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 ft  If  " fj / -   ���������  /    L "-���������* ^ '-  ,>'?-  r  / '-  A  -a.  FOR MEN���������  Kinest Caahniere S-jcks  0 CO  ' Extra heavy wool do.    0 50  Best  quality   Shetland   wool  Underwear, per suit  i 2,5  "' Wneat nat. wool   "       i 00  Braces, per pair, 30c aud 40c   :o:   The English Trading Co.  ���������- f       r   ���������   -'  C/E./.SHAW, .'"     ,.    /  Custom's Broker,  r"T'������  BEVELSTOKE.  ���������' ~,^*<? v  ���������*���������'���������*-'-,  ,f .  .."fl*-"  VoL 2.���������No. 30.  KEVELSTOKE, WEST KOOTENAY, B.C., NOVEMBER   2, 1895.  $2.00 a Year.  S*BCI*E������   TTS   -E-OXJ-El  rf^,,  & 58 Sa HiTasi%  Goods touj;kt rifftt out;  asSfei mission charirefi.  ���������-JSS     i'air selsctic-n; immediate rsturas.  ippiag- tag-s farnislied froo upoa .y^gt^  nest. ' %%������pf  ore is SO "DUff"? on Purs or any i$f?!%J  r ������Ojds wa Sianaio. ^-jf*"*-'  ^Jr'2-q    :.-.������������������- Write for Circular {riving* B!iI*o.   *'~'J  -"SICES.  HAIN HOUSE:  HELENA', MONTI'  J5.-.rt-v*..iBi.-c?*.iai-,.������.  Q-.ii   >���������������" id  S  !��������� jr'S ' 5 9 0 i75?. B-*^  Vi   Syi"SM  Incorporated.     '    ,  Kootenay Lodge  No. 15A.P. &A.M.  AV. F.  The regular meeting  are held'in the Mas-  onioTem pie. Bourne's  Hall, on the tliird  Monday in each  inontli at 8 p. ni.  Visiting brethren  cordially welcomed.  CRAGK. Sucki.taky.'  REVELSTOX3 LOOGE, I. O. O. F., No. 25.  .j-i^Av,Vf>   ,,    Regular meeting-; arc held  ���������-p^iWjy?^*   in Oddfellows' J Tall every  ^"S&i^*^������^SljiTlllu's'la>* ni������hl llt eight  *������&?^&$2������3 o'eloek.   Vi.,iling brothers  .,     *-.*������������������-v.-Jf- ���������������-^.j^ cordially vvelconied.  AN OLD ABUSE CONDEMNED.  What Judge Cornwall Says About the  Iniquitous OrdeiWSystem.  That hoary headed nuisance known  as tlie time cheque received a well-  deserved slating from His 'Honor  Judge Cornwall/at Ashcroft, recently,  in sentencing J. H. Glover, who wiis  convicted of uttering false   documents  JK������  200-212 First Avanue North.  ��������� branches: .  CHICAGO, ILL.        VICTORIA, B.C.'  '".l/V.-l-lft. , SJ lABl-IlJ* St.  WINNIPEG, HAN.'  _  l'.S Pliiicii,. K.     '   ���������  The Confederation   ���������-������������������  Life Association Toronto.  WI L.30X, X.O.       K. O. LEWIS, Si:c.   I   ' Loyal Orango Lodge No. 1G58.  Regular mot'lings are lield in  ("no .Odd l-'ellovv-.s" Hall on tho  second and fourth Wednesday's  "of L.teli month iit 7:i!0 11. in.  Visiiing brethren are cordially  inviu-d.  E. AIM lit.   J. I. WOOD110W,  ' W'.M. ,      " I Joe. Secy.  a. McNeil,,  BARBER SHOP AND BATH ROOM?  , Front Street, Ilevelstoke'.  Capital and Assets Over  $6,000,000.  Insurance at Risk Over  ., $26,000,000  ,0   -  CONDITIONS  BESTRICTI3N  Before'insuring" you should see~the  MoDKrl" POLICV   CONTRACT '  issued'by the above  Company.  Full particulars onapplication to Agents : . <  :   T. L.'HAIG*, ". ,,, J. D. BS3SZ2V ,  Agent _for Revelstoke. General Agent for' IJ.C, .Viincomer.  Haircut, 25c;  oath,"50c; Six Shaving  Tickets for $1.00.'  ������UY  BARBER,  WATCHMAKER AND JEWELLER.'  Repairing Neatly &. Promptly Executed.'  ���������     .    i ., RHVHLSTOKE, B. C..  .W.-'QO'WAN-,  WHOLESALE'DEALER'IN'  WINES, 'LIQUORS "AND"' CIGARS.  ���������    .. FURNITURE,    '  Boors, Sashes & Blinds.  :o:-  R. HOWSON,  R33VEI.STOKE.  COFFINS  CARRIED  IN  STOCK.  BEVSLSTOKE  IB.O  77"  Stockholm House. BBM  JOHN STONE, Pi-oi'im-Tou.  AOKNT KOli SIXGIIIt SlIVVINO MACHIN'KS.     '  + HALYCOH SPRINGS HOTEL +  , .<-. .Arrow Lako.  TS now o-ion at thesu Celebrated' Hot  -L Siirln^s'fru* t.lir* iiccnm-uodation of {jrucsts.  Rates $1.50 to $2.50 a day. Baths-25 cents  each or five for $1. Special rail's to f-iinilie**'  or by Ihu inimth can be nmingcd. l- , f  I       l>a-.vson, Cr.addock & Co.  w  "d  ANTKD��������� Position ;is   lady   cleik  oi- li()(iii-kec*]j(>i*.  * ���������  Apply lo F.l-1.,   '  OiTice of Ihis pripci-.  1895  NAVIGATION.  TIME  schedule:  1885  The Dining Room is furnished with the fees! the  ,',.������������������       ,   Met affords. -        .    r  THE BAR IS SUPPLIED WITH THE CHOICEST  wines', liquors and cigars  ran  OLD  J-'AVOHITE STEAMER  ; s (C'ii)it. I'ubt. Siindorson),  WII.I. hux bictwi:kn*  REVELSTOKE    and    NAKUSP  THE CENTRAL HOTE  AB11AHAMS0N  P.ROS.- Piioi'imrrona. '  First-class Table  Telephone  ���������   Good Beds   +  Five-proof Safe  ������+   'Bus Meets all Trains. -  BEVELSTOKE,      ZB_C  Stopping   nt    Laudk.vu,      Tiro.Mso.v's  Laxdixc and Halcyon Hot  Si'Hi.vrrs during the  Season of 1895. ,  Leaving Revelstoke Wednesdays and S.it ui-  <laysntTa.ru.   '  Loavlsig Nakusp "Monday--, and Tliur-sdnysat  7. ii.in. . '       ���������,  Tlie nbuvc da ten are Miljjeut to olianKO without notice.  ItOHKIlT SANIJKHSOX.  THE  bJMM  IiliOS.,   PliOl'ltlKTOliH.  Everything, new and First-class in ail Respects.  The House is stacked with the Finest Wines and Cigars in ilia Market  ., t:rotxt hl-Ajkzie oit"5t. jb.cd.  W. A. JOWETT,  MIXING AND REAL ESTATE BROKER.  NELSON, B. C.  Lapdeau & Slocan Prospects Wanted.  ASSAYS and  MILL TESTS^������^>   .'Samples   tfistecJ  from    lib.  to I ton in weight   W. PBLLEW HARVEY, F.C.S.  Vancouver, B.C.  THE   REVELSTOKE   PHARMACY.  GIGAES  m  i  H  0  Q  THE LOTiJST" H  3 for 25c. ^  T & B Etc.  All   A^Hays   inrule     in  CortificntcH  forvv.-iidcd   by  r>ll[>li(-;i.'(\  rot u ri i.  OIGAES  THE   REVELSTOKE   PHA3f������ACY.I  Goliimbia & Kootenay /  Steam Navigation Co.tm  -   PASSENGERS FOR  Hall's Landing-,  Hot Springs.  Nakusp,Three Forks  Nelson, and Slocan Points,  Kootenay Lake Points,  '   Trail  Creek,   Rossland.  Northport and Spokane  ���������SHOULD TAICl*; THK ���������  STEAMER  LYTTON  Lors-vintf l\n\himvokr on .Atoxw.w and  Thuiisday Kvonings at 7 ji.hi.  For loe.'il time curd ol tliu Company's slciuii-  crs on Koolcii.iy J^iilci' apply lo the piiiscrun  board.  For full information as to tickets, rates, etc.,  apply to T. Allan,   Secretary. Nelson.   ]{(,'.  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  ROYAL MAIL LINES.  CHEAPEST routo to the OL*D COUNTRY.  Propo-tcd .SailinK" from JlontrcrU.  AI.LAX  LINK.  in tlie shnpe of money,orders, tlie fuce  value of which had been raised. Time  and again this, reprehensible and altogether too common practice of paying wages with cheques or orders lias  been condemned but it still flourishes.  Prior to the hist general election the  then, premier promised legislation to  abate_the nuisance but '���������as yet the  statute booli gives no evidence, of'this  ante-election, pledge having ���������' been redeemed. As the practice is,as common  in this vicinity as elsewhere we hope'  th.it a,perus������l of His Honor's remarks  will in a measure, at least, have the  effect ' of awakening the public  conscience, to a' sense, of the wrong  inflicted by a ' continuance of the  system, not .done upon * the laborer  but also upon other classes of the community as well.    He said :  "I cannot allow the, opportunity to  pass of animadverting on the system  now in vogue with the 'large mining  .companies carrying on.their operations  in the Cariboo and adjoining districts  ,of this upper country of paying their  laborers or working men by cheques or  orders for money drawn on the headquarters of the companies in Vancouver  or the lower country.r This method is  prejudicial in the extreme to the mnn  receiving the price of his labor and to  the merchants, ' trader-.*, and hotel  keepers of the country. Tlie issue of  the**,!* orders for absurdly small sums  (some of Iheni for two or three dollars)  works harm to the recipient iii this  way: To cash such orders he necessarily incurs expense; he must  either fiuy something which possibly  Iff may not require, or he must, submit,  to the retention on the part of the  party finding tlie money at. a ceitain  percentage as discount. Instead of  having in his pocket the few dollars of  . cash which would enable him without  trouble lo himself'''or to those with  Uvhom he has dealings to make his way-l  to any locality to vvhich he is hound lie  has to circulate'^it a loss to himself and  at no profit to any one else these small  and usually dirty scraps of paper which  although' good enough when presented  nl the place of payment if pr.iperly  indorsed have yet no legal value in  ciiculation���������---Again, the issue of these  orders gives opportunity to evil disposed pei sons just such ns has been  seized hy the prisoner before me. ' The  two orders for money which he ��������� has  altered were both of them, so carelessly  drawn that no difficulty attended their  alteration. Both of them were originally drawn for $8. In each the word  'eight'was left with a space after it  permitting the easy addition of the  letter'y' which made it 'eighty', and  in each there was ample space for tlie  addition of the cypher vvhich changed  the numeral '8' into 'SO.' , c  "With such alterations he cleverly  made these orders once indorsed by  the -payers might without detection  well pass through' several" innocent,  hands before final presentations for  payment to those on whom diawn.  One can understand the convenience  to the companies of thus paying'for  the. la hoi" they employ, for in this way,1  at the expense of others, Ihey avoid  the expense of carrying up cash with  which lo meet their indebtedness and  also avoid the necessity of keeping  comparatively large .sums of money by  them; but. the inconvenience to the  public generally has been much felt  during the past few months. Banking  conveniences to traders and others in  a considerable way of hiiMiiess are. of  the utmost value, but an order1 for !j>.'i  or $30 to laboring men payable* at a  point 100 miles away is a nuisance to  him and a (rouble and loss to tho'-o  called iiiioii to deal with it, and without wishing to say anything prejudicial to the interests of the great, energetic and responsible, companies concerned, I do hope thai iu coming years  the laborers will refuse to accept as  payment for   their  services   anything  ���������   Big Bend Winter Mail.  The post office department has  signified its willingness to hear a  portion of the cost of a monthly mail  service to the Big Bend during the  winter months. The intimation is to  the effect that the department will  pay $20 per trip for five monthly  trips, an arrangement similar to the  one which .prevailed last winter. In  thi.s connection it might be< well to  remind the proper authorities' that the  man who carried mail matter to the  Big Bend during the past summer and  for a'number of. summers previously,  has never' received anything for his  .labor, not even the thanks of the. department, and they are cheap enough.  It is about time some compensation  was awarded him by the postal department, as he has frequently carried  mail to the exclusion of freight that  would be more profitable to him.    " '  LOCAL MINING-NEWS.  Items of Interest From the Camps  the Revelstoke District.  la  Africa is No Garden of,Eden..  W. Gordon Cumming writes under  date of July 7th from British Central  Africa. Mr. Cumming is prospecting  for gold and has found plenty of ,gold  bearing quartz, but too far 'in the  interior to' be worked profitably. ' Ho  will return to Edmonton as soon as  possible but expects to have to fight  his way out. as the natives in the  vicinity are very hostile. He says  the. country is, no garden of Eden and  is fe\ er' stricken.���������Edmonton Bulletin-*  The  THEY, WANT   SPECIMENS." .  Board   of Trade   Organizing  a  Permanent Mineral Exhibit.  The Board of'Trade -"is* making  an  effort to fill a "Jong   felt   want"   by  organizing ; a   permanent   exhibit   of  specimens from the   various   mines   of  .West Kootenay.    It is a   matter   for  surprise that an effort in this direction  has not been made ere'this,'as the lack  of such   an   exhibition   at   this,   the  principal point in West  Kootenay  on  the main line of "the'C.P.R., has   been  noticed and commented upon for years  past  by ..travellers   over   this   route.  However, it is never too late to make  a start* and the board's   present' move  is in the   right   direction.    Such   an  exhibition will likely be productive   of  much good iu arresting  the- attention'  of    travellers,    and    the  amount   of  advertising the  country   will   thereby  receive   will   not   be   inconsiderable.  The railway authoiitios are   seconding  the board's efforts   in   this   particular  aud have offered a -first-class  site   for  the cabinets in the vicinity of the railway station.    They already have   the'  nucleus of an exhibition but in   order-  to make it as complete as possible  the  secretary is asking   mine owners  and  others who can to  furnish   him   with  specimens of their   properties   accompanied  by a   few   particulars   as   to  ^location, assays, etc.    The   receipt   of  specimens will be  duly  acknowledged  by   addressing  them   to   C. E. Shaw,  Secretary Board of Trade, Revelstoke,  B.C.  Assessment Appeals Dismissed.  There' were only two appeals to be  heard at the Court of Revision on  Friday when Commissioner Fitzstubbs  got ready for business. H. N.*.Cour-  sier, Revelstoke, and J. E. Poupore,  Nakusp, considered their assessment  'excessive, but ��������� ihe commissioner  thought otherwise and confirmed the  assessor's figures. ,    .    '  but good and lawful coin of the i ualni."  Parisian .  Moncoi.ian   DOMINION"  UX1-  AtAIIifOSA   Va.soocvi:i{ '.   ....Nov.  !)  ....    "     Ki  '....Oct.   IT.  ....Nov. 10  ukavki: jjixrc.  Ij.vci: \Vin.vii'i:(; Nov. KI  l.Mvi: O.V'l'.VI'.KI     "      L'O  Kj'.iliin Sl.-i, .?-">���������), ������Mk). 570. SMJiuhI upwards.  InU-riiiuili.itc S.'������: Slocnijfu $'20.  P.is*r<-niLrcrs lic-ictnl  Dii-oii^li  to .ill  ji.-irL*; of  Grcntiliriuiln and h-elunil. mid at spi-ciiilly Jovv-  rcitc.*. lo all |.nr!,*.of I he .**"*u-<']*"*in lonlincril.  Apiily lonciircil st,(-Aiii*<liiii.)i*milvv,iyaKi-nt.lo  I. T. BREWSTER, Agent, Rovclstokc,  ������r lo  .loru.iiT  'vi:i;ii. Gun.  J-iist-crrgcr Agoi..  W luiiijicj;.  Chewed His Ear Off.  The following is from the. SantiiusVs  correspoiidcnt at Salmon Arm : '-One  of the most brutal and inhuman acts  ever attempted in this locality was  that of :i man who has since left the  settlement. Before going he said he  wished to bid good by to a neighbor  here, and.reaching out his hand the  other took it.' Then this individual  grasped his other arm around his  neigh hoi-and bit ofi one of his oars,  ft was a most cowardly act. as neither  party was under the influence of  li(|Uor. The matter was settled out of  court."  ' Change in Boat Time.  A change has been effected in the  time schedule of the C. it K. Nav.  .Co.'s boats to and from the Wigwam.  The full particulars of which are as  yet unknown. But il i.s understood  that the new arrangement will give  three trips a week, instead of two .as  formerly. The'largo increase in the  volume of freight to and ' from South-  ernO Kootenay has necessitated the  change.  The Fight is Off at Present.  'THefowners of the Last Chance,   on  McCulloch   creek,  are  showing   their,  faith in the property by the commend- '  able persistency with which   they  are''  prosecuting   operations.   There   have  been thousands of dollars sunk in   this  mine at different limes,   by different  outfits, in   efforts   to .reach ��������� '.cdroclt.  Tunneling to the. extent of 2,������)0 feet  had been done without  aLlutuing the  desired goal.  ,A change of   plan   was  then decided upon and work was com-"  menced on what is known as thu old  Yale shaft.'  This shaft  i.s  now t'owu  103 feel aiid in   order'to continue  the   -  work hotter appliances were necessary,  hence the big pump recently  built   by  the Albion   Iron   Works.   The   pump  was shipped  tor the" Bend   ou   Thur.s-  day by JfoVue's  boat.    It 'welighed -lj  tons.    If the.y ever reach bedrock Ihey  expect t<i strike it exceedingly rich.  The Columbia River Hydraulic  Mining Co. have given F. G. Kegler a ���������  contract for some .fi^.tXX) worth of work,  on their properly in the'Big Bend,  'which will be done during the, winter.  Tbe lumber will be. cut in the vicinity,  and five men employed on the job.  Prof. Nason, who has been conducting  the. operations of the company came  down on Sunday and will go east for  (.he winter, returning next May wt"-Ui  tlie necessary machinery. Two. hydraulics and 3,400 feet of pipe have already been ordered.1  The owners of   the American   have  just completed a rawhide trail  from  their claim to Trout lake���������2J miles, -Vi   >  men were employed on  the job.   This  staff   is   now   at   work, erecting"   the    t  necessary   buildings.     Work   will   bec  prosecuted and  ore   shipments   made  throughout the winter. There are about  30 tons on the dump already. .,  The'Gold Yam, a placer proposition l  oil Crimes creek, will be worked with  eight men this winter. Messrs. Howe,  Anderson and Bailey returned from  Tacoma this week and are getting  their supplies ready. ,  The Lanark and  Isabella   people, at  Illeeillewaet, evidently mean   business  this winter. "Laforme has a pack-train ' ,  of 23 animals at,work'packing 14 tons  of supplies to, their camp.,   , *'���������   /  Encouraging reports   were   received  on Sunday from the Park mine, Smith   '  Creek, where J. D. Sibbaldisatpresent "  personally superintending   operations.  They expected to reach  bedrock   in   a  few days.  Tom Home  started   for   the   Bend <  Thursday with his   big  boat.   Besides  the pump for.the Last Chance he had  about four   tons   of  supplies   for   tlie  different camps. *     ,       "  John Moyle, supt.' of. the Great  Northern, left for Ti out Lake to-day.  Tom Edwards, one of the owners of  the American, also went down and  may possibly remain all winter." l  Over six tons of supplies were shipped  to the Big Bend  this week.   Several ���������  of the camps have   begun   to   get   in  their winter stores.    '  Bill,Haley, the   veteran   prospector, -  is down from Camp   creek,   where   he  lias been at,work all summer. ' *  ���������   The trail to   the.   C.P.R.   group   on  Haley creek has been completed.  A party of 17 arrived by boat from  the Bend on Sunday last.  Sluicing will be commenced on the  Hidden Treasure, Gold Stream. '  ,  The big plugging match, which was  to have taken place .Thursday night  between Corbott and Fitzsimmons, did  not materialize' owing to the interference of the police. Tt is a pity  that, the State authorities do not allow  the pugs to scrap, in which event they  might lie successful in breaking each  others jaw, and oh what a boon that  would be to a public who have  more than a surfeit of their brag,  and bluster.  had  bin II  The provincial govor-nineiit. has appointed Pmf. Curlyle, of McGiil  University, provincial joiueralogist.  Bishop Dart's Second Visit.  The IU. Hev. Bishop Datt, ]>iocese  of Now Westminster, returned from  the South Kootenay district on Thu reel ay's boat, Iind held service in the  evening. After the service a meeting  of tho parishioners was held, presided  over by the Bishop, wheal various  church matters weia discussed, especially the building ai the 4iew  church, and the arrangements for  having a resident clergytuao.  The Alaskan Boundary Question.  A Washington   despatch announces  that  the  Alaskan   boundary��������� question  will be forced to a speedy   termination  by the action  of   Canada,   if   not   by  Secretary   Olney.      It   is    announced  that the Dominion government intends  to direct the Mounted Police to assume  control of the frontier along the   Canadian boundary of Alaska, with power  to collect cnstorns duties,   hold   court*  martial and try   criminal   cases.   The  American-Canadian    boundary     lines  conflict is 7.3 miles.of territory along  the Yukon river on the east and   west  line.    Tlie disputed territory einbiaces  the mouth of Forty-mile creek through  which access is had to  valuable placer  mines at the headwaters.    The Canadian police   in   carryi.ig   out   their   tost i uct.ions, will doubtless assume jurisdiction up to the lines of the Canadian  survey.    Several   thousand   America!)  miners who will be in that region    will  hhoi;tlv be subject to   their  authority.  Olnev,'it is  thought,  in   view   of   the  serious character of the >it nation,   wi"!*.  make an effort, to luiri������ uji tho dispute  at tbe   Ii<*hi ing   Sea   convention   this  week.    In case of   trouble   along   ttic  frontier of   the Yukon   mining region  the United States district attorney  tit  Sitka bus authority to employ   deputy  marshals to preserve   law   and   order,  but it   will   take   several   mouths   for  news of a disturbance to reach him at  Sitka, and his ordei-s will   be   carried  into effect.   Ofllcials of the department  ofjinst/ice say he will   not have power  to place men alon,g the line   for  police  duly or (or any utlicr put pese,   except  on special occasion?., such as a riot.    It  this'fie   the   case,    |/l*iiin|(i   action    by-i  congi-ess this winter ivill l.-e   ijctvj������*vU7"  Ui remedy  the   diOiculties,   ami   it   ik  understood a bill will he introduced   U*  provide Alaska with   a   mote   perfect  form of .goveruaieuij.  o  u>     -       jr TIIE   KOOTEXAY   MAIL.  rPT_-*rfu*r.-^f>ai.t*^^  pm?,  Sign 6f the White Horse. A chalky  quadruped with very stiir legs, and appar  ently, if you might judge by the disturbed  aspect of his mane and tarl, under strong  electric influences���������that was the White  Horse. He was woodenly electrified���������if j-  may be allowed the phr<tse���������on two inches  of seagreen grass, and wedged very, tightly  into a tky of improbable blue. A slight  win ping of .'the board, ,due to climatic  influences, had beheaded the White Horse,  and the painter, as if in anticipation of  that cfiect, had bestowed upon hia countenance a backward look of feeble astonishment.    Below the sign a low window, with  "i .   i  a comfortable red blind in it.    Bihind the  r window a room, with sanded floor and  sawdust-stored Bpittoons, .iud heavy tables  with beery circles ou them, and crossed  clay pipes. About one of the tables half ft  dozen men,solemnly .drinki.ig and smoking,  and telling gloat stories in broad daylight.  Tlio gentleman in tho bxttcrod white hat  and belcher tie was the proprietor of that  light of nature the six-legged horse, and  the omployer aud exhibitor of tho spotted  lady. The gentleman in the fur cap, tho  rabbit-skin waistcoat.aud the'red handkerchief was the owner of the swing boats on  the village green outside, as yet unpacked,  'nnd waiting for to-morrow's fair. The  *ecdy man in seedy black; whose skin, was  so curiously loose about the region of his  eyes, was a professional sword-swallowor.  The gentleman with the red ,11030 and  bibulous eye, wherein much beer had left  unquenched tho light oi native humor, was  sole owner of Bolko'a unparalleled waxwork exhibition. The other two were  showmen also, and recognisable anywhere.  Five listened whilst  the red-nosed  man  with tho bibulous oyo talked.  'Th' only   ghost  as  ever I, knowed'to  haunt a  showm-in   was   my  brother'Bill's  'own  private  an'  particler  property,' the  red-noted man,was saying;  wax-woik Hue  afore., me,  ,*&.'JU*i&B.4.'4AJMALM&MXZZ  GHOST.  ���������he  like  was in the  his  father  afore him, my  brother   Bill   was,   but he  had a misforchin as led to ids   retirement:.'  'Aii !' said   tho   man in   tlio rabbit-skin  waistcoal,,'what'was that*'  'He died,' said the red-nosed man���������  'scarlet, fever. Leicester.' Buried in, the  parish churchyard. Well���������afore he died,  iiinid you���������he-had a ghoat of his own, his  p.-rdner, Joseph Turk. Keg'lar liter business hours, it was Joseph's habit to get as  drunk as ho knowed' how to, aud .simul-  ��������� taneou-r, u������ a man might say, my brother,  took him homo at closiu' tunc. But one  mglit>,'Bill he doesn't turn up. Joseph he  starts alone, an' quite natural he falls  into a clay-pit and kills hisself. Well,  liiccr's a inquest,' theer's Bill to give,  ovidence,theer's a verdick.theer's a buryin','  ami you'd ha' thought as it wns done with,  wouldn't yob? My brother Bill he'was a  sofl-'urled feolin' sort o' man', an' ho took  on a. good deal over his partner's death.  Sitting by hleself on the night arter tho  buryin', thinkiu' about poor Joseph, all of  a sudden he feels a oieepy sort of a chill  come over him; an' his eyes isdrorcd round  liko to one side, an' there he sees him, in a  'pair o" cord trousers nn' a velvotin jacket  an' a billycock 'at, with a yeller haud-  kerchcr* with bluo spots ou it round his  neck, which was his reg'lar wear. Well,'  you nugnt ha' knocked my brother 13 il  down with his father,he was that crumpled  up at it. , y\Yiily-iim," says the ghosta-  epcakin' holler in his cheat, like, "w'y  didn't you fetch me.'oine," ho ,says, "that  fatal night?' My brother Bill says nothing,  ho wa-i thai knocked over. "\VilIy.um,"  says the ghost again, "it's my intent," he  says, "for to haunt you reg'lar," he says  "every night at twelve."' And with that  he varnishes. Well, he comes next nigh!:,  an' next night,, an' next night, and my  brother Bill gets that weak an'' sheered he  didn't think he'd last long. So he comes to  mo an' ho tells me all about .it, "Wny,  Bill," 1 says, "it's a forchin ior you,"  "What d'ye mean?" he says. "Why," I  says, "exhibit him," I siya, "to any  scientific Bpentualist as wants to see a real  boner-lidy ghost," I says. "Theer's amine  o' money in it." Well, Bill he takes my  advice, au' he might ha' died a Itothe'rnle 11  said again. ' I was 'eadiu' out the oss for  exercise���������near midnight it was���������an' I  parat round by Sol's waggin. An', strike  me dead, but.I seen her face, as white as  chalk, a-lookin' in at Sol's winder, an'her  glides down from it without so much as  touchin' a foot on the ground, an' passes  me with no .more noise than abatud make.  I ain't easy frightened, but I was frightened then. But I looked arter her an' Been  her melt���������reg'lar melt away.'  The man's face, voice, .gesture, were  enough,to stamp his uairative witn strong  reality. His heaiers looked from one to ihe  other, awe*struck, and,m spue ot" the broad  daylight, gathered closer, Before the word  was spoken they dtew their heads apart,  and resumed their pipes and beer with a  transparent effort to stem unconcerned.*  Solomon Varley stood at the door looking  with haggard eyes from face to face. His  countenance was pale and drawn, and,  though his lip9 moved, no sound came from  them. Ho lurched a little, like a drunksn  man, and set Ilia hand to Iuh forehead.  Next, looking vacantly about him,ho turned  a.way and sought the street. 0The.five men  arose and peered after him through the  bow window.  ' He an't long for this world', said one.  ������ Poor old Sol !'  ' No,' said another. ' He's,had his call,  poor Sol'has���������evident.' ���������>   ������  Solomon Varley crossed the Greeu slowly, with downward eyes and head, noticing  no man, though mosi looks were turned to  him with sympathy or curiosity. He  reached tho house on wheels, which, like  himself, looked less prosperous and tidy  than of old,'though but two months had  gone by aince'it shone in all the splendour  of new paint, and Sol himself went upright  and happy. Mrs. Varley sat there in a  black dross, sewing.and looked up sadly but  kindly as her husband entered. Sol closed  the little door, and took down a nautical-  looking jacket which hung behind.it. From  the pocket of this garment ho drew a soiled  letter, which he bore, to the window and  read over. Ib had ho date, and was written  in a sprawling hand.  ' Sir,' itii'an, ' this is written with ' great  grief-.to tell you that your daughts-r is  dead. Before she died ahe told me to rite  ,to you ; but I cannot rite, and a friend  rites this for me. She told me to say thai  she found out befour it was too late that  the man she ran away with was a villan,  and left him. 1 am to say again, bo ford it  was too late. She would have come home  to'you, but alio was aahaymed. She is  dead, aud''sho thought you-would like to  know it, because it would ease your mind.  *���������'' Yours truly, ,>  ,    ' ' Martha Woolley.  4 P. S. She Bent all love and ble'sings  before she died. She praid you,'to forgive  her.'aiid praid for you night and day.' <  The letter bore the Bristol post-mark,  and had been delivered whilst Solomon  was in that town.- Ho had appealed to'the  police to discover the writer, and Martha  Woolley was 'searched for but "iu Vain.  There was some comfort in the ill-apelled  letter, bitter as it was, and, that comfort  Solomon laid to his-sore heart every hour  of the day, and thanked God for rt,  ' What is it, Sol dour?' said his. wife,  rising, and putting her brown arm about his  neck. ' Don't brood over it-my poor Sol,'  don't brood over it.' ��������� ,  Her eyes were thick' with tears as she  spoke, but she controlled them resolutely  and would nol lot them fall.  ' She's better off tliun liviu' with a broken  hoart, Sol ; bolter oil,1 said the mother.  1 You're a good wife,, my dear,' said  Sol hoarsely and wearily 'A0, good  wife. Yes, she's better' oft*. But it'd  be somethin' if we only kuowed where her  grave wns, my dear, .wouldn't it?'  The simple question spoke of such despair  to Ihe wife's heart that her tears would  have way. She drew his head to her breast  and a-.vayed it to and fro as though he were  a child. "' ,  ' ' Poor So), poor dear Sol ! Our tim6  ain't long, my dear. We shall soon see ihe  poor hroken-neart'ed thing again, Sol. If  she'd come back, she'd never ha' heard a  bitter word from us,'So!, would she?  Never a bitter word. Never a bitter word.  Never a bitter word.'  'You can set* a wash, ,Jame3, and a  chance,' she said, crying silently the while,  'and 1'li get you something to eat.'  Saying this, she left the house, and Jim,  layrng down the letter, began with labored slownees to divest, him* elf of a very  tattered shirt. He paused suddenly in the  act of drawing it over hia head.  'What's this I hears about'a gho3t,  master?' Solomon started and stared at  him. 'I meets Tom Hackett twelve mile  behind, an' he pays you've seen a ghost, he  says. That's , what he says. "Your  master's hcunted'" '   <   ,  Solomon rose with outstretched hands.  'Hhb anybody seen it besides me'?'  'Have you seen, it, master ?' cried Jim,  slipping the garment hack again.  'Three times,' said Solomon with awestruck face. " ���������   o  'When ?' cried Jim.    'Where ?'  'Allays at midnight,' answered Solomon,  '.it that little winder,���������pale, an' thin, an'  white���������white as snow.'  'When ? when ? cried Jim again, 'Last  night ?'  >���������' .  ' Yob,' said Solomon, ' last night. For  the third time. .It's my call, Jim. I sha'n't  be ' here much longer. ���������! shall foller my  poor broken hearted child.'  'What ?' cried Jim, in a voice which  would have been a roar but for his feeble.  nes8. 'You've seen her three times, an'  never spoke to her ?' ' Solomon could only  look at him in grief struck wonder. 'Why,  1 found out the gell as wrote this letter.  Sewed boot uppers for a li\ in', she  did. ,,Her it was what fired the bullet.  But who makes it, do you,think ?> Who  makes it, master ?' ���������  'Jim,' said Solomon, trembling from  head to foot, "Jim !'���������warning and entreaty  mingled in the tone. <  'Master',' says Jim, 'if what I sayB ain't  true, you take a pitchfork out of the wag*  gin outside and run me through'with it. I  finds tho gell as wrote this letter. What  makes me find her ? 'Cos I'm travellin' to  search for ..Miss Virginia, and.'cos I've  swore as sure as Heaven'an' earth I'll foller  her to the world's end. Miss Virginia had  been a livin',with her, an'one day her says  to her :  "A dear friend o' mine is dpad.    I  CHAPTER   I.  cau't write." Her eays, "You write for  me an' I'll tell you what to say." Aud  then hor writes thia letter. ���������'' Then Mias  Virginia ketches sight o' me,an' livin' very  hard, but quite respectable. On I follerb  ���������tracks her���������finds her���������loses her���������tracks  her again, an' foilers on again.'  ' Solomon was on hia knees, and the tears  were dripping through his'fingere, dripping  thickly on the floor. '       ,  'Such a face, Jim !' he moaned,; 'that.  wild an' worn an' pale 1 Oh, Virgie ! Vir-  ���������jie!' '     , -     '  'Master,' said Jim, 'I've had word of her  all along. Now she's took rail, an' I'vo had  to walk ; an' now her's slipped me,but I've  took up the track' again, an' at last we'vo  found her.'  ���������  The tears were coursing down Jim's faco  too,and washing out brown channels in the  gray dust which covered it.  'Not a word to the missia, not a'word,'  said Jim. 'Her'll come aguin to-night to  look at you. That's it,' said the 'Valiant,  tender-hearted scarecrow, shaking with  sobs, 'poor blcediu' heart ! Just wants to  seo you, like, as often as her fear'll lot her.'  .'May Ieonieiu '/'said Mrs,Varley,tapping  at, the door,  'Not yet, ma'am,if you please,,' said Jrm,  boltine the door with great haste j and,still  sobbing and .crying, he proceeded to his  ablutions, and having conquered his 'tears  aud changed his dresB, aud again and again  warned his master to Btleuce, he admitted  Mm. Varley and sat down to s prodigious  meal under the shade 01 the house outside.  Solomon went feverishly to work to help  the men who wore arranging the vans and  putting up the canvas in roadincss for the  morrow, aud Jim kept sedulously out of  Mrs. Var.ey's way. Betore nightfall he  limped away, unrecognised by any of his  ancient comrades, whom ho had dodged all  afternr ->, like a stage villain, uniulention-  ally inviting inspection.    ,   ' t  ' Tire night grew, and Solomon sat with a  wildly beating heart in the little house ou  wheels. Mrs.- Varley had retired to tho  bedroom partitioned off at one end of the  structure, and there, by the light of a little  lamp, spelled through the Psalms in her  Prayer book. Many and many a line she  went through naif mechanically, aud the  words nnd no meaning lor her. At length  the slow forefinger, rough .with the needle,  .id l still held tne bowed head to her wifely  breast as :sough it were a child's.  'Such a child !' sa-.d Sol, a minute or two  later, seued with heavily dependent arms  between h,ia knees, as though h;g nand-  boro -v weignt' too great '���������  or   r.js strenptr,  .3  .'b now as wmte a" enow���������as wnite is  snow '.' ,.  'Sol !' cr:ed iiis wife with a ghostly  face. 1  'Ay,'Eaid he, looking at her with lark-  lii-jtr*-- eye?, 'as whiii a*������ snpV. As wrr.*,e as  snow.  :*('.  Joseph hadn't took offence at it an'* left off  visjclu' of luin, ��������� land  ivr.n eye* nxed on' the tloor.    'Such  ;f can sec,Mr. Bolko,'--slid the seedy man   chi!d- roajran' pretty,  two months liaci  in seedy blnck, 'that you're a sceptic'  'A what?' asked the red-nosed man.    '  'An unbeliever,' said tho otrier.  ' A m I V said the red-nofce.1 man. *I"rapa  I am.' He took up I113- pot and nodded  round, ' My respects, gentlemen,' Tfien,  having emptied the ves*ol   or  its .content*), .       v  he 1 one, and said with ho,-rae solemnity,,' 'Sol !', cried tin "wife again  'Them as doubra my tale can doubt it, j 'My dining.' -.aid .--0}, ctrercmsg out one  Maybe I h.ive my douots about it, N**"V"*r t heavy nand nerve.l'.������siy and lii.yin;r it nn  mind. But there's a mora! in it���������whien 1? ner irouldcr, 'In'e her poor dec.r .i-.",d face  tins .*'It any showman inn a ghost in the !ft-t mgnt <ii the wir,tier. I'-.-.; seen rt three  family us cau at all be relied irpnr to iiirn . iii^h'i* runniri'. fr,'<i my call, Yo'i'li I'C  up reg"arl,theer**i a pot o' rrinney :n it. (>'o->d lonely'when I'm i/onc*. You've ' ecu a pood  a:teinoon, gentlemen." j wife, Srfrah, au'  I'm grieved  to leave you.  ��������� ' The sceptic departed andthe five beliuvi-rn ! f'.ttt, I've had slw-ih.'  reniAllied behind. |      flu r:irv������*.ei*) rnind dropped down aguin  ' Courin'ba<ik,'i>aid the man in tne'riibhi;* I a-* if rf, held a WMi*hl too heavy ;or r.i*!  skin waistcoat, 'to wot, we won a-rnlkui'j I'tr.-nyili. Hin wife , kind t hnfore linn,  .iboitt ��������� it's my biilier, look you, ,ih Sol , looking in hi<< fun*". A 11 mid knocic Ciiine  Ynncy'r haunted.' ] to the door,  hilt ceiincr nc.inl it.    Jt  wi-.  Tl.e nuu 111 seedy bi.U'k said that ltltood | r(*pcat"il ti iitlUi 'oiider, umi  ,\lr������. V'.irii y,  She  went over   the   phrase   3gain   and j p.msea  at these  words,  'As tor me, I am  again, ai though there were comfort in it, j poor and iu misery : haste Thee unto me.  OGod.'     She  bowed her head   and wept  above the line.      Ami what was that ?     A  cr/ outside that thrilled  her to the soul���������  an   aniWering  voice  within   which  called  cr child byname���������the noise of u dcor that  onened   suddenly���������the   voice   again   that  'called  her child  by name.      Hurrying  to  ��������� "he mam ch unhcr of the house on  wheels,  i une ia.w Jim htyond the open door with a  drooprug figure in hia arms.      But  it  was  her irisoaqd'i voice which called upon her  child ��������� .0 was  her child and his  who  lay  wo-n ind pallid,but alive, iu tho3e protecting arim  Solomon Varley that night retired from  ba-nrea--.    In trie nevt  week'a Kra his un-  rival!'- ' /-'/oi')irrcai coii*iction was advertized  and rr a *Q.;k it bad passed to other hando.  Llttlu'  .'Title's -keeks are abloom again  long (.nice,  uid little V'iririe ih a i.appy wifo  and i.so'ht.r.     I could  trail-'por't in-, self hy  .train ai.i. ,oad ;n ."our hours ai.d a half   to  mat fjii.<*t npot 111 Worci'itcrsiuro 111 winch  rfoi Varipy "-1"' hrs vvrl'e en jfiy the olnnn cum  dij,'iiiU!<' of  their simple live*-.    ,  know a  ������������������ii'i! to-do ) iiiriianter in a ireignboriiis' (own  1 who uiiswt-iii to ti *5   nam" oi .'(in. Mid 1ms  f i/rcn ifrv.'n tin r.y ail tne f.-ligrore   women in  * hM own' v "tion ol ilfo for four tn:I������ "   round  j-iiK nn in ;onr���������'rb,<  r iirn.'ior ; and *.oiiii'ti(i������'H  to ruaion.  ' hook V-re,' y.ud the rabldt'^kin waim-  eoat. ' Wlimi did pool" .-ol In-Kin' to (urn  trut pale an' qne^r ? When did he bo^m to  mt iin' mare lit nothrri' lor- .1 riotrr it,a time,  an' ralk when '.here '.vim noboilv to talk to :  Why, when hiH gell died. Wru-ii eNo '  Why. not ������1, all.'  ' ' if   i.-oiirau   not,' S'lui  lowfT.  ' An' as for then),'   said  wa'slcn.-it, ' a* talks aboul  r|."*ijri|_', oi,i*n*"-'l (Tic door with 1 "ori-niii.  ��������� Ijuii'e. ii'" put our., in:"nii<,' eniii  a >  11.le.    'Mi^ii'.   I   re/in.   in.  h  oi  ret or   f'ii -n'lilly  I    iinMit , a , privileged   to miat'o  uid  ���������ii-'tini'tri'li' d-iU'ikm-*  rniin, j lioxpituUiii-H���������won  THE GRKAT MR.  CAWLIS7.  " Let me  get a million   and I shall be  quite    happy.".   That   was   poor   Samuel  Cawley's cry.  Poor ?���������*������������������yes, you will understand presently ; he had the million  when  he died,  lie had a moderately comfortable  start in the world, thanks to the   industry  of his father, who left him a small steady-  going busiuess and the requisite knowledge  to carry it ou successfully. Samuel Cawley  did   carry   it on successfully, aiul'variou-  political and commercial eveuts   operating  iu his favour enabled him to transform,his  moderate business into an extensive one.  He was devoted to his work,  and   having  the quickness to use   the  lucky events of  the (iay advautageously,   he found hinmelf  in a few years at, the head of an establishment into which money seemed   to flow of  its own sweet will. At first he was humbly  grateful, then he became excited, and next  the craving to become a millionaire seized  him.    That craving fairly 'mastered him ;  it waa the inaiiibpring of hia every act and  thought ; he had no hope, no care���������almost  no religion, above or outside thutdesire to  possess  a million.    Everything   prospered  with him aud   his ambition was  realised.  One  morning he found that he possessed u  million ; aud, singular as it may.seem, he  closed hia books with a sigh of relief, satisfied I       '       , ' .,'-������.-  But'he was somewhat puzzled to discover  nfter the first few days, which were occupied  in  self-congratulations,   that'he was   not  quite   happy.      There   was   Bomething he  wanted still, and what thai something was  he did not know.    He opened his eyea, as  it were, for the first time upon lite outside  his   ledger.    He   had never had any, real  experience of youth,had never known, play  as a boy, or sport as a young man :' the world  of business bac.so completely absorbed him,  that tho world of,pleasure was unknown to  him.    Being Bti'lyouui'���������just turned forty  ���������he   determined   to explore this strange  world in search of that something which he  still required to make him happy.  ,   Ho left his business to take care of itself;  that iH, he spent a couple, of hours daily in  hia oflice insiead of ton or more us ho  had  done  formerly ; and the ..two 'houia  wore  sufficient to'keep everything straight.    He  took a  large hoiibe in the  West Knd ; he  purchased au .old mansion ir: Suhsox with  about a thousand acres attached,and ubund-  antahootiuganiifialungnlso���������unfortunately,  not   having   had   any'.training   in1'these  sports,   they afforded him 'no  enjoyment.  However   they, would please  his 'friends.  The appointments of his town and country  residences were perfect���������that is, as perfect  as ids servants would permit''them to be.  The cooking���������when the'cook was   in good  humor���������was excellent; the wines were tho  beat that money .could obtain.  Mr. Samuel  Cawley   was   ' surrounded   .by   troops   of  friends ; he   was .put up   at half a dozen  cluba,   blackballed  by   two���������much to   his  astonishment���������and accepted by the others;  he found himself, in'.short, courted on , all  hands as  a man  of sterling worth���������as a,  mau whom it was a privilege to know.    Ho  was amazed by his own popularity ; he had  never  suspected1 that   he   possessed   the  qualities requisite to shine in society, until  he found  himself   in society and shining  with all tho brilliancy of a newly discovered plauot. '  All this was very agreeable. After he  had gotovor the awkwardness of his first  appearance, he began to onjoy himself ; ho  began to think this world cf-amusement a  very good world indeed, and the people in  it a krndly and sensible people, with few  prejudices comparatively speaking, and  most ready to recognize uativo talent���������for  had ihey notrecognixed him ? He was tho  hero of the hour, und he'was highly delighted to recocnize himself in that character ; ladies admired his taate in art (his  portrait by an R. A. was soon in the Academy), and spoke of his sympathetic  nature : gentlemen praised his possessions,  and piofessed thu most kindly ouvy of the  gifts which Nature and Kortuno had bestowed upon him. Cawley was gratified  exceedingly : but ho novor thoroughly  understood what a great man he was until  at a large dinner party (tor1 which he provided) his hoalth.waa proposed.  Then ho saw himself in hia true colours.  He was not only a successful mau (cheers���������  why, nobody knew, for there was nothing  novel or striking in tho observation;  probably it was only meant, as a sign of the  universal worship of snecoss); but lie was n  man endowed with tire sublime philosophy  which could recognise that tlioro was something nobler in tho world than mcroauccess  in money-getting (a bit of humbug cordially  appreciated, ami therefore cheered); a man  who said to,himseli'���������'I'nough,! ^luill enjoy  life, and I shall help oliiors to enjoy lite,as  we aro doing nt rhm moment,ihunks to our  generous host (more cheers). To what  better, to wnat nobler purpose could n rrinn  iavnto himself? (hear,lit'iir���������qnil0justifiable,  this tune), lie wan rendering n great moral  service to'the world, and tho spmker did  not, doubt that the world looking ou���������  ������������������.-.pcciiiiiy tho fiooror claices, who worn not  his own pra'ces sung, and was inclined to look discontentedly upon  those dolts who accepted his disclaimers  literally and remained silent. He would  even, to particular friends, report what he  had been obliged to do for poor So-and-so,  lamenting all tho time that So-and-so  should have been so unfortunate aa to  require hia help,which he gave ao cheerfully  or rather willingly, as So-and-so was sucli  a deserving fellow,only rather careless'and  extravagant. So-and-so, in fact, would  neveri"t.'et on," unless he altered his ways  and acted according to^Mr. Cawley's  instructions.'" But, poor fellow, he was a  cood creature, and the great Mr. Cawley  felt obliged to (jive him the money to help  him over his present strait, although Mr.  Cawley fully expected that he would havo  to do the same thing agaiu in a very short  time. This confidence was repeated, in confidence of couree, to Mr. Cawley's visitors,  much to thut gentleman'i; glorification,  whilst poor So-and-co fr.und himself pro-  aently looked upon with pitying' oyes by  everybody, heard the goodness of Mr.  Cawley hummed in hia ears, until he became conscious that people were shrinking  from him the moie they buz/.cd round the  millionaire, and ho felt, ready to, curfe  Cawley instead of regarding him with  hones; gratitude. ' -    -  Tnat was Cawley's weakness ; he had  found the flourish of his cheque-book apparently such apotenf'open sesuino"io people's  homes' and , hearts', that, whilst .really  desirou*] of acting kindly, he lost all sense  of- the necessity for the generous thought  which is oven more essential in the composition of kindness than the free hand ;  the one being tho product of a good heart,  the other of good fortune.  '   i '   1 -3 0   3 1    1 ( jNalM 1 1)  CRAZE Of SPECULATION.'  SOUTH   AFRICAN   MINING   SHARES  ���������, .      CONSTANTLY. RISING.  ' o , ' '  firenl 1'orluiiei llavit   Iteen limit*, on   tlie  London ninliiK i:.v<-!i:umt*��������� I'lie   <;i-������'.-it  ' fit   Kuropciii?   if.-iulfcrx Have   Heroine,  '   IiKcrcstrtl in   Uu: t!onm���������-\ollilii-i I,Hull  Has l'tct'ii Known iti Kcrcur Times.  The   craze   of   speculation    which  ,has  seized upon three of tho greatest capitals of  Europe is a spectacle unparallelled in  this  generation.    It has'"developed into  one of  those great mental' epidemics which" once  in two ,,or   three   decades   sweep otfer   a  nation, or Christendom   at  laige, much,as  the 'plague ' spreads   ita   infection. , Tho  collapse of tho South Africa boom, inevitable  as' it is,' seems yet   to  be quite   distant.  Mining sharoa are  constantly rising,  and  anything that bears a South 'African uamo  is marketable.  There is a scramble.ol; largo  and small investors for  gold and diamond  stocks.    Brokei a are coining money ou com-  missions,' and   many great,   fortunes   havo 1  beon made on the Mining Exchange. Many  of the now companies aro over-capitalized,  and can never  yield dividends, but every  thing is easily floated ou   the fame  of the  Kimberlev diamond mines or the gold fields  ft i 1      . <-  of the Rand.   Geography is not a special  Btudy in the Stock Exchange. "South  Africa" ave nyigic- words that explain the  great fortunes made by diamond kings aud  circus clowns, who have returned to England to build palaces in Piccadilly,and the  mad revel of speculation goes on. A pound  sterling share goes up to forty or fifty  pounds, and remains there without a dividend being pud. Mr. Cecil Khodos, the  Minister of Cape Colony, iB ,  TIIK   POLITICAL  COXJVROll  who has created rv charior company and  armed stock promoters with thou- power.  He is tho idol of tho speculator, but the  day must come somotime when, his art as a  necromancer will be exhausted, and when  the great bubble of South African specula-  lion will burst. In, tho meantime everybody chances fortune. The tettlcnient  just concluded was->expectod to shake out  A Bird Festival.  A writer in Our Animal Friends describes  a festival that she witnessed in China.  She says:'  Paak-laoi is, I must explain, one of the  most popular Chinese goda. lie is supposed  once to have lived on earth, to ba-; been  foud of'buds aud very kind to them. Every  year, in the month of April, ,a celebration  is held in his honor. ,  This iestival, which I saw in the great  southern City oi Canton, lasts for three  days. Shops are closed, and servicer; held  every, morning and afternoon in tho god's  fine temple. On the second evening' a  curious and brilliant procesaion passed  through tue principal streets. '  First marcned the bearers of huge,white  lanterns emblazoned with Pauk taoi's name  and titlos. They .were followed by about  a hundred boys carrying richiy embroidered  banners. Then came tho history trays.  These wero wooden platforms covered with  clay figures arranged to represent ditlerenc'  scenes in l'uak-taoi's life, lie was shown  feeding birdH, setting their broken legs aud  teaching them tricks. , '  ��������� Tho figures were skillfully modeled and  beautitully dressed and painted,but the history trayd were eclipsed by the. next division  of th e pi ocession. Thousands of lanterns were  borue'aloft on poles,, each being the life-size  imitation of somebird. There were long-  legged , siorks, stately peacocks, gorgeous ,  golden pheasants, "snow" pheasants, with  long jet black tails, 'gieat vultures and  eagles, then at last glitteiing kingfishers,  tiny tits and roedlings. - All .tho lanterns  were ht.many covered with the real featheis  of the birds they imitated, aud they made  a veiy novel and very pretty ahow;.  After the birds rode boys of all'ages,  mounted on queer little .Chinese ponies.  They wore fantastio'dresses and had,their  faces painted black, 'white und red, with  here and thero a dash of gold.' Some had  gilded chins and eyebrows, others gold  noses and oars. Tire, older boys -were en-  joying'the fun irnmenaely, vying with each ,  other in puffing ouL their cheeks audi'making all sorts of queer faces ; but many of  tho little fellows were'more, than half  asleep and in.daneer of rolling off.thu back  of their steeds. Then more lanterns, moro '  bniiuers and a dreadful band of'(so-called)  music ended this amusing pageant.      <       , -  '( i-  ami  I'VOl,  t vvr.  the  HWOrd'SWil'  trio   ral bit.nkin  a -.'ell lik������  tnat  on  i tlie r '���������  I ' Corn ft in,' nnd Mr������. Vari������y family  I Jnn cnlur-il.iftt't.'cii, ahoclcH, h^iiow.  1 p.ii", In'iird'd vv:rn n. hrintly li.. t.r<1 of  I moiitii"'*,rowth--1 mini fop-don",  I ' f siior",' 111 I Jim, '.in I'd fin.) Jii*r :f I '  I folliT^d lifjr to me world's end, I (oil' r.-d j  j li"r and found bir, .m' ������hi- slipp.nl i,,.., ui' '  I folicrcil her a-inin, .un? I /oir<*r'<l \.>-r nn,  r>im '  ('nl'  U...I .  :"   *;   K"' . . . .  li iiidvonn   uid   il w! inn ir l-li- il-i<i->kii)g   niiin, j ho*, pi In III n-H���������would lenrn'a valuable Ic-ihoii  who liriipn u i.trl', ;n h:s g.Lit 'rom an ill-net j (still more citofiK).    Irr the glorious roll of  tir'n*-' 11 n ^, ifi'* r*-*< ill of .wi "ii' oii'i-'-r with 1 (ii-i'iidi   li.'im',tutors   of   their- Hpeuii-fi    tire  ini f 1 ui'-   joii'iia"*'.!    vwi-ii   the two.   met! uamo of "varriri'-l Cawley would go down   to  '.on'. *nr r by *" ��������� id"iil hb"ut  -.'i.'.i r'lwd ill'.'nn ft.iry,     Mo-it  V"f .'-iioy|i.'<  frl'ivi)  ire njn'i-r  tin   .  ��������� .or. triu' 'ic n-'.'i'.cd ',M������ injury a-i������  of Mr.  ��������� oprev  lit out  hm ri" inn ; toi- 0111*0 on a time  rn.v, mi i r''rnarK������d, w|U* a.look  y* ������r ifti-r tlio ! po'tur-ity nn 0110 of the lirigh>ciit   examples  or how  11   tine .  iielp others  to  more   ind  more  ftrn.'tilut ed.  w ts a (j-t'M'  havir.' bolted along or .Sol's m.iri Jim, w hy, i an'   on,   an' on,'    Tne  two  looked . ni  it'n miiineHH, an'tit? Now, Iar*r������ unynody  '<���������!:   H'ouid sli" Iia' looked at Sol's man Jirn ?  Would ."he ha'spoke   ,1 civil   word 10   him  'c'jpr, ns a   young   lady   inrgn','!  i  put ir to  you, genu.    Is it likely '!' S< body thougri*,  1 it likely in the le.isr.     ' Very   wed,  then.  If you   w.'mts wrong   talk about, a yotirrj;  ' woman,    lt'*t    allays    cheap    r-nnugh     10  tne p 11 rft/dion an'   out of it.    Uul,   10 !..lk  about ������. ynua'j lady  like   that, bolun'with  a   cove  like   Sol's man .Tim,  and   Sol  [.re  tendin' of her to be (bad, why i'.'s unoii^n  to turn a niun's'Irink h.icid on hip *>toiri.i/ili  to li'tcn to it,, ain't it?'  ' Now, I'll tfll yon sorrielhuu',' mhI toe  mnn in the bartered   whif* hat.     ' l'v������.������..it  qruet, ,-ui'   I've   heard  all   s,(b (.     f didn't  f-ay nothing  while (tollco W.-.H 'ere, 'cmifs f  don't v:f in none of 'is ch til, wrncn h'-'s   too  ready v/nli.     Cinntlerriiiii all, I've s������������ii Ikt!'  Trie four gathered r.eir hirri wifri colfiirn  'r*. 1 _-,  ' '("'  '.iL'i.t   iih "ver was, I *i r-ri Ii'i,' no  with rdich awful faces (hat In* pati>"'d  ye   -,������et ������ny  news of   her ever !'  rii  after a whil",    .Solomon s'lll held the |pf������r  in hii( iiinid *.  ' Tinir- nnrar-,' no ������<ii I, ' -i month ayo.'  Ann tporl'-du rhroni^h, and then, return-  11 g it, t(. t,nc broken anil urnmpl'.ri envelope,  held it while he .'poke.  'Xo more n'*ws trian triu ?'  ��������� ' N"V(*r a uonl.' .j-lk) Solomon.  ' fhd yon find where M'.n waa bur.S'l,  master ?'    So! shcox Ins hoad.  * VV'f tri'-d,' said Mrs. Varley, -evefy-  wheic. Hm the letter didn't, even Kill n<  vvhc.r'- she died."  ' Master,' jrud ,i 1 in, 'I've va k,"l .i rri/i;-  !nr rif j tnoii".iniI mile, ('in derul in*it. If  you pi"a������e, oii<>hih, I Hionld like rrn' |liirii/s  I left.     1 in very h ul  oil for a .-li.uii;".'  Mrn. V'arlwy poured out a can of water  into 1 wish ii*.; b-iMti, nut, out Boip and  'oweI 1 rind ,1 comb, I tien produced n birinlli*  of c'rothei from a locke:.  .'ii.'itir,.  il"ddi'fi  of triH'.'nv r,o 1,1m, t'.it it un-ppeiitd   a year 1 in me Ib-sli, bu  <���������.!'���������*.*���������, 'in- (..in: -.v.i" over ; ar.'i oerng -tiresHCil I for . e.ver     iu  for i.'if.rriKition, ne li'.Tiine'i to say another 1 ponfMity,  wor-i.  'T((K J-.' 1  :il,!em in  should live  arid  ive,   etc,,   etc,,   etc,, and  n;!i(i('M as  the  eiump'igiie  Ir   was (|ini'i  Hittled  that   lie  man vvhoOight to live for i-vji*  ive  o*  who iishiiredly  would   I  tne     grateful   meinoiy  ;     .- .r*i  Ml I', ' '  i wo.-O'in.  1      -eron-l  e������*Ii*.������,   ft',  Management.  Tfiirip���������Yo.i   .ire   Wi������  ri:s'.   f'dl'ir  r   .'-it a  "'iiiirn   ti" ii   frorn  rl"-v diii   ver ro in tge '���������  'lri*ri[j���������I  to.d  fior \'i] fuuu'i ten  I .i'i<e.l ner :���������> Hire'-t, roe '.ii n trim  Cawley v/'tn not a fool ; and, luiuliling  into Ins oed in ihe -mad hours of tlio  niori.ini', 1 <- rul'l '(' l'liii������('lf, ''1 lr.it is very  nine ; mi', 011 ours" we miini, lake it, aii witn  l.irt'ft prop-ii (ions of call,' Nevei tlieleas,  his ,i������allov.'i (I ,1 huge *..|,uii ity of .what  was  lllir.ll    italOOII.  Aii ..'itron for 'lnrii^Pii .ii'ul.nl 'ri'-  *li ifmiii*' Cr-kthie for In') ilo-crn;; '  Krbe bus neen ne.aid .if. Itc t. 1  /ii'iymei I, wril be ,;rven 011 Xoveinnei  '!,".-   two  ni-vi r iiiiku.  out of line :  ot or r   r*   -ii v i  11 jnl " ir rn :'  8I1I  ���������s   01  t wo "  ,   ���������y.  r ide t  I ue linrurui  ��������� ol Iiv I r,.  *:   " r r.111^1 r-  ���������iier  11    ���������  Ill !M:  uro  .yes ue  1 mill M.o  f 11, an I I i|e  1 ii io  . ri" left,  tnat I very ni'" witii'/iit .in\ -alt at all, nnd he  jwriHur.i in ihe le.un, aw.ire of the mistake.  I Me did do goo I, Iho'igii : he sulnjrib'd  hl.eriiiiy "1 him oiI-iiico'im i-haritics : he  rif'lp' 11 iii.iny 11 poor wretch out of iiiouotaiy  s'.T'i'.i ( 1 e nt derail i.i Hie v.retoli, but  (lOtiuiii; i- mi ro film, imvond tin: liuuhk*  of tiilii.g tip . ' ue.* (i'| ; and ne ,inl iifli even  ���������urn rn-> I'" I: ii|Oi> poor rcl.itl his. IIo Ii "I  a liooi, ii' pi*ii*. 1I1 I-i, I'.il', lie rmd n '.'.<n|t-  j)f--..! 1 1 e .1, ed i. *. nei.rji o'en.-e to bo re'-oj.'-  nis','!. If-pirj*. 'ii il wi 11 necoiiiing iian^-  n'Kh t.' 11!, lie ili-l ri ,' v, .ut -rinrili" ; t<f vv is  only loo i'l id vvr e *, 1 !'*w poondti i oold lieifi  in.yi'Oiiy :a' I ii' -. r." ��������� v.'i", ne ii^ ' I ;i". ,11 e  to      be     ginteiui,       llr     iil.cl      ������������������������      lii'.u  Km-  r 1 no  diUli.  (!.  the weak-kneed and check speculation, but  nobody was hurl, and the amount of  busiuess'111 what is called M10 Kallir circus  was more enoimous than ever. A number  of members of the London Stock Exchange,  being satisfied, incrodiblo as it may seem,���������  with Iho fortunes already realized, havo  retuod from the business. Their retreat.,  however, baa, not touched tiro public confidence in sustained future speculation, and  there, is no sign of weakening anywhere.  The greatoht English financiers, including  tho Rothschilds,French and Gorman brinks,  and all liuropcan Bourse operators, have  become interested , in tho boom. Apart  from moro speculation, the Bolid developments of mining land and othor'proportiea  ia South Africa justify the host of investments. At any rate thero will probably  bo no abatement in tho fevoi of speculation,  as tho companies formed last flpriiigconl,iiiue  lo doolaiooccaHional dividends of 000 percent., us happened in two or throe instances  last wo k. Dividends of 'HI or *I0 or 100  per cent, which other South Aftican and  West .Australian mines are paying1 are  looked upon as quite modest. .  The dealings   rn mining   shares  on  the  Loudon Stock Kxchnnge now fur  KXUI'.M) 1>- jVVIOIJNT  all other triiiiHiiutioiindaily. The representative South African companies, with a  nominal oripilal value of !?-Jj,()00,(iO(), have  risen in inurkut value di'ring the. pant  thirty days to more tliarr .*:'.'> 1,000,000. Thu  moralise of tho rotnl South Africnn share in  ihe market. (|uoiatlons during the hiuiiu  peiio.i exceeds i^'���������'"iO,! 00,000. J lis true that  tliei-o has been a hubs.ant ial advance in all  cIuchcs of Hodirt'itlcH, and speculation ih still  coiilincd to mini's. It is impossible 10 keep  track of nil tho now venttiKS publicly nnd  p'lvately put upon ihe market .daily. The  popuiru' appelire. lor thci'o things is simply  insatiable. 'i'**1- n'eoiHioti of the I'ans  Stock I'.oatd that no new mining Htock-i  .������������������null i o introduced on the' I'diiieo until Ihe  end cf tho yi-iii, has attracted i.iiijIi iilteti-  110:1 here, since it is tho first, sign of a  serious check K> the speculation winch has  already gone to perilous lengths. Wholiier  or tint tl:o 1'ioiiuh brokers "on 11 prevent  di'iihiigs in ihe new K-iffi'Hand Afnaansof  iiveiy colour which are Hwampiiig the long  maiket, it is niideiii'ibl-L' lliai, a halt ought  to bo cilled anil a lireathiriL' .space allowed.  Tne problem ol American finance mid triuio  is unob.erved vvtieri lIiomiulIi Afr iciin mm*  ini' s| I'cnliition is nt, its height, nnd has  icionn; Hoiii'-thing Idle 11 inuiiia in both  Loinio/i uml 1'iw i". Nothing like it has  b.'i'ii known in luei.'iit tini"s. CompanicH  ii.-ivc i.i'fiii iiiiiltipired week after week for  tiie d'-v-"loi)ii ent ol mining ti.'.cia from the  (,n\io in ti"   '/' uiibesi.  I tic    1  /inn: ���������:'(>���������  of    Cielij   18     111    .1    "late,     of  A French Board and Its Lesson.   '  In the country dittricts in Franco boards  aro put up telling peo'plo what animals and  insects should not be killed and'the reason,  and also vvhich ones should be exterminated  in order to aflord protection to the'farmer*  First on the boord is this :     '  i.        /1 1 ,1  '"This board is placed under   tho proteoj  tion of tho common   senso  aud. honesty o  the public." . ,    ..  ' And, of course, after that no boy or man  would mar or remove the board. .Then  follows these instructions :  i- "Hedgehog lives upon mico, snails and  wire worms���������animals injurious to 'agriculture.    Don't kill a hedgehog. \     ��������� ,  "Toad helps agriculture, " destroys  twenty to thirty inaccis hourly. iDou't kill  toada. t  ,.  "Mole destroys wire worms, larvao^aud  insects injurious to the fuimor.    No   Iraco.  of vegetables ia over found in Iub stomach;  dees more  good tlian   harm.      Don't kill  moles. ' ,    l-  "Cock   chafer   and   it's   larvae���������deadly  enemy    to   farmers ; lays- seventy to  100  oggs.'    Kill the cock chafer. ,  "Birds���������Each depart uotit of 'li'riiuoe  loses yearly many millions, of francs by the  injury done by insects. Hirds aro the only  enemy capable of battling with them vigorously ; they aro great helps to farmers.  Children, don't take bird's'nosts."  And so on the instructions read. Among  the animals which need killing on a farm  aro mice and rats, and the reason they increase in spite of tho constant watfaro of  eats'and dogs is because the boys on the  farm kill tho animals that would destroy  the pests if rhey had a chance. 1  A Monkey Fireman'. -,  Jocko and the children of the liouso where  Jocko lives are boon companions, and-yf a  summer afternoon enjoy a frolic'together  upon tho lawn.  Ono day some one carolessly threw a  match down and the grass ignited, 111-iking  ft little blaze.  Jocko saw it and stopped and looked,then  glanced all around, and, seeing a piece of  plank not far Oil,tan for it.crept cautiously  to tho fire,all the time holding the plank as  n shiefd between himself und the lire, theu  throw the pldnk ou it aud pressed it down  and extinguished it. \Vhat child could havo  reasoned better and done more?  Although, porhiips.no danger could havo  come from the frre.still no one knows what_-,  the result might have boon,and the monkey  evidently   boliovod   that  prudonco   is   the ,  better part, of valor.  ��������� ���������������������������������  Solid Shot Abandoned.  Ti.o use of fiolnl shot in warfare bus been  practically given up. The projectile of to  day is a conical shell of steel, hollo-v, and ���������  Komoiimos loaded 'with powder so as to  explode, or by a time fuse. It is wonderfully different from the sheil of twenty.live  yen:a ago. Iu those days one could watch  iho 1 rojeclilo as it sailed through the air  in a gracelnl curve, at length hursUug,  Tlinta was 1 veil tune lo gel out of lire way,  under favorable circnriiHtauci'S, lint the  new stylo of shiill moves a| the rate of a ,  little over hnlfamile a -ccoiid. On striking  a metal target, its energy bring transformed  instantaneously into heat, rt becomes red-  hot, and a llamo is actually seen to buret  from the point struck. Such a projecti'o  moves, oi.e might sny, in a straight line,  and its impact rvt a distance of a 'mile  seuniB almost simultaneous with the discharge of ide 1:1111. Such a shell, piiasingi  near a man, would tear his clothes oil",  merely from the windage. '1 it come** very  near, though without hittini; him, it would  kill hm. He drops dead without a sign of  a wound.' , W herons, an old-style nhell  would burst into a few pieces, the modern  projectile !h"B into a myriad cf amall fragment", each 01 them moving with tremendous velocity: It may easily be" iinigined  that half a dozen G-pound Hotonkiss strolls  finding their way into a vessel would  scit'er death m������d destruction in every  direction. Protective armour, ovvin.- to iti-*  great, weight, can be placed only over the  ship's virals���������that .s 10 s-iy, nlong t m middle pan < f the hull near Ihe v.'-ler line, so  as to cover the maciiiueiy. In firiiiro  imitWsguiiuerc wil, direc llie.i ,-i.". a oiimt.  trie uuiiriiiyrcii einis of an (p.j*'t"i' '���������   ��������� ul. - *���������������  KOOTENAY  CVnitENT   XOTES.        .      :  ' A Western philosopher prophesies that  the time is rapidly approaching when men  will be relieved from all arduous labor by  new applications of the .inanimate forces  sf nature, and more especially electricity,  whioh will be put at our service through  discovery and invention. Twenty years  from now, he says,,there will be no more  hard manual labor iu civilization.' The  present tendency, unquestionably, looks  that way, even" if the end he foresees  is not reached,in'so short a'time as he  ���������fancies. Steam and electricity have already  'taken off the shoulders of men many of the  heaviest burdens once borne by. them.  They have replaced human strength 'hi  lifting building materials, in loading -ships,  in agricultural operations, and in many  other fields where formerly it was put to  its severest strain. They havo-s-lso largely  superseded the power o: horses, and thus  those animals, so long associated with man  in the   heaviest   work of the . world, *aro  - sharing with him the relief afforded by the  use of these inanimate agencies. And yet  tne Millennium'haB not imudo iits appear-  uuce.  v  ���������  tl  Ml   . <  Another advantage eujoyed'by this Igen-  eration will be incre*sed-aud extended in  equal me-i-sure during the next few years.  A contemporary' refers 'to a report that  preparations   are nicking to   put   on the  .market next year a large supply ot'bicy-  cres at greatly reduced prices. It ia  prejumab'.e that before many years their  coat,will decline liko 'thap of the sewing  machine and .that of i-clocks and watches,  until it is brought.-within  the   means of  'almost -everybody. 'Tlie rich man with  the fleetest horses and-the  grandest equi-  "page will have no advantage over the poor  mau in possessing the means of travelling  rapidly ever the- 'roads. Both of them  will have their own .private vehicles, and  each can ride when he iis-so .-inclined.    Iu-  .veniion and competition,-besides reducing  the cost of the bicycle, will provide for  its piop-alsion by .other motors than muscular ������reiigtl>, ao that 'the rider will  enjoy luxurious -sweat a trilling expense  of money. The iburdeua -men carried on  their shoulders ec in their bauds they can  transport with the aid of machinery, and  they c-in extend e-reatly the area within  which it is possible for them' to pursue  their activities" line nursery rhyme'talks  of. the tune-when diengara will ride and  veritably chat day u.approai'hiqg.   '  THE FARM.  The  Winter   Dairy-  The application or electricity -to public  transportation  will   largely reduce its cost  to ihope who provide it ana those 'who use  -it.    Tne tuuninc ev-pe-sue  of all machmery  wilbbe (iecreised-greatlyj, 30 that it will bo  nude available   for multit-udes' of  private  uses for winch the muscles of man and bnue  are novi employed.    The main part, of   the  druduery of civilization vvill fae.done by the  'forces   ot"  untitle harnessed for human as-  siatauce, and the exemption from exhausting  physici!   labor  once enjoyed by  the   few  only will be shared by ail. As it  iJ, under  the   present .progress of science and mecii-  auic-j, the poor man   has ease and luxjrics  formerly   denied to even   the   richest and  the grainiest. The inarkets;of the humblest  and most crowded   districts now supply in  abundance fruits and meats which not many  ye.irs ajjo   were rarely' obtainable oven by  tho most prosperous j   and  as thecost   of  production and   transportation    decreases,  these will   be still  further multiplied and  brought  within the   means "of  the   peoplo  universally. ,  Essentials  for  ing-.  " I find  more generaily adopted every season,  in the fall of the year some farmers wiio  have never tried it before are making preparations, for the work. JLastwinter a great  in-nny dairymen went into winter da-'Tyiug  on a small scale, and I have yet to r.ear 'oi  ���������oue ,who found the work'disappointing,"  says an exchange. " Despite thra annual  increase of the tanks, there are-still comparatively few engaged in this work, either  through ignorance or 'a fear, -to a'temj.-.";  anything new.      '  "I have found ^ha���������t "more-depends upon  ���������-ho kind of cow one has for winter dairying,  than in summer dairyintr,, and the anirials  destined fe-r this -work cannot  be selected  too carefully.    If you .intend to ship milk  lo   the city, a .good milk-producing   cow  above all else -should.be tried.    The cows  should oalve sometlmedc -Auguat, and the  heifers can be-raised'for-the winter market  with,considerable  profit.    In August the,  green grass 'is generally'dried   up' pretty  well, nnd as 'the .cows  must  have lood at  this time wennust depend  upon the green  corn, -Good-fodder corn planted so as to be  j,       *  ready dor eutiug in August and September  mak-es the-beat sort of food for the mother  cows.    Thcusocn will make the milk flow  1 .  freely, and this is the greatest sign of sue-  ces'e uu the'Undertaking. If the,cow= do  uot'havo gieen, succulent food at this time"  they-wil] dry up and .never pay much for  their winterikeeping. The silo should bo  fillediwith good corn'and grass so that)the  ensilage can beifod.out as soon as frost has  put au end to .the green.corn. The ensilage  should.be in sufficient quantity to keep the  cow3 in excellent condition until green grass  oome-s again ihe following spring.  "The rations of the c cows ' engaged in  winter dairying should be daily about'  twenty-five to thirty pounda of ensilage,  and two and a half pounds-of coar8e middlings morning and night, aud two or tmee  pounds of clover hay at noon.' This ration  with plouty ,of .t'Mair. water and salt, will  keep tho,cows in.cplendid condition, and  make them yield a L*ood quantity of rich  ���������milk and cream through the whole winter.  If one lias roots and cabbages on hand to  feed to the cows, they will help to make  the diot more varied, aud the cows will  appreciate .the change. But generally the  above ration is satistaclory, and.itds not a  difficult one to prepare. Tlie . middlings  should be bought at the season of the year  when the cheapest, and an a large quantity  if any reduction can thus be obtained. Tne  water for the cows to drink should average  a temperature .of about fifty-four,, degrees,  aud ou cold, dny-s it must be warmed to this  point;. Ice cold water will chill the udder,  and check the flow of milk.' .& . a  . The cows,should be put into the barn'  nights just as soon as cool weather is here.  They need this shelter to, enable them to  do their host. The barn and yard should  he kept as'clean and sweet as'possible.  When the weather gets colder ,tho cracks  in the barn and stable should be closed up,  aud winds and draughts kept out just as  much as if you intended to sleep in the  place, yourself. Moat "of our barns and  stables are too windy for any cow to live in  through the winter with any degree of  comfort.'" A" free use oftaired paper "all  aronud the building will make a wonderful  change. Then if the stable ia an old fashioned one, built right on the ground, fill  up the sides u foot or more with sawdust  to keep tho wind from sweeping up under  the boards. The warmth and comfortableness of the stable will make quite a difference in the yield of milk during the cold  weather."*  I.  stens  point  aright it   will    command  premium, says C. F. Curiiss.  Tieie is no belter property on the farm  to-day than a good colt and tnere never was  a more  opportune  time  to  go into horse  'raising  iu   earnest.    Not  in' the old way,  I but with a higher standard of  excellence.  that winter   dairyiuc is   being i Let, excellence be the sine qua Don and let  ���������,���������"' ! 11 beam m the brood maie.    It is well that  the class 01 brooa mares in use a lew year3  3...  since nave been discarded.  In starting anew let the man who wants  to make money in horses endeavor not to  produce horses cheaply, but to rai8e the  the best iiorae that nis'surroundings will  permit. It will be better to get one good  pair of mares and breed only these than to  caiae a dozen common coits.  What a change could be wrought in the  horEe eiock of me countiy by 1900 if as the  hone buainesa revives ever}' weli-Ta-do  farmer would -get even one pair of auaenor  pure bred maiesof some pnvncular breed  aud breed t'hem , to sire? -of the-highest  excellence, There is no avenue iu-j-gncul-  ture that -oiTera surer returns -f-r more  peimanent success.  Oats are -an exceptionally valuable feed  for horses. Other feeds 'will produce as  much naiin iu live weight, but there, is  perhapsx-caingle grain teed so well adajned  to grow bone and 'tEiiscle, 'and give  3tanuu������..9nd endurance in borees, as oats.  For thie.purpose it should be useu'liberally,  the coming winter,  i 1 IE, ON THE IEEYIL,  HOW "TO   STAMP OUT'THE   INSECT  GRAIN-DESTRGYEK.  CrmjW! IVorlh Milllonx-or Dollars l>e������(roj*eit  , (".very Year��������� riie   H.Utle I'isl-i I ive Un-  e -t.������eii In flip (Ir-ilii'.aml .Mlibiclvm)' Ihe  Kernel-,���������Sew ftcmeUies.  ft  'The pernicious ' weevuls are making  themselves so c obnoxious that experts are  now-engaged in makiug a special study  of them. Every year they" destroy mriny  millions of dollars' worth at" stored cereals  in granaries and elevators. In fact, the  question how io fight them ie one of serious  and growing economic, importance. Strange  to say, vvery little scientific attention has  been directed to these inseeta up to date,  aud not-much is known about ,them.  There ire about forty species of these  insects, some of which areri,b3etles nnd  others niotjis. Nearly ��������� all of them are  assisted imujigrants, having been imported  from abroad in curgoes of grain. In this  mauuer' they have been distributed by  commerce to all parts of the world.  Three of the species actually live in the  kernels, _/,while tho others feed ou the  atarchy contents. Grain infested by them  is unfit' for human   consumption," and has  1WFDL TOETDBBS AT Sfii,  , SAILOR MADE TO WEAR A CROSS  OF CAPSTAN   BARS.  1 ���������'  The FHslitrul  Toriures  Sullcrea by Sea-  tlttrii���������Uflirtni    19. vi I try   in    Ifc-.-uniit'*  Cruel !"iinl*,litiieiU���������I.os ot a   rioaiiiiK  Hell���������Win   Tiiriieil  iilrirt  Sr. ii   South  American Tort.  Tne sailors on the American ship Benjamin  Sewall, which came go near going to  the bottom   on the way  t<������ San "Francisco,  tell a vivid story about the brutal treatment  ofseiMneu who were forced to leave the ves-  se  sir Time, Chile.     W'hen the ship got to  thsi-t port in distress fire sailors were told  by che officers to leave.    According to  the  gi'ttemen's oi  the   pevmeu,   the men who  were thus dischaiged'intended to have Firat  Mate Smith and   Second Mate Osten'i a'r  1  Tested for cruelty,-on the high seasv but  '������������������.ould not do it '.lecau-io there w<a* uo  American Consul -at Tame.  The men .turned adrift 'in Chile -were  Seamen West, Smith, Rosier, Bismarck'  and John Graber. Rosser kept a log of the  trip to show when the acts of brutality,  complained of were committed. This leg  was written at mights in the forecastle, and  all the seampn testify the,iruih of iu* statements. Hardly a day paBse'd that some  'seaman'was uot-struck or punished ha some  peculiar and ingenious fashion. Rosser seat  the log to Sac .Francisco by,one of the  seamen with'instructions to turn it over to  the authorities, but this waa not, done.  Un March, ri, 10 days out of port, Mate  Smith'Blruck Frank Smith in the faeefour  ���������tunes and then made him sit in the lee  aouppers four hours scraping paint.  A seaman, called Bob by his mates,  resisted the second .i-vate, who was going  t������r beat him.' The .two mates.,beat Hob  infiensible, and  aftar he  had, returned to  consciousness ���������,  ' . TIED A CA-6XANI5AR  0  on hi3 back, and made him work for 12  hours:.scraping and washing paint. There  were two wounds in hie U������i.id, from winch  blood flowed. The next day aud the day  following his punishment continued. Bob  was compelled to eat hia food.iu the poop,  and was nob allowed to go forward. "Some  of the sailot-fl saw him, and hi? face was  swollen,aud his eyes were bioody. He was  kept on deck all night carrying nis cioss  of ca'pscuu bars. Tho mate made him beat  a tune on a tin can   with handspikes.. ��������� On j is watching the buck" "ir.rViuainB^oucu'ttU  t Vit a   e/ini-in/^1   /Inn   nf   f/i*fiii<ij   il,n   ������-.h.- . I ���������     t " I,..  SOMEWHAT CURIOUS.  Tahiti, in the South seas, ia now lighted  by electric lamps.  Fully l,(i66,0UU people and over 70,000  vehicles enter ami leave Loudon each day.  In the,famous Garden of Ohve-s at Jerusalem there are eight flourishing olive trees  that are known to'be over 1,00'' yeirs old.  Tiie largest sheep ranch ou ihe "SToilh  America continent is oue of 400,OUO acres  lying in the counties of Dimmit and Webb,  Texas.       '  Tiie largest steam shoveler in the world  is at work in the phosphate bens or" St.  John Island, near Charleston, S. C. It  weighs 30 tons. <  An Kughsh firm has built a torpedo caton-  cr which dashes through the water at the  rate -oc 32 knots an hour. She is for the  Ruesren government. , 1 "  ' TJs'J "Pilgrim's Progress" was first published ,on tlie.3lBtot* August, 1G78, and on  the same date ten years later itB great  ���������author pasfeeit to tils rest. 1  ' Prof. F. G. Plviiur.er, ofTaooma, Wash.,  'is authority for the statsmeat that there  ���������are 'hundreds <tf tree.s'iin j,hat vicinity  apwards of 70(! feet in height.  In Norway *:id Sweden (jefore any couple  can be legally oiarried, certificates must be  producea -shewing that iioth bride and  bridegroom have been dulj' vaccinated.  Lilies of li������o valley ia. fk-anco are called  " virgin'-s toai'B," and are sard to have  sprung up -oji the road bet/ween Calvary and  .lerusalein during the nirlit following the  crucifixion.      '  A C:iicas������o man has invented a steel  apring tire, which he believes wiil succeed  the pneumatic tire. Thiei������reatachievement  waa in response to a detnend for a contrivance vvhich cannot be puuclurcd.  -1 Only once -in the last dfteen ' years has  the official in-some of the British attorney  general keen less than 550,000 ; in JS9:' !J'  it was over $1*00,000, though the salary is  $3*1,000 a veac The solicitor-general's salary is $30,000.  'It is estimated that a 'mau weighing InO  ���������pounds, riding e. bicycle at the rate of sev-  ������ii miles an hour, has a momentum of 1,500  pounda, leaviug out of the account the  weight of the wheel. This is sufficient to  upset a pedestrian with terrible force.  The alphabets- of the different natioiiB  contain the following number of letters:  English 20, French 23, Italian 20, Spanish  27, German 26, Sclavonian 27, Russian 41,  Latin 22, Greek 2*1, Hebtew 22, Arabic 2S,  Persian 32, 'Turkish 33, Sanscrit 50, Chinese  21*1. , ,    ,,  One of the moit singular peculiarities of  the floral world,,is _the .evening primrose,  which opens'about 6 o'clock p.m. 'willi an  explosion, not very loud nor formidable,  but still quite perceptible to any one   who  THE   HOME.  Their* Help.  One would hardly think a family of eight  ordinary, rollicking children couid be called an ideal one - .yet I believe there is a  real family of that size which has honestly  earned that title,   writes a correspondent.  "You have good children," I exclaimed  enthusiastically toMro.Kent, one day when  visiting there.  " i"es,''. she answered, looking around oa  her eight hopefuls, ''tbey are good, if I say  so myieif. I 'lo not nelieve we Lave ever  raised a hand against them. Love and firmness are alwaya exercised thoroughly, and  we fiiid them much more effective, than the  methods many of our friends employ.''  Trie weather was disagreeable and the  children, the youngest but three, were  housebound. From the quiet Jiat prevailed  one would think only oue child was prea^  enl. If one of them wished to speak to  the mother he came quietly up to her and  waited until there was a lull in the conver-  sation ; then, >v-hispering his request, ran  away to his play. Trie mother always  greeted them with, "What ia it'dear?" and  all, ihe answered was '��������� Yes " or " No."  Tuey seemed to understand that nhe meant  what she said, and did not even pout when  the iinrfwer displeased them. '  " How do you manage to, keep them all  so quiet and busy," I asked.' '   '  " Weil," she teplied, " I always depend  upon them to help'me, even to the baby.  They seem to think I could not keep house  without their help. I' never hire them by  pennies'because that makes them think  work cannot be done without pay ; but" I  sometimes surpiise them by a nice treat  which they enjoy immensely. I have  taught the two oldest to be very careful  with my dishes, ao now I never have to  owash one. 1 oxpect them to do it perfectly,' '  and am rarely disappointed. My oldest  boy is learning to cook, aud you cannot  imagine'whnt a holp he is.    I'  r'  Eerhaps( the dieam of the Socialist,of a  ,     time when all the material blessings ot life  shall be extended so that they can be shared  by "'ail  in their   fuluess,   may yet   bo  realized; but the fulfillment will be brought  about by   the very, means socialism would  destroy ; by capital, competition, and the  impulse which seeks for individual superiority.    It. vvill not come from the average  'ability ot" the mass, bin from the superior  ability of the few,   whence   has   come   the  t general  advancement   of   mankind- in   all  agea.    It will not come from checking individual   faculties, so   as not   to best your  miitea,    according    to    the    labor,  union  principle,   but  from tho   eager striving   to  best your mates, and to get to the top,   uo  matter if others  cannot attain tho  height  until you have shown them how, and have  given the means of rising to the summit of  advantage!    Aud,  after all, misery,  sickness, poverty, and the effects of  atut idity  aud vice will remain in the world.  ^   Marketing Hogs.  * 1  A correspondent,asks -us : "When is  the best time to market hogs ? What is  the best kind of hog to feed, and at what  ago should they be fit for the market?"  In answer, we would say that the'bpst  time to market hogs is when thej- are ready  for market,irrespective of the tune of year.  At the present time, the best demand is  for .hogs ranging from 150 to 200'pounds,  'when dreaBed, aud for these weights the  packers will give better prices, provided  that the pigs lire of the long, lean kind,and  not to 1 fat. Some of the country buyers  and shippers, it is true,do not ditcrimiuate  between this class of pigs and others, but  pay the same price for all they purchase,  and tlwy take care that the prices paid are  ou the basis of those paid by packers for  hogs less suited for their biisinpts ; that is  to say, they pay lower prices than they  should for the style of pig so   much in   de-  been known to cause serious illness. It is  poisonous to horses,' and is not wholesome  even for awine. Poultry, however, find it  pjilatablo and nutritious. The moths  especially aie so prolific that, the progeny  of a single pair in a twelve mouth will  number, many, thousands, capable of  destroying   , ,   ���������  siivnnAi, toks op grain.  Fortunately, the increase of these  pests is  checked to some extentby natural enemies  among.which are spiders that inhabit mill,'!  arid-granaries.    TnHhe fields they are p'rey. I  ed upon by birds and bats.  One of the worat of these insects is tho  familiar "gnvuaiy weevil," which 13 mentioned in tlie Oeorgics of Virgil. Ita  ravages made.it known" long before the  Christian era. It is native' to the region  of the Mediterranean. Having been  domesticated for so long a time it bus loat  the use of its wings. The female punctures  the kernel with her snout and inserts an  'egg from which iB hatched a little'worm  that lives in the hull and feeds on tho  starchy interior.        ' |      ,  Quite as bad as this beetle ia a moth  that comes from,the Mediterranean regiou  also. The larva, which is known as the  "fly weevil," does most injury to corn and  wheat. , In six months grain infested by it  loses JO per cent, in weight]and75 per cent,  of its starchy matter. Incidentally, il is  rendered totally unfit for food, and bread  made from wheat infested by the insect, is  suid to have caused an epidemic recently  in France.  this second day of torture the other sailors  were compelled to lower Bob over the aide  -to hook a mousing on the loresbeet. The  ship kept dipping.him in the water, but he  was kept there half an hour, The next  dny(3uuday)tho cross was still kept ou the  Eeaman's_ back. Another sailor who had  come in for a good share of the beatings,  John Graber.'waa sent to the poop to read  the Bille to liob, while'the matea stood'by  and laughed., Graber was1 also compelled  to pray for the man with the cross on his  back. ,  According to the seaman's log! from that  time on Bob was given only about three  hours' sleep a day. , On March 12 Bob was  sent aloft and made 10 cry, "Yes, sir; all  right, sir," for half an hour. On the 17th  the "cross'of capstan.ba'rs was removed by  the captain's order.   ' *'  On March 30th, while Frank Smith was  at the wheel,he let the ship be taken back.  Mate Smith stiuck him three times iu the  face, and then compelled him to put up  tackle in the main lower 'rigging, aud to  hoist and lower himself for half an hour.  All the time Smith  night,  The families'of Japanese who fell in the  late campaign' against China are most  anxious to, possess some 'rei'iain^ of their  dead relatives, however mutilated. In one  village the friends of a deceased soldier  solemnly brought back a 'paper man  fastened to a real leg���������the only portion  which could be found after the. owner was  killed by a shell. '' 1  About a million CAmplete Bihles, and an  equal ni. nb������ r of prayer books, are issued  by the Clarendon Press every year. Thero  are 7S different editions of the Bible and  90 editions of the, prayer book printed.  The revised'version does not sell one-tentn'  as well as the older version of 1GI1, while  the revised New Testament, though it sold  rapidly when first published, scarcely sells  at all now. ������-'  CRVI.S'G  was  FOK   .MERCY.  Take It Easy.  A French doctot's conclusion   is that no  one should ride a bicycle who has a tendency  to excessivo tousion of -the arterial system,  for this   tciidenoy is a great cause of heart  disease.    Therefore, no 0110 should lako up  tho  u&e'of the wheel without tho  exprea"  authorization   of   a   lhyjk-ian;   and   the  doctor  should   make un  examination   not  only before the patient   begins to   use  the  wheel, but after he has ridden it for a time.  Moreover, tho amateur  should never ride  at a high speed.    If one's riding is regular  and daily, one may go faster arrd further  but  Hogs should be  ready for market when  they aro from six'to ten months old, if they  have been properly ltd and pushed on.    It  is (asy to get them to the requiicd weights  at those agea if the right kind  of pigs are  kept,    After that time when those weights  have beeu exceeded, more food will be required in order to seoure the same amount  ot  increase of  flesh   that had  previously  been iiiiule on leas food, and, therefore, our  correspondent  will see that  tnere will be  more prolit made  by marketing   his  hogs  before tho  period of increased feeding required   arrives.    A few  years   ago   some  feeders made a good deal of money by rattening  '.pigs   for   marketing   duriri'0'   tne  months of .Inly, August and September,  when   the suppiy of  hogs waa  light, and  when, in coiiPtijuencc, prices  were cori'dd-  erably higher than later iu the year, when  larger supplies  come in.    Now, however,  owing to the increased number of cheese  factorloa aud   oreunieriea   in the  country,  and the.large number of hogs kept by them  and   by priva 0   individuals,   in order   to  consume the whey and  skin.-milk   during  tho summer, prices   do not range as   high  aa lormeily in compirison with those print  Another wicked   imported   hug  is the  "rice   weevil."    It"   originated    in  Indfa;  whence it has been distributed by commerce  all over the world.    At present  it does as  much harm as any other known  insect. In  the   tropics  generally   it   does   enormous  damage.    Formerly,   when   long   voyages  were necessary in importing gram from the  Eastjitfrequently destroyed whole cargoes,  liaviug plenty ot time   10  multiply.    The  adult beetles of this   species  eauso much  trouble   in  storehouses   and   groceries by  invading   boxes of  crackers,   cakep, yeast  cakes and macaroni aud barrels ami biu'aof  flour  and   men).    ���������They   can   subsist   for  months   ou   sugar,    and   sometimes  they  burrow into ripening peaches  and   grapes.  A   new   gram-destroyer    has   recently  attracted   attention, and   has   01 rued   for  itself the   title  of  "scourge of   the   flour  mill."      It is   the   "Mediterranean   flour  moth."   Tho caterpill.ii s, spin webs whioh  make the flour  Mate Smith got after hia old friend Bob  a'gaiu on April 1, and the log relates that  the mate attacked him while sending down  tiie mizzeu royal yard, and, on getting him  foul m the main' waist," beat him over the  naked back with a bight of, rope until his  back was black and blue, atid covered with  welts.        *"  On April 23 '.he second mate, Osteud,  knocked Graber .down and poked hi... iu  the eyes with rope to wipe the tears away.  Two days later a shed like a dog kennel  was erected on the forward house for  Smith to sleep in  WELL GUARDED.  Am-  Tlio Money In (lie JCnnk ol" I.n;rlnml  ply Protcclnl.  Of the millions of pounds' of treasure  stored during the year in the banks of Loudon, it is inieiesiiug to learn that, so careful and thorough latheaysteni of surveillance  that rarely more than a few thousands get  >nto the hands of thieves and burglars.  Modern locks, bolls and burs, aided by  electricity and other scientific means, havo  caused hundreds of would-be bank burglars  to retire or to spend many weary years  under a sentence of penal servitude.  Few great  banks  in the   world' are   so  with safety ; but  if riding  is interrupted I ut other seasons of "the year, altiiouirh c(,.n-  "���������'   "������������������'-   must take it, up   sideruble money is yet made by those who  even tor a lew   days','   one  again with caution and deliberation.    The  temptation to   i'o   fust should be steadily  resisted.  A Turk named Calphas, who thinks that  the C/.nr of Russia and the Sultan of Turkey  owe him lu-go sums of money,has a curious  method in Pans of calling attention to his  claims, He goos to the Hiissiiu church on  festival days and protends to shoot hrmpelf.  Several timos ho has been taken from tne  church ti* a hospital, where it wiis'found  that ilia pistol ho had used was harmless.  M.irshal   Field,   it   is   reported,    imido I  S7,000.'IO'l   in    thu dry   gooiln    trade   lust  yea  follow this course. The best advice that  we can give to fenders is tomirket their  hogs whenever they are ready for niaruet,  ami not hold on to them too long after  that porrod, in tiie hope prices will fike  an upward turn, as they are oftentimes  quite as likely to go down.  Oats and Colts.  Feud some of the cheap o.us to the right  kind of colts and rcstassured that the dawn  of the coming eemttry, in !-pite of all our  modern ingenuity.thc world will still be 111  need   of eqiuno motive power, and 11  the  CLOTTI.I) AN'D  I.tTMI'V,  so that the machinery in the mills becomes  cloL'ged and has to be (topped for a considerable tine. Tno larvae prefer flour or  meal, but, they flounsh also on bran,  prepared cereal foods and crackers.  Farmers are rjm'orincd that tiie best  remedy for such mischief is bisulphide of  carbon, which may he applied m moderately tight brns by simply pairing the, liquid  into shallow puns or on bits of cotton w.iHle  and distributing them about, on the f urfuco  of tho grain. The stufi rapidly ev apoiates,  aud the vapor, being heavier limn air,  descends and permeates the nuiss of grain,  killing all insects as well aa rata and mice  whi'.-h it may contain.  In   France a  number of machined have  been devised for the treatment of infested  grain.    Into theae the grain ip poured and  either revolved while exposed tcheat  or  subjected to a violentagitation, which Kills  the  insccta.    Frequent   handling of grain  by shovelling, stirring or transferring iroi.i  one receptacle to another ia destructive to  the moths, as they are unable to extricato  themselves from the mass and perish in the  attempt.    The practice or" storing grain 111  large   bulk   is also recommended,    as -tho  surface layers only become infestod.    Na  trves in India store their wheat in air-tight  pits to preserve it from tho rice weevil,ami  condemn     ventilation. ' * In    Europe   and  America,   on the other iriuid, ventilation is  practiaul with decided benefit.  The pioblem of restoring to tho world  original and eternal licuity is solved by iho  redemption of the soul. ���������Emerson.  The log relates that on April 27 Mate  Smith getting out of-patience, with .Bob  because he did not hear one of his commands, compelled him to take oft' his  trousers on deck. The mate took the end  of a broom handle, roughened with the  carpenter's rasp, dipped, it in hot tar und  rubbed it over the sailor's .legs until ho  howled with priin.     ��������� . '  On May 5 Mate Smith' struck Seaman  Graber because ho wore his coat whilo  pulling iu the main brace. '  ��������� "After the'ship was, put on tho other  tack," says tho Jog, " the chief mate lashed  Grabor's coat to his body and marlin.  hitched his coat sleeves from tho shoulders  to tho wrists so tight that it stopped the  circulation of tho blood in his arms, flo  did likewise with his trousers from tho,  thighs to tho ankles. Then he took a  board one foot by two feet and wrote with  chalk the words thereon: 'I am not  cold ; lam 1101 sleepy. Toughoy, toughcy.'  This was lashed to Umber's back.' Ho  was sent to tlio whoel, so the captain could  see him, and wns kopt thero until four  bells."  Tho sailors wore at'times compelled lo  march two and two about the deck, hurrying a flag and bii-itiug  A   DKC'K   IIUGICKT  for a drum���������this by way of humiliation.  When three of the crew foil ill, tho mate  compelled them to /in-ton tacklo on each  aide of the main lower rigging and hoist  themselves nine feet above tho deck.  Kosaer was too weak to do Hand was sent  to the poop for punishment. He fell iu a  fit and Sin th ihrow two buckets of cold  water over him and had him dinirgod back  to the forecastle. The innto took"to carrying a pistol.  " This ship is a floating hel!," j������ the language of tho "log. " Wbiit surprises all of  us is that tlie Captain allows the 'males to  carry on this way. The capstan bar that  Seaman Bob of the starboard watch carried  for 22 days, olt and on, weighed about 12  pounds. It was worse than a iiall uml chain  and was never taken olf him except when  he was sent aloft, which was seldom."  _D. T. Lochoad, M. A., assistant master  of English and modern languages at the  Collegiate Institute, Hamilton, has been  appointed head master of Cilodoiua High  School.  A black serpent six feet nine inches in  length was killed in the Otonabco liver, at  Rosa's   bridge,   tho  ether day.      It    was  pet r'( cily tca'ele-s and not unlike a common j employers of iho   bunkaro bound to  j Ijliick <viake except in size. | i/*,,,,.. (.u,.a open.  carefully guarded as the Bank of lint'land.  The "Old La'dy of Threadneedle " Street"  keeps a good watch upon her treasures.  One room alone���������the specie room���������is  estimated to contain gold coins of the total  value of ������5,000,000. It is a large vault,  around whose walls aro numerous iron  Bates, containing bugs ot gold, each representing the value of ,C2,U00, What the total  of the Hank of hjngland'a conients may be  it is difficult to say,but doubtless .C20,000,-  000'would be a fair estimate. Day and  night is this wealth rigorously guarded.  Even if a burglar were ablo to pass tlie  bank guards on duly during the night, he  would find himself lace to face with un-,  expected and insurmountable obstacles.  The safety of tlio Bank of England' ia  further insured by a magnificent system of  electric wires, all which communicate with  the (-uartni'B of tho bank guard and else-  wheie. Ones a burglar - touched these  wires no would set into motion bells whose  sound would alarm everyone within hearing  distance, and tho tluof would fall an easy  prey. The difficulties in the way ofopouiug  Safes tire also Homeric. Many of them  made by ('hublvthuy will stand auythirig  o-.ecpl dyiininito.  Every bank and insurance company's  oflice in London has its own strong loom  and safes,11n which may bo stored valuables,  otc. The nl rung rooms of Coutts' bank are  u sight to see, and rf their commits could  be revealed it would bo found that more  crowned heads than tho queen deposit  thoir (iinnoyH and valuables in tluit old  establishment in tire Strand. Tho newer  banks probably possess even safer strong  looms, for in their instruction the latest  improvements aro incorporated.  The safes and deed boxes used by the  safe deposit company aro remarkable for  th' ir security. Dcednaud share certificates  representing ri value of hundreds of tiioua.  amis of pounds are Htorcd in them, and  most of tho buxi's ate lilted with combination keys so. constructed as to prevent  anyone picking tlipiu or solving the combination piiKK-o, which ia of a most intrrcato  de-.oiipiion.  Iu nearly every owe the big bunks aro  chary of spunking of trie manner in which  they keep I Inn- treasures. One bank  penults only its maruigeis ami an usiiisiant,  to visit certain strong looinc,while another,  toguird ii'.'-auist any tendency .shown by  the watchmen to fall asleep, presents us  pei vants with chairs nn which they can sit  in a certain position, If 0110 falls asleep  and moves in the chair, the piece of ruriii-  ,--,,, - believe boys,-  should know, how aa well as girls. He',  scrubs nicely, so, it is,, Meldom I trouble'  myself about, that. For a longtime have '  done without hiio-.l help. Of course, it  takes time to show and teach them, but I  must exercise patience, and it pays iu tne  end. Why even tne Baby here runs errands  for mo.littleus he is, and dolichts in doini  it, too." ",.     ,- 8  So that w������s   tho secret o.f ��������� her success. *  Many   mothers   would,bo wise' to try the  some plan and thereby s'avo the many ateps   ,,  that weary her. ���������'...: c,  Another  family I have iu   mind, uot so  larpe   by three,   is  the noisiest-of my acquaintance.    The   busy   mother  does uot  care to lie bothered- by her children's help,  or questions. They linvo nothing to employ  them, and, as a consequence, quarrels and  hard   words   are' frequent. ' The   mother,  intending to  remedy   this, promptly boxes'"  their ears   and   senda   them  out   to play.   > '  Next tune they are together the same thing  happens.      Such a thing]  as performing a  task with quiet and ease is utterly foreign  to any child in that family, and   one feels  greatly relieved   upon leaving the   house.  The   children   are   good 'naturally,    but  mischievous like most of them, and,having"  no training and nothing to do,  -they'fall  into alb sorts of plights, for .which they are  shipped or cuffed ,iu a haphazard   manner,  aud, o'f course, consider getting out-of-the-  way or dodging tho  threatening hand as a  huge joke.     , . l   -  Contrast the,* two families. Certainly  when respect is shown children they can  be little ludies .and gentlemen. In one ,  family judgment is used in their training;  they are quietly reasoned with, when in the  wrong, and the whys and wherefores the  explained. In the other no moro respect  is shown them than would be uiven a loi  of little puppies. i\o doubt one mother "  loves her children as well'as'the other, but  one has solved the , problem of training  childron'propei-ly and  the other,has not.  Children, like everything else in this  world, grow as they are trained. Let them  have certain houis for work bet'oro and  after school, and plenty of play, and teach ' '  them in useful lines aud they" will be in.  terested iu what they do.  lure closes up and throws him upon tbo  door. Tne result is that unless the watchmen  can   sleep .siariding or   walking,    tlie  '   About Bread.  'Almostall housekeepers fiud that nothing  seems to accumulate so fast as stale bread.  This is really no waste if taken care of  properly. A splendid way is to gather nil,  the scraps into a pan and, place in the oven,  when not very hot, to dry. When brown  and dry, grate or roll them fine and put in '  a ,jar for future use. Crisp crumbs like  this 'can be used for so many delicious  dishes, and are always nice to roll, patties  and croquets in.  German' Toast���������Cut into slices stale  white bread and soak' ten or fifteen minuter  fn a pint of 'milk, into which are mixed  two beaten eggs and a pinch of salt. , Fry  in equal parts of hot lard and butter, until  each slice is a golden brown and serve with  jelly or sauce.' This makes a .delicious  (lien for breakfast. ,  Saratoga Biscuits.���������Heat a 'pint of milk  over the fire, and when hot enough to melt  butter remove ; add but tor the size of a  walnut, three well-beaten eggs, three  tabli'spconfuii) of good yeast, a little suit,  nnd flour enough to make a soft dough,  Lot them rice 111 a win-in place for two or  tinqo hours. Mnko up into situd biscuit  or bun-ahaped cakea, luy close together on  a well-buttered tin, and bake for fifteen  minutes in a quick oven.  I'Moiir Coriid.���������One and one-half cupful?  of Hour, one and one-half ctipftils of iiiiIk,  one tcispoonfill of butter, one egg,'one and  one-half leaspooiifuls of biking powdsr,  Mix the flour and baking poivdi-r lOg.jtnor,  stir In the melted butter and trie milk, and  then the egg, well beaten. Beat the whole  ilulil light and fo-imy and with tt nearly  fill the gem pins, which should 'no hot and  well buttered. Bake for fifteen minutes in __.  a (puck oven.  (Jriihiiin Muffins.���������One and one-halt cup.  litis of graham (bur,one cupful of sour milk,  oiio-hn.ll tea spoon nil of soiln, one egg, one-  half loiispoonful of salt, Dissolve tlfe soda  in a teaspoon ml of co'd water; mid it to  the sour milk, beat ;hu egg li'/hr, stir it  in to the milk, and then the flour and salt.  Hake an * directed 111 the  recipe.    .   , _  preceuing  Fine Prospect.  Srnithott    nearly   talk  keep  Didn't Srnithott nearly talk you to  death V" -      -  "Yes ; but it's ten years since I saw him,  and ho has to tell me all he knows."  "Woll, it will take him another ten years  to tell )ou all he doesn't know."  The   wag" earners of Rhode Islau'-  ���������12 per lent, of thc'w'ioic jiopulii>*,*..  are  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^M PAGE 4  THE KOOTEXAY MAIL.  Bfil  ��������� ������������������ " w ustbe**  ��������� 9    "   f J~���������LV. '���������  * Local and Personal Briefs.'  i ,  :      J. A. Mara. M.P.,  left for Southern  *.* .Kootenay Thursday.  J. O. Piper, of Trout   lake,   is   rusticating in town for a few weeks.  1 '.-vJMrs. -Clark, of  tlie Columbia  House,  who was seriously indisposed   early   in  the week, has quite recovered.,,  Supts. Abbott and Marpole returned  from down river Thursday and went  ���������west the same evening-.  Rev. James Calvert will conduct the  morning and evening services at the  Methodist church to-morrow.  Wanted.���������Apprentice for dress and  mantlein.-.king departiucut. Apply at  H. N. Coiirsier's. ,, '' '��������� ,  , ��������� Mi',,. II A. Brown, who has been unwell for some time, left for Kainloops  yesterday.  The pay car met with'a slight accident on the branch Monday night.  The dauiage was speedily repaired.  Dan Mt-Gillivray has br-en awarded  the contract for track laying on the  extension of the Arrow  Luke Branch.  The histrionic geniuses of the  Dramatic Society am contemplating  another assault upon a, defenceless  public.  Rev. W.'J. Stobart, of Bermondsey,'  England, will conduct English church  services in the schoolhouse. to-morrow  ' nl 11 a.m. and 7:80 p.in.  ' Service will be held at" the Presbyterian Church to-morrow evening at 7:30  p.m. by Mr. Guthrie Perry' .Sunday,  School at 3.  The foot-ball match last Saturday  resulted in ,the discomfiture of the C.  P.R. hoys and a victory for th(* scrub  <*ley,en from, the town.  F. McCarty began clearing, ground  yesterday for the erection of a, new  butcher shop. His business having  outgiown its present accommodation.  Xl i  Murray    Elunie   left 'for   Kamloops  Hospital    an   Tuesday   evening.    On  Wednesday the operation of removing  ' jui {tit-cess from" him   was successfully  , performed.    lie is doing well. , <  Louis Nelson was rather seriously  injured about the head while engaged  in blasting on , the branch extension  Wednesday. He came to town Thursday night for surgical treatment.  About 23 people  in   charge fof   Mr.  " Richard F.urell, the C.P.R.   travelling  pas=eneer agent, went through   Wednesday  hound  for   the   new   Norway  colony at Bella.Coola. '  Rev. J. A. Wood returned from the  ���������coast on Tuesday and has since been  confined to the house with an attack  ' of mountain fevei. Two of Mr. Wood's  children are. also ill. They are' all  doing well.      ,   ' \   ���������  The contract for the building of the  English church has been awarded to  E. Picarddind operations will be commenced almost immediately. A volunteer brigade cleared the site on Tuesday last. ���������'  W. A.  Mcintosh and   wife   arrived  *  down from Downie creek on Sunday.  Mrs., Mcintosh i.s one of tlit* two  women in the little ranching colony at  (that point and has been up thorp.for a  year. She went enst- this ���������week to  .spend the winter with relatives in  Ontario. Mr. Mcintosh ������������������ returned to  rthe Bend.  The dog poisoner has renewed operations and as, a consequence several  representative canines have been  jgathered to their fathers during the  past week, the most distinguished  -riniongst the deceased being F. B.  .Wells.' " Nigger." There will be " wigs  ���������on the gree.n" when tho perpetrator is  discovered.  . The civic committee out of deference  to a cross-eyed team and its driver,  Jul ve demolished the evergieen arch  which Wits tliM one remaining evidenci  J. R. HULL & CO.  Wholesale    arid   Retail  BUTCHERS.  Purveyors of High-class Meats.  REVELSTOKE, B.O.  All orders in our line will be promptly  attended to.  ,.    Another Railway Fight.   ������������������  After pursuing a policy of siege for  several months past, says the Colonist,  the Northern Pacific people lrive  decided'to again give active battle t<j  the Great Northern for the "Vielmia  and Puget Sound passenger business.  The first move-in the game will . he  made to-morrow (Friday) ' morning  when a general reduction of fares by  t lie Sehoine goes into eH'ect���������a rate, of  $1 to Seattle ��������� or' "30 cents to Port  Townsend being announced. Of ' late  the Rosalie, has hud considerably the  best of it so far as passengers are concerned; rind it remains to be - seen if  the cut will turn the tide of popularity  in'the other direction. Tt is fully  expected that the, Rosalie's managers  will meet the reduction, and perhaps  go it one better. In any e\cnt travelling between Victoria and"the Sound  by either of, the morning boats, .will  for a time at least be a very inexpensive  amusement. ' The cut does not affect  freight rates.  Meeting- of Shareholders.  "VfOTrCE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  AS a general meeting of the shareholders of the Revelstoke Printing and  Publishing company, limited, will be  held to consider the company's all'airs  in Mr. Haig's office at Revelstoke (old  town office) at 7:80 p.m., on the evening of November 13th, IS95.  F. B. WELLS,  Secretary.  Application for Lipop. License.  "TVTOTIOE IS  HE1  1_\     thirty days ir-  IS HEREBY GIVEN that  mm the,date hereof,  we,,the undersigned, will apply to the  Stipendiary Magistrate for West Kootenay, at Nelson, for a license to sell  spirituous liquors at our hole*], situated  at the mouth of the Columbia river,  Upper Arrow lake.      >  J. FOLEY.  ���������    ,       P. ARENA.  Revelstoke, October 2t, !������).">. 20-tL  Mineral Act (Komi b").  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Red Devils In ��������� Washington.  Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal uVinsen  returned to Spokane. Wednesday from  the (U.S.) Okanagan reservation, bringing news of a most horrible crime,  perpetrated by two Indians, named  Chuckwaski and Poickolpotsy.; They  stole little Mary, the twelve-year-old  daughter of James Poil. Jveeping her  out'in the mountains, they repeatedly  assaulted her, and then tied her upon  a cayuse find turned her adrift in the  wild country to the north. For nearly two days the cayuse wandered aimlessly about the wilderness with' the  senseless girl firmly strapped to its  .back. Thus she was found'on 'Monday  by a party of searchers. . The child  was restored to consciousness with  great difficulty, when' she related her  terrible sufferings. ��������� The .country i.s  being scoured for the "Indians; if  caught, a terrible reienge is in store  for them. .        ' ���������  BLACK I-nTXCK MUVHnAIj CLAIM.  Situate intlio Trout Lake Milling Division  of West Kootenay District. Where located:  six miles up Gainer Crock. Take notice that, I,  Herbert T. Twigg, a^cnt for William V. Yaw-  key, free miners certillcatc Xo.^.jtiSiO, intend,,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Gold C'Oinnilrisioncr for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining u Crown  grant of the above claim.  And further take notice, that adverse claims  must bo "sent to tliC'Gold Commissioner and  action commenced before the issuance of such  certificate of improvements. ,  Dated this thirtieth day of September, 1SD.3.  CARRIES FULL LINES OF  Groceries, :p_ra\*jsions, flour; feed, miner's supplies, stoves,  tinware, granite'ware, .hardware,'paints and oils, boots,  shoes; men's,  women's and children's  furnishings,   dress  r i  goods and millinery. , ' ' ���������      ,    .  Dressmaking* in latest styles.  ^Ontario's Grand Old Man.  A record without parallel in the  history of constitutional government  is the incumbency of the Premiership  of Ontario, by Sir Oliver .Mowat. For  2.1 yenrs continuously he has been  premier oft the. premier" province������and  on Thursday he entered upon- the 2lth.  Paragraphs of General Interest. l  Snowstorms on the. prairies have  delayed trains this week.  Sir Donald A. Smith has been ic-  elected a dii ector of the Great Northern railway.  The trial of Holmes, the' alleged  mult.i-imirderi.i-. was lit gun at Philadelphia on Wednesday.  Premier 'i-Jowell and "Minister of  Justice. Tnpricr are holding a pow-wow  this week at Washington over the  Behring sea matter., -" '  The gold obtained at (ho recent  clean-up in Cariboo has been safely  transferred to r.he Bank of Montreal,  at Montreal. There was "JTO.'XK) worth  of the yellow metal.  TIse future eit-y of Trail has already  attained to the distinction of having a  newspaper published within it* ljniits.  The production is a credit to   both   tiie '  Mineral Aet, ISM, "Form F."  Certificate of Improvements. *  .NOTICE"  KING WILLIAM ' MIXHKALi CLAIM.  Situate in the Trout take Mining  DiviMiin of West- Kootenay District. ���������' Tnke  Notice th.it I, I Tarry Abbolt, free miner's  ccrtiticulc No. fo.Ml, intend, sixty il.-iys from  the date hereof, to apply to the tlold Commissioner for a ecitilleiite of improvement.**;, for  the puriiose of oljtaininK a Crown :;i-iint of the  above claim.  And further lake notice, that n(l,vcr,so claims  must be .sent to   the   Cold   Commissioner  arid  uetion eomni'iiieed before the isMiaiieo of .such  c-ertifloato of improvements.  Dated this seventeenth day of September. IRilj.  U. AUJiOTT.  k>ei"V"eixjstok:ei  :b_0-  Q  ��������� Administrator's Notice.  fn  the County' Court of' Jvoote.nny,  , ��������� holdcn at the li;\.<t Crossing of the  Columbia River;  In the matter of James N. Fowler, del-eased, and,    '  In the matter of the Official Administrator's Act: dated thcFifthday of  August, A.D., LSU'i :  UPON'.UI'JAUINC! the affidavit' of  Alex.-iiider C. Mr-Arthur,',' it1 is  ordered that James Ferguson Armstrong, OHicial Administrator for thi*  County Com (.,, District of J-Cooteuay,  shall be aduiiiiis.ralor of all anil  singular (he goods, chattels, rights and  credits of'James N. Fowler,' late of  Illeeillewaet, free miner.'deceased, nnd  that'this order be published in the  'Kootkn.yy .Mail-newspaper, in each  issue thereof, for the   period   of   sixty  '.Sign't-d.'OLjtiMBVr J. CORNWALL,  ���������     C.C.J.  __ The creditors and persons intrusted  in the estate of the above named James  N*. Fowlei, ,*ire requested within GO  days of this (hite to forward to" me;  per registered letter, full p.-n (icnlars of  their claims nnd after the expiiution  (if such GO days, ] ������hall proceed with  the distribution of the estate having  regard only lo such claims as I shall  have notice of.  Dated at Donald, Sl.h August, ISO*".   '"  J. F. ARMSTRONG,  Official Administrator.  ^  t&    r,'v4s  Our". advice   to   those   about   to > marry,    is:���������  T  of our  reception   to   Royalty's' repre-  d'������Wishers and.the town.  sentatives. They would have liked to>  ret������iin this memento of ;i pleasurable  .occasion, at least until the next inslal-  inent of distinguished visitors arrive,  hut humanitarian motives deterred  Miem.  A very handsome drop is being  painted for Iiourne,s Hall. The work  is being executed on the premises hy  Artist Walton, who bus been specially  imported for this contrart. The  1 Atihurhs of the scene will be pictu-  ������-(*s(|Uely decnnited with t he iillliouilce-  nicriLs of the local merchants, who  have taken advantage of this opportunity to bund their names down to  posterity on th*; inniioi l,.il canvas.  A warder J  IJig-hi-Kt.  Honors���������World's Fair.  MOST PERFECT  MADE,    t  A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. | Free  from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant.  40 YEARS THE STANDARD  H. L.-uirance's **p"i-t.-i<;les and eye  glasses arc always in stock, every .sight  for far and near, at the RevelsUike  Pharmacy. lives examined free by f)r.  McLean.'  The body of'J. W. TrecnK-r, wharfin-  gei: at the Union S.S.'Co.V wharf, was  found Moating in the inlet at Vancouver Monday morning. Foul play  is suspected, as his watch and chain  were gone and his pockets rifled.  J. Alddi Loriiig, Held naturalist, to  the l/.S. depart nient of agr ieirll lire,  who h.is ju-t i-i'tiii'iied fi oni .1 trip to  the Jasper Pass, says the coniilry  shows sirens of great iiiinerril weallli  which iifcdi-, only good pi-fisfiecl.ing [o  unveil.  The amount of wheat, in store nt  Fort William is now 2,1)70. ISO bushels.  Kxlra Ih'i'ts of si'-ii met h will be put, on  next, month lo hike some of Ihe grain  enst. The shipments l.isfc week were  720,000 bushels and the receipts nearly  ri iiiillion Inr-'u-l-*.  A feat.-rri* of this' low.1 (Trail)  (���������specially lint iceable lo one who i,as  been twed . to inining camps i., the  States, is the absence of the "had man."  The gun fighter is unknown heie, and  when an unusually hitter difference of  opinion exists it is settled with nature's  weapons.---Trail Creek New*. '  At 811 rn in, Ont., on .Saturday last,  Angus McLeod. class 15 champion  bicycle rider of Canada, rode an un-  paced mile to a /Iving start in Ihe  phenomenal time of 1 mimile 88 2-5  Kcronds. This is nearly two seconds  faster tlm 11 Ihe fastc*<l/ mile ever run  by a race horse for.the rerotd is 1.3/. 1-4,  do.iie'by Salvali'ir. Jt is also a reduction  of the world's bicycle record 'bv J ''I-.**  seconds. '.The Im-sI, previous reciu-i.  was ni.-ide by W.J. rCdwards, of; (Jul*"'  ifoi'nia, in I ni.i.i.i.iite ii-1 '.i-~> .secorid*'.  NOTICE.  ���������\7OTICK IS HKRKBY GIVFN, that  ^N a s-itCing of the County Court will  !<���������* holden .-it ''Revelstoke, H.C., on  WedncMlav. the 18th (lav of November, A.D. 1'i-i.r-, at 10 o'clock in'the't'ore-  rioon.    '  ���������     ' JOS., I). GRAHAM,  _    Iiegis('i*ar County Court.  Revelstoke, 0<t. 12th, IK95. 27-5L  But    if   you    MUST   marry;    why ^-������i  th(  Post   Office store  complete   stock  and,   buy  of , Gents  your    outfit  r'urni.sh'inys  *      1 >  hand.    Shirts,    Shoes   and ���������,*Suits   a  there.'  always'  specialty.  A  .on  *���������&>;  '/    ��������� l''"*x  TABLE  %&������*  Showing tho Dales;-ind Plncos of Courts  of Assize, Nisi Prius, O/er and Ter-  mini-'r, and General Gaol Delivery for  the y������ar 1805.  >'���������:���������   *->*.-^;>  **tafi>  Clinton .  Richfield  Kiimlnop-  Vi't iion  Lvtton    ..  AhKf/jKH.  lay, ,2'Jth S"pti'ii|liei*  i-Af.r  Thu.-  .Monday      !-ifl( h Sepli*inbei  Monday. , .   "I h October  Mondav        I lib CcUiber  .Friday'.,   .Illh October  N'ew U'estmiuster.   . Wi'diic.sd.iy    ,0th  November.  Vancouver,   Mon1S.1v. .. J Ith Noveuibci'  Victoi-ia Tti"-Viay,     Jlllb November  Nanaimo Tucsdav,. 2'ith Novemhi'i*  Mliiuml A<;l��������� " l-'oriu K."  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  ,4 lillOTT MINKKAb CIjAI.M. Sliimlii iii  1\ I Iii) Ti-imt l,nk<; .MinliiK DlVUIiin in' W������n|,  Kiiiili'imv (ilhlrlct. Wliore lni'iiii'il: nn llnllin-  Cicck, I'lillc Niillni thnt, I. Ilui-ry Alilnill. (if  Vjiiii-niivri-, H.C., free miiiia-'H cert illcnte No,  .'iii, III, liilcml. wlxlviliivh fi-inn tlie iliilu licn.'df,  L������iip|,ly In llm dolil (/���������jiiimlssloiier for u c(ir-  IMIciilii nt Iiii|ii'(ivi-iii( ills, fur Hut inn-puKi.' of  11I1I11I11I11K 11 Cnisvn *,'rinil nf (In- .iliovn eliilni.  Anil faitlii'i-lake iielli-c. llml IiiImtmii rlnlniH  iniihl hi' sent tu I lid (lulil ('uiiiiiiImhIiiiivi- nail  it'll loll''Oiiiiiieiii'(*(l before lliu iMSimiitK: nf Midi  cci'tllli'iild nf lai|ii'(ivi'iiiciils.  Oiil'iil !lil*( leiiili ilny of Miiv, IMI-i.  llt-itt '     II. AllllO'l'T.  9       ��������� ,   Ommm a  NOTARY   PUBLIC  u  J  RHVKLSTOKE,  I3.C.  Mining and Real Estate Broker and General Commission Agent.  i  nnE7L7FE^"i^~Aca^^  Representative of tho Kootenay Smelting: & Trading* Syndicate.  J8HH  AGHNT KOU THOUT LAIsl'] CITY, I0VANSTOHT, KASLO * NAKUSP  COPYRIGHTS.  C.tiy I OOTAIN A TATKKT? Form  Pjompt, nnnwer nnil nn Imnenf, opinion, wrltH to  tnV N ,\ ife CO.. who Imvo hurt m'nrlr (Ifly jcnrH*  OTporlcnro In thn pnti'nt linBlnf-in. (vrmimnnli-a-  flor-K ntrlctly cdiiridimllnl. A II iiihIIxmiU of In-  rnrmntlon conn-rnlDK fafeuliH nnd bo* to <,u-  tuln Uii-m Korit fran. Al.riii (MtnlOKiioof MC'-hiui-  loil nnil nclrntlflo I100I01 Hont frro. i  I'iitiinti tnki'it throiiKb Miinn & Co. rccelvo  Jiicclnl nottcolntho Hrlcnrlflc AiitiTlrnii, nnd  .rltiiR nro hroiiKht widely bororo tlio puhllcwli.li. .  put coKt.tp tho Invontor. Thin urilmidld imtmr.  limned wqnltly, oldi?nntlr IHnRtrutnd, lmi< hy fur thb  larseNt i;lrciil*,tlcmi(-)f nnr mSlotiHIUi work In tho  world.  ������.| ������ ynnr.   Hninnlo coplnn mint freo.  Jliilldlntt Kdltlon. monthly, tiMnynnr. Hlnitlr  ��������� enjiipti, >t.t oontn. Kvcry number contnlnii. liouii.  tlful pluton. In obtorfi, nnd pliotOKrnphii of now  {iouboh. with pinna, mmhllnftliiilldiirs to Mhow tho  latOHt. (IobIotib nnd fM-oiirocontnuttii.  am.tu**  rifK  BEST AND CHEAPESTROUTE  IO   AN.'I   CI((IM  All Eastern Points.  ThroiiKli l-'li-tl CliisHHIi-ciiliiKCiirHanil Tiiiii-IhI  HlciJIllllJf ''lll'.( I'l .-'I.  I'lllll. iM'llltl'dlllllKl 'I'di-onlo  wltlionl i.-li.'ioi;c.  REVELSTOKE TIME TABLE.  AllHiillc Kx|>r<<HM nrrlvo-4   H.I.mIiiIIv.  /'lua'llc " " l(l;'il    "  Kor full  lafor-raiilldri  a*. In i.iIih, I line, etc .  npiily to  I.  T.   iSi'fu-.slei*.  j\g(-llt,   l"('V('ln|lll(C. !  OF.O. JK.-Ij. lilffiW'.V.  ,"���������'��������� DlNtrlot.I'li-wr-iiK-ur A������iait, Viinconviir. !!.(!.  '���������'TruliH.' ,l������:n.v'li>!j*,. Ilcvclrtloko on Suiiilny-i, .'  Mdailayn ami' Tailr-M'la.v*; ihaki;1 coiiiii-cl.ioa.i '  with'' tlio , I'aliiMn.l StwiiniirM " M.-iailolui." '  " AI.lin.lui.Mca. " mid " A llx-i-la." which l������iv������ Kurt ',  William for Otv'on Hoiinil . every Stuiilav .'aiirl i  'I'll 11 r-Hilay-. nnd for Wlndnor and Hiirnla every '!  Wediiewlfty. .;. ���������;  FOR  PRICES ON  POTATOES ANO HAY BY  OR OTHERWISE AND BE CONVINCED.  8  91  He Also Handles  GENERAL GROCERIES - MINERS pPLIES  ^^.And Other Articles too Numerous to Mention_  iWs  ss  evelstoke.' - Station  - jEij.'**'*-! i~~

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