slightly burned.    All   tl  furniture was gone, bu. on the floor lay(t|  or three articles of clothing frozen   to , r  floor.    These were a coat, vast and pants  woman's skirt,and an undergarment.    l|  back part of the house   was  not   hurn*|  Half way down the stairs were  found   |  remains of a hand lamp which hadupparcl  ly been broken  where it was found,  will**-.-' aim: Till" CLOllllS V  at the inquest Dicks swore hia wile Of  had a nightdress on. Her clothr-J ai  missing, however, except the two carineif  mentioned, but by the body on the H ior j  tho store was found the remains of wlj  appeared to be a black or dark blue clil  jacket.  Another eirciiinstari'-ewliich is at pre?!  unexplained is thai Dicks aivoro that thi  had supper on Friday evening about]  o'clock, but although the die did not oeJ  until 44 hours later it is understood Hi  post-mortem disclosed the fact tlnl  deceased's stomach was full of food, vcl  slightly digested. Hy thisiippnriiiitly shgl  circumstance it. may lie possible for mc Jul  experts to.say how long after the food w.j  eaten death overtook its   victim.  Hxactly what the  theory   of the  Cr-i\  will be  has   not been disclosed,   nor is  probable any inkling   of  it  will be gi\--h  uatil   the  case comes   on   for -Mngistori  investigation.  A Glance Abroad.  Th^ London Fire Brigade has recenlS  adopted lhe ".siren" whistle in use ii|,  ships, uud the eir������ct of it at the fires isp.-  to he indcscribab'c. It is a weird, wij  fiendish cull, winch terrifies every h-jrscj  lhe neighbor!.cod,and even unncri-c.-mrof  men, THE   KOOTEXAY   MAIL.  =9  SPANISH MARCH.  * MADRID.  (TO MADRID.)  ���������n- n n n  ���������-    JZ-   1*" r-0<, | .*-  Con Gratia.  '^m  -i-e-r-o-  HENRY GREENO.  Tempo marziate.^.   *-  PP  %������=**���������  -���������������������i-?r  :<K=r5.  SP*  it* l>  i r -' '_ la  ^        I ei  E2S=PZ  -������������-  -=H-  .������?���������  \5?���������r-���������-5S=L -r���������^ p ���������ter^-*���������bet-p^a  D    t^TJs   ������3   i*J   !  'j������.  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'  The recentarrangement of the represents,  tives of Hothschiids for the protection of  , the credit of'the United States is not tho  first time that tliey have come tothe rescue  of governments in financial embarrassment-  They are now the most powerful bankers  in the world, and the ditferent branches of  the family in the various capitals of Europe  oordially support each other without being  1 bound in an absolute partnership. , They  ' have seen their greatest competitors in  England go to the wall���������Overend, Guruey  fe Co., in the panic of 1S66, and the Bar-  ngs in 1S90. So rapid hag been the extension of their financial power that one of  'their enemies has written a book under the  title "The Rothschilds, The' Financial  Rulers of Nations," in which he seeks ti"  show that they have their emissaries ia  3very cabinet, and have been able to manipulate the stock market for tho extinetioo  of their rivals.  One of4 the early achievements of a mem-  oer of the house,Nathan Mayer Rothschild,  was a hasty trip from tho field of Waterloo  to Loudon, whero he arrived before news  of the battle had reached the Government  or the bankers. He was on the staff of  Wellington, ami, as soon as the battle wa8  over rode at break-neck speed to Oiteud,  traversed the btormy channel at  TUB IIISK'OF HIS LITE  by a liberal use of gold, and was on the  Stock Exchange the next morning with an  iir.as calm and indilfercut as though buttle  Gelds played no part in~his"peaceful trade  of financier, Thc public knew only of tho  events of two days before Waterloo, when  the Prussian Field Marshal, Diucher, had  been beaten by a detachment of "tlie French  army at Ligny.' The gloomy air of Rothschild and the reports which were set in  motion of tho,defeat of tne allies caused a  sudden tumble in the prices of securities.  The secret egents of the hoi.se seized tho  opportunity to make ouoriuous purcnases  of the English consolidated stocks, and  Hoih.'ichild realized millions, when, a fow  Jiours lawr, t'lo news of the Groat liritish  victory reached Loudon.  It was no! altogether by fiiicssc,liowcvcr,  that the M.oMi'-'.hililit built up the   strength  of their house. The founder, Mayer Am-  schel Rothschild, Was the son of a poor  dealer in furniture and bric-a-brac at  Frankfort,.and waa a banner there   at the  time of the Napoleonic invasion. The elector  of Hesse placed in his 'custody a sum.'of  about 15,000,000 francs in coin (������3,000,000)  which was transmitted in part to the son  in London,' the same Nathan Mayer, whose  hasty trip from Waterloo has ' just been  described. General Marbot, in his*"Mem-  oirs of Napoleon," tells of' the vain efforts  of the Emperor to force the old m*n to  surrender the money. A commission went  to his establishment and minutely examined  the vault and the books. Menaces and  intimidation were' in vain, however, ic  persuading Rothschild to divulge the whereabouts of the treasure, and the commission  undertook to play upon his religious  scruples   by    demanding   an   oath.      He  , REFUSED TO TAKE IT,  and there was talk of putting him under  arrest. Napoleon did not quite .care to  venture such an act of violence, and an  effort was then made to win the old man  by the promise of gain. They proposed to  him to leave him half the treasure if he  would deliver the other' half to the French  officials. They promised him a receipt in  full, accompanied-' hy a certificate proving  that he had yielded only to force and that  he was blameless for the seizure of, the  entire amount. "But the probity of the  Jew," says Marbot, "led him to reject his  proposition ',nnd they left him in peace."  The Elector, having returned to power  in 1S14, the Frankfort banker returned to  him exactly the deposit which had been entrusted tohim. Thetermsof thedepositgave  tho Rothschilds the benefit of the interest  earned by the money while in their custody  and was a large element in the foundation  of their fortune.  ' Nathan Mayer Rothschild had been established in London as early as 17!).'l, and  married there in , 180fi the daughter of a  rich. Jewish banker, Levi Birnct Cohen.  During tho war with Spain Nathan Mayer  was enarged, in concert, with his father,  with trausmittinu to the Duke of Wellington in Spain thc funds which the English  Government desired to place there. He  was reported to have gained in eight yearB  by these operations 30,00^,000 franes ("56,-  000,000). a high premium, which is ex-  piained by the risks mid difficulty of transmitting specie on many occasions across  France and through the lines of  TUB    HOSTIU:     ARMIES.  Nathan Mayer was al-to employed in  transmitting to the continental powers the  immense subsidies which were allotted  them by Great Britain. Thty amounted in  a single year to ������11,000,000 (������55,000,000).  These remittances were generally made by  means of exchange operations, and the  Ucll.Hchilds knew so well how to balance  them ogainst loans made by the continental  power-* and ordinary commercial exchanges  that during the eulire period exchange upon  the continental capitals was nearly always  favorable to England. Nathan Mayer took  advantage of the many fluctuations o.c die  Stock Exchange to swell his fortune, ant? i;  is claimed that within five years he tunicO \  over his capital 2,500 times. ;  After tbe abdication of Napoleon and the  general peace, Nathan Mayer had charge  of the issue through the London market of  large loans on account of the Kingdom of  Prussia, the Russian Empire, the Empire  of Austria, Hungary, the Kingdom of  Naples, thc Empire of Brazil and the  Kingdom of Belgium. Iu the meantime  other branches of the house .were acquiring  a similar position in the Continental capitals. One of the brothers, Anseim Mayer,  continued the business at Frankfort. Another, Solomon, established himself at  Vienna, whero he quickly attained a prom-  nentpositiouover the other banking houses  and strengthened his hold by the negotiation of public loans. A fourth brother,  Carl, established himself at Naples, where  tor 40 years he conducted the financial  operations of the Governments of the Italian  peninsula.'   But  THE MOST IMi'OIl'i-ANT  establishment w-as that founded -by James  Rothschild, at Paris, after the close of the  Napoleonic era. He was charged with  paying to the allied powers the war indemnities due from France, and as his power  grew he acquired a practical monopoly over  the issue of French securities.  These five'branches of the original banking house, although formerly .iistiuct from  each other, acted 'in concert, and one seldom undertook an important transaction  without consultation with the others. The  establishment at Naples was abandoned  ifter 1860, but a son-in-law of the Roths-  childs iiimcd Lambert established a bank  at Brussels. The New York branch is  under the direction of the Belmonts, and  the original Belmont was a German Jew  named Schoenberg, who, on reaching the  United States gave a Norman form to his  name. Prof. Olaudic Jannet.of the Catholic  Institute of Paris, from whose brilliant  bonk,'"Le Capital, la Speculation, et la  Finance Au Uix-Neuvieme Siecle," many  of theie facta are derived, sums ,up the  present nttiiude of the Rothschilds, and  their prominence jn tho financial world as  follows ���������  "The financial piwer of the Rothschilds  has recently been combined with a political  power, which, though not publicly proclaimed, is noufi the less effective. Nathau  Mayer understood the, interest which he  had in keeping always informed in advance  of hia competitors, laud even of Cabinets,  regarding financial and political even's  which might have an influence upon his  speculations.    He   organized    a  complete  this situation. At the Bame time that tbe  Emperor Francis II, created the -five  brothers Barons of the Holy Roman Empire,  he named'James Rothschild'hiB Consul-  General at Paris,and conferred the same on  function Nathan Mayer at London. Thettson  of the last was created a Baronet.  " In consenting to take charge of a loan  for King   Ferdinand   I.   at   Naples,   the  Rothschilds  required that  he  choose for,  ,       ..       , ,   , , ��������� . ,  Minister of Finance the Chevalier Medici, ithftt.tlme fche y������ung lady waa 18 years of  who was their creature.   In France, if one  age.'   Her malady  took the form  of what  ANIMAL IN A GIRL'S STOMACH.  George W. !HIIIar<i' Haughtcr Hi Relieved  of the Paw.  About three years ago a daughter of  George W. Millars, of Detroit, was attacked  with what physicians diagnosed as an  aggravated form of   stomach trouble.    At  can believe Mr. John Reeves, the Roths  childs were all powerful under the Govern  ment of July in matters concerning foreign  .policy. They' occupied the position of  arbiters of Europe, and brought about in  1S-10 the fall of M. Thiers, whose quarrelsome policy threatened the existing peace.  It was they who in 1871  DICTATED   "TO  51. THIERS  the conditions of the loan for the national  ransom, and they have been accused of  having in 1S82 compelled the unjust and  disastrous bankruptcy of. the Union Generate.    ',  " Sir Lionel de Rothschild, who succeeded 'to the London banking house on the  death of Nathan Mayer, in 1830, was  elected a member of the Commons by the  " City," and   was the occasion in   184S of  was classified as a "gastric lump," and she  suffered a great   deal   of pain.    She waa  exceedingly nervous, and was  frequently  seized with severe choking spells.  "From the first tho girl was imbued with  what we thought was a strange fancy,'  said Mr. Millars. "She insisted that there  was something1 alive in her stomac'-', that  she could feel it crawling,' and that the  terrible choking,spollB were caused by its  coming up toward her throat. She also  claimed that the severe spasms of paiu were  caused by the movement of thc thing, whatever it might be, \n crawling about.''  The best doctors in the city.attended the  girl, but gave  her no relief.    Finally  her  fa"her decided to try  a female clairvoyant  ..       -:.       i    , .,, ,       .-i, !���������.-.   ' physician, who it was claime. I, had removed  the voting of a bill by which he was admit- , f   J  ,     >',   ,.      ,    .     ...    ' ,        ,  ��������� b - ���������������      . .        . ' lizards and other liviug things from human  stomachs.    Ti:e family   physician,  Dr. W.  ted to Parliament on taking the oath ,ou  the Old Testament. His son, Nathaniel,  the fourth of the name, was elevated to  the peerage in 1880. Sir Lionel, solidly  supported by his'immense capital, and  taking account of the prejudices of public  opinion, renounced thi: manipulations of  the market and the profits on margins  familiar to his father. He occupied himself almost exclusively with the issue of  public loans. He was the accredited agent  of the Russian Government at London. He  placed durinor his career ������IGO,000,000 (S8,-  O00,000,000)"of time loans���������that is, for  which he personally guaranteed the payment "on a definite dato except as he divided tho transaction with the other branches  of,tlie family."  courier service, even to the extent or  stations for  CAKl'IEr. l'KIEOSS.  It is thus, it is said, that he apprised Lord  Aberdeen, the chief of the English Cabinet'  of the first news of the revolution of July.  He maintained emissaries in every Cibi-  ner. The Che\alier de GenU, the keen,  unscrupulous but always essential assistant  of Metternieh, was at Vienna the friend of  Solomon Rothschild, and oDe may eaiily  comprehend what this familiarity might be  worth to him. Auselm Mayer, who succeeded his father, the old Amschel at  Frankfort, had a clientele of all the reign-,  injr or expectaut German Princes ; the list  of Uu loms he made them is the explaua-,  Hon of hia omnipotence in Germany.  <^  vernnients have, indeed,   countenanced  , British Silver.  The "Hall mark" shows where the gold  or silver article upon which it is stamped  was manufactured or assayed���������boing a  leopard's hend for London ; a castle and  lion for Ediuburg; a tree anil salmon, with  a ring iu its mouth, for Glusgow; an anchor '.  forBirmingham;thrce castlesfor Newcastle;  a dagger or three wheat sheaves for Chester; a castle with two wings for Exeter ; a  crown for Sheffield ; five Elions and across  for York, and the figure of Hibernia for  Dublin. "Duty mark" is the head of the  sovereign, showing that the duty is paid.  The "standard mark" for gold is : For all  England, a lion passant; for Edinburgh1, a  thistle; for Glasgow, a rampant lion; and  for all Ireland, a crowned., harp, 'j'he  "-'standard' mark"'for silver is the name  throughout tho United Kingdom, viz : the  figure of Britannia.  R.  Buker, was   in   attendance   when the  woman went into a trance.  "I see it I" she cried. "It's a horrible  thing, and it'salivo. Ibis crawling around  iu the girl's stomach. It is covered with  thick fur and has sharp claws. It has made  a ncbt .in thc lower stomach, and that is  what makos the girl gag so. We mupt kill  it and get it out. Wc will never get rid of  thc thing until it is killed."  While still in a trance she dictated a  I prescription which she suid would kill tho  beast, and on Friday ihopoorgirl was relieved  of tho foot of some animal. It is covered with  a thick fur, about the color of a rat, provided  with sharp claws and is not unlike the fool  of a kitten. It is thought thc animal came  through tho penstock when very small and  that the girl must have swallowed it while  taking a drink in the dark, -  Aristotle was said toi have remembered  " the names' of 'all .animals, fish aiid .'insects.' . 7''        A     'y A  Had Been Thinking.  , Little Dick���������When 1 grow up I'm goin'  to invent a new kind of furnace to heat  houses.  Proud Mother���������Mamma's little darling 1  You have been oljset-ving and thinking  since you have been hoiping to tend the  furnace,   haven't you?  Little Dick���������Yes, indeed. I'm goin' to  invent a furnace wot rakee so hard that  little boy's pupas will have to tend it  theireelvee.  The Effect of Kindness.  Docs your husband ���������.smoke very much ?  No, indesd, I find the best way to manage him is to let him have his own way.    .  You didn't encourago him; to smoko?  ���������   Certainly.    I bought him a box of cigars  myself and told him fo go right ahead.  Ho  smoked once after that and then (gave up  the habit.  .     . !  FRICTION WITH GERMANY.  Delations Hctwccn lina-lnn-l and Reruiany  are Strained���������Emperor lYllltaiit'ti Tall  Talk���������Rt'iiriinaiidud    by   the   ltritlvb  Press.  One'cause ot the friction between Franc������"  and England has been removed by the  signing of the agreement relative to the  Sierra Leone boundary, but there are still  other, points to settle which may' prove  vastly more troublesome. Egypt must  always bo a bone of contention so long as'  the British persist in occupying the country, and that there'is no immediate prospect  of their evacuating is made apparent whenever this vexed' question comes up for  discussion. England in other respects ia  showing a desire to conciliate France, and  were it not for the rabid utterance.* of a  certain class of Parisian journals, which  keep up  A CONTINUAIj XAGftl.SG,  the two .countries   would   soon be   on  the  best of terms.    M. Ribot, the new Premier,  j has friendly inclinations toward the United  ��������� Kingdom, biit he has to be   on   his   guard  i against false constructions, which the press  i  referred to is quick to put upon   any  conduct opposed to its own   particular  views.  Recent events, however, show that.England   ���������  has more to fear from Germany on colonial .  subjects than   from, France.    Within   the  pusb fortnight   frequent   conferences   have  taken placo between the Gorman,Ambassador and Lords   Rosebery   and  Kitnberley.  The occasion for these interviews is the fact ���������  that the policies of   the   two   countries' in '  South Africa have come iu collision.    Relations between Emperor William and   England have been somewhat strained  of late,  and   the  strain has not heen decreased   hy  the better   understanding  established  between  England and Russia.    The 'railway'  which the President   ot the Transvaal   has  constructed between   his   capital  aud   the  frontier   received   considerable    aid   from  German investors.    At the Transvaal frontier it joins the Dclagoa Hay railway.    Thc  acr-iiisitinn by England of (he latter railway  would be a step toward controlling Delagoa  ,  Bay itself, and tho Emperor has  intimated  in  PllETTY 9TKONO TE14MS  th.it he will not allow the bay to pass into  tho hands of Gieat Britain. Tory organs  are warning Emperor William lhat such  language should only be used by one able  to bt.ck up his words by deeds. This, they  say boldly, the Emperor is not in a position to  do and England is not like Iy to quake at his  taking a lea' out of the ami- English policy  of Prince Bismarck. The young Iimperor  is reported to be angry over the criticism  of the lintish press. He lecalls the fact  that only a few months ago these same  newspapers toadied to Germany, and had  nothing but pleasant allusions to himself.7  But in the face of the last arrangement of :  Imperial friendships, which leaves Kmperor  William considerably exposed, he is forced  to acknowledge the truth of much tbey say, .  and relieve his mind by patriotic addresses  to "my army." ' , '        ' e  M  11 ii  KOOTENAY  >iAiL.  \<i  LOCAL IT.SMS.  ' liivirc i-u'i-  1.������������!'-.iff !���������* iii'oul 1.' >',[������������������':". tip a  "'Illllli'lil  lif fi'ii  li.lt -'��������� ,  ,1    .'.l-io'i.    Ii:ivi"',-fi'l'.   r-b'tllc-l    foi  NeKon (iii jii'iul.-iy by wnv of llic Wig-  V..'llll.  (_'hi"f Jii'-ucc l>.ivi������ went 1 hi'(iiis*h *..i  Xo. i \\'i'..lin'oii.-iy iiiorniiif; buiiml tor  Oftaw.i.  iir. J. il- Kellie, M.P.P.- is ivpnrte.1  a*-, rrossiii}.; frnm VtiiicoUv.-i I��������� ��������� yi,-t>ir..u  on till' steamer Oh.irmer I.i*-t TtU'.-il.iy.  Johnny Carter h.'n Kivi-n three <if,lns  .unique   minstrel   -shows   in    ihlrerent  paixsof rli'.yiowu io LiiL' great dehyal  of all wlio at'tcndeil.  iir. R. K.'Sinilh. "im is iifi-formins  Shannon'.-, contract f������i" hauling-ore, i.s  do\vi,i tin' liver iuokin^ "ifi.'i in.itf cr-".  Al)iiiit2."j tons of ci-O'iiro now moved  daily.  The y.I'.S.C.K. will hold their meeting on   M.iiid.iy, ISth   hist.    .Suhjuei.���������  " Wiimiiiic oilier.-;���������fi-oin what lo what  ���������ind   how.'"'    O.   Li-u'.h   will   lead , the  ,  mei lintf. i  G. It. CuimiiiKhaiii en mo in from  ���������Edmonton ������ few day- ago .mil reports  delightful weather there. He shipped  tfr-ain'liei-o l.it-t. summer and will donbl-  1i>.-p iiri.'iiiu-i! for fiitin-e hu.siiK's*- in the  ,saine lim*.''        ,,  Joe O'Connor-is' s-o mueh h.-lierof hi.--  brokeii log-hnno (hat. he gets around  comfortably on I'l-iiU-lic*. 11" will ]>"  on bund'for work sixain hrf-irc" tin-  jnifli train- can move over flu- fcfttil.  Amei'ie.-'ui ("oodyear i-uhbei s in menV,  women's, missc***', boys' and children's  sizes at Ooui'susi''.-.  Service iii''lhi: IVosbyterian chnrrh  to-morrow evenini; at. 7.30.* Subject ���������  ' -"The new liirlh. Wh.-if is rl.j'" S.ib-  bath school and Uiblu class at, 2".j'j p.m.  Strangers- welcome to .-ill service.'--.  ' A full cut" of way fiei-^lit woiit, south  on iMondav, aii<i <������:i, Tiun-sd.i.y two carloads of beef cattle) from Onliraiy went,  down the. line, one of which goes to  Three Vorks and the other to Nul.-on.  F J. [. Woodrnwconfii'mes in chai-i,'i-'  of fhe'TLiill bincher shop at Heveb'tolie  foi'John U. Hull ic Oo. Win. li. Hull  & Co.' t;il-:e Donald and Golden, but all  other place;- in J'i.O. are atiaeheil to the  ' .Kamloops headquarters.  iir--. F. Jk-Oai'tv .'in'ft, her daughter  Maggie relumed 'Tn.e-.day from iifuui'  - iveekw' visit among friends in S.'.-ilhle  and T.-n.-oiiia. ALi'/ii'-Caity prolonged  liLsid.iv by going to Victoria ami Vancouver,    lie is, expected i home to-day.  The men who nro on the wayfollig  JBenri this week struck a bonanza in thc  ��������� weather now prevailing, as 'it em-is.  the snow in splendid fthape for sledding  nnd walhing. it is bright and pleasant  witlrabom, 10 to*I.J degrees of finsfc  during the night.  Horace D. Hume is taking; a vacation  for a couple of months whiie the diner  IBni-kinglmin, ovei which he has  presided for a long time mir-t urn-pi-  itbly to the public." tcoes lo ilontreal to  !������,��������� put in order tor tho  siiinmei travel.  Trv on a pair of- fhiise comfortable  calf i'i tied "police" boots at Ooui-sier's.  Mrs.' !);��������� .'Meljean, de-irons of niajdng  a visit" to her parcnis. slavled on  Thuisdav morning for.fiellevilie, Om,.,  \vlwri> H't'V reside, iirs: ile-I.ean will  return about the last of April,'accom-  1 panied by her-mother''who will spend  the summer here.  The sawmill of the  Tievelsfoke Tmm-  lier Co. has  been  running  some tune  cutting 25,000 feet of 5\Stiniber 2Zi feeL  "  long for the river  bank   improvement,  Tt,hasal.-o cut 20,000  feet for the Ille-  cillewaet i-ivci\bi-;dge.   Having lini-hed |  these orders if has closed down again, j  Tourist car No. 1021 will be used as a l  dining  car   between    Revelstoke   and |  S.tluion 'Aim. while   the  regular diner ]  goes  ti.  Montreal.      .Mr.   Smith   lake.-. '  ���������cliai'trc-   cl!   it.   ,   Four   men   only   ate  needed   to take  cave  of  il,   *.\ h  Avere einploy^d on the diner.  I'M"  Ji-iriCorUK^t.iVuL.  [.'��������� ni)-<t!:ssi;n' to  thi-;   kditoii.]  T*-!'. >n .n.not l>i>i'e*.pon-iUc'fortIioO]ii:iious  ���������eil :>.. i-oru'-iioiiili-'i'.'-.  Sullivan of Salmon Arm.  To thu Exjitok of Tin-: i! vn.:��������� i  ������n\va letter hi your paper l.i^l, vreek  a'boul  file racket at .Salmon   Arm,  in  which   our  '���������local   Sullivan"  was  mi-  plicaleii. I need hardly say that I w.is  !���������( niewhat disgusted, lo think thatany  onediei-o could have ill-feeling enough  to send-vou such an ai-ticl.; for publication. I have been ar-un-unlcd with  Sullivan for sometime, and have never  known of him going around saving  Ihings about women and children, as  yon "convspondenl States, and as for  his being a loafer and a sponge, i-tich a  s-r.'ileiiient. is anything but correct.  Women and children here are not, so  nlenliful as we'would wish, and our  ioual John L. like the w,oo<l violet,  \\\-i:,tes his sweetness on the desert air;  hov.evei'we have a few of the gentler  sc.x, and ajipreciate. tliem all the uioj-e  on aecoiuit. of their rarity, and John L.  doi-Hii'f have fo go';iround hUe some,  wilh two pockets full of candies, and  when the one pocket is,empty, led  them lhat, he has lots more in Ihe otner  pocket, in order to -.-etain their sweet  (���������onin.-m v. Sullivan's eye catches them  too quick. As regards the light. I my-  -elf wa- not present, luitthinl- I here is  loo much ol' the "Shwtile little .Siiiiiu-  ioek" in S.'nilivan, to shake as yuurcoi-  i-e.-ponilerit says, ami a**, foivjiiiii being  lilivished, it is no ir'iek to .������������������"��������������� I 'fiv.ay  with a man who is far from being well.  Amy how I doubt if the vicfo;- fu-t any  be:lei than Sullivan did when he went  to bed thai, nighl. I hope your correspondent will be morn guard-, d in the  future, as regards the tiufh of Ids rep-  'l'l'seuuilion-) and a.s for Sullivan he ha-*-  in.-inv fi-iends at Salmon Ann. ��������� . ''  A Sqi'A'.i-. Dkat..  [We jiublish the above, which i.- one  of ' wocoMiuHuiic.iliotis received on the  -..-line .subject, and the'first one that  cai.ieto hand. ifr. Sullivan v, ill pe; hap.-  jVcl sufficiently vindicated by il.���������JiJi-i  ������������������ That Wages' Question Again. -  Sik.��������� Allow me as pei'smnahly one  of the ciew of'"moral as-'assiu--," to  l-eplv lo Mr, Cout'.siei-'s c.h-u'ges againsi  wo-.'kinginen as a, .whole and 'the  " managm" of a poi-k and beans oirtnl  in pai'ti'cnl.'ii'. ! am surprised that a  sfoVekeepev should have taken such  pains to hurt, the 'feelin;;s 'oi 'and  antitgoni-e those from whom he ex-  poci" to gel a. living, ,.'ind while his  letter shows well for- his independence  as a dealer in woi-kingnien's necessaries,  it a!-o' shows that he has seen fit to  lake a did'erent stand from that which  he took wl.on the- rate of wage-was  fir*I made public.. When ii in.tii is  eomj.'-ried to do The fights thing by-  Cot ic of ciretunstanees tie cannot eN-p/'ef  to have much ]ii-a,i-e for it. ill'.  (lom-sier never lifted his voii e agams'v  the low r.-iie of wages .until he-saw how  strong public opinion was against it.  and when at'iasf he did pake a move  in the lijSiit. dii-eciion it v.as loo late���������  other and hone^iei' fiiends of the  ' wovkinginen h.ul done the work ; the  rate of wages had been raised. _ Mr.  /'otiisicV'.*, slaleineiits aie not l'aels.  The man he i-.-fei'.- to a . '��������� nuiking tr.ule  for his emplovei-.-by villifying k-iendly  fivals" has been in nobody's employ  for at lea-t six months past, but- is his  own muster, ft .ippears as though iir.  Coursier's idea- were (using his own  (���������xpre*-ion) boyi in pique and nurtured  in malice, and as though, hi; wished to  '"ijure V.'orkingru.in and also the. em-  i plover* that he refers to. Working-,  1 mail is well known in this (own and  I di.-trict to be nil honest, upright, ui-  ! dusti-iou- and lawabidum citizen who  j has -ilw.-iv- paid 10U cent- on the dollar,  i Air. (.Yiu.-s'ei' miv? iir. Gatubl"s letter  ' ll', and is sullicieut to  NEWS OF THE DISTRICT.   o .  llufe Kiinpton is'transporting hogs  from Vrinnipeg to supply the demand  for pork at Fort Steele.  Okanagaii Mission, following the lead  of V'-rnon and Sp.tiltiiacheen, will soon  become a municipality. r  A fine team of horses, belonging to  Kvde Barker, was drowned in the  Kootenay River opposite Fort S'.oole.  Rev. E. P. Flewelling, of 'Kamloops,  is executor of the will of George Slack,  deceased, kite of Mabel J^ake, Okanagaii Valley.  S. I. Silverman'of   Butte, Montana,,  has   bought   the California. Poor-man  and Moveltv properties .of Trail  Creek,  and paid $20,000 fur thi4n.  An effort will he made to navigate  Okanagan ri\or the coming sunnner,  and a steamer, called the Fail-view,  will soon be launched for the service. ,,  Octave Dubois' hand got caught, in  the concentrator machinery at Pilot  Bav last week, and was so badly  mangled that it had, to be amputated  above the wrist. ��������� \   a '  A fine bridge is'being constructed  across the Knob-nay at Fort. Steele  under tlio direction of H. i- Ouinrsiiris,  P.L.S.' Six teams and 25 men are ,em-  ploj*od on the work.     ' i.  There will be two steamers running  between Lihby, iMontana,, and Fort  Steele tills sunimei"���������the Lilly and the  Annevly ; ,and one, the Gwendoline,  from Golden. Capt. Flowers expects  lo niake. the first trip of the Lilly eaily  iu April.    "       ,   '   ' '  ' Spokane is congratulating itself that  it i- rei-oirnized as the mining centre of  the Pacific Noithwest. How long will  it be. before it will become lhe mining  centre of the Urilisli Northwest, as far,  as the two Kootenays are concerned?  Perhaps the O.P.K. can answei.  O.ipt. S. if. Wharton, returns to  Spokane al'tera month's trip into the  Trail Crock and Slocan camps, and  gives glow'uig^iecounts of the richness  of flVe principal mint's. naming  especially the Iteco, Yakima and Slocan  Star.     -  3iirsurnt to the " Creditor's Trust Deeds  Acs, 1890,  1 and' Amending Acts.  , The lilotpient and talenteil ilrs. Har-  j-ett will open a special scries of i^'. ,ui-  t?elihtic. seivices in connection wilh Ihe  'Methodist, Church, next, Lord'-ll.iy^by  twu addi-c'-sos, at IthSi) a- m. and i-Ao  p. in. 'A cordial imitation is extended  to one and all. _ "Come, for all thing-  are now read".'.*'  The lower end of Front .-treeh for  ���������several blocks, begins to look like one  immense brush-heap or forest of brush.  All vacant.lots and street- arc filled  with them, and iir. Smith is looking-  for other fields lo conquer. One begin.-  lo wonder what can be done with such  a mountain of bru-li.. and there is yet  more to come.  The first i.-siu- of t he Rossland .l/.'-n >'.  the latest journalistic ventui'" in Wes-t  J\oulenay. is at hand. It iv-emhles  the l.ite'.V.'fj.-.v/u' Thnra and ]ii-om'i-*es  well.    The  editor say.-:    "The Minor  tract  iei-  i  <-nt to  intin hi- h-liv-i- wb'.i-ii   Mr*. t'"u-'*  ���������ubli-tu-d !:������-'.  ������������������'. <-ek. i.-   not-^nilic.i,-  llii'inv-'.Hiv.   .Mr. Cii'.usiet-  ���������tv  ' -hows ihe iviif-iiiwaiii,!.-- oi   ii-eliotr-  1 f**p*qii" :.-nothing to  iii   when   he ex-  pi-c- . - s,ii \-y.\> ;ion ,ir the s-ub^trinti.it  inci-.is*-  O". i-r  th'- late of  '.' a.c-= --e.f'-  J r o-*-l   to'   pr-vail.       S'lppo^ed. ��������� hi-;*--  ,  \Vell, 1-v u- sui.po-i-   rh.-'whole   thiug  iv,b,i .-uopi.-ition. ui.;. way. ymd  when  tin- iii'-T". -.r.-n-t-nipioy r!  at ^'L.oiJa d.iy  ', rtu-v oiit'f.t  to  h.i\*.- i-ii,'; r,-"d   it   -.v-i-  . .sn.il   b.tt   s'.im-ho"    th<-y  touid   not.  I >",r.Ml'. Cou.-s:el-."had   ;dl" tb<- b". -hie-y  tni'-i in.towr: b-en Kke j on 1 h" .-npposiT  ! tiori i- thtit $l.."V!\M)i:Id -fill he ih" x.itc.  i ��������� Youis trnlv. Ku. A:j,\i/.'..  >TOTIOF, l,S UERKBY G1V ION .that  ���������IS John Shannon, of \V*igwam Landing, near Revelstoke, in the District of  West Kootenav, in the Pt'oviiice or  British Columbia. Contractor, bus by  deed dated and executed by the Debtor  and Trustee on I lie-Itli day of March,  A.D. lS"*o, assigned all jii&.re.d and  personal property, which m.'tj' be seized  aud sold ' under' pxociitirfn,' to John  .lames Carment, of the C'iby of Kamloops. in the District of 'i"ale, in the  Province of British Colombia, Commission Aireut. for. tiie purpose of satis-  fving ratably and proportionately,  and without preference or priprit.y, the  creditors of the said .John Shannon.  The said deed was'executed by the said  .John Shannon, nnd the said Trustee,  John .Tames Canuerit. on the. -!t!i day  of ilat-ch, lSv)5. All pei-sons having  claims against the said John Shannon  are required to foi watd full particulars  thereof, duly verified, to the undersigned at Kamloops, B.C., on or before  tlie Kith day of April, 1S05. and all persons indebted to the s.iid John Shannon are required,lo pay such indebtedness lo the undersigned forthwith.  And notice is iu-rebv given that after  the Sill h d.-nv>f Anril. 18v������o, the Trustee  will proceed fo distribale the assets  a lining the piti tie*, entitled thereto,  hiving reirai'd fo tho claims of which  he .-liali I lien have, notice, and that ho  will not he lhibit- for the asset-or any  p.irt thereof -o distributed to any person of who-e debt or claim he shall  not then have n'btice.,  Dated at Kamloops, B.C., this 4th  davof March. IS05.  "(Signed)     J. .1. OARMEXT,  '   ca 'Trustee.  .-V ilFirriNC- of the Creditor*, of the  above   K.-tate will bu held at the'oftiiy'  1 of tiie 'JL'rusree ill tlie City of Kamloops  ' 1'..'., 'on   Wednesday.' the ISfch day of  ; March. IhM, at the hour of 8 o'clock in  llic afternoon,  'Srcuecl.       J. J. OARMKNT,  ' ' Trustee.  Koot<jii������v Rovers.  rHB FLAGS TO BUY .  T*  ^1.  a? *0L"P  &  jC^^^  TOVlBlOn  HARDWARE, STOVES : :  I ���������utrfLslML   s^s  EOCENE IN ��������� BARRELS AND''CASES..'  PRATT'S ASTRAL OIL IN CASES.  -:o:���������:o:-  l.lmf:  ������%,   B gf^iS BSM >?*tt!*,   H *&* -f *%i  POST-OFFIGE  STORE.  A iiio'I ing M.II- held   in   hewi*'   stoic-  on ^.iini.lay  niirhr   foi   l he purpose Of  md tin  will start nut withoiuinaking proini.-i'.-'' nvoiwuuzoig 'Au- loot b.ul team and unto its tine" -ubscribei-, and it ha-no ' elect ion ot Oth.el - lor I he eii-.mng y-ar.  mi-ion other than ohronh ling lhe, A f-'ooilly immeer ..I i .-.i ic.ii.ui.l ^V'1;"  jiiiiiiiH'MK'Wiof Trail Creel* di-trier and ! ������'"'��������� niendi. r- joined.   At. II..V ���������-���������""  doings   of  I he  people of  le  111.'  recording th  lb���������land."  il. N. < 'oiii-iei' is <ilfer imz   wi  boot- at yb.'U !o iZ4."/l per pair.  The followhltr i'elil ripp-.i''- .in f'.ie  Vaneonvi'." 'A'orl't of, f.'ii-'-.-i.iy, but  fiei'd- i ou.ir m.itiou. a- noil'iug in  r elation lo it I.,.- yl, 'ipp--.ii,-.( m lhe  (liiziftr. .Mr. Kii-kop i-. I.owe "i.ati-  rioiinceri   a.-   a   gne.-l    a1    lhe   ���������  rimit il  l'lotel.   Victori.-i.  on   'J u i'i v :    "I'm-  viui ial U nicer Is ir hop'ind v. lie ,-r- i' eil  j;i town l.'-diiy fro.u \'.de i n nun for  ICos-latid. ,"'oiii li Isrioi i-n.-iy. .'hii" M :.  Kirkiip '.".ill in ful ure :.������������������ -lali.n. d. lie  i-.-is rob'i-i and ph a-.'.ni .-L',e\'-:.'  kip.Ily .".'liog   -is   pi'-MuMii,  and   Dr.  il''!.('iii    for      viie-|,,'i -ide-il ;       '���������'.     W*  r.aim.' Ix'iiig clio <-n (.ml.tin: Alex.  i 'tmiii.il. -. -rib-'- q.i.nn : ll.ign Smsihe.  ..i-!i.i,i' .-iivii-iii-. i. .\ j.ph'uiioii*- lor  mi'ii.i ".'���������!.ip -vill '*.-��������� rc.'ii'. ed bv ll,"  -.-i i el. ������������������ ,\ I rom .\'h..m t ic n.l- . of I Im  rl-.b c m I"- h id.  .', im  I ?. '.'-ov-l -"i.'i A. \V. .M. into-!,  .u 11 .ed in town se-iei'il.iy rroin I>.im,o;e  Cr.-I.  C!..i-.   ilolten.    )'. V   W i!!-e>*.   Tom  Tl  tlie I  evtii'  A Crtivl of Tlrnks.  b-tr.-i .oif! I'lini'l1.  re!,.  " ii-'i.e  !, .i.i  io iiti-ii.irrl  ate ?,!r;. t-f; ii":,i:    J .a  .---,   Ilifir   l,e,o-t.l'e!(,  iiila  I  of  i-.  i'o n",  D<  i ild ;  e.ll.lp I.' -  i-Olii-p.  l.'-l',   I  l-'ergU  oil.  M  ��������� 1.  i If i-i*  h"l"nrls   ������ l.o Si ��������� g'.i.ei o 1   i,  lici.i    dij. \.\i{    1 i>.-:i-    I'ei-enl  "' for  i ,)(.  i,   \o  t li'-m  i    f  Ijoiu.. \ eni'ii:!.  an.] -it '.eiitioii  tin-    f  j"- ol-  ;:in''ni' - ���������". ill  : .-M.i'iiihei'.-d  : in  dining  inerai.  t ."it    ���������  lli- - d  The..'  i  I  II    ever   he  mo'-,!  /ofi'-'fiill'  P' ���������'?''*��������� li/ tT? ll <lJ} IT &��������� hn . ��������� l,���������. n '���������!-  ' "1 1 ^y\ ii*''.ir>.i'-~.~~^*���������������������*'.",~''*-"' liurnrH, v/tui  ">''t !i<3 .-it' t ri ��������������� Oi i t ii" r Oi.-u. l.y n.l oHiit  1 ', ,'-.'.' <l nr.-.iriiil.'i:. .! i h. /in .li.l-u-.- t  i\~-'-.tift ��������� . n... i .. r ��������� -.������������������'. '������'. " ' O'l-  I,".. .  .J      I      ,r-:,'.|-,,o -   .1,       i /.- r'M    <���������       l  =  ���������*.-.<",      ",|.    '  '.   rl   ,.   *.   r,   ll.   I',   ' fl'lfll '. " Ol  -H'l-I   ,1        [X  Z tWZ\   "w.'  -.!'-.! ;'-   ���������" "���������i-   fc7 .     '"   li  Ui;v:<   rp !firyV."ic -t--*:-t-"-^^k'J.'J 'J   //.,.5  ' '' " -,?;&'/.'<)  ���������\ in  i   '.���������'  '.        l!,M''  |. ,  ;,    ;.|   I  il I 'l i    "  (��������� ."|t      |/l  ll .1 '���������   in.'  ��������� ii.lei.  i.T Mugii I'o s, iiin'-e  ; "'���������!. i.id.i v at l\o iter.a rajiids.  .'-.'.il'- 'I" .md d' 1������ .ind I a. i' ed  Tir- o- he. s Jtujipeci on tlie  -i -'. ji I iini"  .,.; !(.���������>  ,il   '!" "isto'-e r hi   ' 'in  ",|t '1, e (i, ,,-v 11,  n Hl-iiliC '<!i .<  >, ntj'i   An.or!  I ],.-.- been fn!-  !iiin,i   lo   s,.il,  ",L1 i v   Jo . 1    i'eet  ���������ll'll,   11"  ,1.  NOTICE OF'APPLIC/STION.  ���������a-otici-: IS UKUKnV niVION, that  JS apph'catio:, will be made to tlje  P.u-liameiii of Canada, at the next ses  -ion thereof, for ,in Actio incor'poi'jifc  a Company for the purpose of con-  -l i-ii.Tini-', efpiippinir;. initirib'iinin}^ a'nd  operating a 5iii"of railway to run from  a point at or iic���������r the mines known a.s  lhe "Tr.iil'V'nck mm-'-," in the Di.-trict  of Kootenay. in lh> Province of British  Columbia, to -one- point as near as  practicable lo tn" junction of Trail  ('nek. and Ijii-Cnhit'nbi.i Kiver, in (lie  -aid IJr-iiict of Ko-,"et;.iy. with oower  lo i mn 11 ii'-t. e.jirj). in., in i.i iii and opiw-  ,s(i. bi-ni'-li Iiiu -. : .irirl a I-o r c eiinsl t ucl  and opi'i.il.' lelnri'.. ph and tih-pboue  hue- in i on i i.'i t i" i '., 11 h lb" -������������������ id i ail-  \\,i-.'. I.���������!."'111i-i* \\ it M I .!���������* n-M.il pol������ e|-, lo  ...iprr" !,wi''-- |H.v ' y.< , bom, .������_���������-, or  ��������� ml-. ;;'��������� ui. ! lie n,.i'iiriioi-, or Pros inei-il  f.m'i-i ini'"iii -. and i<i m.ilC'-11.dlh-and  o'h'-r ni ai --eiij.-nt- \iiln lail'A.iy.  -ie ii'il,...il and uiner i o:ii[i.iiii'--. and  for    >|!   ..r'li'-r    u-.ii.ii   .o.d     i1e*'<"--.try  po >.   ."���������".  r.ifl '.- .il.'i  pr.u'e"*--.  I), 'ed at  \ ���������' la on- ������������������'. tbi- lllb day ol"  I I'.u.n ;., A.I). HO.  I;,\\ IS.  M \ir-',ii w.r���������  M \<'.M:ii.L.'s .-. UfiOTT.  Si.Hi it'ii - for .iji/ilni' flu.  %j  s, Jb uTMsmxififs  ,; Patent Medieines  And TOILET ARTICLES of every deseription. ' .-  ^W,"'*'','^^'"���������''' '  If you-want to reach the People in the North Riding of West Kootenay  YOU, SHOULD  ~o~6~o~o o <2.sL9...������ 0000������������-  IF  YOU   WANT  M.i'-e  in  ". f.i  ai n r 11. r  I i .'in,  v a  dl J ui o  . 'i'-|-;i[-'"r  &4  n  .N  it     :  c "'i   i   /' oh", r ���������cili'  a fle-eeridm;-'   ^'i'. *  I o'ui in;:   the    emire  ,.' "  he ,  } i-t    v.-he-e  i'.'in ii 1,-ab'e   b.r ii'T"  i  ii'.i';  ('��������� I.  in1., i  r -.j IK,  Sa S������i iw^-oa 7iii..\i.,'Soioii'.o^tz/i  i.  1 'a,  l,(    i,    (',!  wi..*:  I I." Ji-ol'L"  - ill,el line  oi   the  ,  ' We;. I  -^wM-it'ATSJRADE Marks  *&?   COPYRIGHTS.  r.'A'V T OKTAJV .1 rATENT? Torn  pr'.irii'l ;ln^^l���������'^ ,iml nn i>i".rii.-t 'if.lrilon, i.-rlli*. 10  ,"���������1 ( NV A- CO., -rli'i Jin-vrs l,,"l M-irl/lirty 7i>������r*i'  0t|i"rlf Tirn In tiif> ml "nl. l.iiilrirM*1. Ci.irilr>linli-i-  tsuin-tlrl'lly riiiitl'lcifl il. A Il/iniili.wik nt U -  f-iri-iiiMoii ci)ii"-rnliiif I'n k-iiIh iiri'l li'iw lo .,!)-  ������nln thorn Hcnt Iri'". A]vi n oitmlOKU".(if mfK.han-  icnl iuul KClontlll'! ','i'ik-f '"nl fri'O. ������  l-.it'-n'^ Uiia-n Ihroiipli Mufin tr Co. reoflvn  in.'-Liiil notlio In III" (M-ii-iitili<* A nii"ricii n, iuul  tlim iro lirfniL'hr, wliMy l.cfrnn I lie pnl.ll'-wltli-  i.i;l rii'i'. (i> Hi'; .rp't'iif or. '['lil/. *'iil' ii'll'i Iiapi r,  l"i,u'l wpi'liiy i !��������� ' ii.M /Uliiulnili 'I Ii.k I..- i.'i-11 <i  lm.'i"il (ire:/' I'm cf liny "."lenlllli .o.r!, i.-i|liij  wnil'I.   .-..'}   i ���������;. M.   1- .in|.l.- fi-ijiif h ci-iil In .*.  !;.nll Iini' r.lllif.i , miiii'lilv, < ��������� Uin ii'-n'. SlmMi  ri������tiii'-i,-J:.", f'-ii'-,. l',vi-i v rniiiiiiep f-'.i.l'iiiH hi .in  till,I  i.lH.'r'!, in I'l'lde, nrnl i.liu|i|,'ui|i!in nf ni'-.v  llDllo   I. I'-llll /Illll IM, I M'llilllH' I .lllfll'TS Id n'll iv ilic  jiiif.-ii il, ,1i:iim .mil h . un. i i,7i!iui I i.   Ail':.."M  ;.it;,w ii Co., .N'i w Vokk, :tu-������ "������������������������������������ :../  ���������  You can get it done at the " Mail" Oflice  FOUAL IN STYLE AND AS LOW IN PB!  '   IN THE PROVINCI  ���������������  o  o   o  n  f>  o  o   o  a  (i  (i  <>  o"o o"o"o o o o o o o o o oooooooo.oooo  REULSTOKE, WEST KOOTENAY, B.C.

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