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Array FOR MEN���������  Finest Cashmere Socks 0 CO  '   Extra, heavy wool do 0 50  liest  quality   Shetland   wool      r  Underwear, per suit i 25  finest nat. wool, " _ <  i 00  JBraccx, per pair, 30c. aud 10c.   :o:   The'English Trading Co.  C. E.  SHAW,  Customs Broker,  REVELSTOKE.  VoL 2.���������No. 32.  REVELSTOKE, WEST. KOOTENAY, B.C., NOVEMBER 16, 1895.  $2.00 a Year!  Kootenay Lodge  No. 15A.F. iSc A.fll'  immediate returns.   . i.-JE,^..*s=-^.-sr5������r  -���������������������  uraished fr0o<"upoii .&^^^^^J^^  STTTT on Purs or any ^s&i^ffiPwT^,i  ta-aia. '  ti%0M&3&>  c-lar (Tivin? Sliip- ^J^^^^F^  Liar (riving1 Bliip-     V/US^^SYBA' ������-"i  S^^bS^ '  "^V   fel* Ind? 3  '���������it? 6J V, i)  Incorporated.  200-212 First Avenue North,  ���������s^x"nt"15s3"S2^l23'<3X^x^s ���������a^x^'isr.  ���������:el  t <      ,branches: ,  ,  ENA, WONT.        CHICAGO, ILL.        VICTORIA, B. C.  ���������'"-nSt.  ?-������f������itr!cir St.'  WINNIPEG, MAN.  ITS I rinti.s. (>t.    '   .  The 'regular Meeting  are held in the Mas-  onicTemple, Bourne's  L^_ H.ill,   (id   the   third  F.Uoiida;-   in   each  .month   at   8   p.  in.  Visiting   brethren  cordially welcomed,  . CU.AGE. Si-PiiUTAliY.  REVELSTOKE LODGE, I. O. O. F., No. 25.  ^x*������������A-j:rt ' Hejrulur nicotinics arc held  -&1?^&&:sQ* '���������' OJufellows' Hall everv  &!>s4PsS??^'Tliiirsday nijcht at ciicht  SDS^iSS^fiftJ^si riiursuay intent at client  "<g������ttr?&3gis& o'clock.   Visiting brothers  , '^'-���������iJ-'^'^-^F^ cordially welcomed,   j  ll. S. WILSON*. X.G.  K. O. LEWIS, Skc.  Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1658.  Kcgular niuetinics are held in  tins Odd Kellows' ll.ill on the  second and fourth Wednefiday's  of c-ii'jh month .it. 7:M p. ni.  Visitimc brethren arc. cordially  invited. *  H.-ADAlli,   .1. 1. WOODROW,  "   W.M. lice. Secy.  The ^Confederation- ;  -' Life Association Toronto.  ,   a. McNeil,  BARBER SHOP AND BATH ROOM,  "       -, '' ^r   ' T  Front Street' J'evel.stoke.'  LV  Capital and Assets Over  $6,000,000.  Insurance at Risk Oyer  3526,000,000  CONDITIONS  -Before insuring" you should see the  . ''"'Model Policv Contract    '  issued by. the above  y    Company.  RESTRICTIONS  Full particulars on application to Agentsj  T. L. HAIG,       -       u  Agent   for Revelstoke.  J. D. BUEEZ]  General Agent for V>'.C., Vancouver.  'WHOLESALE DEALER IN  3&  Haircut, 25c;   Bath, 50c; Six'Shaving  Tickets for S1.Q0.   ������ ������   GUY  BARBER,     ���������" "   .,  WATCHMAKER AND' JEWSLLEx!  Repairing Neatly & Promptly Executed.  REVfiLSTOXE, B.C.   ,      '  THE ALASKAN BOUNDARY.      .  The Line Between   B.C.   and  Alaska  Officially Determined.  Tlie senatorial aud ��������� journalistic  jingos across the line,, who have -been  raving about, Canadian encroachments  on "U.S. territory in the determination  of the Alaskan boundary will not find  much comfort in the ��������� report, to >' the  ���������State department at Washington,' of  Gen. Dun field, chief of the coast and  geodetic^ survey.- It" .shows that the  line fun by Mr: Ogilvie, chief of the.  Canadian suriey, is approximately  correct and thai, the difference between,  liimand the U.S. surveyors is so slight  that there can be no apprehension.) of  international complications over the  matter. .The Chicago Tribune published the following special from Washington last Saturday:  "(Ten. Dunfield, chief of the coast  and geodetic survey, will report  the boundary line established    by   the  '.     FURNITURE;"     "  Doors, Sashes &��������� Blinds,  r.. howso'n,\ y  REVELSTOKE. ,'   ''  COFFINS CARRIED IN STOCK.  aoi:nt i'-oit srxni'it sj:wino machinks.  WINES;; LIQUQRS>,:AND 'CIQAfRS.  BE"V*ELSTOK  vn  IBIC  Stockholm. House.. Mini  ��������� HALYCOH SP3IKQS HOTELi +  Arrow   Lake.  '  S  now < njion    nt  llies'j   ColelJ-atcd    Hoi  Canadian surveyor, Mr. Ogilvie, en-  'croaches too far on United States  territory by only'22i feet at his inuuu-  , ment on the creek, and by only 20  feet at his mark on the Yukon river.  'Mr. Ogilvie's calculations of the  locations of the 141st meridian were,  too far west bv just those distances.  This upsets the theory which ' has  hitherto been advanced by uilieii'ls of  the coiist and geodetic survey that the  mouth of .Forty Mile Creek was in  jAlaska. The data for the establishment of the facts'have been in the'  possession of the United States\ coast  and geodetic survey for several years,  but it was not until the State department made insurgent call ar few days  ago for definite information on' the  subject that the computations of , the  siu-veyor were finally worked out.  '���������One of the ��������� principal points over  which' there has been controversy, and  which is now settled, is as to 'the  ownership of the growing town of  Forty Mile City, which is siti.a'ed at  the mouth of,Forty Mile Creek, where  it empties into the Yukon river:, This  settlement, which has, in summer a  | population of between 1,200 and 1,500  {���������inhabitants, and is variously known as  Engineers will Resist a Reduction.  Worcl comes from Toronto that the  delegates of the Brotherhood of  Locomotive Engineers are drawing up  a new scale of wages for the C.P.ll. as  the present agreement with that i*oad  expires in December. The organization  is an international one covering all  railroads in America and < is probably  the strongest trades union on this  continent. The despatch 'announces  that some doubts exist as to whether  the1 company ' will accept the new  agreement, as a rumor current along  the. road has it that wages are to be  reduced. Any attempt sit reduction  will be resisted, and before a schedule  to suit all parties is drawn there may  be trouble. If there is it will be communicated to a'l lines co-operating  with the C.P.ll. by the International  Union, a very, wealthy organization,  which will support the men in their  demands.  s variously  Springs for lIn? accniiunoclatinn of trui'sts.-! McQiresten's trading post, its old name,  Rates Sl.50 ro $2.50 a day.   Baths 25 cents-j Fort Cudahv and Fortv'Mile, is  clear-  eaohora-oforSl.^SiwclnlmtoHto fainilioH.j ly   ^<,!)in  'Canadian  "territory '"  The  town and the mouth of the creek upon  or by tho month uiui be arranged,  .  f y ' ^ Dawson, Craddock & Co.,  W  ANTED���������Position as   lady   cleik  or book-keeper.  Apply to F.H.,  .   t* Uilice of this paper.  NAVIGATION.  . ^ wi* i^-j- .*   ^^  1895  TIME   SCHEDULE  1895  JOHN STOKE, .PwoPKiKTon.  The Dining Room is fupnished with the best tlie  ���������  Market affords.  THE. BAB IS SUPPLIED WITH THE CHOICEST  -..   ' WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.    "'  THE C  ABU AH AM SO N 1111 OS..  L.  Piioi'HiirroHS.  THIS  OLD  P.VVOKITli  STEAMER  ir ZMi-A-iRioiisr   j  ; ((.'apt. I'obt. Sandortion) ;  WIM. HL'N  KKTWKIIN  REVELSTOKE,and    NAKUSP  First-class Table   4-   Good Beds   ���������  Fire-proof Safe  Telephone   ���������*   'Bus' Meets all Trains.  EEYBLSTOKE  B.C.  'S   HOTEL  ABIIAHAMSON   11HOS., Piioi'iiir.Ton.s.  Everything new and First������class in all Respects.  TI13, Hous3 is stocked with the Finest Wines and Cigars in tli  tbout :l-A_:k::e] cit"^.,  W. A. JOWETT,  MINING ANT) REAL 3STATK BROKER,  NELSON, B. C.  Lardoau & Slocan Prospects Wanted.  Market  B.C.  i THE   REVELSTOKE   PHARMACY.  ASSAYS and  MILL TESTS  .Samples   tested  from.  . 1 Ib. to I ton in weight.  W. PSLLBW HARVEY, F.C.S.  r  Vancouver, B.C.  All   Ashjivh   in.-uk'     in    I >ii|ilii'iit('.  fiertifioat������H  furwfuded   liv   ruluni.  Pi  H  0  THEINFaNT'  3 for 25c.  m & B t7,���������,  x  ilsLiC  Q  H  OIG-_A.lElS  THE  JtEVELSTOKE   PHA.'iinACY.  Stopping   nt,    Lahiieau,     Thomson's  vL     LANDixfi and Halcyox Hot  Spijint'S cluriii<*; the ������������������      '  Seuson of 1895.  Leaving Revels toko Wcdncsdiiys (iinl.S.ilur  days at 7 a.m.   "  Leaving Nakusp Mondays and Tlmrsdny, at  7. a.m. ���������"���������  The above OiiLi..s uro subject to ehaiiKO without not lee.  ItOHKRT SAXDKHSOX.  Columbia & Kootenay _  Steam Navigation Co,m  ;   PASSENGERS FOR   '  Hall's Landing,  Hot Springs,  >   v     Nakusp.Three Forks  Nelson, and Slocan .Points,  Kootenay Lake Points,  Trail  Creek,   Rossland,  Northport and Spokane  --SIIIIULDTAKK  Tllli--        ������  STEAMER  LYTTON  r^crtvini; Hkvhlstokh on  jMoxijay nnd  Tiiuusday Eiciiings rib 7 ji.iii.  Kor local tiinc tsinl of the Co'rnjmny'.s steamers on ICootonay Lake ajiply to the purser on  board.  Kor full Information us lo tickets, rates, ole.,  apply to T. Allan,  Secretary, Nelson.   Jt (/.  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  ���������     ROYAL MAIL LINES.  CHKAPEST ronteto the OLD COUNTRV.  J'roposcd SailintfK from Montreal.  which ' it stands, .'un; fully .sixteen,  niiles on the Canadian side of the'  boundary. "Within the interveninij;  country several placer gulrl diggings  are also on the Canadinn , side of the  line, hub the principal gold mines, and  those which arc now proving to be the  ' most productive and valuable, are just  as clearly situated within''the territory,  of the United States.  " Mr. Ogilvie, made his calculations |  as to the points lit which the 141st  meridian, which is the. boundary line,  crosses the Yukon ,and tForty Mile  creek solely by astronomical observations. The "United States surveyors  used both the sextant and tlie theodolite, and sis the result of both calculations-was'the same they may be accepted as correct.  "The mouth of Forty Mile creek is  '22i miles from the true boundary line  following the windings of (.he creek,  and 1G miles from tlvs bounc'ary in an  air line. The determination of these  points by the United States government' will not relieve it from the  necessity of .securing a joint commission for making a complete survey  of the1141st meridian from 'a point  where it crosses Mount St. Elias in  the south clear, to the Arctic ocean at  the north, and the erection of suitable  boundary marks along the whole  distanco, wherever it is practicable."  Narrow Gauge to the Trail Smelter.  Surveys are being made for-a narrow  gauge railroad to run from the mines  about llossland to the smelter at  Trail. Tt is proposed to run branches  from the main line of the , proposed  road to the dumps of all the principal  minus. Owing to the curves the main  line will lie about twice , the distance  between Rosslund and the Trail  smelter and the maximum gra. e will  be four per cent. Messrs. tirceit it  Heinzc are tho promoters.  On a Starring Tour!  The cone and brick of gold i-ecently  obtained from the ('arilion and Horsefly mines are now on exhibition <in  New York, when* they have created  sonie\vhat"nf a sensation. The cone is  the second largest block t of gold ��������� that  has ever passed tin ongh the New York  assay office���������weighing, as it does, 2,'J-l.-)  oz. They have already heen exhibited  at Toronto'and Montreal hy the Bank  of Montreal. , ' '  ' *    , ��������� ���������������   "'    LOCAL MINING'nEWS.    ���������  j   '   *  ��������� The asbestos find at Trout- Lake has  attracted considerable attention from  outside and several letters of enquiry  have been ''received " from parties  desirous of investigating rits possibilities. The discovery was made too late'  in the reason t!o permit- of work being  do:i< on it this year', bub the owners,  Messrs. 'Ahrahain.son '.Bros., intend  opening it up as >oon as possible'next,  year, when a trial shipment will be  made. ' Expert opinion has been ob-,  tained upon several samples arid it is  prr.noiuiced to be of a veryQhigli grade.  K. L. Ivimnan, of the American, re-  burned to Trout lake bh's week. Before  his departure he succeeded in inducing  the owners of tbe Tr-oub lake, townsite  to donate a site for an.ore 'shed which  will lie" built- immediately. ,The ore  from the American   will   have   to   be  transported about 5"6 niiles  before' it  i   i   L        i.  can lie placed on the   cars   at   Arrow-  head���������four miles l'awhiding, twelve  miles on Trout lake, twelve miles over  the wagon ��������� road to. Thomson's, and  eight miles across the iiorthenst arm  This will lie rather expensive handling,  but- the owners have figured out  sufficient profit to induce them to ship  ore as soon as l'awhiding can be commenced. ,���������  Cant. John "Grant, of the Maple Leaf,  lllecillewaet, will visit Scotland this  winter-. He .expects to arrive there  about Christmas. Work on the Maple  Leaf will not be interrupted by the  captain's<:ibsenc<*.  ,  John Moyle, of the Great Northern,  Trout lake, went to Rohson Thursday  on business for his principals. Mr.  Moyle may go to Alaska for- the  winter, returning next spring.1  The gold commissioner announces in  another column that mining leaseholds and placer- claims, legally held,  may he laid_oyer from Nov. ir>, '05 to  June l*t, 'SK"'^  Abrnhanison' Bros, have recei.fc'y  disposed of their interest in the O & ('  claim at llossland to Dan McGillivray.  Home's boat took a full cargo of  .supplies down to Thomson's, Tuesday,  for the Ti out lake camp. ���������  ALLAN   LINK.  r.\i!isr .������.:>- Nov.  MO.S'UOMAN'     "  DOMINION   LINK.  M inri'osA Oct.  VANcofviai Nov.  HKAVBiJ  I.AKi:  WrNN-IIT.d   La iii: ONTAjuo   LINK.  .Nov.  Cabin ������������������?I.i. .*-'*J, SCO. $71), S.-Ound iiimnnlK.  lnterniedialu .?������!: Slo^ni^o SJ'I. '  Passengers tlckelcd  lliroiiKli  to all  parti- of  Great lirit-aiii and Ireland, and al. .speeially low  r,.ites to all parts nf the Knroiican cuntiiiciil.  Apply to nearest sLeanihliip or railway atfi'iit.lo  I. T. BREWSTER, Agent, Uavclutolco,  or lo   ���������:o'ii:jtT JCilKij.  (Jen.   I asf,cni;er Ana..  I Winnipeg.  Alaska Gold in Seattle.  Jb may be surprising news to some  people to know that at least .'(j.IO.OIH)  worth of Alaska placer, gold has been  purchased in this cily within the past  week from miners by hankers and  jewelry firms, says t.h'e Seattle Posl-  IiitcUiiJc.ncri: The gold has been  smelted here and sent by express to  the mint at San Francisco, where the  Government will nut-chase it. Tlie  sum stated was paid out. in cash to the  gold digger's nnd is now in circulation  in this city Most of the gold came  from I he Yukon and some came from  Cook's Inlet, being richer mid hrighl.er  looking than some of that which was  washed nut of the rivers of the great  Yukon lin-dii. The briufhl cr gold  brought $18 an o/,. and the duller  variety was sold for sums ranging  from }������s]0.8i0an oz, (o $17.20. Within  the past seven days the empire Jewelrv  Co. has bought about $ll).(W() worth o'f  placer gold from the miners who came  down from Alaska on the last, steamer,  and the banks have bought about $���������.<',-  fJOO worth within the past four days.  ' Paragraphs of General Interest.  Rossland will have a waterworks  system and elect lie light plant in operation in less than a month.  i  The  Toronto WnrUl, a Cohscrvabive  paper, whose editor is on the inside  and ��������� knows whereof he speaks,  states that there wiil be a session of  parliament at Ottawa within forty  days at which remedial legislation will  he granted in the matter of the Manitoba school question.  The (UiUiii'isVh iiarkervillu correspondent, gives a practical illustration  of the results of the credit system  which is practiced to such an extent by  B.C. merchants. He says: "There is  a man living on, Grouse creek who  used to keep a general store. Now,  nearly all he keeps ia a set of books  with l-idl,():><) worth of had debts on  them."  At the Lord Mayor's baumict at the  Guildhall, Loudon, last .Saturday, Lord  Salisbury, lhe British Premier, referring to the recent, ������������������(���������ports regarding  Russia's movements iu tin* east,  significantly nMiiarked. " We can  ccpial any proposal that- may be made  as regards war or commerce in that  direction and we may look with  equanimity upon any person who  thinks he can exclude us from that  fertile region." The premier's reference tu the Ai'iiif.ji'ui) (juesLioil war-  Very guarded,  THE   COUNTY  COURT.     ���������  An Ordinary Docket  Disposed of by  .< " Judge Cornwall This Week. "'  The usual crowd of litigants and  spectator's was present Wednesday  morning when His Honor Judge Corn- .  wall opened the County Court. The  docket was'an average one 'and contained very little of public^ interest,  though it took two days to clear it.  In   Ahrahainsou   vs. "Cleveland,   an  action   for  board and  money   loaned,   ,  the plaintiff gob judgment  with   costs.  The case  of'llcgnullei   vs.  Julian,  an  action  for labor "and   money  loaned,   ���������  which'occupied'a very  large share   of  the  court's attention,   judgment   was  reserved. 11. N. Coursier got judgment"  against Mrs. Fields, of  Golden.    Petro  Brusko secured judgment   for   $.*>1.W)    '  and  costs'1, for   money   loaned   Frank'    ,;  Julien.     Judgment   and   costs     wer-ea i  given plaintiff in Burton   vs.   McLean. ,  Jos! Walker did not put in an   appearance in answer to a judginentsimnuous  and in default, of   payment  within   II-  daysa commitment, oft 20������days   was  ordered.    II. N. Coursier had the costs  awarded against him in two garnishee  actions,  owing to the  fact that there -  was nothing due  the  par-ties���������Walker  and   Cummings���������to   garnishee.     Mrs.  Turni'oss gob a "verdicb of $8.70, against  Williamson,  each   paying   their own-  fi  'costs.    Williamson   was also   ordered  to pay $:*   a   month   to   Manerio. and  A la franca   on   a judgment summons,  and on a like instrument Thos.   Right- -  on was ordered to pay T.  L.   Haig. $.*>  per'month.    ,        - , J  , A case of souk* interest to the mining,  community was Dunn vs. Calland.    In  1893 the plaintiff entered intou contract  with   "the   defendant   and   others   to   ,  prospect for mineral.    His whole time  was to he spent- in   their*  service   for  which he was to receive $100 a  ii'until  besides a one-quarter interest in  whatever'   locations  he omighb iuake,   they   '  undertaking   to   perform, the   assessments. r The plainbitr's claim is ' for. an   ' ,  unpaid balance on.salary of $1.'12 and  furthei   sum   of   $000    for   'damages'   -  through neglect of defendant to   perforin assessments thereby causing him  a loss of any protit which  might have  accrued from  his quarter   interest   in  such claims.  /The   implied contention'  of the. defendant was that, while in his'    v,  employ,  plaintiff' recorded- a location  for an outside "patty,,  and;that   this  constituted'!!,'breach of contract.   The  plaintiff deposed   that he, hud  staked  and recorded three, mineral claims   for '  defendant���������two on   the  Duncan   and  one in Big Bend.    He admitted recording a claim  foi   an outside  party bub  had received no financial consideration,    ',  therefor and had no interest whatever  iu it, that ib   was   merely   an   act  of  courtesy on his part to a fellow  pros-1     >  pector. arid was not an unusual  thing  to do.    Defendant's counsel being in a  hurry to catch a train,  argument was  not proceeded with,  it   being   agreed'1   '  that judgment should be   rendered on  written   argument,   the   plaintiff,   'of  course, replying to whatever argument     Y  might be submitted by defendant.     '       *  F. G. Kegler had   an action against  his partners in the Smith   Creek, Mining Co., an outfit operating on  .Smith  '  creek, BigBend., Tim plaintiff owns a  one-sixth interest in the property and  claims to have advanced, in labor  and  supplies, some $257   iu   excess   of  the  other partners aud sues for the recovery'  of this amount.  As one of t he partners   ���������  had not been ser ved,   whose evidence,  tin* defence alleged, was very' material  to them, the court allowed   the action   >���������'  to stand.    Plaintiff asked   for   an   injunction restraining his partners  from  negotiating     the    properly    pending  settlement, aud this was, granted.  Another Big" Mining Deal.  Word was received this week of another" big transfer of mining interests  in the Boundary creek' camp. S. S.  Fowler, M.K., of Chicago, and W.  Thompson; of Fair view, are reported ,  to have, just ^completed the purchase ,  of thirteen rich'claims, including the.  famous Copper claim, to a New York  syndicate. The sale was eflected on  Tuesday and is said to be thii largest  mining deal over consummated in B.C.  Mr. Fowler is negotiating for property  for a Chicago syndicate also.  Albany Elects a Negro Judge.  James C. Matthews, a negro, has  just been elected judge of the lit coords  court, in the city of Alb.iny, JN.Y.  This o'.lice carries with it llie powers  of a .supreme court judge. His majority was over 2,000. He, was nominated and elected on the regular  Democratic ticket. ' Ft is said the post  to which Matthews has been elected  is the highest, judicial uilice ever held  by a man ol: his race in the U. S.  He was formerly recorder of deeds at  Washington, during Cleveland's first  adminisiiation.  The NT"-w Whatcom IHadc-.u mom ices  the marriage of Kditnr Tcek to Mi^s  Daisy Bell, from which it is inferred  I hat she did give  him   her   answer   at  List. ,' THE   KOOTENAY' MAIL.  o  ONLY A MILLION.  CHAPTER ,111.   ���������  plan   which    he   had  roughly  1 found  it,   Ruth, I am a man  of  business, and don't know how to make love  Health Department.  Bunions.  Over every joint in the body there is  The  sketched   for' his   life  at   Cedar   Lodge  was fairly, carried out ny Mr. Cawley.  He hi (I troops oi visitors from London,  and n any  of tlie  families residing   in  tlie neighborhood helped to enliven his  evenings.      His day's were, spent in ir-  rirablc    inquiries    about  the arrangements" for dinner, or in solitary/wanderings across the weaid.  But as he had tired of the festivities  in London, he also grew weary of this  superficial  country     life.   It  was   not  country life; it was only the town and  -   the votaries of fashion carried into the  midst of green fields.     lie was glad to  see his--"guests; he <>vas still more glad  when 7 hey departed.      It was not  ex-  ' acily selfishness which  actuated  him;  it was sirnp'y I h it he had diverged from  llie course to which lie had becfriie accustomed, and had attempted to follow  another of which he kuew nothing.    He  began to think that a' lite oi pleasure  was  much   harder  than a  life of   real  work.     He had'spent his money freely;  the people who came to him were known  as   clever   people,   as   very   intellectual.  people, and ou the whole had been most  kind to him.     They had been most indulgent  to  his  shortcomings  in  those  graces of which,people who have long  li*. cd,in 'Society' are possessed.   Still,  (here was something unsatisfactory  to  himself.  ' One morning  he saw  his last  guest  'depart, and he siiw before him a whole  week without any dinner engagements.  l-'or the first hour the prospect seemed,  to lie a null one; during the. next   hour he  felt as if, he had been suddenly released  irom  suine  self-imposed  thraldom ;   hoo  immediately went to his room aud put  on 'the. old office coat which had served  ��������� him many years,,sat down in his easy-   o������. and t.J  chair, ana gleclully gasped-'I am free!'   voice now  it   was such a refreshing sensation  to !      1 would rather you didn't ask that,  feel   that   he   could,, now   dress   as   he   she, said   awkwardly; 'the   matter    is  'liked, and do, as he liked, without any ] known only to myself and now- to you.  fear of  incurring euvort smiles at  his j He  knows, nothing.'  ipuuruuee,    or  of  discovering   that'lie | ,    Do you  wish  hira  to  know?   If  he  , lrid emulated some gross  blunder in , is the right sort of fellow, 1 don't see  jnaimers,   that   he   thereupon  came 'to   why you should conceal his name from  a resolution.  'He would  have no more   inc.    Come now, make a clean breast of  guesi.s:   no'more' dinner  parties ;   and   it.    Who is'he t what is he ' where does  instead of dining at a quarter to eight,   he live ���������>.  ' he would return to the good habits of i   'lie. was^a'gain excited, and advanced  his   father-and   dine   at  one   o'clock,   to her as if'he would force the secret  Then  he   would  look  after 'the   home- j from her.  farm,  and,  il  he could  manage  it,   he.,    <t ,.annot tell y0U_. wag J)0r firm- rel  would   try, to   hold a   plough   himsell. ��������� spouse   as she moved towards the door.  It  was   quite    clear   to  him   that   his,    'Very well, r shall sav nothing more  at  present; but f warn "you that if he  ' Turn ! go round the other way," be  said gruffly.  His command was obeyed.   Whatever  petty passion  there  was in  the  man's  . nature  had  been   aroused.    He    knew  ' Mowbray to be penniless and to be related to a man  who   had    committed , ....        __ forgery, which was in his eyes even   a   placed a small, cushion-like sac which,is  I'll put it in my own way���������I'want you   more heinous offence than   murder it- , filled with fluid, and, which acts as a  to be my wife, that's all 1' ' self       The   thought   that Ruth0could   kind o������    protection  to the joint  f.rom  Ihe  declaration was so sudden that   cast, mm an(j j^g wealth aside for such *��������� .       J    o���������     .,  I Ruth  was  startled  by   it.      She  was, ��������� a man drove him mad; and he was in a   blows an(1 Pressure.   These sacs are call-  however, , in  her own  way  as  prompt   furious passion when he reached home. I ed bursae.  and  abrupt   as  Cawley   himself.      She , 'jjje roundabout way he had'taken de-j     The thickening of the particular bursa  look his hand frankly.   - layed him much, and Ruth was in the   .���������,.-,,  ���������    , - ���������,���������"!,,  ���������������������������_ +,,������������������  ���������rpat ,t0e-  '1 know you would not make a joke   hcmse l)cfore hin; ��������� j "'"*"-''  is situated over the  great   toe  of such a  serious subject;  but  if  you ,     glle ]la(j come jnt0 the hall to meet   joint, either from irritation, pressure or  had desired to drive me away from the , jj;mj l)ut jje passed her without'a word ' weakness, is commonly called bunion, al-  the way you wish.' j out any date or "form of address:  He dropr, her hand; the answer had. 'I have seen you and your lover to-  been plain, and the subject was not one ' gether. I thought I could have looked  which he felt disponed to argue about. , upon such a sight and remain calm. I  He walked  to  the window,  and  as  he   misunderstood    myself.    1    shall ' say  louked out upon the lawn aiid rich  grounds which might be all hers if she  pleased, he could not help a slight feeling of bitterness in thinking that, with  all his weal11", he could not obtain the  hand of the o''jly woman he had >cver  really .cared for.  He wheeled sharply round. ��������� '  'Is there any one else !' he-asked, and  there was a harsh  noie in  his  voice.  It was a difficult question for Ruth  to answer, for the image of Mowbray's  pale face seemed lo rise before her. She  had been obliged to own tiic truth to  herself that if he .had put that question'she could have answered him; but-  she could not answer her cousin. Uer  eyes were turned upou the floor,'and  her head drooped a little as she replied  honestly���������  ' Yes.' i     '  Cawley stoo'd for a minute as if dumb-  stiicken, as much surprised by the directness of tlie1'reply as by the fact  which it conveyed. ' So, tills timid young  creature, whose isolation from the world  he hail been lamenting, had been consoling' hei-self with a lover; and, no  doubt, that' was why she hail been perfectly content to remain at Cedar Lodge.  At first he was inclined to be angry;  he was disappointed ;*bul7 presently he  became calm.  ' Who 'is tliis man, Ruth ?' he inquired, and t.here was no harshness .in his  nothing about him"further than that I  think he has done you wrong.and should  have considered his own position before  he gained your affection.  ',As it is, I must ask you to find an-'  other home for' yourself, and 1 will  'make a suitable .provision for you. I  cannot see you again.       r    '  ' Samuel' Cawley.'. ���������  ��������� Poor Mr. Cawley, although he was  writhing with strange pain whilst he  wrote, did riot even now understand  thai, the pli'rase ' winning affection ' is  a false one: there is no'1 such thing;  love which is the highest form of affection comes without, seeking, and takes  possession of us whether we will or no.  He rang the,bell and a servant entered. , '    ,  ' Take this to Miss Hansford at once.'  It was a peculiarity in Air. Cawley's  manner that he rarely said ' Please "or  ' Thank you' to a servant.  The, moment he had sent away the  letter his misery increased tenfold.   He  sat down; then sprang; to his feet andj tions when active inflammation appears  ��������� origin of bunions is gener_ ,  without���������either from the pressure of a  tight boot, or the continual chafing ol  a loose one, or from some peculiarity ot  occupation or gait, by which the joint is  constantly pressed upon the ground.  The signs of a bunion are first of all  tenderness and pain, which becomes  more,and more excruciating! Swelling  and inflammation, even to the breaking  out of an open sore, rapidly follow unless treatment is begun. The toe itself  is somewhat, involved, and becomes distorted and contracted. l  Changes like those of chronic rheumatism of the joint may lead,'when uninterrupted, to fatal inflammation of the  foot. . Or gangrene may set in. Bunions  -are rarely altogether curable after the  disease has gone on to continued inflammation, although much may be  done toward alleviation of the pain.  , , The only absolute cure for a bunion  of Jong standing is excision of the joint.  .Rest is the most important thing���������in  palliative ' treatment. All pressure 91  the boot should be removed, as this is  the chief exciting cause of the difficulty.  Plasters of various kinds, soap plasters,  painting locally with tincture of locnnc,  together with poullices and hot.appJica-  4 :~ 1 _..,t ��������� - ri ~..,lt,-.^i nnnn'M'S  KILLED HIS SISTER AS A WITCH.  A Terrible Crime   of an Al.-iiicnn IikIIhii  I'r<(JrJ]>lo������l hy 11 >I rill elite  llnu.  Victoria, B. C, Oct.. 3.���������That "murder  wilt out" is well illustrated in the case of  the Kake Indiau named Ahf Ghat, who is  now a prisoner at Sitka,and whose ease will  be tried by Judge Truitt at that official's  last term of court before retirement, says a  i despatch from Victoria, B.C.  Ahf Ghat was apprehended six- weeks ago  by Deputy Marshal Harry \Vallace of  Wrangle for implication in the murder of  two traders on Kuke Island about three  mouths ago. The Indian- was well known  to tho authorities through his ability to  stowaway more whiskey thau any oilier  member of the tribe, and ,nlso 011 account  of his fighliiig proclivities when drunk.  On account of past deeds of lawlessness  officers had long been looking for him, but  hud only recently become aware of graver  orimea the Indian 'had committed other  than those with which he had already beon  charged.1 '  Almost a year ago a young Kake girl was  cruelly murdered, after being starved and  beaten until death cameas relief. It "was  several months afterward before it became  known, and then it was an impossibility to  locate the wretches who were responsible  for the infamous crime, A short time agCL.  one of the Kakes iu the Sitka prison" upon  seeing a new prisoner arrive, and with  whom he was appaiently at enmity, told  the guards ' t  TIIK TALK OF  HORROR.  paced the room "uneasily. "Should he  call the servant back and^ the, destroy  the note ? He ought to wait , until he  had had time to think the matter over  coolly.  Nearly an hour passed  in this restless mood,   and   he could  stand   it-no  form I he bulk of the routine treatment.  "When.the bunion is discharging, stimulating ointments and dressings should  be applied, and great care exercised lest  the inflammation spread and tho foot  become affected.   *  In some cases  tho deformity can  be  longer. Ue went down to tlie drawing I corrected by mechanical methods, such  room; she was not there. ,He went to J aS strapping and the like. 'Sometimes  her own room, knocked, but there was I a-proper division of the contracted ten-  "'"        dons will relieve deformity.  ��������� nervous system was out of order,' and  'this was the way to-set it right.  He held manfully to his resolution;  but it was somewhat, awkward for Ruth  that wherevcr he went, <fr whatever he  had i(> do, he required her to be with  him. She attended cheerfully, and was  ot'U'ii amused by his violent efforts to  -������iiniiaio the horny-handed sons of labor,  in hacking wood,* or in carrying hay or  btr.iw tu the .stables. The ploughing  was a complete' failure. , The plough  would not go straight for him, and he,  mime such zigzags that his servants  groaned. . He blamed the horses, then  hi* blamed the plough ; at last he blamed  ^liimseli, and withdrew from the shafts  -in  disgust.'" ���������������  ' 1'ou are laughing at mo,'Ruth,' he  said, taking her arm and walking  towards the "house; ' but you m'ight.pity  does not, satisfy me, you and I will not  be long friends," '  no answer. He opened the door; she  was, not there. He hastily summoned  a servant, and, on inquiring where" "Miss  Hansford was learned that she had  left the house about a half an hour ago.  ' Do you know, w,here she was going*"  ' I don't know,' sir.'  ' Did she say when she would return?'  ' No, sir!'   ��������� '   '  Cawley examined her room and found  everything.'.in much confusion. On tho  dressing-table was an envelope addressed, to himself. He tore it open;  the sheet of paper within bore only  these ��������� -words:" ,  i' I obey. . Good-by.    . ' '  ' Ruth.'  His first feeling was one of shame and  regret, but there followed a tide of in  Nitrate of silver solution, ��������� which is  purchasable at any drug store, '-will  often suffice to harden a tender skin  and prevent irritation.  '  Hnf'h"  rvii   if,-!   ir ���������i,���������  ,.���������,������������������;������������������,i   .,���������.. I dignation  that   she  should1' have   been  Kuth  fell that  if she 1 emaineda n> I so reaJy 1{J ukc, him at Ms word and'  to go without seeing him.  longer- in tho room the emotion      he had roused would overcome her and  she would begin* to sob. <  M do not think there will ever bo.  any necessity to, tell you more 'than I  have told you now.'  Cawley's eyes sparkled as a hope, rose")  ft,, is Mowbray who has done this,'  he muttered bitterly.  Rut despite his vexation, he was anxious to know what had, become of her,  >. and at once guessed where she had I ak-  wifiii,,   hi,��������� ",i,.,."Vi."        '   ' 1;   ' en refuge.   Ho  was about  to'despatch  men -I   r lv !   ,,i,-   S was, fome s0"^ ! a note, to'the-Vicar when, that gentle*-  awav * '���������'       , & yass!������ian arrived.   'Ruth was at, the Vicar-  ���������i"ir!���������'i   ,.���������.,  ii,-   1   ti ��������� ii-,���������'agc and-was lo remain there until her  ridicXL"^    V.,'������k       i     1S p" ������? ��������� arrangements for  the'future could , be  1   w inff  il  1 mystery,  Ruth?   If ; mnd  ������ T1    y. th t it���������,vas "no  thu v, f ���������������,ci >iai '  &01} .1     r.  ' Limo t0 freneh to Mr, Cawley about tho  ,*    il' ,JinuSf T: C h' mC"  , 3l-" ���������'1,,-������ ������" ' harshness qf his conduct; he simply as-  let i(,  test.    1  shall know all  in  time. , sun;cl    ^   thafc n    h  ^ aaf      and  "Will  little.      1'Jverybody says I ani the - M acffonet to t  yoii   tell   Harm  to  get   out  tho!  to  most fortunate man in the world, and  upon my soul I begiu to think-1 am  tlio must miserable.'  'Are you nut a little like the spoilt  , child  who  ciied  for   the   moon ?'    sue  queried archly.  'That, is just it���������I am crying for tho . ....   .     moon." Come into my ,riwm, aud I will   mo   if   there .had  not  been'Some   good  toil you what the muon is.' reason   for  hor  silence;  but  she'll  get  They went into the library, the walls oovor it, arid then  f can speak agein.'  of   which   were  lined   with   the   uncut"    Although   hf*   maintained  an   appe'ir-  She was glad of (he opportunity  escape  from   the   room.       ' , ^  Now I understand why she did not  like mo to,embrace her���������she was thinking of that fellow, whoever he is. She  has managed it Slyly", and 1 don't like  it.   She would not have refused Lo tell  took his leave. '  (To  be  Continued.) ,  volumes of. the best works 111 modern  anct ancient literature.  'Sit down, Kuth. I am going to  speak Lo you very seriously as soon as  1 lecnver  breath.'  Ruth look a chair with no other impression about the serious subject of  conversation th-iu that he was going  to'give her directions for anoiher din-  nncc of calrnnes'j. the chagrin he felt  worked within him, arsd whilst he was  being driven across the weald at as rapid a pace as he could induce Harris to  urge the horse to,'Ruth's conduct dev-  I'lopi'd ii-olf, into a serious offence.  _ A long ciicuit brought him into a lane  ljr."fl on either -dde by thick hedges,  l"io:ri which at unprvils sprang clumps  ner parly.,    He took a sttangi* merl.od o[ May,  now biuldincr and even at this  of   trying   to   recover   his   bioatn;   m- rim������  perfuming   the  atmosphere.      On  stead of sitting down, he paced to and one side \va������ a dirch. and on the bank*  fro uneasily, at internals glanriug fur- oi it grew manv wild flowers and long  lively   at   his   quiet   companion,   occas- gra^*.,     The   drive   had refreshed rhim.  ionally halting as if about to speak, and and ho 'md cor inrn alv*trer humour,  then starting off again ou his parade. ,   Afu-r all,  war should he t> <.el������l������h?  'Well,   Cawley,    1   thought  you   had AVh*, shouh! he attomnt to force a Eirl's  FARMING IN THE    WES'i  How   llr. Stevrimon   ������!' 11-irrls, .UanKoliii,  (.'(inducts UK I'.-irllllllKOpl'l-lilloilH.  ,,  A visit to the Lowe farm, near Morris, Man., affords an'instructive outing  to those who are interested in improved farm machinery. Mr. Stevenson's ideal farm would doubtless be  a world of wonder, in fact it 'is quite  wonderful to hear him tell of the appliances which he has already had in  operation. One of his curiosities is a  traction engine, which ploughs and  threshes, gathering up its own fuel  (straw), as it travels around.   It does  Cure for Eczema >��������� ' ,  Several years, since our baby had eczema badly, says a correspondent. Tt  began on the top orVher head when she  was five months old, and although wc  used various remedies, in'a short time  it. became so bad that her head and forehead were almost covered ' with scabs.  She suffered terribly from the itching  and'burning. Finally a good old doctor  whom we shall ever hold in' reverence,  helped us cure it. We washed, it thoroughly once a day with carbolic'soap  and warm water/wiped it with a soft  cloth, then applied* a wash made of equal  parts of carbolic acid,'glycerine and soft  water. Shake well and apply, with a  feather. After-the wash put on a cap  to keep the child from scratching. "V\ e  wore obliged to'soak the cap loose each  day and use a clean one. It took about  three months to cure it,  A Reputed Remedy fop Hay Fever.  Martyrs to hay fever will learn'with  interest the experience of Dr. "< "Fuller,  of Hamburg, who'suffered a great deal  fiom hay fever during several summers.  He noticed that in winter a coryza was  accompanied with hot ears,' which regained their normal temperature when1  Uie discharge from the nose was established. He tried a reverse order of  things on the hay fever, and rubbed  his ears until they became red hot. He  can now lead an endurable existence.  As soon as there is the least amount of  fullness in tlie nose, the ears arc noticeably pale. A thorough rubbing of  the ears has always succeeded in freeing tho nasal mucous membrane from  congestion. The rubbing must be done  thoroughly 'and .repeated. .  'something very serious to say to me,'  she observed, after wailing some time.  lie stopped 1 as abrupt! v as a horse  suddenly  pulled up  by a strong  hand.  'Yes, Ruth, it is ��������� serious���������at least,  to  me.'  There was something so i;eculi ir in  his tone���������it was so unusually low, and  so unlike lhe resolute lone in which  he was accustomed> lo spjak���������that she  tuiued and louked at him. FlU back  was'towards her, and he seeujad tu  find something U)i* unusual interest in  the title, of ' Mac.iulay's lli'.tijr*/ of  I'"nglani' ' on the back-, of tho \nlnines  at   which  he was gazing intent lv.  * Is there anything wrmu ' ' shu inquired in surprise, 'and can I help  you !'  ' Yea, t here is much wrong, and you  can help me if you will.'    '  'Then tell me wh.it it ii, and it will  give ine^ more cimfort t h.in you run  imagine'to feel th.it I am able, to do  j-iiuii'ilinig  for  you,'  lb* tinned his head very slpwlj, and  p.i/cl ai   her with such a k.'iin lApr-cs-  Mon in  his i-yes thai  ,!),���������  It .is if lie  were trving to peni'i r.tti* ln-r inmost  ih.iughi. '1 lien Willi .1 suddi'ii jeikh'*  ino'icd inwards her, arid srood 'behind  la-r ch.iir.  Ifc Si-crui'd to In* .ifruil tn meet her  ev'-s, Inn, he made .in i-fiort to .speak  in a  cud,   practical   way.  'You would be gl id lo ne able in  do s'uicihing for me���������and ,>nu shall be  gl'id for I believe ih.it it ii in your  power 10 make the rest of my dnya  h.ippy.'  This was such a singular speech running from a m.m like (.'awl"v, tb.n R111 h  did no.' know whether lo biugh .it it.  or to a-ik him if he were iil. However,  she only .said quietly, ' f wish you  would tell rne what you ruciii, Cawley; you  are roi   like yourself tc-tdy.'  ' Iti'i.'h,' he said, leaning lus Innd upon hei ������h'iulder, 'cm you no! guess  wliu I iriciiri J f am not, a ��������� rn/( a verv  old fellow. You were left es a legacy j  to rne, and you have, been very u������c.fu! '  lo in-'. JiuI, of cours-: some day you  will be wanting lo go away, and I want  to prevent  that.'  Whilst he was spe iking Ilnlh slo.vly ,  10-e from her chair, her eyes ripening |  wide  in   wonder .is  ho procee'lcl  ' I have no fhou>;ht of Iciving you,  Ci". I'y,' she. ailsu-ered in a low voire,  fo ��������� she was beginning to understand  him.  '.No' just now, f (Uirr siy, but bv-  rind-by  ihe  though'   .'ii-l   tli"  wish   will  .will? IU''did :,oi kn."w- that ir. certain  11a;ure������ love is alw.iy.4 selfish; indeed,  until within a few days he had aiwiys  thought of th������ thing called love a.s the  men* folly nf youth.' His idea ha<( lie'm  that such affairs should b-; arranged on  a piain, practical busine-<������ basis; thu=,  here is a house,, an'" furnish it as you  please; here are your sc;rviurs ; hr-i e are  your horf.es and carriaKes. and voir can  have as much o.s you like for your milliner nn-'l drftss-ni;iker ; you can-hive as  much pcclct-money as. you please.  What jr, in-, in tlie name of all that  w;*s sensible, could  a wojnan dcire ;   "���������  lie lint 'never read ���������niuvcl,' Ifmi'ii  iilj novel-, were rn*������h a-rl corrupted I he  mind ; j.eople were fool*, enough wil bout  boinc edij'-'ited into h'-comlm.' bigyer  fools. 'Tfc h'ld nev������r bad the time (n  crigairc in _ the absurd amii'jcm"nt of  nidation; indeed, he. riidn't kn'.w- lhe  rrcaning of the word. Once .ho had  found a clerk in hits office, wlm'had been  hw-mI diligent .\ml useful, '���������uddenly  ch.inee all his w,*.v-,���������nn-t coidly necr-  leering his duties I mi blun'vteriiii; uo in  I hem 1 hat Caw-lev h.id beeri' oMijje-l lo  sp'jik ro him privately. The poor fellow had b".*n very quief, and could givr  no -at isf.n-tory answer ab.nit ,ti:';  chinge, rind impnNive.ly rci'/iTvl his  si1 lint ifTit. C'im ley was cerliiinly a very  si rid master, but h" was a just one:  he  told   the  young  man   he  w-oul  Y Canker,,in the Mouth.  ' This somewhat troublesome affection  not drag the -threshing machine, but is always an indication'of a disordered  carries it, baited to a platform, and ! state of the stomach. It is usually due  secured to the' boiler and axle. The to an abnormal secretion of acid in the  sheaves are thrown upon a platform ��������� gastric juice. "A radical cure can, of  in front of the separator; one man ! course, bo effected only by a cure of the  places them on it, and another feeds ' stomach affection,- but temporary re-  thern through; t,he grain passes, into , lief may be obtained by the use of a  bags, which are ' thrown off on one j vai iot.y of simple remedies, the most  side; and a man, comes along with a] I horough-going of which is touching-tho  team 'and hauls them away to the ] ulcerated, surface with a solid stick of  granary. Ten men ' and two horses nitrate of silver, or with a strong so-  rnreshed over 1.200 bushels of wheat , lution of nitrate of silver by'means of  and stored it in the granary' in a a camel's-hair brush. Equal parts of  single day. The invention has been \ sulphur ' and carbonate of soda, well  in operation for three years in succes- ' mixed, is also a useful application,  feion, and' improvements have been  made   from   se ison    to   season.       This  corn ���������  tout:  as  'J )]"!!     .ibriljl   I  If  angry   v. i1 h  ( h 'ri"ing    his  11 in*-,"11 :   ' Co>'-  hirn ,1 month holiday and if at the end  of Ih.'il, lime, be persisted in his re^iir-  nmion he would aWvpf, it. During the  month he learned thai the young man  had been what is called ' jilfed.' and he  instantly set, him down as ,a' con founder!  fool.'  At'the end of the mr-nfh  the, your/g  man resumed his sil u.'ii ion and was apparently cunlcnled.  ,     Cawley  put   Ihe question  to  himself,  - Was be, as silly ,is tint   young    fellow  ' w'hoin he bad called fool 1  j      He was answered  immediately  1     Turning n  bend of the.  road,  he,   <hiw  ! two figures clos" by the hedr^e���������a   man  on one knee holding something up tn  a  girl, and looking earnestly in her face,  which was b'-nf  close lo his.  ,     Mowbr 1 v and lint It.  To his mind I here could only be one  inl erprel at ion of i be prmil ion of the  two, not wit list aiidiiK/ I he ptiblici'v of  Ihe place The fact was that (he Doctor was simply dilating upon fine of I he  plan Is which he had gathered, and Hutli  was inleresled.  Cawlev ben I forward and snatched  lhe 1 cms from I I'm lis, pulling I he horse  up w it li a sudden  jeik  se isrin    to   season  year some 20') bushels more than   last  year have been  threshed.  An important result which Mr. Stevenson claims to have accomplished  is t tint, of reducing I he cost of t he work.  The cost of threshing I'M .acres, which  recently yielded 7,00.1 bushels of wheat,  was, he s'iy.s, a very little over one and  ���������i half cents per bushel. lie claims  also *o reduce, the expense of breaking  to '10 cents per acre, instead of tin: ordinary 8- "id. The work of breaking is  dojie at l he'rate ofHwplve acriM a. day.  He expects that. Ihe cost of ploughing  when do.'ie simultaneously with the  threshiny will not be more, thin rcn  re.r;(i tin acre. Sowing, als >, .Mr Stevenson cla.rns in hive great lv improved  by means of his new drill shoe, with  it he has had lus man .sow twenty  acres a flay, while lie, sif. on the machine. This machine, lie says, cuts m-  10 even"the tough sod and deposits tho  seed.'  .About ten monihs ago Ahf Ghat had been  taken hc ill that ������, medicine man was called.  When the siclt man's family had piled up 11  Btack of twenty, blanket!) the Shamau  condescended 10 begin lus weird incantations.  At the; conclusion of the performance he,  informed the p,it'iont that he whs a very  aick mini, and that hissisttr wan the cause  of it, declaring her to be a witch.  Tho Kakes have no religious belief whatever, but in the" regard to witchcraft their  idaus'are the same as those of many other  Alaskan tribes. They believe an enemy ban  by means of spells'and charms work out  evild, shape destinies, aiid finally destroy  those they wish to, which behofis laugh mud  encouraged by the medicine men of the  tube. If any one is sick ho, upon proprili-  at.iob, at ouoe declares some person to no  the cause, and that person must either  confess himself a witch and promise to cease  working injury upon the patient or he is  put to death, The Indians are still in a  state of uttor barbarism, and hold' to"'lhe  old belief, "An eye for an eyo and a tooth  for a tooth." ��������� ^,  Upon the sister being charged with  sorcery,she was ut once brought before hor  brother and tho Shamau. She (wildly  protested,, her innocence, and upon her  adhering to it she, was bound and severely  beaten.- Several days passed,during which  ,she.was given no food, and only enough  water, to moisten her parched lips. Seeing  her determined not to ackuosvledgu herseiy  a witch and lesponsible for his' illness, Ahf  Ghat struggled from the pile of skins which  had constituted his bed and '   '   ,  1 '       rLIINUEllilIIS'lCNlrK      ,  into tho'heart of his 'helpless v[ctim.  '  The Kakes know no*fear, .even of/death.  Neither do they understand such feclinn  'as remorse. They have always remained  on Iheir island unmolested, making their  own laws and administeiing them accord-,  ing to ihoir own ideas of justice. If the  murderers'now incarcerated in Sit ka^ are  hanged they freoly e.iy���������they will kill J.I10  same number of while men before they  consider things even. That this last addition lo the imprisoned Kulco contingent  will stretch hempf there can be no doubt  providing he doesn't die by his own hand  in the moan   time. ^   '  Despite all official denials, tho practice  of the "medicine art" prevails throughout  all Alaska, and scores'- of unfortunate  natives have, even iu the short space, of  one year, suffered hideous deaths upou the  deotee of the medicine man that thiy had  practised soroery. With tho force ar their  disposal, the white authorities cannot,  enforce the law as it should be���������to teaoh  the native population the lesson they must  some time leurn. The hope of tho entire  Territory is now fastened upon the establishment of an American army post in tho  fur North. With soldiers.at hand, such,  minders as those of Ahf Ghat's .account  would be less frequent. .    '  English Cycle Thieving. ,*.'  It has been estimated that bicycles  valued at ������(10,000 were stolen in I'hig-  lund during the season., A scheme that  (ho thieves work over there is described as follows;���������In one of the large cities in Kugland there arc many small  repair shops where proprietors _ do a  thriving business transforminc bicycles,  transforming handle bars, wheels, and  ol her parts, one from another, scraping off the enamel anil replacing with  a fresh con(,, and iu oilier ways rendering the machines brought I her 11' iinre-  cogfiizahle. In n case of bicycle stealing some time, ago I lit* machine was'  I a ken'to fine of  I, lics.i shops,   and   ,al-,  &!:r,!,^r;!rl..?"iimo,h"SJiv."; i������������������**��������� ������������>, ������>��������� ���������������������������������������������"' .m ������>������-���������-.  there. 11>. >   found il. entirely rlissecl ed. \ the change from alconol   to  acidity.    I his  and  all  pads s-iapcd  clean of enamel. ! souring is much hastened  by fiequeiit ex-  Cold in the Arabian Desert.  The narrative of Nolde's expedition into  tho Nefud Desert of the Arabian iuterior,  at;tude 28 degrees north', altitude 3,000  feet, tells of tho sovoro cold that he experienced thcro in February, 189.'! : "The days  were waim and pleasant, but the nights  cooled to f) or 10 degrees below zero C,  tho uhangoHof temper iituro being extremely  sudden. * * * 'J he cold and blustering  wind causcd'muohdiaootnfort 111 travelling."  Tho eroatest surprise that Nolde met was  011 February 2, when a storm clothed the  Nefud far and wide with a sheet of piiow  several inches deep, making it resemble a  Russian steppe rather than an Arabian dessert, Tno Bedouin-, however, said that  Bnowfall there was very unusual.  Making: Cider Vinegar.  There is always a good demand for vine-  gur, and nonois hotter than that made from  cider out of rich, sweet apples. The cirher  it   is made tho   more rapid  will    bo   the  Fatal Explosion of Celluloid.  A    d"spatch     from    .Newport,    .Mass.,  sa;, *���������;���������One   man    w a.s   Killed,   one   was  fatally, and four seriously hur by an 1 de-ring iflenlifie.it ion  cxplor-don in t lift dry and fr.iv.;r>tr-rr.oru  of lhe fibrcloid works on U'edoesd.ay  morniiu/. 'lhe cause of the cqdosion  will probably never ne known, ,js Mc-  M.imiti, f he man killed v/as the only  pei son in  the ro'������m ai   the  time of (be  lt could  not   have  been  identified   I hen | posure to tho air, turning the cider once a  but  for a few  Iil tie .special  marks   nnd    day   from    0110  vessel    to   another.    This  ll.afl   1 lie  police   been  11 few   hull 1 s "hit er I exposes it to the air. and if it, is dono for a  it   rnighl    have,   been   I bat   these    parts j fcw weeks the vinegar will   bu   as Hour as  would   have   been   scattered   over  fpiite, I |     |cttuig it lie iu iho hairel   for  as many  n   number  of   diffeicnl    machines,   run-   m0I,,|,8.  Theearly applosarc often deficient,  in sweetness.    An addition of sugar lo the ' for money advanced.    The town sought to  ciflcr greatly iiuTciisos tlio alcohol and also , evade   payment   on   the   plo.i   i,hat   thoir  impossible. Not  onl,\ is 1 his tinging of (be changes carried out iu these small shops, but the  police allege that a great ,o,uaritit.v of  fittings stolen fr;om the larger cycle  fdcloncH aw made up in these places.  accident. Tt is thought ro have happened through ihe o'/i rhe.u inf of a  f'li.intiiy of celluloid in pro'ess of preparation for tne manufaci ore of (oll.irs  nod ruffs. The explosion v,,i" like ihe,  report of ������ cannon, and 1 h", forif ussion  was fell like, an earl hfjii.ike shock  throughout llie, cily The -,ide of I he  building was blown completely out,and  tbe roof was (arried u'"iil\/ I wo bun-  died fcf;t irilo I be air 'lhe firm employs iibrml 100 men, .scvfr.ll of whom,  he-adcs those mr nl ioned, weie Imdly  ci  The Only Good Toilet Set  The only eomplcic gold toilet service in (he world belongs to Ihe Khedive, of Kgypt,. It was made in l,oriflon  and con-lists of )IH pieces. Kadi piece  licar-i Ihe rii'iri igram of lhe Khedive in  diamonds, I he ->arii.- being surrounded  by n fillet in imitation ot that of the  f;'ranfl  Turk.    Upwaids    of  ,'1,000    dia  PMELY OAIADM IEWS  INTERESTING' ITEMS   ABOIS'J   OU8  OWN COUNTRY.  Cndiereil   from Various r^iiKt   from Ihi  Atlantic 10 llie raeiiic.  SquirrelB are numeious this'sermon.  The oil fever at Both well is spreading.  Petrolea citizens want the curfew bell.  Hamilton is talking  of a cemetery fund'  by-law.       '   1 o '  Leamington gets $600    , *nonth from ite  natural gas wells. _  A 297 pound squash 'was   shown   it tin  recent Goilerich fair. ''  Mr. W. Flint Jones is   the new editor e  the BellevilleOntario.    . '  There will be a ]JhilharmoDit   rfociety at  Pembroke this winter.       ' '        <  ���������A   new   Presbyterian   church has   been  opened at Stauahel, P.'E. f."'  II.   C. Kaisig   ol   Waterloo,  is the neTi  proprietor of the Ureslau Hotel.  It. is proposed   to elevate   the G.   T. It.  tracks rhat enter Montreal,    , ',  >St. Jiines church,    Kingston,'   has- just'  celebraiod its iieiiu'coiiicniiiF.I.  A Liiwreuceburg hen buiit her nostril a  tree. 13 feet from the ground. '���������  fit. John's English Chuich,ar,St. Thomas  is building a 1^2,000 parsonage.  , A tricycle  drawn by a team of dogs is a  "street curiosity,/in Guolph.  Si.     ThomaB   will   hereafter ' oelobrate  Labor day as its Civic ho'lidav.  ,  1        * e ,      -  Mrs. Russell, wife of'Jantes  Russell,  M,  P. P., cJMUysulo, Ni R, is dead. ���������     ,'  Tho Hamilton .ministers don't want   ths  Star 'I hoatre to have liuenao.  ,'   A surillowor, 42   inches in , diameter, in   '  exhibited by a'LuC'in gardnbr.  l< The (lanadiiui.Life inuurauce  Company  is opening a bianuh ollice in Chicago.  1   Tho''St,."JThoin������Tj Gas Company piano-',  facturc'B tho illuminaiit froai coal oil.  John H, Holt, of Loudon, was" killed in  the G. T. ,R. yard there the other day.  ', Win: ' (hikes,   of   Ancaster,   had  aomo (  fingers cut oil' iu a feeiichopping machine.  A Napauee fnrnior was   swindled out o* *  ������200 by a atriiicjer with 'a little tin box. '  In liritish Columbiii this season 1S,000,-  000 pound tiiis of salmon have been canned.  , Tho now' lino between Wtdhuid aud  Hamilton will bo in operation by Christmas. ' , , ,���������',.,'  ' 11. Walker & Sons are buildin ���������; a pretty-,  house on Poche Island that will coat  ������0,000 ."           .. ' .  The   Lake    Eric , railway    route   from  Bridgetown   to St. Thomas   is  being sur- .  voyed.     '   * .  John Little, wlio.se neck was broken   at '  Winnipeg hy a fall, I as entirely rucovprod.  Kev. \V. W. Sinitli, of St. Catharines, is  putting the New Testament into broad  Scotch,  Rev. Mr. McCullough has neon installed  asf pastor of tho Preshytcriiui church at  Dresden. , * ' ,.  0Tlie skeleton of an Indian girl, who died ,  70 yeais ago,wab tinoarthed at London last  week.. .       J ' ,** '  Ilaiuilton busiuois men who have failod  ,to iei,ister their partnership will be pro-  seeutod. , '   ���������   , ^   ������������������  U. G. Sonety, Queen's Printer for INow  Brunswick, is now chief editor of the 'Record, St.'John.  The Wardsvillo Muohanics' lirstitu'te haB  been'ro-opunod with 1,500 volumes on, tho  sholves. ���������  The G. T.,R. will build a 15,000 gallon  tank at Kingston for cattlo passing through  on .trains.   ,  il 1 ,.  The  contract for the construction of a  liglitboiiBoat Cabot Head, Georpiiui   Bay, ,  has beon awarded, v     '     ,  Constable Kenyscoto, ot tho North-west  mounted Police, was fatally kickod by a  horse at YVapella.  c- Mayor Idsardi and ex-Mayor McCully  will be in tho field for the St. Thomas  mayoralty noxt year.  Thomus Fenton, of Banner, died while  being operated upon for a lump m his neck,  by London doctors.  'At the ue\t Hamilton civic election opposition,' to further bonuses to tho T., H.  aud.B. will be'au issue. ���������  An unusually, heavy orop of .beech" nuts  this year indicates, according to an old  saying, a-very cold winter. 1  ��������� Wm. Jeukius, a young coloured man of  Chatham, died from the oflbols of drinking  a quart, of whiskey, -' '���������  The first annual con von tion of tho Disciples of Christ,,of western Ontario,bus fust  been held at St. Thomas.  Mr, J. Dickson, nuisior in the Stratford ' '  Collegiate IiiBtitutii, has been appointed to  a position in the London Iuatitute.  A half-hour tight between a band-diver  and a pigeon-hawk, both on the wing,  interested Berlin cit.izous the other day.  A Stratford woman sued another for  stealing her cat, and while tho suit was in  profjiess the- cat. came back from a jiunt.  Sweiicnb irg's complete , works, in 32  handsomely hound volumes, have been  presented to tho liroulcville Mechanics'  Insi'ttite. *  Mr. John Wilkins, Itavmisivorth, has in  hie possession a work on tho life of Christ  which was written by Jeremy Taylor, and  which is nearly 200 years of age.  Every couple mirried in tho town of  Thorold, village of Merriton, and townships of St'imfnin and Thorold during trio  balanco of 1S95, will receive tho Thorold  Post for one year.  Deposits in the Dominion Government  savings batiks during August amou-.Hcd to  $3l-l,0$S. There was withdrawn the sum  of .S'2"i7,862, !eaviti|/ on deposit at the end  of the month $17,700,0:21.  Tho Banque du 1'euple, Montreal, has  obtained iudgrncnt in tho Coiut of Appeal  for $14 GS8 ugiiinat  the'town   of Iberville,  tho acid in it when the Htngu is   rouclicd.  Difficulties of Authorship.  Struggling Author���������Klduru, can't you  keep that baby fjuiot for about two mill-  t.toH ? His yells arc enough to drive one  wild.  Y\ i'o��������� Ko,l ein'l. I'������Fe got to finish the  disiie-', and knead the bread, and mend  Toriiniy'H clotticp.  Struggling Author���������Well, anyhow, you  can make Johnny and sissiop their racket,  and clo n thu window*! so there won't be so  Hi-  !i\   i'l.iing glis..    'I'll'1   hiiilfbug w/is  sicrii* of i*. 'limibir c <plfi-.'on in   1*01.  fJriinrl    luiK.    up"/*'"'*    <"   'Viini    ������lia-n,Hll78lriellHcomiiii! in from the neighbors,  monds and  ovei    | ,-J ID nibies  we.e   used / fJ h ,,(art,^H  ,������������������  n   dfffiraling   ih'*-���������   golden -toile,   art-   '"'''���������" ,  icles.    The   1.,,,-lv   of   ,-���������,r\,   piece   is   of IH-   eollee-ors c-ui t ������������'. 111   t������.   nniipy 111-.      I in  cm al   gold,  /i nd  -ill    arc  inclosed   in    a    writmr; an iTtice on " How J o be Happy,  dirUiiffid-itici listed ebony case  1 heigh I'oor.'  borrowing    the    money   had    been    ultra  vires.  Tho British Government present, to th^  libtary of the University of M-iuitobi .i fill'  set of"tho reports of tho "Challcnccr Expedition." This splendid gift consists of  30 large royal quarlo volumes, of which  the published price ih upwards of S500.  Taking No Chaness.  Raggsy, for a iramp, youse is de besl  behaved feller I ever met.  It's business, Duny. I <iin't anxious to  get into no hot water. Pact is, 1 hato  water of all kinds.  Civility  costs nothing, and  buys tvery  thing.���������Lady M. W. Montague. THE   KOOTENAY   MAIL.  3  TEST POCKET MKW.  r  BUTTONS, PILLS. AND CAPSULES  THAT CONTAIN FOODS.  A Pill Hnls������*������ a Cup or Tea, Keel" Conies In  Tablet*, anil Soups in Small   C:il>'iulen  ���������EvprrlmenH Willi Cointeiiseil   Toad  TluiC H.iy Kake Kirrlieu*.   Conks   and  ;tr������l:iiirnnt-< Things orilie  I'nit'.  Coming generations   will  dispense   with  the cook aad the kitchen.    Beefsteaks  are  to b; done a vay witvi, vegetables will oe a  ,,' thing of  the past and a roast turkey  will  be put up in a  small, package  no  bigger  than a bjx of cigarettes.    Restaurants aro  to disippaar, dinners  will   no   longer be  served and the time now wasted in  eating  will be saved for   more   useful purposes.  '        When   th? Japanese   soldiers   marched  ' iuto Cmua each   man carried  a  cartridge  belt and  a   dinner.belt.     Into the latter  '    were smiled 'capaulea,   pills, buttons and  small packages like cartridges which coii_  laincd condensed roof's of various kinds. ���������  If the soldier wanted a cup of tea wlule  ou the march, he dropped a   button into' ft  tin of'hot water. For dinner he could draw  a large variety of meats from his food belt������  A capsule made the soup and.'* couple or"  Y pills the fish,   already  seasoned.    For the  ' roast he used a" few slices of beof which had  cbnen condensed under a thousand pressures  <   into a plug like   tobacco.      u  But ton3 of various colors supplied all the  b vegetables, a capsule made a pudding and  another button when dropped in hot water  made a cup or strong black cotiee. It was  oven reported that'eogna; arid whiskey  had beeu condensed into tablets.  TO SIMPLIFY  WAR.   * <-  Hugo wagon trains of flour aud beef "on  the hoof"   are   to be   things, of the past.  Armies   in   future can   cat thein'elves olF  ��������� from their base .* of   supplies, as' they will  carry the supplies with them.   '.  Their movement will not be impeded by  droves of cattle, brought along for rood,for  tiio cattle, in tlio form of little tablets, will  repose in" bells or knapsacks, and victory"  will not wait upon the cook. The soldier  - can even dine while 'fighting.       ',       ,   ���������  After putting ii cartridge in his gun tho  private can put a citiaiile of loast beef in  , his month, h 'He can have ' bse' tearwlule  charging the enemy, Boston baked beans  dm lag a pnuss of tue' buttle and a condensed niinco p:e iii the' Very hour or victory.  ' Tiie3eate some of the staples which governments are now supply iin������ to their men.  But trie beneri;s of eondeu.se 1 rood tablets  uu be extended to private citizens. Only  a few men have tho soiiise of taste aud gourmets who really enjoy a meal are rare. It  is estimated that e*.ery man now wastes  'tlire-s hours, a day'eatiug. v After he has  oaten ho forgets all about "the pleasures of  t ie table1' and only remembers that an  hour is gone.  All this time can be saved., The food  buttons-aud pills already contain every  necessary element.  THEXlllVWAKJiKEU),     .        .i,  Tne board* 'appointed to consider tho  question of'emergency foods are sending in  their ieports, upon which final conclusions  1 will be based. The problem. is how to  make una food package of smail bulk which  shall render the fightini* man independent  of supply trains tor a short period in case  he is, wouuded'or cutoii with a'detaohmeut  from the main command.  ( ' "Experiments in tin's line arebeinginade  ,by ail tho gieat war powers,",said Major  WoodrutT. J"l"neyaretryiugeverything imaginable foi the purpose. Here, for example,  is an element' of ��������� the British emergeucy  ration. It looks like a dog biscuit, doesn't  it' Tht'ee ounces it weighs, aud it is four  inches square. It is composed simply of  whole wneat solidly compressed. A condensed loaf of biead you i might .call it.  The Kreuch have a new 'war bread,'which  is to replace hard-tank, lis ingredients are  a secret. When put iuto hot water or soup  it swells up like a sponge and is said to be  ��������� virtually the same as fresh bread.  "In future wars tiie aim will bo to furnish the troops with fresn articles of dietin  the field. Dried foods are only suitable as  emergency foods. Germany and France,  by. the help of cold storage, have perfected  arrangf-ments for shippiug fresh beaf to the  front by rail. -"-When practicable, fresh  i 'bread will be forwarded daily to the fighting lu^e. The French Government has con-  ��������� structed a number of bakeries on wheels  i'or use in campaigns���������waggons, that is to  say, containing ovens and all necessary appliances, so that bread may be made ou  tho march. *  HVACOKArED  ONIONS.     ,  > " For    emergeucy    rations ' evaporated  vegetables have boen tried,  but   not   with  ,great success.    They   are   not  nutritious  enough, and they do not keep well.  Hero  is a one-pound  can of evaporated  onions.  Smells strong enough doesn't it ?    It ought  to, inasmuch as it  represents ten  pounds  of fresh onions. . Iu the same way potatoes,  ,  carrots, turnips and cabbages are put up.  " Desiccated foods aro now  being produced on an enormous scale by many firms  in this country and abroad.    A good thing,  which we may adopt,   is   this ' desiccated  L.   beef. One ounce otitis equal to five ounces  ot   ordinary meat, because it is absolutely  w���������jer.free.    It is too hard to cut   with   a  '���������Cairo  without trouble, and 30 the soldier  'hops off a small hunk ot it.    He puts the  piece into a small machine like a collee-nnll  aud grinds   it up.    It' comes out   iu   fine  shavings, ready to be eaten on bread or  to  be used for soup stock,  " Beef   tea, used   as   a stimulant, is   a  ���������   good thing tor boldiors. For an emergeucy  ration it is put up in capsules,one of which  in ikes a cup.    Each   capsule contains tho  necessary  snasouing  r*nd costs  two cents.  Beef tea contains almost no nutriment, but  1 only the flavoring and stimulating qualities  of   the meat.    When a person is informed  that a tea'-poonful of   extract   represents  several pounds of beef, he infers that it is  equally nourishing.    The truth is that the  ' nourishment is ictt behind in the boiler.  A  human being will starve to   death   on    au  unlimited supply ot beef tea.  " The most important element of the  British iron ration ib peniiuican���������a preparation of beef, rat aad bait. It may bo  eaten without further cooking, or mado  into hash or soup by boiling ib with vegetables. It keeps sound for years, though  exposed ti air. With tho peniiuican goes  a can of tho samesi/o continuing a mixture  of cocoa and honey. 1  is a one-pdunl can of preserved meat, with  hard ������������������ bread and pea sausage. A biscuit  composed of meat and flour ha"? been tried  for the German army, but the soldiers  would not eat it. The biscuit was supposed  to furnish the fighting man with every thing  necessary for his physical support, water  excepted. ,   -  "Very likely some soldierawoaldnotput  up with the German 'ersbwur.-'.' Yet tnat  species of pea sauoage is said 10 have been  a leading cause of the [success of the  German arms iu the Franco-Prussian war.  Without it the troops could not have'  endured the tatigue. The sausage is made  or" pea-meal, fat aud bacon. It was devised  by a German cook, from whom the invention was purchased by the Government for  $25,000. Each sausage makes tvelve  plates of nutritious soup.  "Among other things under consideration are condense 1 soups. This little  packet, which looks somewhat like a bundle  of cigarettes, contains just three ounces ot  desiccated pea soup., You observe, it is so  compressed as to be quite hard. I break  it up and throw it into this saucepan. To  it I add one quart of water, and I place it  on a gas siove heie to boil. 'For flavoring,'  though it is not necessary, let us add a  small qiiantity,of these evaporated onions.  In the course of fifteen minutes I will oiler  you a plate of very excellent pea soup.  A'cON'nhXSKD   CLM*   01" TEA.'  (, . o '  , " What do you suppose this is ? It  looks' like'.a button, doesn't it? It is a  cup of tea condensed. All you have to do  is to drop it iuto a. cup ot" hot water and  stir it up. The sweetening is in tho button with the tea.1 No, the sweetening is  not sugar, but,a coal-tar product called  'saccharine,' which is more than two hundred times as swe<stas sugar? Thus the quantity added needs to be very small. Collee  is put up iu the same way, with saccharine,  as'well aa in a shape that looks like black  molasses. ,  " An iron ration is a short-weight and  highly ceucentrated diet, , intended to  cover only a brief period. It is not to be  used except when the regular food supply  cannot b'e, obtained. Supposing the army  supplies to be regularly furnished, the  fighting man ought to return from tho  campaign carrying in his haversack the  same emergency ration with which he  started out originally. ,MBut it may happen  .that his rpgimeut or brigaie is cut on  from the main body, and in that case the  emergency rations may be literal salvation.  Or he may be left wounded on a field of  battle, unable to obtain anything to eat  for days unless ho has it with him. During the recent war with China the Japanese ' found emergency rations a necessity  in active service, '  "It is high time, then',\ that our troops  should be provided with emergency rations.  One of the questions 'to be decided is  whether the ration shall be carried at the'  belt or in the haversack. '    -  Soldiers suffering from'hunger maybe  supplied with'small quantities of alum, a  pinch of which taken from time to time  contracts the stomach. Thus file organ,  not requiring so much to fill it, can get  aiong with less than the normal diet for'a  while without complaining."  SOME NOTABLE PEEfflS.  BEHIND THE SCENES WITH KINGS,  QUEENS AND EMPERORS.  Emperor William of Germany and Quern  .llarg-hcriln. or Italy���������<Iii������-������-ip llciorin  and lh ir Koynl i;irtlic].--.j-s���������:i I'retly  Ciittom iu <;<-minn Imperial Family���������  , The Lltile Kin;: o!'Sj> itu un.i; be ftull  llKlltlu;,-.  There are sinister rumors in the air that  King Humvert of Italy has grown .jealous  in HTa old,age, and whom has he, selected  {or his anxious apprehensions but that  pattern of all fireside virtues,the Emperor  William of Germany. On the occasion ot  the Emperor's visit to Italy,some six years  ago, he was much   impressed with   Queen  delights, being conspicuous by their absence. Therefore, Emperor Fran/. Josef,  who knows no greater pleasure thau that  of making young people happy,' comes to  the rescue with the gorgeous uniform of a  general of the Hungarian army. Coat ami  tightly-lit ting trousers are oi scarlet cloth,  richly trimmed in gold lace aud embroidery. , A white cloak trimmed in gold lace  and bordered with 'gable, a sablecap with  herons' plumes, high boots with gold spurs  and tassels complete this imposing uui-,  form. ' " i  The Qu'.en of Spain looks with terror  upon the chosen sport of ner peopie���������bull  fighting. She begged that the little King  mnrht be excused fromjooking at the cruel  sport oi the arena till lie had attained ins  tenth birthday. To this the Spaniards  gave a very unwilling consent, and no  sooner'had young AtyJhoneo felebrated his  birthday,, then she wns reminded that it  was time for linn'lo *;njoy  the  amusement  THE . FARM  yi-' -������-*  Margherita's beauty,and having the happy, j of   his   ancestors.    Christina    had    many  PEN, INK AND'PENCIL.  .Some   Information  About  Those Article**  Which flay IteXew'lo You.  .  Blue ink was first made in London. *  The "lead" or" the pencils ordinarily used  is made of graphite.  , Pens are polished with emery powder^n'  a large revolving drum.1  "The" basis ot most indelible ink is tho  otdianry nitiate of silver.  "Lead pencils" are a misnomer.. There is  no lead'in their composition.  Alloys of iridium and osmium are now  very(geneially ueed to point gold pens.  The quill pens now used in England come  from Germany aud the Netherlands.  From 1S03 to 1S12 many attempts were  made to fasten metal   pointd to quill pens.  Printing ink is make of linseed oil, rosin,  soap aud lampblack or other coloring matter      '.   ' '  Graphite suitable for making lead peucils  is found in almost every country on the  globe. ' ;   *  For very minute wriling pens made from  ciow's quills have been found to do excellent  work. . '  The basis of old-fashioned lithographic  ink was lampblack,shellac, wax tallow and  soap.  It ia said that 1700 patents for the manufacture of ink have been taken out in Great  Britain.  lied ink was formerly made of a solution  of Brazil wood, combined with alum, tartar, water and gum.     r ,  After being cut, steel pens are annealed  and tempered with oil to insure great  sprmg'ness to the pens.  - The ancients, according to Pliny, made a  very excellent sympathetic ink, using new  milk as the basis.  Inexhaustible supplies of superior graphite, almost pure and eminently suited for  pencils, are'found in Siberia.  The glazing of pens, in some varieties  considered a most important operation, is  done with lac dissolved in naphtha. ,  After the invention of paper, goose quill  pens came into fashion. _ They are not  known to have been used before,  For several centuries an infusion of nut-  galls treated with sulpha'eof iron composed  the only known ink.  Modern ink* date from 1703, at which  time researches of Dr. Lewis and Rtbac.  court in the chemistry of ink began.  Many sympatheticinks have been invented, tho writing being brought out. or made  visible by the use of chemicals.  A stylus with split point, apparently for  the purpoao of writing with fluid ink, has  been found in an Egyptian tomb.  In the last century geese were raised in  Russia and Poland iu vast flocks almost entirely for tho sake of thoir quills.  The Egyptians used pencils of colored  chalk, and several of these ancient crayons  have been found in their tombs.  Reed pens, split at the end like quill  pens, ,have boen found in Egyptian tombs,  dating probably 2500 yearn betore Christ.  Most of the mediaeval manuscripts have  important initials in  red ink ;   hence  faoulty of turning phrases, he made one or  two gallant speeches,which were not at all  relished by the je.1l.01i3 "Umberio. It behooved the not all-powerful ruler of'Italy  to be prudent, however, and not-to offend  tlie mighty one from Ge.mauy, and so the  imperial attentions to the Queen were  suilered lo pa.������s unnoticed. But when the  German Emperor intimated a short time  ago that he would like to 'repeat his visit  to the Quirinal, trie oiler wis not taken up,  aud a good excuse was finally hit upon.  " The fetes of Sept. 20 in remembrance  of the occupation of Rome by Italian  soldiers, were strictly private and the  coming ia pomp of a foreign Sovereign  would displease   the.people."  Paderewski will soon again be with us.  Ir" you notice, you may see a more thau  usually cynical expression'on the countenance of tne pianist. The following little  story may explain its pieaence. ' A lady  visiting Puderewski's villa in Paris,noticed  a cherry-stouo 011 the mautlepieec of his  i.iusie-room. She appropriated " this  treasure, and taking it to a jeweller, had it  magnificently set in peiris and diamonds.  A few weeks later, Pa-ieiewski and the  lady met in Vienna, and 111 the course or"  the conveisation she showed the musician  the flattering bauble, telling him that she  prized it moie than ail her other treasures  put together. "But'1 niadame," said the  divine Ignace, running his lingers through  his,goldcn man ', "I nevei eat cherries: the  one you found on the mantiepiece must  have been left there by my .servant !"  " For years peopie have wondered how  Queen'Victoria managed to keep track of  all the royal birthdays and marriage anui.  versaries, as Her Majesty is,always most  prompt in remembering these events and  sending suitable gifts. 1 Ac last tlie secret is  out. A secretary attends to all Biich matters.  He hasKa collection of books, divided into  ditlerent chapters. cEacb chapter deals  with a different family into which some  member of..the Queen's tarni'y has married.  Whenab1rthdayU1.it tne Qneeii is in the  habit of recognizing is at hand the secretary  informs the Queen, ind Her Majesty looks  through that famous closet where the  India shaw's are kept and makes a select-  Apropos, those India shawls have not  j excuses, but finally had to yield to public  opinion, and the , tittle boy was taken' to  the bull-fight.' Hie watched it, in a stoical  manner, neither feeming to enjoy or disapprove, aud this indiiicrence was most  disappointing to lhe Spani'irds.' He departed from a time-honored custom, in not  rewarding the successful mritidor, and  takeo all together, King Aipho o'o fir-it  bull-fight seems to have'beeu a ns t-class  fizzle.  '  ���������>��������� __,  LONDON'S KING   OF PICKPOCKETS.  I������e.'U'i, ol   .loieph   -\V.-illey,   fffin 'Made  a  u Fortune  as  ii Tlile '  and    Was    Titen  Converted, ,< "���������  1 Tne ex-king ot pickpockets in London.  Mr. Joseph 'Wailey, hae just died of  pneumonia at the a^e of 83 years, forty of  winch he spent from time to time in jail.  Like agrandold-time monarch,hehad several  wives; at least seven are known to have  constituted his better half. , His family,  of course, was extremely numerous, but he  didn't bother himself much about looking  after them. He was born at Southampton  and commenced to , practice his profession  at the age of ten. He was then engaged  almost ^exclusively io the handkerchief  department, but he   progressed    rapidly,  Digging- and Storing: Potatoes.  "Tne lirat point 111 harvesting potatoes is  not to begin   100 early.    Thid  is esuecially  important if the potatoes are rotting, as is  the case in some large potato-growing sections this year.    .The  season nas'nowhere  been very  wet.    Tr.e rot u caused, as   it  very often  is, by blighting of the  ltaves.'  This prevents the  proper maturity of the  tubers.  The skin peels easily when handled  roughly,   as  potatoes must be in   digging.  When tliese bruised potatoes are piled in a  heap they heat quickly,  and a very alight  degree   of rot  iu a   single potato rapidly  spreads and contaminates the entire heap.  It ir not uncommon when potatoes begin to  rot slightly iii   the field that the inexpsr-  enced grower thinks it is  necessaiy lo do  (something to save ids crop,    So lie goes to  .work d ggiug thorn out and, bruising them  moio or less.     While hot weatnercontinues  this is  tho worst  thing he can   do. ' Tho  potato under such conditions, rots  almost  as readily when bruised'as an apple," says  the   American Cultivator.    "By the time  cooler weather has  Lome the skin, even or  blighted potatoes, will be hardened,so that  they will not bruise'mueh while being dug.  Tlioii wht'u they are taken out they should,  bf put in   heaps aud   covered lightly with  gram straw, using at first no eailh over it.  The   object   is^tc   continue!   the drying  process    until    the ,,skiu    ia   thoroughly  burdened.      It' is. an   excellent   plan, to  put   a ' few,lump3 ,of   quicklime   in   the  heaps witii tbe potatoes," The spore of potato fungus needs moisture for its development,, and   the   lime,    by absorbing   the  excess of moisture in   the potato, kills' the  fungua  that causes   the   lot.    Some goo i  farmers we know believe that the carbonic  acid'gas which the slaking lime develops,  will destroy the rot in auy stage, even after  it   has 'anackea  the   potato.     We   have  frequently seen  potatoes which luvu been  liined that ,v/avo rotten oil one eudj^vhile  the tot had dried up and ceased to bpici 1.  When   covering potatoes against 1 rue/lug,  care should be taken to  give i-ome ventilation.     This'   is   necetsaiy   oven   in   cold  weather,   thcusih it is   important  to  Lute  care that frost does not get in through, the  , WHEN HE. COMES TO DINE.  English Ho,in hulMiilt lo K ll let Beranst  the I'rlnoe oflV.-tli-s Is .Hilar* '*- Cre*t  IW-ninHii.  The Prince of Wales is always in demand  at public dinners in Englaud. It is often  said tiiat the Prince leadd an easy life, a  life without serious occupAtion. To most  busy people such an existence must-. "������->em  well nigii intolerable, for mere is no aatioo  on the faeej. of the earth that more  thoroughly appreciates the wet that man  was made to work  tnari our country."  Yet as , a constant presider'at dinner  parties His Royal "Highness may tsfely'  be said ta be a very busy man. If the  Prince accepts an invitation to a dinner in  one place, he is bound to accept one from  another, aud in,his presence is invariably  soueht at every banquet or" any importance  in England it is probably not difficult to  understand why he chooses to spend so  much of his time abioad, out' of ihe reaoh  of tho insidious blandishments or" his would-  be entertainerd.  When tho Prince does attend a feast, he  goes well prepared. lie ib well aware of  tho fact that a person of his prominence is  always more or less subject to the machinations of cranks who may 'have a design'on  his life. ���������" The asMissiiuitious of Garfield,  Carnot and Slaiubulofl' afford recent  illustrations of this circumstanocs. ' ,  J'he ordinary wallers UKV<sr attend1 the  Prince,    lie is invariably   accompanied by  TWO J-OOl'MEN AXD A J'AUK.        '  It is the duty of these functionaries   to see  that noiio but palatable and wholesome food  is set before His  Highness.      The footmen  are clad in scarlet livo'ry,   and   the page is  dressed entirely in black,  with the exception ot a' white waistcoat.     Special   dishes -  are prepared for the Prince's consumption,'  aud he has long   made   ib a habit to briug '  hlb own champagne,   usually    two bottles.  He rarely samples the   wines   provided by  hiaguosls. '  Moreover,   he ahvnytj    carries,  his   own '.  cigars.    Those are made 'specially1"f67~inm  aud  was soon promoted to   the branch oi  jewelry  and pocketbouks.     When ha wus I wisps of straw left at tne' top of the"heap,  ' No attempt should be made to sell potatoes  been used lately as royal gifts. The fun  that was had at their expeiisefinally reached  .the royal ears,' and ' since vt*neii diamonds  are the particular mark of royal favor, a *  11 i       \ ' i (   .  ' History does not record tho name   of the  British soldier accredited 'with making the  worst, break on tecord. The Prince of  Wales and the Duke of Cambridge, then  Commander of the Army, attended ��������� a certain great review held at Aldershot. Among  olher3 invited were some German princes,  who happened to be  late iu arriving, and,  about nineteen years old he was President  of the < first pickpocket trust ever formed  in Eucland. . > r  Mis. Wailey, his mother, was a good  and religious woman, aud wiien her-bad  ton Joe was sent-to jail for the first time'  she died of giief. Joe cried bitterly over  the loss oi his mother, but soon dried his'  tears and resumed bis old vocation. He'  became tired of Southampton, and started  for the capital. 'On his way to Loudon he  was , i       p ''  ATTACKED BY FOOTPADS. <  -He pitched into them and killed one,but  they' bnully succeeded in robbing him, and  he arrived nV Loudon penni,ess.ci Six  months after his , arrival there he found  himself, as he taiti, "in comfortable circumstances." Ho had now tho mexus of  extending his^ operations. He founded  aud directed for several 'years a band of  robbers iu diffeient lines, including burglars, footpads, pickpockets, ������ aud sneak  thieves,that were the terror of the suburbs  of  London. (  ��������� , u  \  Most of Wailer'a companions 'were captured and sent to jail, but he for uiloug  tune, managed to hide himself frcm the  police. On one' occasion hg jumped , into  the Thames,'uud the morning papers came  out the next day with un account of his  suicide. But Wailey was an ali-round  athlete, and swimming was ono of his  notaole accomplishments. So he reappear  ed at Gravesend, where he  was  losing'theirway in the vastthrong.searched   ea at uravesen.i   wnere ne  was   the most  vain ror the royal party.    At last their   ������'cc!ces9ful  black  carriage leached one of the bridges spanning  the Basingstoke Canal,at paoh end of which  a sentry was posted. "Sentry," said one  of the ptinces,- -addressing the raw recruit  from tne west,' "can you tell me -where I  shall find the Prince of Wales or the Duke  of Cambridge 1" . The sentry pondered a  moment and then lepiied : "Ivo, sir; I  don't know ineself where they are, but if  you ask me chum he'll tell you,for he knows  all the pubs about here."  There is a very pt etty custom in the imperial family of Germany which dates from  time   immemorial.      On    tlio   birthday of  one of the loyal children the Empress goes  thiough the stock  of toys 'which hns been  accumulating since the child's last birthday  and sends all,except a tew special favorites  to the sick cinldren'in hospitals.    The present Kaiserin, who is the most motherly of  women, has- paid special   attention to this  custom, and on the occasiou  of little Princess Victoria I outse's  birthday,  which oc-'  cuired a few days ago, Her Majesty packed  with her own hands a large case of   dollies,  picture  books and   little dishes���������all  in   a  lair state   of preservation���������and  had them  sent "off   to the little sufferers,    The sick  children    are   always told who sends   the  presents,and in past years this has resulted  in the saving of some curious and interesting relics._   In   this way the  battered tin  soldiers which amused the childhood of old  Kaiser William have been saved from the  wreck of time.    A   hideous doll belonging  to Queen Louiae'of Prussia is also iu existence.  And ao Mrs. Langtry was not " greatly  benefited," after all, 'by the toilet soap  which she has persistently puffed for years,  since her written praises of ies merits was  the primary cause of her jewelB being  stolen. ' It tappears these testimonials  attracted the attention of some one with a  talent for penmauship, and he eventually  succeeded in reproducing a fac-simile of  "the' Lily's" handwriting. He further  invested in fine stationery and had it  stamped with the lady's address, and thus  armed with   tho   fruits   of   his labor and  cmailer on record. This  now branch of his profession' amused 'him  most because be did not know before he  took it up that there were so many fools iu  trie world iiB tnere really* are.' 'What, he  termed his 'very simplest tricks brought  him in large revenues. The trust .was ox-  tended until it had members in all tho  principal cities of England, and Waiiey  was still king, except during the interregnum that followed any oue uf his numerous convictions. At last when he  became rich, he began to think df retiring  from OusinehS and living peaceably upon  hi3  HAllD lrAKMED    MOSEY,  Hismuid took'a religious twist, probably an inheritance from- his mother. Ouo  Sunday morning, while wandering through  Victoria Puik, he noticed a largo crowd  gathered around a staud from which a  colored man was preaching, 'lhe colored  man was Celeetin Edwardy. With the  old-time instinct of a pickpocket, Wailey  at first thought he would work the crowd,  but he simply worked hia way near enough  to tho preacher to be able'to listen to his  words ; and he did listen with tho greatest attention. He. became moved, and  tears ran down his cheeks. Then and  there he confessed his sins���������no small atiair.  Without speaking of his ephemeral transgressions, such as his seven' or eight  marriages, Wailey had amassed u fortune  of about ������100,000 by active practice iu all  the various nranchcb of his profession.  Upon the question of restitution linked  to his repentance the lecords are silent.  But ut all events he got religion, and got  it bad, as his pals used to say. He turned  preacher, and was considered one of the  most eloquent among the lurid orators of  the open-air religious meetings iu London.  He became ������b great a favorite among the  good and righteous as ho had been among  tho" bad aud ungodly. A groat throng  attended his funeral, and in mat throng,  by way of honoring the dead, tha pickpockets wero present actively.  alfected by rot until they have dried out,  to that the skill does not slip easily when  they are handled. It will bo necessary to  open the pits frequently and oxamino the'  potatoes to aee whether the rot is spreading.  A dry day should De taken for tins, and all  the better if sunshiny. This extra handling  adds to tbe expense, but it is not all loss,  as it i'b a help to quicker drying than if the  pit was covered and nothing thereafter  done to it. Few farmers now use v,otato  tops as covering for potato heaps even in  the field. They are the most .convenient  covering,but many crop there inust'always  be a suspicion that ihe potato tops luwu  been atrteteri by rot. * It always attacks  the tops first. If there is,any rot on  the tubers, however slight, it is sure to be  greatly aggravated hy covering tlienuwith  potato tops that huve tho disease fastened  on them. Most of tin severe losses of  potatoes after digging come from using  potato lops to cover the heaps with. In  narvestingtime all'the porato'grower's sins  of(,ueglect in cultivation con e nome to him  with severest emphasis. WsedB are a great  nuisance indlgging.asidefrom the certainty  that Uieir presence has lessened the yield.  Few of these labor-saving , implements in  potato harvesting cau be made'to do good  woik in a weedy field. Even if tl.oy get  the potatoes out of. the ground, it is an  extra expense to pick them up among a lot  of weeds. A gsod farmer once remarked  to us i hut saving labor in cultivating tho  potato crop made so much extra labor in  harvesting it, that it cost nearly as much  per acre, and more per-bushel,than a clean,  well-cultivated crop. If the potatoes aro  well down in the ground, it is sometimes  well to leave them until theie has been a  black frost to freeze an inch or so of surface soil before diggiug them. But it is  better to dig them betore wet weather has  eariied the rot spores down to the tubers.  The potato hai vested in dry weather only  needs loiue kept cool, and the rot will not  touch it. When the potatoes are taken in  wet it takes more time to dry them out.  They are besides a very difficult crop to  dispose of, as tno handling of wet potatoes  mixed with muddy soil and probably full or"  the germs ot rot, ia a disagroable job that  nobody likes to undei take." '  in Cuba. He is a very moderate eater and  has a strong aversion to long dinners. For  this reason ho invariably requests that the  meal 5,haH������n< tbj extended beyond an hour,  and, iiinong oiliYr mutteis upon ��������� which ho  insists as conditions to his presence, he  will never permit more than threo toasts  to be drunk.' Asa rule,,all the, arrange-  merits for.the^dinner,' including or* course  the bill of fine, ate submitted to His Royal  Highness the day before the dinner, and,  he sends whatever'additional instructions1  he pleases.'     , t'    '  But, after all, the Pr.nce of Wales ,i������a  very good fellow.' Nobody will blame him  for being careful. For. years he lids beeu  tho m.iit popular chairman in' England.  His bpooehos are/all delivered oil hand;  although he usually refers fiom time to  time to a few notes scribbled on small  pieces of paper. .      , .    v y  Next'tu the Prince of Wales, Sir Henry  Irving is^said to bo most in .demand ih  England at public functions, although  most available members of the royal family  ate always nought for. Among the more  popular of these are tho Duke of York, the  Duko of Cambridge, tho Duke of Con-  nnight aud tho Duko of Saxe-Coburg-  .Gotha.        i ���������  *  Picking Apples.  Gather when the pips turn to a brownis'1  color, hiid the fruit parts oasily from th������  twig when turned to one side. As the frill,,  is gathered it should be laid lightly, no-  dropped, into a hiu)kefi,iiiid be just as care  fully removed from the basket lo tho store  room. A blow or knock will cause a bruise  which will be succeeded by tot. Store ou  straw on a dry fijor. A bed ot ihroe inches  of straw will suffice.' Lay the fruit quite  thinly nt first and add auothor coutse when  the lirut sweating is passed ; later on tho  apples may he threo or four thick. , When  sharp frost threatens cover up the fruit  with straw, bags,orsomet'hing oft.hat kind  to ptolect it.  Telephone in Annies.  The German War Ofiice has boen ������*xperi  capital he presented himself at the bank mentin'.' in telephone erection by cavalry  where Mrs. Langtry stored her jewels. The A troop of light cavulry was started from  clerk, after examining   the written order,   Berlin and   another  fiom Potsdam.    Tho  i,r</rn> coiinkii  r.i;i:r.  "Ginned foods will play an important  part hi ihefutuio wars. The Belgian iron  ration irf a ten-ounce can of corned beef  put up "i u liquor that is flavored with  vogi." tides.  The Gorman unicigciiuy ration  th  arose the term rubrics, from rubica, red.  With the early penmakera the problem  of a point was most serious, ami a long  time elapsed before it was definitely  solved. .  In 17(58, 27,000,000 quills were shipped  from Russia and Polamt to England.ro say  nothing of thoso which were scut to other  countries.  Bellefield���������"Tho Fnycs comet is said to  bo v������iy laint." Blooiiifield���������"You wou'd  bo faint, too[ if you hud traveled as far."  handed over the lot, including the famous  ruby broocb, and the gentlemanly appearing individual departed. Popular actress'  es who find tomes " grateful and comforting, ' and soaps " soothing to the skin,"  should avoid any unpleasant after-effects  of testimonial writing Oy employing two  signatures.  At. last accounts the Emperor William  was travelling with 10S uniforms, two  tailors and one presser to keep them in  order. So successful was he in finding  time and occasion in which to weir them  that in England he is known as the  " lightning change Emperor." The most  of this uniformly large wardrobe, being  comparatively modern, is rathfr quiet in  color and design, the gold lare and brasu  buttons, in which the heart of the E:r pcror  distance is twenty miles. The end of tho  wire was carried on a fork fixed on a  lance, and thus thrown over the trees.  Every thtee-fiftliB of a   mile the wire was  Effect of Cabbage on Butter.  A bulletin of the Iowa Station tells of au  experiment with cabbage .for milch cows :  From November 23 to November 27 tho  effects of cabbage is, shown from the  analysis: fourtcn of the cows show higher  per cents of butler fat; six show slightly  lower per cents. The milk tablo shows  iucreaso in the quantity. The cabbage is  palatable and icadily eatou. Its c'rlect  upon the quality of butter is tho point  inquired into hero, more especially ; but it  is noticeable that the cliango from ndiy  ration to ono more succulent gave moio  milk without decreasing Iho fat, per cent.  By comparing the amounts of milk given  daily by the twenty cows Novembor 15,  with the amounts given rowards the close  of tho  ninety-seven nays,   it will  be seen  PEARLS OF TRUTH.  ' ���������        i i u i  ���������������   Verse   sweeteuB   toil, however rude the  sound.���������Gitford.  By satire kept in awe, they shrink' from  ridicule, though not from law.���������Byron.  The steps of faith fall on the seeming  void, but'tind the rock benosth. ��������� Wliitti-  er.  The true way of softening one's trouble  is to< solace those of others.���������Mine de.'  Mainlenon. '  He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him.  ���������Plato.  A'soul exasperated by its ills falls out  with everything, with it3 friend, and itself.��������� Addison.  They that on glorious ancestors enlarge  produce their debt, instead of their discharge.���������Young.  Whole years of joy glide unperceived  away, while sorrow counts the minutes'as  they pass.��������� tlavurd.~~ ~   ^   ^-_���������--"���������"1-  There is no Btrength   in  exaggeration : *  even the truth ' is weakened by   being expressed too strongly.���������Anon.  The most violent passions have their  intermissions; ,'vanity alo'uo gives' ua no  respite. ��������� Rochefoucauld. ' '  Success is full of promise till men 'get it,  anil then itis asa last year's uost.from which''  the bird has flown. ���������II.'W.  Beeciier.  If a man cau have only one kiud of sense,  lot him have .common sense. If he has  that and uucoiiinion aeiibe, too, he ia not  far from genius.���������Beecher.   ,  All brave men love: for he only is brave  who has affections to tight for, whether iu  the dally battle of life or" in physical  contests.���������Hawthorne.  The earliest and oldest au.l   longest has  t  still the rnastorv of us.���������George Khot.  Avarice is a weed that will grow only in  a barren  soil ���������Hughes,  In our Judgment of human   transactions,  the law of optics  is   leversed; we   see the   ���������  most  indistinctly the  objects   which   are  closu arouud  us, ��������� What-ly.  tested by telephone apparatus.    Tho   two j that the volume of milk hold up quite well  troops met  half   way and  took four hours.  connected.    It  Proof Positive.  Mrs. Upton���������Seems to mo your husband  s becoming very absent minded.  Mrs. Dowuton���������Indeed he is. Why,  aet night he forgot to go to tho club.  "What do you think will be the outcomo  of the war in Cuba '!" "That," replied tho  man who answers every question, "depends  a good deal on tho in-some of the Spanish  treasury."  when it is reinomberod that it was winter  work with a 1 crd, half of which wero in  the last months of their period of lactation, when tho tendency with many cows  is to give less, null: or dry up entirely.  The cteamciy experts report that tho  butter from the cabbage ration did not  keep well, but gradually became tainted.  Prof. Patrick's analyses of the vot'etablcs  foil show the cabbage to be tho lowest in  volatile acids and to have tho highest  melting point, oxccpting the rutabaga.  Tho groat rule of moral conduct  is noxt  lo God to respect time, ��������� Lavater.  Two Ways.  Magistrate ��������� You arc charged, sir, with  trying to commit suicide.  Prisoner���������1 ������as driven lo it, your bono*-  ���������driven to it by a woman.  Magistrate���������Hum ! Did she tef.use you,  or marry you ?   -t  Makes More Wrinkles-'  Mrs. Bibbi���������This paper says that walking in the lain, without an umbreihi, wilt  leiiiovc wrinkles.  Mr. Bibbs- Weil, it won't,'not ir" you  arc walking in the r<������iu without an urn-  bi ella because some friend has stolen your  umbrella . ,  "Aire increases the flavor of wine."  We ali agree with this,  But ago never yet increased  The flavor of a kits.  "I will take some of this   material���������but)  will it wear well?"   "Oil itis indestructible  ���������untearable���������everlasting���������it will wear till  you pay for ltl"  " I understand that the railroad companies arc making great preparations for  carrying bicycles next summer." "Yes,  wheelman are beginning to get their  rights. Why, I kiio* of one road thiH  year that actually lefused lo anow more  than two trunks to be put ou top of one  wheel. PAGE 4.  THE KOOTENAY' MAIL.  ON TRIAL FOR -MURDER  At the Vancouver Assizes���������Farr Found  Guilty at Winnipeg-.  ".s.  Vancouver has been treated Jki a  sensation this week in the form of a  trial for murder. John Smith, a  resident of Reed Island, is alleged to  have murdered C. N. Benson on Oct. 9,'  1894, after which he -sent llie body  adrift in a boat. The moral depravity  of some of the principals, accordinjr to  the evidence, if true, as Judge Walkeni  remarked, is unparalleled.- Much of  the evidence was unfit for publication  liut enough has been reported to show  that they lived with no apparent  j'eg'arf' for even the common  decencies of life or- society. Tlie  prisoner's - wife, in her evidence,  says that her husband killed Ben son  on finding him in it compromising  position with her, and further that'her  husband was guilty of <n-en grosser  indecencies. The defence attempt oil  to prove, that Mrs. Smith was guilty of(  puriury and  that the   whole,   scheme"  < h  was a plot, to get rid of Smith.  The judge charged strongly against  1.he prisoner, notwithstanding which  the jury returned a verdict of "not.  .guilty." In receiving the finding the  judge said that though he did not.  agree with it,he did not say that itr  ���������was wrong. To the prisoner he said :  "You are acquitted, owing to considerable extent, no doubt, because you had  ii bad woman for a wife. Don't''carry  your threat, to   shoot her into  effect;  ' "because I think you did threaten  though the jury may nbt think so. If  you do shoot her there might not be  the same' verdict another time. Yen  .can go." The prisoner walked'up'to  the head of the row close to the   judge  ;.and proceeded  to   shake   hands   with  , ithejury. This was too 'much for the  judge. , Rising in his seat he shouted  *��������� Here 1 What in the world are you  doing? Get out of here; get out of  ft.he, building; "you'll want to shake  hands-with ine next. I don't, believe  they'd do such ii thine even in th-  United States. The. crowd have cheered, and it pail's me to note a British  audience'eheering at a verdict for the  first time in my experience. Gentlemen of tlie jury, you are discharged."'  Commenting upon the. evidence the  vVniH'(Hivj'r fForW siiys: "We agree  ���������with the   Hon.   Mr.   Justice   Walkeni  .ithatif the evidence in the.' Benson  murder trial is trustworthy the depravity which exists'in some portions  of the Province is lamentable. We  think it opportune to point out that  wbile"*missionai-ies are flocking, amid  ,mueh eclat, into heathen lands���������China  , 'for instance���������they might do, useful  ���������work at honie ' among the white  heathens who disgrace our common  humanity. Hundreds of useful lives  pind millions of money aro poured into  -the Orient to tiring 'The Mongolian  horde to Christ, while in this fair  Dominion the moral nature is repeatedly shocked by the recital of crimes  f.lint religious fervor might do much  to extirpate. What is to become o[  tl\e (Offspring, ' just, developing into  .womanhood,'of this unhappy couple?  Perhaps some fif the gold pieces that  lind their wa>    to   far "Cathay   would  BORN.  Ali-kn*.-At Revelstoke. on Tncsilav,  Nov. 12. 1S95, the wife of 0. H.  Allen of a sun.  MARRIED.  Hutchixsox-'-AnMSTHONr..���������At IWel-  sloke, Wednesday, November I'i,  by the1 Rev. J. A*. Wood, Samuel  Hutchinson to Kathai-itie Arm-'  sLrong.  DIED.  i , i  Ar-i.EX.���������At Revelstoke,   Wednesday,  '    Nov. 18, the infant sou of Mi.  and  Mrs. O. II. Allen.  Local and Personal Briefs.  r, ������r  Hewitt Bostock was a passenger  Southern Kootenay on Monday.  Mrs. H. A. Brown returned home  from Kamloops Wednesday.  Swan Anderson, of lllecillewaet, was  in town yesterday.  Fred Wrong, formerly of Ifevelstoke,  has branched out as a mining broker,  'with ofiice at Sandoii.  Some local sportsmen have succeeded in killing a 'few ducks around the  Big Uildy this week.  Mrs. W. V. Cragu left for Vancouver  'Monday. Master Mervyn JOdwauls  accompanied her.  Rev. J. A. Wood, who has been ill  for the past few weeks, has quite recovered.        '  Murray, Hume returned Monday  from Kamloops,'Hospital. He<- has  been much benefitted by the treatment  received there.  Mr. Spragge/nf Donald ; Kerr, New  Denver'; aiid'Lluiiimcrsly,, 'Vancouver,  were in town this week' attending' the  County court.   u  I >i 0 i  The work of framing the timbers for-  the new railway bridge across the Columbia is being pushed with considerable vigor.  Rev. F.0Yoil.ind, who has heen ill  at  his home in Ashcrofl, for the past eight  days, is able lo lie. around   again,    lie  will    conduct    the    English     church'  services here next Sunday,   Nov.  2-lth.  ���������.The wet weather  of  the  past week  has shown up all tin-   "soft."   spots  in  our   roads.     Their   present   condition  would   disgrace   the' most   priiii.it ive  community.  i       ,  13., Laurance's   spectacles    and    eye,  glasses are always in stock, every sight  foi' tar and  near,   al    the'Revelstoke  Pharmacy,   lives examined frc.e by Di'.  McLean.  ��������� .. '      *  A Pinkcrton detective was   in  town  last Sunday looking for-.i man   who   is  wanted for murder in   the  east,.   The.  detective has been   following   his  man  for six months or more ami has > traced  him to B.C.      ^  A stark, containing about four ton's  of hay, belonging to Frank .lulien, was  filed hy- incendiaries ' hist Saturday  night, it is thought to have resulted  from the.' differences, amongst the  Italian colony across the lllecillewaet  and that the perpetrator-, worn actuated  hy person,iloinalice. tp  Dr.   Reynolds,'   ot\   the     Ashcroft  Journal, was in town Monday.   Some  years   ago     the     doctor    abandoned ,  medicine for   mining,    which   hc>h.isj  keep their feet   in,safe   places.    It   is : since pursued in   various parts rof  the,  ..fair to presume that, under such home j world   with    v������r.y::sg-=w.ccess. "  As   a!  ���������influences as these blossoming children j field for profitable investment the miu- :  have endured, the chances are   largely ' ing propositions fit" Cariboo have in Dr.1,  against their growth   in   holiness   nnd j Reynold** an able, earnest and  enthu-j  .purity.    Wlio is there to step   in   and | siastic ad vocate. j  J. R. HULL & CO.  Wholesale    and   Retail  BTJTCHEES.  Purveyors of High-class Meats.  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  All orders in our line will be promptly  'attended to.  $50 REWARD.  &o0 Reward will, be paid for in-  formation which will lead to . tlie apprehension of the party or parties who  maliciously damaged my huggy on the  nLdit of O'ctobei-Vilst, \i}9~>.     ���������  V. FHASElt  ]\eveistoke, Nov. 9th, i.S'jTi.        ���������    '  Application' for Liquor  License.  ���������VTOTICI-: IR IlliljKBV'CLVliN that  FN) ' thirty days from the date hereof,  we, the undei signed, will apply to the  Stipendiary Magistrate for West. Kootenay, at Nelson, I'or a license to "sell  spirit nous lifprors at our hotel, situated  at the mouth of the Columbia river,  Upper Ar-iow lake. -  .1. FOLEY.,  P. AKENA.   ' '  Revelstoke, October'^, 1S!)5. 29-it.  Mineral Act, (Komi 1'').  "OeptiSeato of Improvements.  ���������     ' NOTICE.    ���������    '    ,  make   their lives  "one grand,  sweet j     s^.,,,*   representative nf  the  song?"    We may say   that,   the   veiy , ,u>rM fl.atel:M;Lv   hilVl  tu  L-irge pai t of wliat-took   place   in   the  ^'ourt House,during the past few days,  the evidences   of   lack   of   refinement  and thorough absence of virtue,  were  glossed over in   our .report.    But,   as  ������he     learned   Justice   remarked,, tbe  condition of affairs on Reed Island,   at j thi,-n ()%V11 C(Ulf,���������,, if ^u,y (1(  our very  'doors   almost,   if   the   facts I -p*.^-  swore to are true,   is  unparalleled.    Is  there no   remedy :j   The  injunction , of.  the Master to   His   apostles   was < not  anea.it to exclude the nations to which  we   belonc:   and   tfi   which   eiir    Hrst  i ������  allegiance is due."  e ni rived   in rmni  BLACK I'lilN'CK -MINKIlAlj CLAIM.  Sit'iutc in the Trout Luke Mining Division  of West, K'KiU-niiy District. Where located :  six miles up Gainer Creek. 'Take notice Mint, I,  llcrbcrt T. Tv.-ifj^. agent for William C. Yuw-  koy, free miner's ctTliileiilu No. f.tij-lll, intend,  sixty ihiys li-om the d.ito liereol, lo apply Lo lln*  (Jolfl t'omiiiissiiumr for a curtilientc or improvements, for tin: purpose of obtaining a Crown  Kraut of tlie above claim. .     *  And tia-ther take notice, that adverse claims  must, bo'sent lo lhe* (Juki .Commissioner and  action commenced before tlie issuance of such  cerliiieale i������f iinpriivcinoiits.  Dated ibis (liii-ticili day of Seiitcinbcr, ISO),   i  Mineral Act, ISM. "J*'orin K."  ; Certificate of Imppovoments.,,  ;    notice. ��������� ���������   ,  King' wiluam 'mikiciial ci.aim.  "Situate'' in llie Trout I .il;c ' Mining  Division of West ICooteiuiy District. Take  Notice that. '1, Harry Abbott, .free niinei-'.s  eei'titicate No. ."m.I4I, inti'iul. sixty days from  tbe date lu'i-cof, lo apply to r he. Gold C'onmis-  sinner tor :i ccititicafe of ipiprm unieiils, for  tlie jnu-)n.--vi of o-jlainiiK.i Cimmi nr.ilit ol tlie  above claim. ,. ��������� ,  And liii'lliei- ta'.c notice, tlipil a.lvorsc* cluiins  must lie seal lo I be Go'.l Ci.iiiinK-.ioner. ai'd  action comnieiuod buf������*i - the issu.i'icc of. siu-h  eeitilicatoof iinproicniciits. L,  D.-.teii this suviiilccntli dnv ol' S-'i.tjmbor, ISfli.  ���������11. AI'HOTT.  Admiiiistrator's Notice.  In   tlie  Couh'fy,  Court   of    Kootenay,  holden at t lie Kitst Crossing of   the  Columbia River:  Tn the mat! er of J.uucs X. Fowler, deceased, and.  In the maLler of Ihe0nici.il  Adminis-  ��������� tr.itor's Act.: dated the Fifth davof  August. A.D., IS'X, :  T TPOX  RKAIHXCr   the  .���������iiTi<l,i\-i(.  of  U  ' .\.les������;i.ier   C.   McAi'thur,   it,   is  ordered   that   James   Ferguson   Arm-  sirong.   Oni.'ial   Administr.itoi- for the  t'liunty Udiu 1,   District  of   ICooteiuiy,  shall     be     ndiuinis i-ator   of   all   and  singular the good.-, chattels, rights and  cn'-dit-   of   .lame.- N". Fowled,    late  .of  lllecillewaet. fft. e miner, deci'.rsed, .-nul  lh.it this order   he   p-ibii-died    in    the  Kof)TK.VAY Mail newspaper-,   in   each  issue-thereof, for I he   period   of   sixt.v  da vs.  Signed. CLKMKNT J. COKNAYALL.  C.tJ.J.  rei-enlly and at ejirejiarilnr to  take   up,  winter ipiart������*is   here.    A    few   weeks'  ago   the   M.UI.   advis-ed   rhe   advance'  guard   of   rhi.s   tli.-cfediuible   hrot,ii''i-  hiiod to gel, out. v hir-h   they  din,  aiid >  those here now will b** only eoitsui'tiiiir ,  lik.-w!se.\  ii' specialty is not rippii-ciateiJ iiere, ���������  md there is more rnorn on the <.ntsi(!,>. ,  Aftei a most .sensational trial, lasting a week, "William Farr, an eugineei',  foi-merly of the employ of the O.P.R.,  .was convicted at Winnipeg, Tuesday,  />n all the counts in the indictment  against him, viz., arson, with intent to  ckil] and murder hi* wife and children--  with intent to injure the landlord of  the building���������and, with   intent   to   de  The Prince of Wales- ce]ehr-.!l.ed hi--'  5II h lib lhd.iv last, S.iturd.iv. He h,is >  bom Xov. <J. IS!I.   .  A company has' been organized to ;  eiu on rn ge Canadian capital to inve-t [  ill Rntisli (ailmubia mimsi-n cautiou- |  and orthodox lines and it is to be.  hoped thai'when the oi'gani/.i v.- n.l\ e ���������  pa-scd tliiough i'.'.-isler ii Cau.ifla. Cui- ���������  atlian capitalists will 1,'fit disjihiy lh.it ���������  lamentable igniiciuc.' (if J-tntish Col-  umbiaii alV.iir-* slmii n Ily Fiiiauei'  Ministei Fo'-ter, who arUised Ihiii-b i  (,'oliilnbia ns in a --peecli hei (*��������� U> go hit n '  mixeil f.u ming in Kooleiiay (eiintry,  and ������������������end theii w.isl" slabs on the'  Caiiailiaii i'.KJfrc R-iiKvaylo be sold !n 1  A'aud the insurance company, wit h ' t h������> reiuuiierat.ive mai ket������of .Miini!obri  which the   furniture,   in   lhe   building I  - H.C. < "onespMiidence of  I l.e   Wimii- ,  ,     ,.,. -    i peg Coniincrrittf.  av.-is iii-ured.    1 here was a   woman   in    '   n  rhJS case also.  A warded  Highest   Honors���������W'M'lil'si  Fair  The creditoi.- and' persons intrusted  in the f-tiit** ol theabove n.imed James  X. Kowle'r. are rerprestcrl witliin GO  days of this-date to forward to' me,  per registered letter, full pal lice.l.irs of  their f-l.iim-. arid after tin* e.\'j)h\il i(Mi  of-nch tX) i!.i> s,' I *-h;iH proci'i'd with  th" distribution or" the estate iniving  i-"gai-d only so such claims as I shall  have notice of.  Dated at Donald. Sth Augu-t, IS!}.-).  J. T. AIl.MHTHOXC'  Official Adiiiiuistratoi.'  -Ku.      - ���������     ���������~*^"-v  TABLE  The chief of poiii/e of New Wi'stmin-  .ster has received word from Whatcom  informing him of I,he ar-re-t of a man  named Trueman, su-pected of tbe  jnuriler of John Roy, a Swiss, at Clover  yalley, on the south side of the Kraser  river, i*si >yjnl.er.  Church Services To-morrow.  Rev. Father Puytavjn will celebrate  ma<s ut 10:'.'0 a.m. in the Catholic  /L-hurch.  Service will be held at the Presbyterian Uhur/'l* to-morrow evoiuiig at. 7:,,0  p.m. by Mi'. Guthrie ferry. Sunday  fschfiol at '.i.  Iiev Jas. Wood-worth, Supt.. of,  Methodist Missions in the Northwest,  and British Columbia will (D.V.)  preach in the Methodist church nt  fjotb mojninij' and evening services.  F.\r,r. A���������-issj:-',  Clinton .      Tieir-dav.  "A>fh Si-pii-mber  lliebfield    ...Monday".  ' 'It h Si pieeiber  K.imloop-     Mo>id,i\        Trh 0< ifiber  \'iMi;ii!i Monda.S        1 Ith October  f,v'|io!i    .     . Friday,       11th Ci tobei  Xev. Westmiiisier      Wcdue-d-iy      Oth  XoVetlllli'I-.  V.ll,i Oliver   . Mfilid.lV 1 ltli X'oi-eiubei-  Vicrofia..   .  Tuesday. I'll h November  Nar'.timii       Tie-sdav. 2r>< ii NfiM-mbei'  b  \' -.y ,-'��������� ��������� yr1,%!   fe? m^  DO^ST'T   TDO   IT I  Don't buy goods T?7here you have to pay for  other people's bad debts.     I am going out of the,,  credit business and am AFTER  THE   CASH;   so  bring your purse and get 60c. Cashmere for 40c.,  Double width Dressgoods for 300c.   70 inch Flannel  for 75c.   Men's All Wool Under Suits at $1.25.,  These are only some of our SNAPS so call and see  our goods and prices. ' , , ,      .������     ���������  ^  REVELSTOKEi  ZBjCL ,  ���������' i  vC"';''>'- J**V?  i if ���������'A  ji /  Our   advice   to    those!about    to    m.-irry,    is:  '>*>V"'/:������-::-l->?  :^*yW^**  ^������^'  But    if you    MUST   marry;    why  the    Post   Office store    and    buy    your   "Outfit _ there.1'    A  ' "complete    stock   of   Gents    Furnishings    always    on  "*    hand.'    Shirts,    Shoes   and   Suits,'a' specialty.  j -    v������^*>, ..   ���������  . *v- '/ % ���������S  i- .������'        .���������>.       >   ' i.  ���������-*.--���������--���������.- y> -*������  , X-'":'"W  WEST KOOTENAY DISTRICT.  ' KKVULKTOKI*: DIVISION.  \ Ul. PLACUOItCLAIMKand mining  Jy\ leaseholds', legally held in this  diviMoh, may be laid over from Ihe  l."/tb November. 1 ������!.,">, Lo the' l*-t, June,  ISOfl. .1.  I). (.'HAIIAM,  Cold Comiuis.sioner.  Ur*M*l ,1 oke. Nov. f), 18X). :il-.-������t  T;'L  j  NOTARY   PUBLIC   -   -   RHVELSTOKE,  B.C.  Mining and Real Estate., Broker and General Com-.  mission Agent.  FIRE, LIFE ANDACCIDENT INSURANCE.  Representative of the Kootenay Smelting & Trading Sync icate.  A(Jr*NT FOI* TROUT LAKK CITY, KVANSPOJIT, KASLO .t NAKUSP  'lv, *"���������  r-'s. *,-  MOST PERFECT   MADE.  A puri C, ip'' Cici n of T.'.rtar Powcli;r.   Free  horn Ana...a i;i, Alum or any other adulterant.  40 YE/.r.*; ti::; standard  CAW  1  OBTAfN  A   PATKNTf     Torn  Srompt. nnnwer nnd nn IiotickI, oMrildTi, vtltti to  ll.'NN <V; <!<>., wlio Inivo |jn/l nfnrly flfry yi-TirH*  erjK*rii*iic������* In Iho pntpnt. IniAlncKi. (,'ommunK'iv-  tlonp Htrlctly rfiiillrt'iTitliil. A iiniiillioitl; ot ln-  fdrm.'irlon oinr-ciniiKr I'nicniM mid Jkiw lo ������li.  t.nn th'itri sent frcp. vll'ln nitiilOKuu Of mai.iian-  Icil nnd <rlf>ntlflc ItnokH ������onr tree.  I'lilfiitt tnkon tlirrjiiKh Miimi b To. rcclvn  Bpcci/il nntlcln U10 Hcli'iiridf. A mrricnii. and  rims /ire hrfiiiKht, widely bQfnrothp pulilli. vvltli-  out coif, to flio invdnlor. TI1P1 Ktilcnilirt purer,  I'nucd weulcly, 0lr(fHii(lyl!hu(rntf(l,li.TK by mr llifc  lurirot. circnl..llr>n of nnv nflcnllllc work In Lho  world.   *:{ayoftr.   .''iimrilc Rnpli-iHcnl froo.  IJullflliiu Kdltliin, mtiritlily, f������'..7)a yonr. f������lnjrlf  Onpldt, 'Xrt ccritii. J'very nmiilicr contitl��������� ticuu  llliil plntca, In colorn, mid i>liril<i$rui|ili<) of imw  tioiixni. with pl'Hin, cimblinc iiiilltlnra to iiliow tlie  lut'Mt dCHleiiR ilikI si*i;uro conlrarlM.    Adrlrc^".  JUUNN & CO.. WI.W V011K, 'Mi\   "1 ���������,- \i,i  'I'iTf.  BEST AND CHEAPE3TR0UTE  '10   A S" l������    I'li'lM  All Kaf.feern Points.  Tli.loii'.;li I''ii"d ('liiH^.Slei'iiiiiK ('iirHiniil Tourist  Slei |iin(.' Cm In HI, I'.ml, .Aloiili'i'iiliuiil Tumiiln  ������ ill.011! ' tinner  REVELSTOKE TIME TABLE.  Atl.inlii  l'.\[hi .' .irri*.(������������������'   tlM'iil.iil).  I'll, it!' " " lli-il    "  l'"oi' full iiiforniHlidii us (<i rules, time, etc-,  rippl\ I'i  I.   'J'.     I'l-CWsll'l',  Aooiit, l!i.".clsl(il;(>.  r;Kf). \if', nitnu'N.  Distrii'l I'"- lender Ajjf nl. Vaiu;on\cr. [I.e.  T'nin^ I'in Ins l!i'wl-.tnl:c on H-.tulm",  ,\|(iiilii'j (iiui 'I Iihi-.iIii.w ii.nl.'* ci.iniielii.ii';  uilli I Ik- I'uliiti.il .-'r< iiincrs " M.initob.i."  ���������' A1 Im!in-1 11 " nn.l " Allii'ila.' \\lii<.li li'.no l-'orl  Willliini fni' Owi'ii "-i'liind cwry Siimltiy and  Tlmr-'ltiv. nii't fm W'iniK'ii- nml H.uni.'i cicry  Wi'.lu',iiiay.  It  SH IS STILL-IN IT."   ASK  FOR PRICES ON  OR OTHERWISE AND BE CONVINCED.  1  He Also Handles  GENERAL GROCERIES - MINERS SUPPLIES  -^-V^And Other Articles too Numerous to Mention_>^  -  Station

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