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 -FOR MEN ���������  finest Caibmcrc Hacks 0 GO  Extra heavy wool do 0 ."W  Bent quality  Shetland*   wool  Underwear, jut -*uit J'i-i  Fittest n.it. wool   ','        I (Kl  Braces pur pair, 30c. and 40c.  :o:  Tlie English Trading Co.  <���������,  it  c. e: shaw.x      i  - -'       i  -    Customs Broker,  ���������    REVELSTOKE.  Vol.-2.���������No. 29.  'REVELSTOKE. WEST KOOTENAY, B.C., OCTOBER 26, 1895  $2.00 a Year.  ssrp  ���������spa  Goods bOTi^b.*!*  mission chErg-srt  'Si^ff-J'.^Si^    Pal?.* selection; immediate returns  '2\l5Slf'^tS������V������^    Skipping* iaij3 rurnislied froo -uyon  t3-b^^'!;^VS!i^lTx44������GSE teeniest.  &AIN HSUS!  HELENA, WON'T.  WW,* *Lt riVjlwlC- .'lift*     .  { =  Kootenay Lodge  NO-15A.F. &A.M.  iera i= HO STTT*? on Para or a^y  ri?/$fftT.  err uoocts we b?.udIo.     , <hi&?Q%$������i.  Writa for Circular giving- Cliip- '-'1?r?-*' ���������*���������*���������'  ISiroctio-as and E.A23SE EUAS-  2BICEE.  Tl ^ IV3 S o b ������  '  , '       ,<Ii,eurporuted.,  ��������� 200-212 First Avenue North,  BRANCHES  CHICAGO, ILL.        VICTORIA, B. C.     - WINNIPEG, MAN.  !-'      !.--,.nS'��������� 31 Unrlij St. ITS IriiicftL 1,1.  The Confederation  Life  A"SS"06iati6n Toronto.  Tlic regular meeting  are held in the J}Ios:>  "^t-^3      onicTeinpIcBmiriicV  Hi/*X5S?^tf8=S='-*a'''   ������"   t'lu   t','1"t*  ������SSaai>^" ""iCN. ^vF^g* Monday   ill   each  Jiy^5^y>>~^J������oyV^ 'iionlli   at   8   p.   in.  ���������-^IglJ^^V1    Visitiiac - brethren  c-ordi.illy-wolconied.  r V. Ibt'ltAGK. .Si:<;niri'AiiY.   )  REVELSTOKE LODGE. I. O. O'. F., No. 25.  " ^fls Kosjul.ir'-iiPtitiiijjs arc held  - ���������*--   In Oddfellows' Hall every  _,. 'i'hiii's.lay nijfht al, eiitht  .^i^i^jS^Wi^'jblock.   Vihiiltiy brother*.  ������Kl<-'" &-*3^r    cordially welcomed.  K. O. LEWIS, Sue.  Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1658.  Ucj,'iilur meetings are held, in  the Odd Fellows* Hall on the  *ei-or.-; and fourth Wednesday's  , ������f 1'cWh month at 7:30 p. m.  Visiting brethren are cordially  invited.  k. ADAiit,  .i. i. wool mow.  , W.M. Uee. .Secy.  1      A. McNEIL,  BARBER SHOP AND BATH ROOM,  Front Slroel*, lievelstoke.-  '." Capital and Assets Over  ,    ,        $6,000;000.   ,,.  CONDITIONS  Insurance a.t- Risk Over  ������������������     $26,000,000  n  I>cfore insurino- vou should sec the  "   Moillii;   POLICV   CONTRACT''"','.  issued by the above  Company.  RESTRICTIONS  Haircut, 25c;   Dath, 50c; Six Shaving  Tickets for $1.00'. ,     v  ,��������� GUY   BARBER,  WATCHMAKER AND JEWELLER.  -  Repairing Neatl/ & Promptly Executed;*  HSVELrSTOKE, B.C. b,  ' ];URN'ITU-RK.      ;  Doors, Sashes & Blinfe  Full particulars on application to Agents :,  ,T. L. HAIG, '        ,  .       J. D. BREEZE,'- ,  .Agent   for J������e\e!stoke. (Jcner.il Agent I'm* I5.C., Vani*nive.r.  \/  w  s^  ;-\ 3\  WHOLESALE DEALER IN  WINES," LIQUORS  AND.'r  V  -:i>*.-  ; R. HOWSON,  "-==-" REVELSTOICE.  I i  POFFINS  CAUJilED., IN. STOCK.  r-     r  , "C  ���������      AUDNT l-OU MXCiKj- Sr.VVTNfl MAC1IISKS.  A' Gold Find at Lulu Island.  Vancmiveritesare   coiisidcivilily   cx-  cifceil ovi'j-si fjold sti'ilcc mi   Lulu Island  this week.   Tin* limniripalily of   Richmond stiirU'd a lii.'in tu liiiiv I'm- water,  says the. World.    Ha hm-eil U)   a , con-  side'iahle dcplJi, lint he did imbs������'l,auy  liquid.    The last day or so  the  people  in the vicinitv-noticed t.li.-il  there  was  Mime suppressed escileineiit 'about the  hole.    No one could,gel at wli.-it it wa1-'  until Mi*. McLi'iidj the.'genlleinan   who  hud tha contract for   the   .boring,   vvas  observed ont with   mallet,  and  .-lakes  niarking'oH' the ground.    A������-kcd   wlial  he whs doing he said that he was staking olf a mineral claim. iTheaiiiio'iince^  mont, creal ed a vast deal   of   astonishment and no little excitement.    It. vvas  finally h'arned'that Mr.  JIcLeod  had  gone into NewrWestminster on  Tuesday and had taken out a  free  uiiiier'.-  licehsc, on the strength   of  which  the  claim was staked.    It appears that for  some   (hue   the   rods   of   the  Jioriug  apparatus,     which   became   magnetic  front the friction, have been cumbered  with accumulations of metal,   necessitating   frequent  cleaning. '  This   first  was   considered   a   nuisance,   until   a  happy" thought struck someone that as  there,was'no water to be had they had  better see if   the   mineral   was   worth  anything.    Some of   tin;  gold .secured  was   brought   to   this'city   and   pro-,  nounced to he ' of ' the' finest   quality.  Some of the sand and ot her ivfu.-e from  the boring waswashed outaiid it assayed .10 cents to the  pan.    It, was  found  that the. deposit was at a depth   of 2(50  (feet. ' Mr. McLeod, on the strength, of  these farts,' took* out   the   license   re-  ,fened to.'   Before to-n.nrvow it is likely that all the land in the vicinity  will  "lip planted thick with 'miner'.-, stakes.*  The place wheie Mr. McLeod has been  boring ,is   on   municipal r-property,   a,  short, distance from the municipal hall  and  just   across   from   the   city   hall.  Lulu Island is an accumulation of river  washings and of necessity lies Over the-  old river bed, u hioh'tnay  very reasonably lie supposed to be i icli in depo-its"  of the vellovv incial.  River Freight Movement.    ���������������������������  The Nalcusp had for her cargo on  her down ward, tiip llonday four carloads'of merchandise for sundry consignees, and a car of flour for Nelson  from Eiiderbv.    She   also   had 'three  ������ i o  cars of fire brick from Puget Round  for Trail , Creek. On Thuivlav the  Nakiisp-iig.iiii carried four car-loads of  'merchandise for various destinations,  one cir of catfJ(;"t'or Tlireo Folks and  one for Nelson.    , '  The Str..Kootenai has also in.-.de  two trips this week. On Tuesday ^!ie  .fc'mk down one , car of Hour, one of  potatoes, I wo-ears of ha v and a scow  load of rails, all for Tliree Forks. On,  Wednesday, she. .was loaded with one  car of oath for Nelson and two eais of  flour fi r Kasl i. Al!o,'et'i<-i- for the  week, '21 carloads of .stuff were shipped  to Southern Kootenay. besides the  -.cow-load of ra'ls. ' ,   ���������  HALYCON SPRINGS HOTEL  Appow   Lake. ,    '  The Durrant Trial.  T'S no  ' Stti  w" o-icn   iit   tliusc:, Colebra+.ed. Hot  lasting  in  'the  EEyELSTOEl  IB..C  ���������JOHNSTONE.  . ,   After a bitter .legal struggle  ! Uireejiionths   the _lc.stiiii-.ny,'  , Springs f.n-t',i-'awoMiinnaali,,,! of Kui-l.s.-| L,.'iil1 (,*;'_Th<'"* puiT'int. at ibi- Frail-  Rates $1.,50 to $2.50 a day. Batlis 23i(ce<nti5 i cisco, fort I it; Kiiiiuiuel-biiuruh murders,  _OMh or Bye for.$l.-; Spuoinl TaUji',t.irfnniil]ieM.! was concluded TiirAN^hYesd-.iv--'and. all  orb.v'u^iuuiiti, tinihcarniiijje.1/,^ "\ , that'"'remains is 'the argument . of  ,' -'y. Dawson, Craddock* Co. counsel.    The. Enhdiiti />o.,( coiumVni-''  "W  TANTISIJ-Positioiia's   lady   del k  or book-keeper.-,  ; Apply loF.lL,  Ullice of this paper.  NAVIGATION.  1895  TIME   SCHEDULE  1895  Tha Dining'Room is furnished with tha :best the  'nn-: Dtu kavoiute sTEA^fisit  ll-.ipt. Ilnbt. yaii(lcrsini) ;  wu.i. iti'X hi:twi:k.\  REVELSTOKE' and^XAKUSP  ap  Vh  pds.  THE BAH IS SUPPLIED WITH THE CHOICEST  ��������� WINES,' LIQUORS AND' CIGARS.  uoTiri  AI3R.A1IA3ESON 1MX0H., Tunimiii.toii.s.  ^^*^        b        C������v: ������*���������������'  Pirst-class Table  '���������   Good Beds   ���������   Fire-proof Safe  Telephone   +   'Bus Meets all Trains.  RBVBLSTOI^l!],    ��������� I3_C-  THE  i'Q  HOT  ABlt.VHA.MaON   J3KOH., P������oi'iMs:roi:s.  Everything new and First=c!ass in all Respects. '  Tho Hoas3 is stocked with the Finest Wines and taP3 in the Market  TBOIJT   LAKE   CITY",   B.O.  W. A. JOWl^TT,      iTHE   REVELSTOKE   PHARMACY.  MINING A*N*I> IfEAL ESTATE BROKSR. j              NELSON,  B. C.  Lardeau & Slocan Prospects Wanted.  ASSAYS and  MILL TESTS  CI C3"_A_IE?/ S  Rtoppiiij,'   ;it,    Lakueau,     Thomson's  Jjaxdixo .md Halcyon Hot  0 ypuixcs during the  i^oasnii of 1895.  Lor.ving Rjvelstoko Wudiicsd.iys and S.itur  (lny^iU. 7 .i.iii. 0     '  Leaving Nalcusp Mcmduy-. and 'rimr-ilnysat  7. .-i.in.  Tlicibmc rial's.-ivc iuUjcuL to ulnui'^u with-  out imllcc.  liOHKItT .SAXDKIWOX.  Columbia & Kootenay  Steam Navigation Co. uf  PASSENGERS FOR  Hall's  Landing,  1 Hot Spring-.s,  Nakusp,Three Forks  Kelson, and Slocan Points.  Kootenay Lake Points,  'J'rail  Creek,   Rossland,  '    Northport and Spokane  ���������SHIlUtl) TAKK  THIS���������  STEAMER LYTTON  Lea\iiiir Ri:vi-;i,sTf)ici: on  Moxday nnd  Tiiuhsday Evenings nt 7 ji.m.  Km* local timu canl of llio C'nnip,iiiy's Mcuiii-  cr������ on Kouti-nay Uiko njiply to tlic']iur*-ei'on  bois.nl.  l-'oi-full iiifonnatioii n^ to tickets, rate, etc.,  apply to T. All.in,   Suciclm-y, Xl-Iioii.   IM*.  in<i[-c)ii close of the ease says :- ' **' Now  that the evidence in behalf of the'man  charged wilh the * Eniunuel church  murders is all in,'it is fait- to compare  what has been proved with the  promises made in the opening statement to the, jury. Where the attorney  for the defence has failed is a matter  of record. The promised alibi has not  been established. 'The roll will kept  by I'r. Cheney is all that stands  between'the prisoner and tbe scaffold.  If there is one of the twelve jurois  who belies es it correct, his life will be  saved. Speculation has siiown, however, that it, is a mere copy and an  erroneous one. at that. The effort ,of  the defence to impeach the testimony  of the leading witnesses for the prosecution amounted to nothing. The  attempt to prove .Oiirrant innocent  fell', flat a.s not a vestige of evidence  that was presented points to such a  eoiiclusion. In fac' the case of the  prisoner w;is stronger at the close of  the people's case. So far as Kev. Mr.  Gibson is concerned not a fact lias  been proved to connect hini with the  case in any manner."'  ,,  , The Railway .Magnates.    '  President Van Home, Assistant  General 'Manager Tait' and Chief  Engineer Peterson returned from . the  coast on Wednesday and proceeded  east. Sir William was not tilking  much this time. He was inetely  making his annual trip of inspection,  ancl would not have time to visit"-)the  mining camps of Kootenay. With  possibly some, branch work no new  building was ' contemplated by the  C.P-.R,' in this province at present.  The prospects for railway, business  w^ere-vbrighter than for some time back.  E. fi. Clcuston, general manager of the  Hank of Montreal, was one of the  party.- .'Tie is tailing a general look  'Over the bank's branches throughout  the'west. , Supts. Abbott and Marpole  accompanied their chief us far a.s the  'Glacier.  r  Messrs. Abbott and Marpole went  down the branch on Thniiday to  observe tlie' progie.ss of construction,  returning the s inie eicning. They  left again yesterday morning and ' will  spend a week in   the    lower   country,  Tried to Knife the Officer.  Oflicer, Burr had an experjvy.rt.-e about  three' miles down ,. tjie-.,- I'hijinpsoft   last  week with a Chibani.-al fliltt .v-'ill eau.se  him to beware iif futimi���������ii3>w',ne   turn-,  his back to one" of that kind of people,  'especially when  a   .sheath    knife    lies  within ie.ie.li of- the  Virienial.    Whilw  oj) one of his colleoii/l^ lijps he. copied  tlie Chinaman at work.'oit    tlie    river  bank and asked him   tor    hiV-license,  .'J'he Chinaman did not  have, one   and  refused-lo pay    the    t.ix.     Mi.    Uurr  went idI.h a cabin::near  liy   which   he  supposed was owned.by the Chinaman,  lie.saw a   knife   lying  o'n 'ihe 'bunk,  but paid little altention to, it.     While  looking around 'the*'<-allin .he   noticed  the Chinaman sU'.d <to'w;iidi   the   bed  and quickly turning he disco*,ered   the  rascal with the knife mbirk out of,the  scabbard and realised that lie. was'face  to face with a despeiate. villain.   After  a scuffle, Jie   secured    the    knife,   and  brought the Chinaman   to - town    and  .had him taken to   Kamloops   Monday  where he now languishes in jail.���������Ash-  croft Ex.  Buried Alive -in-a Mine.  visiting tl.e Wandon  ll e-,* letui n.'  extension 'bei'oie  '   Samples   tested  from    1 lb.  lo 1 ton in weiglit   W. PELLBW HilHVBY, F.C.S.  Vancouver, B.C.  All    Ass.ivs  'ni.ide     in    Duplicate.  ������������������CertificutcH   forvv.u ded   bv   return.  5  H  Id  THE IN Fa NT  3 Tor 25c.  Pit  JIjGC.  Q  H  ?!  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS. "  ROYAL MAIL LINES.  CHEAPEST route to the OLD COUNTRV.  I'l-i'iKi-cri Sniliiij?^ fiimi ^loiiti-iwil.  AtLAX  LINK.   Nov.   '  I'miisix.v.  .Milscoi.i ���������,.".���������   DOMINION  MX].  M.\mi*Os\        Va\'������*ii;'vi:k  Id  heavk:  I.M.'i:  WlNNII'Kf;      ..  I.VICK Ovr.VllKI     Oct.  *.'(!   Nov. 1(1  1,1 ni:  ....Nov.  QIG-ABS  <'iil-lii flo. *?.71. $!V). S7(). ?^) anil ii|,v.-,ir(K.  IiiH-nncK.-iti: Sin: SIceraiji* 520.  I\i.s������i.*ii'jer< tiijvcliil  llimiiKli  to all  pari* <*,f  (irc.il Kritinn .mil li*(!ii;i,l. inn] at ^incialb liiw  Rite lo nil l>.irt- of I lie Kiiri-iirmi ioiitiji,-iiL  Tried to Capture 'the Convention.  A eori*e,spondenl   of   (he    Adecnn-.e,  writing from .Spokane, has tho   following lo say regarding the 'mining   convention recently   held    in   (hat   city:  "The Miners'   convention   was   called  ostensibly for the purpose of forming a  permanent, organization, and also (dicing over any changes necessary in   the  mining laws.'   3']verytl,ing went along  .smoothly    until    the'   matter   of   the  Northern Pacific'*, al tempi to get  possession of the mineral liujds   along   its  line, was brought up,   when   as    usual.  John L. Wilson, the U.S. senator from  this state, appeared as counsel for   the  railway and took up the   time   of   the  meeting to furthei the interests of the  ^Northern Pacific  and   incidentally   to  Cidl attention to   the   political    greatness of the great John \j.     When  this  political clap-trap ceased, the   meeting  adjourned sine die, the leading mining  men fueling'.hat nothing of importance  could lie accomplished   if the   meeting  were to be turned into a political   convention.  Local Mining- Notes.,  Rolit. Henry as applying for a half  Inite of placer ground on Carnes creekb  .1. M. Ko'.l.e".returned on Tuesday  from a flying trip to Carue.s cieek.  Tlje iran.sl'ei* of tlie Dunvegan is still  unclohed awaiting the ' return of Mr.  Novvell. o  II. N. Coursier left, for Smith Greek,  Big Ileifd, Wednesday. He vvill visit  several of the camps before  returning.  C H. 'Lambkin lias recorded the  Beaver, a free-milling gold ore proposition on the Columbia near Seven-  'Mile Bar.  o  ' The"big pump for the Last Chance,  on ITcUullocli creek, lias ai-rive<l=f:*i)in  Vicloria,'-and will he taken up in a few  dav< liy Tom Home's boat.  John iioyle, superintendent at the  Great Northern, returned yesterday  from Ulecillewaet. Me went up to s.ee  the Dunvegan.  J. D. Sibbald and A. Park are asking  the gold commissioner for J000 feet of  placer ground���������an extension of 'the  Park mine on Smith creek.  Beaton and Vaudnll came in this  week from the Gold Hill with considerable gold ��������� dust, and left again with  supplies for their camp. Thi-! is the  last, trip theii- pack train vvill in,ike.  Tlie train will vvintei al Deer Park.  Tt is reported that a new bond has  been given on the. Great Northern,  which will give the holders a breathing  "spell until next yr*.u. Condary lo  expectations no ore vvill be shipped  during Ihe winter, hut 'development  work vvill be continued.  A fatal accident'occuried, last, Sunday afternoon  at   the   Cariboo   mine,  ji  Qucsnrllc Porks, whereby A. Bndden  lost bin life by a cave-in in pit No. 2.  Tbe .men were expecting tlie. cave-in  for twenty minute.*,, and bad got their.,  (ools all out of the'pit; lJudden and  AlcLeod'were 'in the slubrj, and all  hands were out of danger. Ju.st before  the falli.Biidden,' foi -some unexplained  reason, slarted back up the sluice, and  when it fell he ran ahead of, it?- in the  sluice and was caught and covered up.  All the other men escaped without a  scratch. The'nionitoi was carried in  the dump and Uie. sluice-," i hat stood  out over (he dump were, smashed 'and  broken down into the dump. .Repairs  will be made in a few davs.  Returns From the Cariboo and Horsefly' '���������  The clean-up at both the Cariboo and  Horsefly mines,. jiist^eoni])leted,   pro'-'  duced tbe most gratifying results. The'  result of the clean-up on   the.  CariboV,    c  after twenty-nine days' run, with 2,500 '  inches (.j/ 'watciv -is '-a'cono   of. gold *  \veighing 2,J.,J."j timers, vuliibd  at All.-'  S.W. ' '  The Horsefly, clean-up, after forty  days'.run with 2,700 inches of water,  is a gold bar Aveighing 1,1.Iii ounces,.,  valued at $215,130. Bed-rock vvas not  cleanOd, and the clean-up of the cuts  was not. completed. A strike of rich  gravel west of No. I pit prospect's $1 to  .liS per pan. Both mines will be. .run  till frost closes the season. , '  THE   REVELSTOKE   PiiA^AUY.  -Vjiply liiiicariJ!Sl..sU;i>iiiKlii]!ui-r,ii!w.:ay,i',rcii1,1o  I. T. BREWSTER. A^cnt, Rcvolstolre,  ���������t (���������  '"otnasr ICi-.jjk.  Om.   \ r^iiwjr Aku .  Wjmiijioif.  Gold Excitement in Montana'.  A despatch .from Great Kails says  that a stampede is being made for the  gold Molds on Hurley Creek, and the  bills arc teeming with prospectors, who  have staked out every foot of giound  in the vicinity. The first claim owners  are out with a brand new town  christened Johannesburg. The rock is  of dull, tei ra cotia color, and crushes  easily between the. lingers,. and bears  gold in large, .ijuantities. Johannes-'  burg is in a belt of iwoiiutains easily  accessible.  New Road for Boundary Creek.  An exchange says it is within the  range of possibility that before many  inoiilh - the G.IMi. may build a road  from some point in the Boundary  creek district lo Penliclon, at the foot  of Okanagan lake, in order to secure  'and hold I he .shipments of ore wliicb in  the near fulure will lie made from that  district. The distance from the center  of this district to Penlicton is about  I he same as to Marcus.. Steamers now  run from Penlicton lo Vernon, - and  from that point there is a road lo the  main line at Sicamous. Knginccrs  have been looking in er the ni'ite and  they found no serious (.ngineerjiig  difficulties in I he vv i v.  .Surprised at Our Mineral Development.  After spending a couple of weeks  toiuingWestIvootenay,Leo Norman.of  L. Norman & Co., London, has returned to the coast.^ Mr.' Norniau represents a group of London capitalists  who have turned their at: cut inn towards the mines of 1J.C. as a field for  investment and the purpose of his  vi-dt is to (hid out whether there were  mines here which his syndicate would  find it, pWitable to take bold of and  develop, lie says hi.-* people are noi  "making "experiments" hut want  pioperties tfUflicieiuly developed to  show that they vvill be prolital le for  working. lie oq-u-e.-s-cd himself ;.������������������  being favorably impre-sed with what  be bad seen, and .MirpriM-ti al the  degree of development attained in, -Jib*  mining indu-liy. which was. much  greater than he had expected when be  left lCngland. Mi*. Norman wa-, accompanied by .7. IL Olenics, an Rnglwh  expert, and J. \ViiltV-*i-]m. of V-ui-  conver. vvho,is llie syndicate's rcpre-  senlai ive iu 11.(J.  Faulding Gets Eighteen Months.  "W. W. Fauldiug, eoiiunilted f,,i  tiial some weeks ago on the ch.ugo of  stealing cei lain sums of nionev. the  property of llie* Government of iiritish  Columbia, while acting in the c.*u,-acilv  of Registrar of the Supreme C mrt al  New Westminster, c.ime befoitj Mr.  Jusii.e C'eii-,,- WYilncsdiy miming,  iutiie Speedy Trials Couit, y-rv cl"<;l ion.  lie pleade.i.l guilty to the three chaige*  against yhiiii and was sentenced to a  term of 3.8 njoulhs i;j    ihu   jiruvincial  Rescued but Died.  On Monday night a week ago while-  the steamer Lytum was tied up at  Trail, a cook from the War Kagle  mine fell overboard into the Col ilml aa.  Chief I'liigiueer, Sproat jumped into  the river, at a time when the un-  foi tunale ipan was well bur. in the  current. Jt vv.-r- very dark. The  search light was turned in the direction.  When Sproat reached the man, who  was nearly gone, they both went down.  They went down a secohd -time.- and  could be seen by the elect tic li'dit.  All thought both would he lost, but  through the heroic efforts of Sproat  thoy were got ashore. F.wn Sproat  then had to be cai ried up (ho bank.  The cook's name w.As Rodney W. Rob  inson.     IJo died  morning.  at    ���������>  o'clock   next  .According to otficbil advice-? th*  lot.i] sealing catch for the Canadian  fleet, this seaxm amounts t<, 72,fK.������0,  again-I ai.317 la.*< year. 'Llie falling  oil' was in lhe cateh ,,n' the Asiatit- side  of the I'actlic,'owing |o bad wealber  b, tlic -pring. The number ,,}' ������kii:*  taken in ijebring S.-a was .'v'.',.7.'XJ. a.*  against 2d.H41 last season. This is the  largest, catch in Behring Sea on lecord,  T,Vro wcie 12 Canadian vessels there. TIIE  Iv  OOTEXAY   MALL  073SZ3Z3 iaczsasaes jgrgatgpyffcg_T-Tiruipi't riry"iri"':irTvg  7^*aitt^w'CTW^f'gr:^"lM'^^lT^^-'^-Tg������^���������*P^W-���������'^^^^^  TF  ���������pi  SHOWMAN'S:..GHOST.  Away tripped Virgini*i.,and Mve. Varley,  leisurely descending, followed her husband  to tlie platform ot the show, where she  ensconced hereelf, at the , seat of euBtom,  whilst Solomon assumed the active director,  ahip of the band. The band, comprising  thirty-five instruments, groaned, whec/.ed,  banged.and blared in a gig box.obedient'to  a rota.y handle. The crowd flowed in, and  the sound oi copper and silver tinkled  pleasantly through the tunes played by  the mechanical orchestra, whose strains  had long ceaaed tb charm the musical ear  of its proprietor. Solomon, indeed, ,was  , wont to relate a story to the discredit of  the drehesira.  ' One day,' said Sol, 'I takes a pitch  right oppisyte a chemis' an' druggis'a place,  an' in doo lime I toons up. Well,ho stands  it 'regular an1 plucky for about  half a, hour or so, an' then he  walks over. "Mister," he says���������quite tho  polite gentleman���������"I ain't a eomplainin'  'parly as a rule,"he says, "but your orgiu  is too much for me." "Well, governor,'* I  ups ant, says, "you ought to have more  humb.n nuiur'than complain," I says: "I  know it's hard on you," 1 says, " to have  to'listen to it, but you'll think o' me sometimes," I bays, ���������"with a tear o' pity on  account o'linyhavin' to play it regular,  won't you?" , It closed him up, if you'll  bslieve me,' Solomon would add, 'aa sudden  a.i a clasp-knife.'  On the present occasion Mr. Varley  ground away mechanically, and was more  bent upon observing the faces of the crowd  than even on the pleasant tinkle, which  made its way through the wheeze and blare  of his own music. There were'straw hais  in plenty before him,' but the particular  straw hat of whose owner Jim had warned  him was not there, and the showman'was  not sorry for its absence. - The common  interest in zoology was 'not strong enough  tb 'induce young men of, geutlemanly  exterior to follow his unrivalled collection  from village to village, and Solomon had  needed no warning as to the object which  caused "the woarer of the straw hat to  follow the show with a persistence so  unusual.-    ,  Perhaps Solomon 'was mentally shortsighted. Perhaps, notwithstanding two;  and-twenty years of matrimonial experience, ho was little versed in the ways of  women. Possibly his own , open-hearted  nature and sterling honesty and straightforwardness helped lo blindfold him.  Virginia had gone into the village t,oo buy  floss, silk���������quite the most innocent of  errands. And the young gentleman in tho  Btraw hat was not anywhere in the immedi-  t ate neighbourhood ol the show. Quite a  satisfactory matter. It never occurred to  him that the young gentleman might mest  Virginia. ' lie would havo been ready ,t'o  knock down anybody who had told him  'that Virginia had gone to meet the young  gentleman.1  Tne showman's daughter went along the  shady side of the street swinging a dainty  little basket in her hand. She bought the Hods  silk to satisfy conscience and answer possible inquiries.uud then strolled on under the  shade of pleasant boughs nito ii'leafy lone.  She blushed and trembled as she went, and  was many a time hall inclined lo turn back  again, but by-and-by a young man'wearing  a straw hat heaved in Bight, and. throwing  away a half smoked cigar, turned his" lounging walk into a quick ouo, and' approached  her finding, hat in hand.  ' So you are here after all !'*he said  goutly.,  ' J shouldn't have come,' fluttered Virginia, ' if I had dreamt that you would be  here,'  ' Don't,', said the wearer ol tho straw  hat pleadingly,���������' don'tbe be so cruel as lo  say so.'  'Don't think I came lo meet you,' s-aid  the hllle coquette. 'As if I should think  of such a thing !'  'I hope you will think of ir sometimes,,'  said her companion Boftly. . "if you knew  Ww lonely it is to wait! If you knew how  hard it is to go away without having aeeu  you \\  'I can't always bo strolling about  country lanes,' said Virginia pertly ; 'i.  come as ofteu as lean.'        ��������� c  ���������  'ou do liy to come, tiien 1' tie tibkub.  ,iu\v   you  do    try   to   trip   one,    Mr.  Verschoylo '.'said Vnginia.  'Say "George,' ' said Mr. Verscnayle,  ignoring tho charge.  'No,l shan't!  "Say   "George,"'   said  Mr.   Verschoyie j  again,stealing an arm about her waist.  'Well,' she sai.l, halt tremulously defiant .  of her own ti-einors.iindhul: under,'(.eori;u ' j  Sheouly whispered it, and lbusiieri hPo ������'*  peony.    He stooped down   and k,a������ed nt-r. i  She made  a  movement  uf resistance, ind ,  another, as if she would  free1 iier=ck ot r..s  eucircliup arm.    But   he   tjsw hir power '  by this time, and kept* Ins place, ami   look i  h)8 kiss and strolled on by her suie underth������ ,  shadow of   the   leafy   ttees.    Tr.e fooh-.ti,  captive little neari llulieted neneaih   his ,  hand so that he could count us boatings.  He never thougtit   or   cared to think .'.ow  sadly and soiely it would  boat in days  to-  oome because ot him. He was a well looking  youngster, with noinmg of the traditional \  villain about him.     A  lair lace, a   r���������t!! and '  Utile figure, with a i_'.;od breadth acrop-i t lie ,  chest   and   shoulders, a drooping    bioude  mou'itu.ch-',   frank   eves  etiougt.v, a   penile  void's, a paiidiomo tjiind���������a iiltie too much  ii<.-j>;uelit*,t���������but no cloven fiuol, no Hiimier  ,.=p,:el I*. ,i'rrL'hl or   vv it'll.     F-iu-il had   no  i.i.,; l of Muptii-J'.'.pue,-.-. to, to ion  niru how  to   won    lliiii   silly    Marguerite.    He   nad  trar,io.l Wl-*cr Vromeii tn Iim time   tnrilded. ,  And bub* Virginia w.i* in lovewitti mm.  H.-r head win tin! o: foolish  vihiohh or tin,: ,  1'iinm to wear, and a noble   house to   live,  in, and  imposing serv-uuts lo wall  on her, I  iti.,1 ������wrria-;(! will) linuliors.% witn footmen  Holding o*i behind.  To ne hotc-m with nor,  iheio vidioni made no part o: her love, but  were only part of wlia,, hislove would doner  lier vvilh.    So they walked alon.' the. leafy  bine   beneath tni, shadow of   t,ne   ploiiHunt  boughs, and he lied to her and she noli':  and some of the kinglier sort of. beasts  answered theiollowingthundei* thunderously. There was a certain sort of majeaty in  being proprietor, of a wild-beast show under  such circumstances, and Solomon was in  his glory. ' ,   ���������  Suddenly his wile came in' with a shawl  over her head, and forced her way through  the crowd. Solomon, seeing that she maae  towards him, went easily to meet her. She  was pale and breathing hard, and clutching  him by the arm, with both hands she gasped  out two words :���������  'Jennie's gone !'  'On a night like this !' said Solomon.  'She'll catch her death.-1  'She's gone, ..JSol, she's gone '.' cried the  mother, almost screaming. ,  ' What d'ye mean V uaked Solomon.(  People began to stare at them. ' Come  out o' this,' he said, and Beizini; her by the  arm, he forced his way through the crowd  to the outer platform. The rain came down  in straight-ruled glittering linos, blurring  the lights u> the shop opposite. One  blinding Cash of lightning fell as Solomon  and his wife came upon the platform, and  a tremendous roar of thunder followed.  ' Now, what's tho matter '!' he asked,  when the awtul sound had rolled itself  away.        , ,  The woman wrung her hands and moaned.  'She's gone, Sol, she's gone !' was all  tiie answer she could make.  'What d'ye mean ?' cried the' showman,  refusing to recognise a meaning.  'Oh, "Sol, dear Sol I' she cried, clinging  to him and breaking into tears.  'Uome along !' cried Solomon, shaking  himsilf free and seizing her arm again.  'Come along I' He hurried her through  the pelting rain'to tho house on wheels.  '.Now, what's the matter ?'    .  'Sol,' cried his wife,' waving her hands  up iind down like a mad woman, 'the's run  away.' -r     u ' ���������  Solomon's face was white beneath its  bronze already, but at that cruel stab ho  turned ghastly, and hia hands dropped to  his sides like lead.    ���������  ' 'Hero's a note,' <cried the distracted  mothcr,now fumbling at her dres8,and now-  waving her hands wildly. 'Hero's a note  she lett behind. Oh, Sol ! oh,my poor Sol,  as loved her dear I Oh, ������ol ! -bear up "like  a dear good soul ! Don't break your heart,  don't break your heart 1' And saying this  sho cast her arms about him, and swooned  and lost all knowledge of her agony for a  hltls while. Solomon laid hor gently down  and stood above her like a statue.'  A step came up the ladder, but he did  not hear it. A hand was laid upon his  shoulder, and ho turned. Theresiood Jim,  wild-eyed, dripping wet, and as pale- us'  death.  ' ������  'She knowB V s-aid the man, half recoiling  at sight of the prostrate, figure.  'Yes,' said Solomon, 'she knows.'  'I see her go,' panted Jim, for he was  out of breath ,wilh running. 'I follered,  thinking somethin' was the matter to take  hnr out on such a night as this,' A flash ob  lightning heralded a peal of thunder overhead, and the showman could only see his  moving lips, but'heard nothing more until  the noise had rolled away again. 'They got  intoa cab iin'drovea>vay. I could see as they  was a-makin' for the King's Dock or else for  the South Pier,' an' 1 run like mad, but I  lost sight of 'em.'  Solomon lionrd this," but returned no  word. When it vvas all spoken he moved  slowly away, and,taking up a glass,poured  water into it from a brown pitcher, and  then sat down beside his wife and moistened her lips and temples.  'Ain't you k aoin' to do'nothing ?' cried  Jim.' ' Ain't you a goiu' ,to foller her to  the world's end ? Ain't you a goin' to  calch that teller, if you travel, till you're  Ktey more you do.it, and twist, his wicked  neck tor him ? Thai's what I'm a gom' to  do, master.'  Soltmon did noi answer, but looked  slowly louud with a'drawn and ashen countenance like that oi a man in motia! i������iiii.<  'lie a man, ma*"er,' said Jirn, laying a  ro-itrh hind gently on i.is stiouider, ami  changing utterly in voice and manner, 'f'o  a mat,, an' 'ake it li^htio.' For lhe Lord's  s.se, master, don': lay down and ioi ll  kic . VO.i.'  ���������Jl :,,* said Sjioir.on, speikinj noar������������ly.  \i-jijb intnlt l tdicb it easy, an' r.c tke.i'.  ,'athor, hcrause 1 don': fay uotinnV  "God 'oroiu '.' Sub JlfT,.  'Bu: my place, a i-.'i lhe show m m, ii-  *.; a;,fcotisc!<-u.-������j>: uie interruption, ,'i- r,c-  iviscre e.zc muL ner-*. Lfcaul-*.tv ^. t.o". :sow.'  Hevvav.-ii tii' wna. ;., indue.', to c:-r:i.--b  tin* oir.er irom l.*ie p.a-.e, au-.: vver:l ui'.'s '. ,  in? l*i*-k.  ��������� ' 'i ne<*r w0is a morn;  -"aid Jim :' writer i- i:  -.-arcr. i:e li.d n.b ;.ali  ii.ng a i.b;-n=y tjr,gt-r  column, carru- at ,������.si  li->t, ana tr.en upoj, '  urca.V  ' One at nine for Po  pasi nine, t ir li ovct,"  ' onfl at i^n   for  irran tin, oier.,  piper nere1 to ''���������,''>',  i'vil^r a moi i-ii, s>  lion il, ai.,1 r-JTi-  *,-vn cf.'lair.n -vrit-r  upon ii.c ������������������riipr'ii)<{  '...':' Diy'-.   Dap,  gri  lle: ,:^m, tiii'i -vl  '.".(- ^r;ir:t' Jiou.o;  l,M"Hisio*rr.,   ui.' no  Tnp'.r'*-  ii'i,e v> cutch  hhi:-  iii;  'et.-  ye:.  He w^.fi  ii',r  <i,  tnruiich ih,-.  iu  r;n,  liefor'i  Soiotnon  MM  ,1  !ini, a \7or '.  '1  '.ft  ^* 1 f'I'lH  w  <��������� re    olear",i  u  people    l>y  .*���������'���������  ra'ii.  L  ^hilling  an  i  i  huiidT were  a  lino  -1 l 011-  ri  iiiion = , .u  ,d r  hr-  -Tortr, r-i'^cd  wi  'h '���������  t ronif  in  -rcene������s.  '  r.e  man    lor"  t  ir������i  u'h     ll  nrfatille--*-, find never n!r,p,[,,M unn,  do :& was r<-,������oii( d. lln w.h ho *,;j -n  u'e'ini-' th'T**, 'vn'i ;i;-i own mm! I. . ri y  no '"oiIhi-1 his purfio,"-, tint ),o o'.uld  <-p-ak for a'niin'ri- or two Ww  ���������t-ked for tri,; noiit *o KoiterdaTi. !���������  pointed nut i'i nun. ' Ti,i.r(-. 'J,-  ih.-     dock    iinu   iiiiniiti*'.'.  T  IH-  W l������  ll" .1  biiijiiiiig  i-i,i.  The policeman released him and he  climbed on board the boat. The lightning  was still unrolling swift bheet on sheet of  flame, but the thunder was crashing and  rumbling to the northwards, and no  longer spoke at the flash, but growled  sullenly seconds later, and the ra,n had  ceased iw suddenly as it came. Jim  thought himself alone on deck, when the  dock, and theshipping,and tlie warehouses,  and tlie water, and lhe very heavens all  seemed to make a sudden leap at him in  the vivid lightning, and to rush back with  an awful swiftness as darkness struck  light dead. The twinkling yellow lamps  were nothing in the pause. With the  next flash an oilclothed figure sprang into  being and went out again, and came along  the deck as if each flash that follovted  drove.it forward with a fiery wind. Then  there was darkness for a second or two,  anil the twinkling lamps recovered light a  littlo, and Jim saw the oilclothed figure  near.       , '    /  ' What is it, mate?'  'Do you carry passengers?' demanded  Jim, still breathing hard, and speaking  like a man foredone with haste.  ' Yes,' sa)d the other.  'Is there a young man among ,'em, a  geiiileinun, with blue eyes an' light mous-  tachioB, with a lady;''a young lady, veyr  proity, in a dark frock?'  His hurry was so passionate, he'could  scurcely speak.  'i don't know, said the seaman. What  about em' if there is?'  'I've come to,stop 'em,' said Jim.. *They  must be stopped; it's life an' death.'  1 'Have yon got,any authority to atop  'em ?' asked the seaman, 'If you have, an'  they're abroad, I'm captain of thia boat,  an' I'll Bee it acted  on.'  'See if they're here,' master,' said Jim  beseechingly. 'It's life an' death to more  than one.'  ,'Young   'woman     bolted?'    asked    the,  Captain. '        b  'Yes,' said Jim, with wild reluctance, as,  though the-anavver were plucked out of  him. / 'For the Lord's sake/' master, see if  they're here.    It'life   an' death.'  'I can't say' whether they're aboard or  not,' Baid the Captain, 'but there is a pair  as seems lo answer your description.  Passage booked yesterday. They're all  the passengers I have to-night���������and likely  to be, by the look o' ihmgs. , Come this  way.'  The bows of the boat having been warped  already from the wall, Jim had climbed  aboard at the after-end, and the deck he  stood ou formed the roof ot the saloon.  He followed llie Captain to the main deck,  and peered mio the saloon from the Bide of  the stoward's  pantry.  ' Is that the pair ?' asked   the   Captain,  with a tight grip on Jim's shoulder.  /That's the pair,'  aaicl.Jim in a hoarse  whisper,,*lrawing back on deck again.  Verschoyie was leaning over little Virginia, who was crying behind her veil.  ' Have you any authority to 3top 'em?'  ueked the Captain.  'No,' Eaid Jim. ''But, master, look  here.' He waved his hands abroad pleadingly, and His voice was thick with hurry  and despair. ' I've been a servant of her  father's over since I was a kid. I've left  lier mother Mvounded dead olr, an' her  father a-settin' by her that broken-hearted  it'd melt a stone,'    ',       ���������'    ��������� <>  'D'ye think they're married ?',asked the  Captain, speaking imohia brown hand leBt  he should be overheard.  Jim shook his head with a* negative so  decided that ihe Captain was convinced at  once, and said, ' Eh, dear !' in a' tone of  pity.    AtthatLone Jim took heart.  ' Master,' he said, ,' maybe you've got  a daughter o' 'your own. Have a heart,  master���������do, lor the Lord's sake, have a  heart.  ' Wait here a bit," returned the Captain.  'Here, stand there.'  All the time they talked together the  hymning rolled ou us sheets of llame with  lo-it and less rapidity and brilliai.ee, and  the thunder iumbled farther and larther  uway. And Jim, who had perhaps as much  riglit to asfcooiute ids own emotions vvilh the  j u tiuental db.turbincc ab tiie leebie gentle-  1 iiiuii who mike verces on that topic  i j,urson,il to tliomseive-, felt in a vague way  1 t.iat with lb** p ibS!h_' of ihe ������lorm -.nd the  J co,nm.: of the -tii;-.-, hope came; He waned  ' in Mic-uoe with a. heating neart.  j Yerachov lo and tne Captain' cams from  ��������� tii'- - iiooii together. '  'Wnat   nave you to say lo _ me T, asked  Vt-r-.eh, y!t   in a constrained   and  naughty  ; lone.  Tne Ciplam denied his Dusky ihroatimd  ��������� squared ins oilskiimed &noulder.  'i m  a   family man, sir,' ne said, 'and  a  p,r.!n iieaiii,' man, and I'll come to ihup'int  -it  riT-.c,-.     la  that   young   lady your wife,  1 v;i ;' *'  ' You shou'.d   know bolter than   to get  ,*!r;:r k,'   >-,v.d  VWauhuv le,' angrily anm/ed,  'W' ������������������n j o,i nave a jour.f-y before you and a  ! -"iin in ,.'naru<*.'  '     ' Ina*'s no anavver ro my question,' said  ��������� *,ii<- I'ap'ii.r..     'Are   you  married   to   that  y<.nm:  a*iy ?  ' \V;,Ai in   tn<- n-iTie of heaven is that to  yon ?   .h-mar.deb Versonoylo, with a curne  ; iirown n���������  j ' We,,, hiMe'i a man who iay-f you're  i r,n-��������� ntci if yi'j are���������you know���������yon can  , c ,y vou rir", arid tnT': -i an end of it.'  , ' *--i-v,-.' me the m,in,' said Veracnoyle.  I ' br.ri'i- h,.*r".' fi'd trie Laptain aloud ;  1 arifl .'mi -*i ������������������p������!'i forward. lie w.n 'Hill  1 iniif.-itiiit; for hr<-it1'., and h ivir,^ "triven lo  bp-a'i <��������� "ofriy i'/ iw'.-ii, ii': inn breaming  'i������l. f i.i* i-ii.bjr now. Vi-f'-lioyle \iiir.w  , Dim. ' !''.w ii ti,,* man," ia d t.'i<"Oiptajn.  | ' Il -   '������������������> J   yo,.',-'* l.',l        Now,    J  nay,    nro  y,u ''     Ai -.wi-r .i  plain quorlior, -tlral^ht if  y'"'    I'5-  r> Hi--  him.  ! ii-rhtnim.' i-howcd it.fjboMt for ^ fraym  1 ot a second, aiid the dacm"-)" a'e ncr up  i attain noddy, and vomited tier into rude-mi*.  ' Uu'ht again, nod Once inor,* hrirou ted ii'-r.  i ' 'J'tie I >oft', for Boulogne, lii.-n?' 'Hen-,  | lying clort-i at hand,' ri;ii.l tho oi!c!������t',rii  dock policeman, and, as- dim turned to  , get aboard, t-he ollu-inl laui a hand upon  e   ! the   rain-aoaked  Hack  winch    oovcrfd    Iih  ,  'ir.  ,pfyOM; , 'i>-,.-line  .���������������!,'    i-ii-i    tno  lo curry  > ','ib  tire    I'-^aiiy  to an-.w ;r  Ciifjtair,   I,  untly,   ' I  'ii  cn-npellf-rl    iu,cirry  ir,,-.  ' Aid  lni;v'is.  i- niliiy,  rc;n> <iy,  Tin ri  ,.od  '1 t, l  i-i r  -ip" an,, wiin a ������tiorl  i.h 'P.<'. i������-i;al   re-.f,o:)-  i'.iko   yo'ir   l'-(/ai  l/st,  yinir   iniim  chaptkr rr.  It rained r,n an August night in an  Knglif-h ceaport town ill Knglisn Hummer  skiti know how io rain. Tno torn-  p-;it had gathered suddenly after weeks  of sultry wcatnor, ind the r-loiifh  luirHt in a deluge. 'J'lio great, drop-i fell  with a sound of continuous thunder on i tie  cinvas roof of Solomon Varley'i show, but  Hie proprietor ot tVi.it ftJt.iV liihinont, wiim  tilled with salnfaitioi,.     The nudden ftorrn  althoiiB/i il had di-pcrc-d the crowd in I* r< plied. Kveninn.ll the agitation of hi^  ftonl, had iiaatened onr; half of t.*i��������� peoplo  lii"ldc, and Solomon had "ncVi a Iioiikc ,'ih ho  nnd tardy it;';!,. H v/.ii Ifc'-ding iimc.i.i.d,  double pi ices being i-hart/rd i,l tlmt, hour,  Mrn. Varl.jy alliub-ie.vl of cu-iloiii Iind ronpi.-d  a foit'-l'ii'l ilver Iiili vest. Th' t<-*, t, w,u  -,'.!! )' 'i-M.'s-iti-d, but (ivfcry now ���������>nd i.i'.).-,  ''������������������ 1-��������� .in, .a   uiared   tmoiigl.  ll,'.   o.ii'i.J,  ' riheu'dor', and ilet'iined him. >  I 'You're in a nnrry to leave your na'ivc j  j land, young man,"-mid iho po,iceman. , j  I 'I'm inn hurry to itop rfomobody <:\*rj 1  ' from loavin' it,' panted Jim. 'l.'on'E. ^tcp |  mo, for Ih'; Lord's fake. It's IiKe lilf. an'  death.'  'Kobtx-ry V mkod lhe policeman, itill  keeping th it detaining hand on Jirn'-i  rfhoublor.  'Yei, nn' wornti,' riaid   Jim.  'ft ain't, murrler, is  ri?'  'I    ain't   -io   -nire   o'    thot. cifcner,'    Jim  1 iji'.ur, Willi d  irav^l    in   my  '!,iv;i,'  (}     IMS (.  I'll   u  OU    call  i>     ad.  I 'i-n 'iatniied,' said tne I  ir.^i'y empl'in'-iri, ' if you j  boa:,   wnwo'.'ei    vWu   you I  !  ' v'.ry   'j.jfj,],'   h i-i     V,ir.-.on'jjbj     with'  iiva'."  ,':,-������u*'-ur,     ' You   wh!   repvnr true,'!  ' N'or,   idf,'   tiid     iti6     rn-������Ji'ir.rfi,iriner '  en*erfiiiiy.    'I hop"   you will,  you '  i In*re roliowci * ^'s'll^nc; o; d'.-if.r.ptivo  1 pfi'd^-M wiiic), -in ill nut ui.re ,'.rdf d. Too  Cap' iTi r,,v! an ri'.', ari'i r>tcy i /ot-aSiilary  lis any man wno -v-t irod tw, ooard < ol a  ! (,rivriMhi ramtr, and, _',ov/lng Willi a ooio-  J t'or'ao '��������� :*l'������w of rigtitf Oiit) ������r,d Ir.'irnprtaiit  J wratn, ne (bin;.' i's trc-nnr'-i it th'; f<;!r<u.l- |  ing Vor^ctioy!': by the rnouttifi.i.     All  on a  ! hiidden w ohMck'id t ho (iiirr'int of hi>i an;/,-.r,  1 minutes to be off my boat, young man, and  ii you're not off it iu that time you'll leave  it a good deal more swift and sudden than  you'il care to.' Then ignoring Verschoyle'a  presence, he took Virginia's Hand between  his two big palms, and addressed her, very  gently : ''My pretty dear, I'm a father,  and I've seen a deal of life in my lime. , I  ain't speaking angry to you, am I ' Now,  you go home, aud be a good gell, and  a blessing to your father and mother.  And 'don't you listen any more to  that blackguard as wants to lead you  astray into a foreigu land, and then  throw you over and leave you "nroken-  hearted. Go home, my pretty. That's the  place for you.,'.  'We are going to be married in Boulogne,'  sobbed Virginia. '' . ^  ' That's your lying game, is it?' said the  Captaiu,rising and turning upon Verschoyie.  'JNovv tell her thai poor yarn before a man  of the world, will you? Eh? Will you ?  Y'u miserable liar !'  ' How dare you ?' cried tlie g rl,'sobbing.  ' How date you speak ao ?' '  ' Come, Virginia,' said Verschoyie ; and  she arose, crying bitterly.  ' I speak so,' aai.l the Captain, ' because  it's true. ��������� He won't tell me a lie like that.  And if he does, I'll see him,stick to it. I'll  appeal lo the Consul on tiie ether side and  see things 'square.' > Tnis the capuiiu  delivered with the air of a man who clinches  the nail of proof ; and, turning again upon  Verschoyie, demanded to know whether  thai would suit him. Virginia had raised  her veil, and was looking from one to the  other. ' My poor dear,' eaid the Captain,  softening aa he turned to her, " he doesn't  mean to marry you. Ask him if he does.  I'm ganiB tb take'you to Boulogne"���������tlie  Captain' was warlike again, and directed  this statement at Verdehoyle���������)(ind put you  under the Consul's care till this nice young  man acts fair hy you. Ask him if he meatia  it, my poor dear.'  <The Captain was quite a study for an  actor iu the rapidity with which he changed  his face and voice ,and manner when he  looked from Verschoyie to Virginia, or  from her to him.   ' ������������������  ' Ask him if he means it I' cried the  Captain, thrusting his hand almost in  Verschoyle's face. ' , '  The' handsome rasal'a face, with the  lowering frown upon it, said ' No' without  a word, or need of one. She read the base  denial there, and burst into renewed teurs,  and wrung her hands, and murmured that  it was cruel.    Oh, it was cruel, cruel !  Moved by the sight of youth and beauty  brought to such distress, the Captain turner! upon Verschoyie for the last time.  ' Now then ! Sharp there ! One minute  more, and I'll-haveyou chucked overboard.  Hi ! you there !' Jim entered. ' Collar  them two portmanteaus and chuck 'em  ashore.' Jim Beized tho luggage, and  would have been rejoiced to extend the  order to its owner. ,' Now, get out.' Verschoyie retired before the lndignautCapliiin,  mounted the ladder, croaiod the taloon  deck, and went ashore^ Jim threw the  luggage unceremoniously after him, and  iheu, following the Captain, returned to  the saloon, and, taking Virginia's hand, led  her unie'sistiug, from the vessel.  ' God bless you, master, for what'you've  (lone thia night,' said Jim in taking leave of  the Capiain. The men wete moving about  the dock by this time, the mate was  ordering here and there,ropes were tugging  across the darkness, and the ship was  quivering with the short urgent stroke of  the engines.' . -    '  ' Take her home, and good luck to you,'  said the Captain m. reply and went back  to duty, and treated sea-going virtue to a  slili'glass by the way.  Verschoyie summoned a hansom' and  drove to an hotel, feeling mean, as our  trans-Allanlic cousin", say. The writer  feels au unfeigned joy in kicking him out  of the story.  For a while poor Virginia suflered Jim  to lead her, beinir, indeed, so broken that  she scarcely Knew him,or knew of anything  but Versc-hoyie'a basoncfrs. But utter u  time she turned and spoke.  * Good-bye, James, lie kind to fattier  and inoihi'i*.'  ' Miss Virginia,' said James, ' if you  knowed how brol:en-'at ted ihey are, an'  how glad an' williu' they'll take jou home  again, vou'd uevei dream 'of leavin' 'em.  You couldn't.'  She twined her hands together with un  action which bespoke pam aud shame and  anger and lemorsc. A-humircd oilier tlnnga  vveie in the gesture too, and Jim, without  being anything ot a psychologist, read and  understood li e-mail,  ' Oh, Mif-s Virginia,' crici honest Jim,  half crying, ' have n heart. For the Loid's  sake, nave a. licit.'  Sne stamped her foot, and made a downward gesture with boih cloncned hands-.  ' I won't go home,' she eric 1 distractedly. ' I can't go home. How cjnyou bo so  cruel?"  * Cruei, Miss?" said Jim. ' Whatever  can I t,ay for' to pcisuado yon? Such  a head us mine,' said Jim withadistraciiou  of aspect more than equal to her own, j  ' ain't lit to be trusted with a limning  body. It's me, Miss���������J;m. Why, you've  laughed at me hundreds of times, you have.  Don't you know me ? Lord, I don't believe  she knows mo !'  Whilst he spoke sho walked on rapidly  and Jim followed..  ' Mi������H Virginia,' he ' appealed again,  ' come home lo your poor father. Tliink  of tiiu missis, swoiin.k'd dead away.'  She quickened her footsteps ton run, and  Jim held on behind hir iippoaliiigly all this  way. Suddenly she stopped und turned  upon in in  jmnl.ng.  ' I won't go homo,' she said, witn a  sullen re-tohilimiunlikeaiiytliiiighc '"iid over  known of n������r. ' Thrown away !' iiiieeiicd,  breaking into coiji and toiim again, ' descried ! l.o home to bo an eyeHore to llicm !  To be pitied, and scolded, and forgiven !'  Then Hiillcnly once moro, ' 1 won't go  homo !'  Jim'/i ngilaii',11 and uncertainly were  pitiful, lbs mooil and looked upon her  sorrowfully, out couid not Iind a word.  Looking about hir once, she faced lor.nd  and walked 'wiftly. Jfo followed. Sue  stopped again.  'Jain going away,' Hhe mud 'I shall  never go home.'  , ' Very woll, Mihs,' paid Jim in downright ficlplciiM <le>perulioi). ' Whcie you  goisij f f/oe*-, an I'll lOHer you io tho world's  ?i,d.'  Irn I'.K bo\*i l.'.'ri n.)  LOBSTERS MD DOD &ALDR1  /!���������  I',  apiru, ho   waj loyal   to   tno reputation   of   ,ind ont'-rM   the -I'lloon.     VfsM'.rioy!",  f  Sol Viirleynnd  his  houifthold, nnd   would | md disturbed,  vvi������ -.poalang  to   Vir/vni.  nor, if he could help it, bolray Virginia r,y I Tho Ciprain   put inrri on   nw -.id'- and Mil.  a wrir i.    'VIi'-"i'h ii, cove a-goiri' oil i>y  on" ' dv./ri by Ih" fill, wrw,  was crying tmieily.  ',! th'i ��������� hero bouts���������I don  in ei. it (."��������� -iif,1 -it present,  mi,/ i.,iv-;������  lie a'i>. idv     1 >oi,*t st',|.  m<  li.ii-.'ti, in.I"i' r.     li'-.|ik<j life nn'doa'li  want, no   g:vnr  lii'intw.iy'i.     If'i  J )on't st'oi.  \', r������o/ioy  ),"l<nri to rag"   i, i, uim, and   l'io  Ciipi'im l!irti"d ii'ion him in ginve  r'pr'.ot. j  'What, do   you ru'-iin    by   imnn*;  ianeii,,';'' i  like i in, t, nfore a Ir.dy ?     I'll ,'ive v'.'i  thu-u]  Nejfleet.  Mr. and Mr^. .Iniios oonverhod at tho  l������.ij|e hi, (������������������irne���������My that tin y forgot lo serve  Ad'-|e, tr.mr fo ir-year-obl. At last in a  bro,'!'.  of the ,]ialogii'*, k,'.'- Haul.  M-nni'ia, iiiei-e j, m mo ��������� he  Hilt.  Tlio 'I vlt. ' nild ?     What for ''  Oh, I rin.'h' ii'eid il in '..|i'.tf pipi should  gr/e mo any m"at.  Klovcn tiioipand ehii'iron have beon  luined uv.iiy Ir'.m li/" publio hi ho,,is in  Clii",igo own,|! lo 1 i'-k of ,i'lei|iii'e a-.-com-  rnodatioh'i.  NEWFOUNDLAND HAS AVERY PROMISING INDUSTRY.     ' -  A I������(.s('i'iiillon or the t5:ilclier.v nl Trlnlt^  ISn.1���������Smiiiorlpfl I>j- llie Kovoriiinen  mill lieldiu^ Elnoriiioiis C:it<*ln">���������Tlic,  VIoIIkkI, ���������r Fisliiiis���������MiluiiMi I'iililiiii  [���������ids I.-iirio I'nkc :i������ Iiuportuul rinrc  , ll"  All the news that came from Newfound.  and not long ago was of a discouraging  sort.dealing as it did with financial reverse8  of tlie Government banks and private  individuals 'and the prostration of the  province's trade. Now there ia to be  chronicled another item of a very different  nature, theyunbounded euceess of the cod  and lobster hatchery in Trinity Eay, and  with it, a catch that promisee to be a  remarkably good one.  Four yeara ago this hatchery was started  at the instance of a merchant of Su John's,  and carried ou fora while at his own expense. Then the Government took it up  and made it a province affair, placing it on  a most liboral basis and sparing no expense  in Blocking the sea with fish.  Trinity Hay was chosen as tho location  of the hatchery on account'of its sheltered  position and its many little inlets aud shallow bays. As the fry are sent out to shift  for themselves a few weeks after they are  hatched, shallow 'waters and sheltered  shcrea are by far the bc8t places for them  to thrive in (so the' hatchery managers argued), for'there they*run little risk'of being  devoured hy larger fish, or of being swept  out into very deep water, and there also  they have much less difliculty in obtaining  their daily supply of food.  on isir.no isy.AN'D  the hatchery was placed and was put under  tho management of a Norwegian named  Nelson. The Government provided a yearly  appropriation of some' $10,000, and this  proved ample for.every purpose. -So well  did Nelsou manage the affairs of the hatchery that when the scientists and men of  affairs interested in fisheries met at the  World's Fair in a 80i*t,of small convention,'  the hatchery at Newfoundland, it was  uciecd by all, had proved ilself one of tho  best in the world. In lobsters actually  hatched and sent out tiie records bhowed  thai, the most remarkable achievements in  artificial hatching anywhere in tho world's  history had been performed ; while in cod  hardly'loss had bepn accomplished.  In tho four years since the establishment  of theliaichery2,500,000,000 young lobstera  have been hatched out and 05,000,010 young  cod., Tho main result accomplished has  been' to more than entirely nullify tho  reckless slaughter of cod wilh spawn during  recent yeais.- This destruction was nob  wanton, but the fishermon were driven Lo  it through competition. ',    , ,  Last'year j list about this time, several  months before the disclosures of the  financial "weakness, the Newfoundland  Legislative'Assembly then sitting had a  hoi debate over ihe Hatchery question, the  pcint disputed being the annual appropri-,  at ion. It had resolved ,itself into a strictly  political matter, the panics of the" island  being divided upon the question strictly  on parly  lineB.  ,       THE    AVPUOnilATIO"*.-* ,     '  was in doubt, when reports began lo aomo  iu from Trinty liay. It should be premised  that cod must be tliree years old to be  worth tlie catching,' and it was then just  three years from the limo of tiie establishment of  the   hatchery.',  The 'Trinity Bay'reports were most, favorable. In their detail they astounded evoiy  mem bur of the then Bitting house, for they  showed that the cntch, m proportion to  that of former years in this bay, was of  unprecedented sizo. The hatchery had  proved ilself an unqualified succcs-s.  Parly lines were at, once biokcn, and in a  burst, of enthusiasm the appropriation bill  for the futlier continuance of ihe hatchery  was  curried.  This year lh<-rc seems-no doubt that the  eaten will be fully up Co last year's. The  lobsier catch is particularly good,' loo,  though the 'hutclipry peoplo have experienced much difficulty in incteasing llie  supply of them in the waters of Newfoundland as tnsl us llio! number ihey have  lunched would seem to vvurrnnt. For tiie  young lobsters tire not, only subject to all  'the dangers of the deep, hot tor a few  weeks after,they are hatched light villainously und kill each otnor by the hundieds  and devour one another cauuibulisiically  at'u great rule.  Tlie fislie'imen aro a veiy prot-pcrriis set  of men. 'Iho fishing t-eason tor cod begins  in June and ends m Octoiier. All sorts of  methods arc practised in catching the fish.  Traps, nets and seines are used and lliero  in also moiu or leas hand-line fbshing. The  fashion varies, and the fislieinien constantly change their ways of secuting their  game. Sevui".l years iiito traps���������act and  baited very much as are lobster ttups, and  eimihir in coustiuci on���������weie used. Now  trails in most districts are considered a  trble out of dale anil  Nr/rs and Miisr.s  are more in favor. Many of tho nets  are "sot." There is1 comparatively little  Uahing nowadays by hand-line, except in  iho small boats mi lined by three o four  men thai go out only a little distance from  s I) ore.  Kimrmous arc the catches made iu u  mrigle iluy and by a (bugle boat. Somo of  the larger rrufl have no trouble at all in  pccuruig -(|0 qiiimails of fi������h for a single  (iav's work. That i*) 20,000 pounds' or  5,000 to 0,000 cod. One man often finds it  possible to pull in -100 lo 500 cod a day.  Few fish arc as prolific hh the cod. A  Hinglo female i������ said to contain 9,0011,000  eggi". Goinpirutivoly few of ibce are  ever hatched, of couri-e, und tho fry that  actually do appear are still further reduced in numbem liy all ports of con'itigcnc'.es.  Very few of them in proportion actually  live to lie three-yciir-old lifh. Like the  young lobsters, tho fry frequently eat each  other, ami besides they are, oven in hhullow  wuurf, constantly al the mercy of larger  fish. Timity 1',-iy should he within a lew  yeura the fineat codfiidiing point ou tlio  northern coast. < /j  Trie na' idea of thi. hatchery, as it has  be, ii woll put, is " to conserve rather than  to puBiiivii." That is,the project, is to sc-  cine ,1, tiniuly for the Newfoundland fish-  trlo.-i now and fur all lime a constantly  in ,-re'ising Hiipply of cod and lobsters, for  it is almii"!. foiely upon thco two things  thai the propensity of the lvland rests.  In -.aliiion, loo, their* hn^ been ctiiisidcr-  u'i,]e doi.e wiin tlie tiatdnry. und Mil men  li������ti-r.K buie fair in a few year" to tuku un  iiiporlant place in Ncwfcuiiiiumi fi.sli, ric-*-.  YOUNG FOLKS,  Her Answer.  ] =t,nJied my tables over und over and  buck  wards and forwards, too,  But I couldn't, remember six times nine, and  1 didn't know what to do.  Till sister told me to l'lay with my doll   and  not to bother my head.  " If you call her " Fifty-four for a while you'll  learn it by heart,' -she c.% A  So I took my favorite, Slary Ann   ijriough I  thought t'vvjis :i dreadful s-hamo  To give such ;i perfectly lovely child audi   n  perfectly horrid name).."  And  I   ca'lcd  her  dear littlo '���������FJty-four" a  hund'-ed times, till, Iknew  The answer of -dx times nine as well as the  an-swer of two limes two.  Next day Elizabeth Wiggles worth, who always  -   acts -=0 proud,  Said,  "Six   times   nine are fifty-two," and I  nearly laughed uloud ;  But I wished 1   hadn't   when   teacher   said,  " Now,   Dorol liy,' tell if > ou can ;"  For I thought of my doll, and���������sakes alive I I  answered,'' Mary Ann!"  A Nation of Stilt-Walkers.  A boy's idea of using stilts ia to find a  method of walking that is difficult and  requires skill. That a community ot peoplo  should'.be compelled to use stilta, in order  to do their work and get about tho country,  js almost unknown. It is not singular  that these, people become so expert that  they can knit whilo walking on stilts.  The stilt-walkers live in the south of  France, on the Bhores of tho liny of-Biscay  and near iho bonders of Spain���������s-.>' near  that they have acquired many habits of the  Spanish people. The country of tho stilt-  'walkcr's is Landca. Very many years ago  tho people were driven to still-walking,  ,'The wind from the Bay of Biscay blow the  tine, while sand far inland,'making what  ,ve call duiies, which are waves ot sand  that remind you of tho motion of high  waves. They look like wavea 'suddenly  turned'to sand. It was imposaiblo co walk  over this sand,'and all the grass and other  vegetation suflered and vvaH choked by it.  Tlie people wcro shepherds, but it '-jecamo  harder and harder to find feeding-ground  for the sneep. Then the government made  the experiment of planting pine forests.  These grew, and prevented the sand drifting in ub before. Still, walking is very  difficult and almost impossible for women,  except by tho use of alilts.- When the people walk on the ground,'they walk in their  bare feet. The leg ib covered with u footless stocking. The foot-rest of thestilt ia  'covered wilh sheepskin, with the wool  uppermost,, making iiaoftrost for tho fool.  Tne pine forests not only i>aved tho land  from utter desolation, but it gave th'e'/people '  employment. The collection of rcsm ia tho  most profitable industry,, in thin section.  'The wool of. the sheep ia of such a poor  quality that it brings a very poor price in '  the market. r'  Tho peoplo are a happy peoplo and havo  an interest iu sports. They h.ive stiltraces,  aud somo racers have national reputations.  One,' recently, was a long-disumce rnco  from Paris to Bordeaux, which aroused  mlercst among scientists. The dis'.anco  was three hundred miles,and it was covered in seventy-six hours and fiftydivo  minutes. ' The stilts used in this race were  sixty'-fivo inchesin length,but the ordinary  walking-stilt ia foity-five inches. The  stilts weigh about, five or six pounds ; tho  pole, which ia ajwiiya carried and used for  balancing weighs about t\yu pounds.  A Big Playfellow.    .  A man who has traveled in India a great  deal says that an elophuul ia a bettor play-  follow for a boy than a dog. The uativo  boys muko tho elephants take them in  swimming. They climb on the olophant's  back ,and ride, in triumph to the best'  swimming hole. The elephant walks into  deep water and koep^ right on walking  until there's nothing lo be seen., of him-  ���������except his trunk and ������ good level island  of back. The boy stands on 'the island  and yells like���������well, just about a good,  healthy American boy, and he dives off  the island, and the elephant grubs him,  with his trunk and puts him up onto "dry  land,'.', and "answers hia yell with a cry  that's half snort'bind half whoop, and  al together ho gives that boy just as good i  time "in swimming" ai if ho hadjivod iti  America and'never'dreamed of using, tin  elephant'u back for a spring board. .Queer ,  country India, ian'titV  Looked Like Reason.  A robiu's nest and a kingbird's nest won  situated in adjoining trees,each containing  young birds. When the kingbirds saw the -  robiii bringing a wot in to feed its" young  they would attack Hand make it givo up  tlio food intended for ,the young robins.  After being robbed a few limeB tha rubin  apnearcd.w'ith a worm,accompanied by two  oilier robins, undvvhen the kiimbird made  his iippeaiiinco tlio two evlra robins pitched  ���������n and gave hini a sound thaahitig, whilo  the one with the worm fed im young and  'seemed to be laughing all the while. The  game was played until the kingbird gave it  up, and now tho tobin feeds its young  without help.  Tallest H3ii in the Bi'itish Army.  .The Scots Gin,l*ds havo succeeded iu ob-  tii-niiig a roruit vvno measures G feet Gi  nclies in height and is only 21 years of age.  It is mppoieil that tho British army con-  laius only one man who is tailer���������a gunner'  in one of the mountain batteries of t|.o  Royal Artillery who is six feel (iA inches.  When the guiirdtiriun iHStraigbtene'd out by  drill and military exercise he may rival i l.o  artilleryman.  Inclentlcal with the Bible.  A Babylonian tablet in the British   Mn- ^  sunn which has jufct been deciphered has an  account of the death of King Sennacherib,  almost identical with that in the Bible (11.  Kings, xix. .'17).  \ : .  Postponed.  Rollins���������Why don't you buya wheel and  stop borrowing.  Bangein��������� I can't ride well enough yet.  vour  "He  "Ih that performer familiar with  music 1" she asked at the oincert.  must be," replied the compo-.er, who was  writhing ; "lie takes such liberties with  ii."  Giieeriip (to Tom Hardup, who bus a lot  of bud debts and no money, '-ut wi o is tho  only heir of a viiy old, verf healtny and  verv wea'thy aunt) ��������� "Nvw don't get dis-  coiirree-'i, Tommy ; there is your Aunt  M���������ini." T'*m H-rls.p���������"Ven, ih'vo nho  i? ; tii'-t ������������������ me uoiible." THE   KOOTENAY    MAIL.  fr,mm*mm*'**vn,iMpx-iTMSjmiKrr'r~'���������m t-1"'"^"  CURRENT   NOTES.  There are now in Africa so many white  men, English,' Dutch, Portuguese, Italian,  French, Belgian, and German, that the  slave trade can never again flourish there.  More than a million people who are not  black can now say that thev are Africans, and  a good many of them can boast that they  are natives of Africa. JTho-whites, who  for a long lime' did no? venture beyond  the coast regions, are advancing inland,  where there are largo areas which they  find to be"inviting. Millions of black people were brought from Africa in 6lave  ships last century to North and South  America, where their descendants now  live. Largo numbers of white Europeans  have in thia century gone to Africa, aud  there established homea for tlieir descendants. The blacks multiply in Brazil and  the United States ; the whites thrive in  Egypt and Algeria, 'in Cape Colony, aud  tho South African republic. As for the  Asiatic races, they prefer to stay in the  , countries which they have inhabited, from  time immemorial.  The Jap-vuese resent the ' efforts of the  Christian   missionaries   sent   to    convert  ' them, but not in the savage and malignant  epirit   displayed in   China.    They   think  that now, at least, they are entitled to be  regarded   and   treated'  aB   civilized   and  enlightened peoplo, and cot as. benighted  heathen requiring religious instruction and  guidance from  foreigners and  at  'foreign  expense.    Accordingly the Japanese Christians are'showing a disposition to cut loose  from     the   foreign   missionary   societies  ,'    which are   supporting   missions   in their  country.    They do  not^ wish   to  remain  longer under su'jh tutelage, as if they vyero  an inferior   people.    They  contend   that  Christianity cannot grow, in Japan as an  ,    exotic kept alive by  foreign i-nurture, but  must   develop    naturally'   under   purely  Japanese influences.    The Japanese Christians wish to manage their  owu  churches  aud conduct   their   own   missions.    This  feeling has been    manifested ��������� by them so  decidedly that'a committee,.has lately gone  (   thither to represent the   American  Board,  with a view to adjust the  eomplicuMoir-To"  which it has given rise.      i>  It seems very remarkable that any missionary association should offer resistance  ���������" to a disposition so natural and so creditable  to the Japanese. Unquestionably the  chances'of the spread of Christianity > in  Japan, would be gieutly increased if all  prejudice against the religion ua a foreign  system, forced ou the peoplo rby purely  foreign agencies, could be removed., Originally, doubtless, it was 'necessary that it  should be planted by Europeau and Ameri-  cau ' effort ; but now that' it has gained  root, why should it ,not be left to the  'cultivation of-the Japanese themselves?  They have v been quick to ittdopt other  advantages and to fdllowyother practices of  Western civilization,romodelling their owu  jn the process ; and, witii like emulation,  they are hospitably disposed toward  Christianit}*. But their pride as a self-  sufficient people is offended by the implication that religiously they cannot bo loft  without foreign missionary guardianship.  The consequence ia that Christianity suffers  in Japanese popular sentiment as an alien  .religion supported by alien mcctis and  agencies. It does not possess, the vitality  of a native growth. *   '  u ��������������������������� ^ 0  Even tho violent Chinese prejudice  against the foreign missionaries, of which  the recent, outrages at the mission stations  are the terrible fruit, it is not at all surprising. It is natural and inevitable. It is no  bitterer than ihe animosity which'has been  exhibited by our own people against China-'  men in this country; and it is very  remarkable that 'the atrocities charged  against the Ohnatiau missionaries in China  by tho ignorant and superstitious natives,  closely resemble those ��������� which have been  brought against Chinamen here. Suppose  'Chinamen eatabliBhed a regular system of  missionary agencies for the propagation of  their religion hero, would they be any  better treated by Christian mobs than the  Christian missionaries havo been treated by  Chinese mobs?  THE BAHLE'OI THE ALIA  FORTY-ONE ' YEARS     SINCE     THE  GREAT BATTLE WAS FOUGHT.  'ilie'First Iieclsive Blow Strnclr In the  Crlmc-m War���������Xiimber* of iIu-Troops  T.-iKtng Furl in tbe Halite���������Ilnrdtliip-,  Undergone by Uriel.h  Troojis.  On the 20th day of September, 1S34,  was fought one of the historic battles of  the world. The English, French ' and  Turkish armies moved out of their first  encampment in the Crimea on 19th September, and bivouacked for the night on  the left bank of the Bulganac. The Russians (commanded by Prince Menschikoff),  muatering 40,000 infantry, had ISO field  pieces on tho heights, and on the morning  of the 20th of September were joined by  0,000 cavalry n from Kaffa. The English  forces, under Lord Kuglac, consisted of  20,000 men; tho French of  Marshal St. Arnaud. At 1*2  sigual  to advance   vvas made ;  24,000, under  o'clock tho  the RiVur  A great disadvantage through which  Christianity haa suffered in the East is that  it has been introduced arid propagated by  foreigners, so that the natural reeentment  against outtide interference has extended  to include hatred of the religion itself. If,  therefore, the Japanese desire that theso  foreign evangelizing agencies shall be removed, to bo replaced by others conducted  by themselves, would not the gratification  of tlieir desire tend to the removal of one  of tho greatest obstacles to the progress of  Christianity iu that country and in the  East generally ?  He Came First.    '  Mies Fiudesiecle���������The selfishness of you  Alma was crossed, while Prince Napoleon  took possessiou of- the village under the  fire of tlie'Russian batteries.', At 4 o'clock  after a sanguinary fight, the 'allies "wore  completely victorious. The enemy, utterly  routed,' threw away their arms aud knapsacks, in their flight, having lost about  5,000 men, of whom 900 were made prisoners. The loss of the British .was 26  oilicera and 327 men killed, and 73 officers  aud lffiibJ men wounded ; ibat of tho  French, 3 oilicera'and 233 men killed, and  5'1 officers and 1,033 men wounded. Total  loss of the allies about 3,400.  STOliy    BY   VKTIIUANS.  There are in Toronto at least two vot'.  erana who were through the- Crimean war  from first to,last. -,'One Of them served in  tho the ranks of the 42ud Highlanders���������  the celebrated "Black Watch." The  other was in the 93rd Highlanders. Both  said that the return of the anniversary  brought  VIVID    MOIOKIES TO THEIR MINDS, ' |  and they tell the following story:���������    We  served throughout the  Crimean war from  14th September, 1S54,   till  June,   1S56, iu  _thi! Highland Brigade,  under that dashing  oliicer, Sir Colin Campbell.    We  have  to  say thai that brigade   had   the  respect of  tho whole allied army, aud of the Russians,  too,   utter   peace    vvas   signed,   when   a  number of the   men got passes, and went  into the Russian lines, besides having  our  hula full of Ruasians; .who came to see us.  We   landed  at Old ,Fort at about'one  o'clock, aud formed  line along with   the  brigade of guards, marched about a   mile  inland from tie beach,   aud were  ordered  to lie down  with  our   knapsacks on   our  backs, and great coats   lolled  across our  shoulders.    Wo were told   not  to  light n  fire, or match, or light a, pipe.    We  were  in   the front  line.    About dusk   a i-.torm  came on, and the rain fell in torrents  and  of course wo got wet through lo lhe skin.  In the morning you could wring the water  out of our kilts by bucket fulls.    The sun  came out about eight o'clock,   and   wo got  the order, after it waB seen that there wag  no Russian army iu sight, to strip, and pot  bonnets, coata and kilts dried.    It  was  a  sight to see the men  cutting about  in  all  directions likobnauiaos,- with ihe speed of  racehorses, aud nothing but,their shirts on,  but   ultimately we   felt  fairly warm  and  dryb   There was no wood to be got to light  a  lire, and the waler  was  brackish   und  unpalatnble.    la the afternoon of that day  they   brought'  ashore   three   tents���������bell-,  shaped. ' The men of each company tossed  up as to who should- go into the lents, bin,  they only  held eighteen   to twenty   men  each, and most of us spent another night,  iD the open.,   About midnight the picquets  began   firing.     The    shouts   and   bugles  sounded,  " STAND TO  YOUR' ABMSl"  and all over ihe British and French car.ipa  we began   to fall   in.    All   the men   who  were lying outside were up like ashot, but.  some of those iu the  tent'a  were in  a bad  fix, tor the heavy dew had shrunk the tents  up so   light that they could not gel tlio  flaps opened, and one of tho tents was lifted  up bodily, polo and all, and out  came  the  occupants, scrambling over each  other in  tlieir eagerness   to get  to   their places in  their company.  Nothing came of the scurry  on   this occasion, us 'a misttiko had been  niado by some of tho French sentries.    We  lay in that place until the 18th September,  wondering where the tenta had goc to.    A  number of ue fell sick, on account vof  the  brackiah water, hut there was a wonderful  reluctance on the part of the men lo going  on the sick list ; they would go with their  comrades at all hazards or  die  in the attempt.    On tho morning of the 19th wo all  fell in by regiments, anil all  of   us' looked  wilh confidence to our brigadier,   with all  his medals  on his breast.    " Condie" we  called him.    Then   the   Highland brigade  consisting of   the 42nd,   93rd,   79th regi-  merits, got    the    order to   fix   bayonets,  shoulder arms, and quick march.  We wont  about a quarter of a mile, and look up our  position alongside of the brigade of guards,  with two batteries of artillery between us.  The other cectiona of the  army came  up,  and to the sound of our numerous  bands,  that seemed to  fill the air with  mania!  noise, tho whole column  moved forward.  One of  the things   that   remains on our  memory is that before us, riding on horseback by the side of her husband wrb Lady  Errol,   tho. wife of Captain Lord Errol.  About four o'clock we came in Hichi of the  Russian outposts   at  a   small   river   (tho  Bulganac).    Tho   arlillery opened  fire in  front,   with the  light cavalry supporting  them.    The allied armies halted,  and this  went on for some time, and then the   Russians retired, and wo all lay down for *tho  good many of us had only been u6ed to  "blank.") Then we got tbe leii turns by  brigade*. Our brigade inarched a good  mile to the left before we formed line on  the Guards  ' By this time on the richt, next the >=ea  under cover of the small cruisers, the  French were ascending the heights. The  whole of the British army were lying down  in line in the following order-.���������Rifle Brigade, skirmishing order ; first line, light  division in line ; second line, aecond  division in lino next to French iirst  division, next Eecond division, all'one line  about three miles in length, third and fourth  divisione, 'behind in columns. The light  division left brigade was in front of our  brigade. Then we all got the order by divisions to advance, and going over the plain  we could see our postB stuck in the ground  for the different   ' "  KANGBS  OF THEIR GUKS.  WThen the rifle brigade got under fire we  could see LaHy Errol shaking hands with  her husband, Capt.Lord Errol and retiring  by hereelf, looking around every short time  to aee him advancing nearer the Russians.  She came back and passed through our'  brigade going to the rear, we saw her bow  toourn.en when she passed.' She could  not have passed long before the word paEsed  along from some of the Rifle brigade who  were lying wounded that her husband was  snot.,* Tne .descent to the river waa a  dreadful hot place, all kind of shot, we got,  but as luck happened it, all went over our  heads, and our brigadier seemed to be 'in  hia glory. He was" flying about with Ins  sword in his hand saying "Keep up your  heads there." for it was on this side of the  river that a number of tiie light .division  threw away their shukos,'knapsacks, and  camp kettles. However, with me exception  of one of our men who got the straps of his  knapBack shot off, we lost nothing at this  point. We advanced up the Alma hill  nearly at double. Half way up we passed  through the ranks of one brigade of tlie  light division. On the top of the" hill our  brigadier's horse was shot'under him, but  'he was soon up  again,   swung his' sword  6  .    again,   swung   round his head and said "Men, I am all  right." The rapid way he took the brigade  up the heights was the means of carrying  it. Next day the sight of the wounded  was something,awful. The surgeons were  going about the field, with their,knives' in  their hands, cutting off arms and legs, and  as no chloroform was used the resolution of  the men in not crying out vvub very remarkable. We spent three days at the Alma  burying the dead.  ' FALL FUN.    ,  Passenger���������"That fellow ' brick there is  raising a great row because he haB to stand,"  Conductor���������"Yea ; he's riding on a pass !"  "Why, Mr. Councillor, you are tryine  to open the front door with your cigar."  "Really, now ! I wonder if I've been  smoking the latch key ?"  "Miss Passe indulged in somewhat with-  cringsarcasm when Bhe was lalkfncpbyou."  "It is her privilege, poor tliiiig7' She is  somewhat,w)thenng herself."  "Pupa.^wherc are the most diamonds  found?" asked Willie. "In somebody  else's hand when they aie trumps,"growled  papa, who'd been having hard luck at  whist. ,    (  " Oh   would I  were   a   glove   upon that  .    hand !"      ��������� <,    . l  He quoted' softly, as her f<tce he scanned, "  "I   wbh.you   vvere," she   answered,  "for  >yoii see,        , ���������  You'd be of some real value, then, to me !"'  "Yes," said the business man to the  clergyman, ' I've lost'a good deal of time  in my life.'." '^By frittering ic away, 1  suppose ?" "No, by being punctual to my  appoint men is."  "If dere's any invention dat I have a  profound respeck for," Baid Movealong  Alike, it's de tounting-pen." "Whut'a de  reason ?" inquired Plodding Pete. "Dey  never works."  Put away the blythe straw hat-lot  And the trouseroons of duck.  ��������� Soon we'll don our winter ulster���������  That is, if we are iu luck.  "What was the most confusing case you  ever,had ?" askod the doctor of tne lawyer.  "Case o'champagne," returned lhe lawyer.  "1 hadn't got half through it before I was  ail muddled up."  "Ah, but it's his good record that stands  in his way." "How?" He has foolishly  always made it a point to pay cash for  everything, and consequently he hasn't  the least bit of credit.", '    ,  - Hazel���������"I have one of the nicest dentista  you ever saw." Nutte���������-" In what way ?"  'Hazel���������'^Why, he pulled out the wrong  tooili the other day and,wouldn't charge  me a cent for it."  Maud���������at the ball game���������" Now,   tell  me.    How   is that   man  out ?"    Ned���������an  struck   out.,  That's   what  Maud���������" How   stupid  to  Why he never   struck   the  '     AGRICULTURAL,  *   ��������� About Milking.  If there is any one thing tftst requires  the dairyman's personal attention more  than any other it is milking writej O. J,  Vine. More good cows are spoiled every  year by careless milking than any other  way. A very h'tile milk left in the udder  at each milking will cause the best cow to  decrease, and eventually to ceiioe milking  entirely.  ' The milking should not only be done  thoroughly, but it should be done quickly,  and, unless the operator singe, should be  done quietly. In Switzerland it is said  they pay an extra price to a milker who  eiugs. No loud, boisterous language  should be'permi tted. The cow is a nervous  animal, and any undue excitement affects  the quantity and quality of the milk unfavorably.  Do not allow persona or dogs lo worry  the cows. Heifers that have been care,  fully and kindly handled from calf hood to  maturity seldom develop into kickers, 'but  occasionally there is one that does.' It is  always beat to determine the cause, if  possible, and remove it. The teats'may be  aore and tender. An application of vaseline.  French mixture, or lard, will bring relief.  If the udder is inflamed and swollen frequent fomentations of hot'water and'an'  application of either of the above named  remedies will usually prove eliectual.  Another very simple and effectual remedy  iato-mix enough of the cow's millr with a  few hondfuls of salt to make a thin paste  and anoint the udder four or'five times per  day.    That is our usual remedy.  great care should attend the selection of  the ono sire for a herd. No mail order is  likely to be satisfactory iu obtaining such  an animal as would prove ihe good average  sire for a whole herd.  The paternity of a do/en calves., of fifty  Iambs or pigs ��������� deserves thougtit, and involves expense if attended to aright. There  is cost to count and to bo incurred in all  enterprises vv here results are of,worth.  The cost of tiie right way ol bleeding is  best a title of the damage resulting from a  mistaken course. A few days' time and a  few dollars in travelling expenses are often  a judicious investment.  When a breeder fails lo net, by mail  order.ril.c, desired sire for his herd it is the  worst folly to proceedj to use such an ":11-  maiuil^in his requirements. ' All things  considered one must, be viuilunt in the  breeding business every month in the year,  in thought as well as in action.  Q  ODD HAPPENINGS  TH-VT  HAVE RE  GENTLY   OCCUfiREJ.  BLIND LTSAHDEE ������ EIGHT  HIS WONDERFUL SKILL IN FANCY  WOODWORK.  We have  that  it did  tcx is apparent., We i:irc constantly hearin .  ,,  n: prchiBtorio man,   but nobody ever men I night, with a  strong line  of picquets out  nous nrehislonc woman. '  Mr. Mennitall���������Yes they do. Prehistoric  wi man was man, anyway.  What She Meant, *  He���������I wonder what she meant by telling  me she could nover marry a man.  She ���������Perhaps she sad it to encourage  you.  Miss Townsoiul���������"Do you find much  diflicull.y in keeping help hero ?" Mrs.  Suburb���������"Indeed, yes. it is next io im-  piHHiblo to keep o girl moro than a week."  Mits TowiiHond ��������� "Why is that���������loo fur  from lhe city ?" Mrs. .Suburb���������"Oh, no,  J think not ; but you sun we havo only one  policeman m the town, and he's married."  Ilixby ��������� " What idinlfl girls nro when they  imitate nun !" Mario (ll.ittercii) ��������� "Do yoii  think ah'! 'I'll ' piovi..." how excellent ifio  iiriiiniicvi i*,"  front and rear,  THE DAY OT ALMA.  Oil the morning of the 20th we stood to  our arms just before dayhreak.    When Lhe  daylight revealed nothing but the Russian  outposts^ we lighted  fires   with  withered  grass and cowdung, aud made tea andcoffee.  This with buscuits and boiled pork was our  breakfast���������the  last for many of u������, ns it  turned  out.    The  colour-sergeants  called  tho rolls  of their companion,   and   by the'  way   the   same   thing   waa / done   on   the  heights  of  the Alma,   after the  fictiting.  About 9 o'clock the armies began thebmarch  with the. Russian otilpoata roririnc before  ua in front  of the Rillo brigade.    Tho day  WhH bright  and   warm, you   could   nee the  Alma   hills    in   the    distance,    with   tlio  Ru-niaiiH  marching  to t���������:ke up, their uom-  Hoiih.     When we were within ahoni three  .oxpert���������*' He  they call it.'���������  'call it that I  ball once."    ,  " If you have anything to say, why don't  you Bay it, and bo done with it ?'���������' " ] never cast my pearls before swine," " Well,  I don't know as I can blame you ; it would  he an insult to the a wine,"  " Johnny is learning to bo a stationary  engineer." "Is he learning fast?" "1  should say bo;; when he ouit work labt  night his face was grimy' as a stovepipe,  and he had machine oil all over his clothes!"  "1 wonder," saidTom'myb who had been  reading the poem about the Arab who refused a purse of gold for his beloved steed,  "I wonder what he would have did if they  had oflered to trade 'im a bysickle."  "There's money in stocks," said the man  who is young and enthusiastic. "Yes,"  replied his seasoned friend, "I'm aure there  is. I have been putting half my sulury  there for the last four years, and ii'u all  there yet."  In the Alpj���������On reaching a certain spot  the driver turned round on his sent and  observed to the passengers: "Fiom llus  point the road is only accessible to mules  and donkeys ; I must therefore abk llio  gentlemen to get out and proceed on foot."  had but one case iu five years  not cure.        '  With the first calf there is perhaps more  danger of the udder being vinflamed and  tender than at any later period, and will  demand closer attention and the greatest  cure in milking. A cow suffering from any  disease of the udder should be milked thoroughly tliree or four times per day; under  'no circumstances should the udder be full  and distended' any length of time.  Kindness, firmness  and fearlessness are  necessary qualifications in   a good'milker.  One vvho cannot control his t;mper or who  is afraid of a cow,need not expect io become  a   successful   milker.      Kindness   is   not  thrown away, even to an animal.'    I know  it sometimes requires a great" deal of patience io milk a kicking cow, but if a person  is determined he can control himself under  almost any oircumsraucos. ,, Occasionally a  cow will persist  in, kicking in spite'of all  .precautions.    For such  I use a light rope,  with, a  hook'at one end and a Bhort chain  at the other, i* Put it atound the cow just  in front of tiie udder ; draw real tight, and  hook in the chain. She can scarcely lift her  feet,  and it causes her no-pain unless she  tries to  kick.   .Sometimes the difficulty is  caused by a change of surroundings, from  one farm to unother.or a change of milkers.  Never change miikers if it can be avoided.  With some cows il makes little difference ;  othet's   will not stand at all for a strange  person.   >������  Last fall'I   purchased a''fine Guernsey  hoifer for 5*20 that had become spoiled in  milking.    When   she  freshened she stood  well until   she found   the hired man  was  afraid of her, when she kicked so terribly  that we were obliged to put the calf to her  again.    The calf had been allowed to do  the milking until four or five daja which I  knew was a mi8take, but it occurred whilo  I, was away from home.    I always despaired of " reclaiming" that cow for the dairy,  but at the end   of six months   weaned the  calf, and strange to say, had   very little  difficulty in  training her.    She is us quiet  aud gentle  now ns  any in   the herd and  bids fair to be an extra butler cow.   She ib  (living now, eight months after freshening,  about   21   gallons of   7 per cent, milk per  day.    On account of the- difficulty in milking her, the former owner allowed   her to  go dry about April 1,*>,  '9;").    She will noi  freshen until January 15, '90.   Her performance   has   disproved the old theory that  if a heifer doea not continue   long in milk  she^will be of little value id the dairy  The best time to wean a calf is when  only ono day old ; tlien there is little difficulty iu teaching it to drink, and the cow  will not free and worry as much then us  later. If the calf jb inlended for the  butcher at four weeks old it should not be  allowed to run with its ,dum continually.  A cow should ,be milked lit regular intervals, which would not he tlie case if the  calf was with her at all times^ I am aatis;  fied it would be better for the cow to millc  her and feed the whole milk to the calf,  A calf will persist in hutting, aud it is  certainly ia injurious to I he cow.  Toys,   -Prnines,   ICont   vIoiIoIm,  nnd   Orun.  in en Is    Turn c,l    Oil"  l>y   a   llaml    Not  '   <;iinnlcil hy Mulli���������Tlie. Kullilcr of the  I'irst   Propeller Steam tniuiili in tlie  Co ll u try.  One of the most remarkable men in Newark, N. J., isLysander Wright, Sr. ��������� He is  70 years old and haa been totally blind for  eight or ten year's. Nowhia only diversion  ia fancy woodwork, and a part of' it includes the running of a small circular buw  with which he ripe, cross-cuta, mitres, and  reslits ' the light lumber that lie uses in  making boxes, toy housea and picture  frames.' If it was merely a foot power  buzz eaw hia operation ( of it would be  remarkable enough, but it is run by steam  power at a speed'of 2J500'''rev-olutioi]B a  minute. , The power comes from the  machine shop of his son, Lysa'nder \\ right,  Jr., and the saw is connected with a variable speed attachment controlled by a  lever. ���������  The workshop of the old man is decoraf  ed with hundreds of ingenious specimen8  of his craft ic the form of boat models  fancy workboxes, littio log cabins, cigar-  Bets, ash receivers, and 'odds and ends.  Everything he makes iB us nccuriitely  balanced as if constructed by a skilled  mechanio having fulT use of his eyeB. Of  necessity he adopts novel methods of  decoration in his fancy woodwork, but he  SELDOM  MAKKS AK  lCnitOK  of a thirty-second of an inch in 'spacing.  Ho fits hinges, locks, and handles to his  boxea as neatly as'could be done by a cabinet-maker.' It puzzles everybody to understand how he ia aiiie tc, drive the email  screws,used in the work. Laboring entirely  in the dark, the old man glues,'nails, or  ecrewa as the case may, require, making his1  fingers take the place of oyeB. Sandpaper  is one of the most faithful servants, aud he  uses it with marvellous' skill.  Wright's use of the'buzz saw is tho most  astounding-thing, aud  people   who Know  about it wonder that his son has not interfered.    The old man is  extremely careful  and methodical, however, oud there  ie less  danger"than one  would imagine.'   The saw  runs noiselessiy,and Mr. Wrightinvariably  feels for it with mi old walking stick which  he  keeps   in   his den  aud uses in moving  about lhe place.    He is constantly tapping  with hie cane as he goes  around, although  he  kuows   within, an inch  the location of  everything iu the room. When heapproaches  the saw  tu hie, and is   in doubt about ,the  condition of the saw, ho has his safe way of  ascertaining instantly whether it is rjiuuing  or not.    If it is in motion, he loses perhaps  a quarter of  an inch   from the end of   his  cane.    If it is still, he knows  how lo start'  it ;   furthermore,   he kuows its exact position ro ilie fraction of an inch.  Ho changes  saws on   the mandrel  quite  deftly, and if  one is  dull, takes'it to a  vise of hia own  construction and files the teeth with uccur-  ncy.    In all the time he has been using this  saw tub'e ho has not lost so much as  a hit or SKIN*  uiii,.*, fuiin the Inllii both urmb's ii-iltc'Land  we got   the order  "Loud   vvuii   bili."    ,A  Too Busy for Civility.  Pleasant Citizen���������Good morning, doctor;  how's your-heulth ?  Dr. Capsule (very buBy)���������Do you wantn  professional opinion ?  Er���������1 don't under���������  I'd have to churgo you for it if vou do.  Whipsawing a Bore.  Man���������1 want your opinion in a matter.  \\ ould you advi������e me to borrow ten dollars  to help me out of a tight place ?  Lawyer���������IU- all meana.  Man���������Very good.    Ltnd me ten.  Lawyer���������That's all right. My fee for  leg,.) advice is ten doilum and we'll just  e.vll il "-quart*.  or the tip of a finger nail. In constructing  a box, he puis it till together muling and  crewing tne bottom and top to the sides.  I Then lie sets his saw* und cuts all around  the box making a close fitting lid. He  makes neatly fitted'trays to go inside and  embellishes the outside with fancy-braaa or  woodwork.  The saw plays an'" important part in  gelling out the details of ornamentation  from bita of moulding, strips of wood'of  various kinds and colors, ancl turned roda.  Small panels.of mahogany aie fitted into  black walnut, and Mr. Wright seems to  have an extraoidinary sense of feeling by  which he can distinguish one wood from  another,'although usually hois guided by  tho shape and size of the pieces. His finger  measurements are exact when he spaces  the ornaments, although in somo cuf.es he  resorts to the use of a steel rule and  divideis or on ordinary compasses. lie  utes chisels, planes, squares, and bevels,  and other wood working tools with nicety,  keeping them always in good condition.  Mr. Wright did not do much wood work  when he hud the use of his eyes. He  wiin a machinist, one of the pioneers in his  trade in Newark. Ho took great interest  in boats and huiltitnd owned the first Htcam  launch with a screw propollor in the  country. Ho nlaoinii.de many linprovomoii'H  in yacht engines und (jcravvs, His pride  was ihe htcam yacht Duplex, which in still  on the I'liesmb. Jt wua tho lii hi, boat built  with two boilers and cnginci and a single  screw, His two sons have made reputations  au builders of yacht engines uiii special  machinery for boats.  Selecting the Best.  LookBdonotcomprise all that iadesirablo  in a domestic animal. The Biiccossfti!  breeder doea not always select tho model  creiituro for bis breeding foundation  especially in cise of the femules. ,  A heifer or a gill by a very compact sire,  but of a less compact composition, posacss-  ng length of ho-iy,,width and depth iu a  good degree, is, though not ao symmetrica!  in form usually a more prajtical breeding  animal, than the one that is moro than  ordinarily compact in build.  So in aelcciing the host for service, it i������  desirable lo take into account expected re*  suits, us well as ihe aucesiry of both sidoH  n tho mating of a pair. However, if both  animals to be muled ure compact mid  hlocky in an unusual doL'rce, there . is  reasonable expectation from the produce if  the purc'iitage in the firsthand second  generation exhibit loss of tho compact  f, rm.  The tendency to "breed back" is usually  sufficient to guard ueainm lack of duo  length and ill proportions in form from iho  intensified tendency following the crossing  of block upon block.  Few breeders, .however, have enough of  iength in their herds combined with levol  backs and straight lines. With an uneven  lot of broken lines und ill shapes in tho  brood sows, the problem of ,vngth in tho  sire to be crossed upon tlicni is uncertain of  solution.  Tho buyer ordering hy mail should always advise tho breeder of whom he expects | turn! plan of piano-playing,  to purcliuse as   to the style of hia titock to   mean ?  be mated with a  hire, and should insist on       Miss  Fosdick���������Sho  never  lets her left  a description' of   tho siro and dam of tho   hand know what her right hand is doint'.  animal   to   be bought,   whether   malo   or  ������������J   cma ' Last year the   deposits   in    tho  saving  Where one has.is many as a dozen females   hanks of MasiacliusettB increased bv nc-urlv  Tit for Tat.  In a Parisian omnibus, un ill-bred male  pissenger made a grimace when a very  stout old ludy got in.  Hippopotamus ! he exclaimed under his  breuth, but so loud that the old ludy heard  him, ��������� ,  Sir, alio said, you know an omnibus is  like Noah's urk ; it takes in all the animals  ���������oven doukoya I '  Biblical Piano Playing.  Mish Kosdick���������IJIarichoTrivvetplays tho  piano on the scriptural plan.  MiSH (^iiskett���������I never heard of the serin-  What do you  A .lEuhomet.'in Teni-ite tnt Paris���������J*vv ttrer  l:in,t\ ^ui,-l<Us-:roii������tiio!,lcraii,IOrg.-iit  Cariiulrr��������� Kins 13uinber������'������ Private For-  Iiiiu--Knilicii,r VVIIIlam and Use Elcnui't  <'r���������Ityiiuuiili-^rni-clln Cnrone���������Aflollier  Kiiisliin l.-iiiiiii,-, elc., ere.  The State tobacco ironopoly pats ������7,j,-  000,0110 into the French Treasury annually. , "      ���������  The Sultan of Turkey has, contributed  ������100,000 towards the erecmn.of a mosque,  a Mahometan temple, at Paris.'    .  The English press calls the trashy cheap  novels which pervert and inflame ihe minda  of so many boys, "penny fcucekers."  Switzerland, with a population of 3,000,-'  000, averages 050 suicides aniiually.    Oidy,  Denmark and Saxony make a more  extensive use of what ia supposed to be the ri"ht  to die.  A London magistrate has decreed that a  hoiifcohc-lder ciiunot interfere with an organ  grinder unices he iadi*lurked in his business,  haa sickness in hia hoiiho, or is affected in  his health by iho sounds of the organ.  The Duke of York haa sold his collection  of postage stamps to one of the Rothschilds.  The i.rice is not known, but must be considerable, aince the Duke had ?300,000 in-  suranceon the collection.  At Rosenwoller, Alsace, a young girl was  sentoncod to four weeks' imprisonment for  mailing a letter bearing a cancelled postage  atuinp. ' ,She appealed and finally obtained  a verdict in her favor ���������because the proved  that she hud not written the, letter.  A , red.polled co'w., at Whittlingham,  Eng,, has yieliied milk continuously since  she ceased calving, five years'ago, her record being 13,731 quarts' of milk of tlio first  qualily. No otlier case like this is known.  Every soldier knows that a horse will  not step on a man intentionally. It is a  standing order in tho British cavalry if a  trooper becomes dismounted ho mubt lie  still. If lie does this the whole squadron  will paBB over him without doing him in-'  jury.      ,      ,, ,  Tho Volo makes announcement of an *  important tricycle race shortly to be hold' .'  in the velodrome at Lyons, France, between Baroness Emma von Sattender and  Miss Amy Ewer. Tho victorious maiden  will- win tho hand of a German millionaire,  Albert  Meller.  Bordeaux wine is very cheap in Europe,  sometimes.    At  present   tho   owner of a  -  lurge vineyard  near  Uordcaux   ia sending  out  circulars in  which ho offers   to  aena '  caaea of S00 bottlea  of two-year-old   wine,  freight paid to any town, evon in Switzerland, for 130 francs. That means Bordeaux ���������  at about eight cents a  bottle.  ,   King  Humbert of  Italy   has a private  foriuuo of S30.UOO.000. - Tno whole of thia  anug sum is deposited with the Rothschilds  at London.    Tbe King  ia a very bensibie    '  man, sensible also to the tottering  of  his  throne, and ho evidently means lo Bave, if;    '  not his kingdom,, at least his   oaah.  ���������The Vossische /ieitung says that at least  ten women in*Paris have official permission  to wear male garb. One of theso in Rosa  Bonneur, the well-known painter; another  is^-the proprietor, of a .printing office;  another is a bearded woman; the rest aro  painters aud woineii allhcied wish bodily "  ailmenlB or malformations. , "  According to the Zourichor Post, hydro- '  phobia is sometimes introduced into  Switzerland by foxes and vvolvea coming  down, in severe winters, from tho moun- -  tains of o'islern Franco, attacking dogs  and other unimals, aud infecting them  with the venom of the terrible disease.'  Russian philanthropists purpose that  fresh blood Irom tlio abattoirs bo uted in  the preparation of bread,crackers,sausages,  &c. Fresh blood contains much bitumen  and can be obtained ut nominal cost.  Emperor William II. ot Germany is tlie  foe of the reporter. Latoly, during the  muueuuvros near Lippe, he espied a re-'  porter, rodo up to him, demanded to see  his permit, aud thou ordered -him off the  field, remarking that ho " vvill not permit <  criticism."  The deaths always outnumber the birth8  in Franco. Since the beginning of this  century the percentage of childless coupies  has increased from 5 to 10. , The uociors  seom agiood that this is generally due to  gout, maybe tho gout of ancestors living  too vv, 11 one hundred and more years ago,"  There is just cause for a dynamite acaro  in Europe just now. Bombs uro'found in  various localities. A most devilish attempt  waa made lo wreck a steamer ready to  leave Fiunio, Austria, for Ancoua. One  of tho stokers happened to rind among lhe  coal a large bundle of dynamite cartridges,  arid thereby proveuted the total annihilation of the vessel.  'J'he frog hunt ia now prohibited by law  in Belgium. The Belgian hunters, however,  continue their amphibious occupation in  near by Holland, and from Saa-vau-Gent  have sent m one half day us many as  20,000 frogs' legs to Paris lately. Tnete  delicacies bring foi.r to live cents apiece,  anil some of the hunters find the calling  very remunerative.  At Poiikuhl, a small village iu Prussia, a  fanner died last March. Since then one of  his sons has been sickly, and somehow u  rumor wns siarted that tho dead man  would not reit until ho had drawn nine  members oftho family also into the grave.  To "conjure'',the hpellanoar relative must  open tho crave and decapitate the corpse.  ..'.ccordingiy ihe eick bod, armed with a  tpuiio, went to the cemetery, exhumed his  father's body mid cut off hia head ,   ���������������ii,������  be they coiw,   ������owh or  ewc������i,  than one idio ia desirable ������������������������ "���������  either more ' ������17,000,000  over the previous year,  ''tie, or eiso   waa m a li ,uo of depression.  This  Immense Terrestrial Globe.  Four leading French Scientists ���������Villurd,  Coturd, Seyrig and Tiusandier���������have sue  cccdod in milking a wonderful model of the  earth. It is a huge sphere, -|-J feel in  diameter, and has painted upOn its oulside  all detail*- ot tho onrth's geography. At  I'ariH, where the pygmy world is being  exhibited, uti iron and glass dome has bi-on  erected over lhe globe. Tho building is  eighl-side.d, and ' is well provided with  elevators and sta'rwaya, which make it un  cai.y tank for the visitor to examine "nil  purls of tho world." The globe weighs  eighteen tons,but is so nicely balanced that  it can easily bo rotated by a Finall hand  wheel. The entire surface area is 7)1', feet,  which is sufficient to ctinbit ail th: mouu-  tuins, rivers, islands and cuich, oven lo the  principal thoroughfares of tiie latter.  Homeless.  Judge���������Where do you live wlpn at homo  young man ?  Culprit���������I have no bomo, your honor.  Judge���������Then where did you slsep hist  niuht V 'i ���������  Culprit���������At in/ boiHing house.  rg������t PAGE 4-.  THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  ��������� .        BIRTHS.  Fkasbk.���������At Kevelstoue. osi Sun;l:iv,  OH. 211, tb<* wife of 1'Yed. Fr.-i-i-i,  ,1.1b. nf ;i -.(in.  iUcKAY.���������-At Re.vc]hloi;f\ on Mond.-iv,  Oct. 21, th<j vvife���������oi' M. :McKay of  a .son.  Local,and Personal Briefs.-  Shci-iit' Redgr.-ive ,:uid vvifi* spoil a.  couple, of d.-iy-; in tovvn.lhis week.  J. T. Vv'illv'iii.sonj of die World, loft  for Southern Kooteii.-iy Thnrsd.'O ���������     r  P-iyni.tstei* \Vilj>i*es!=  ib   ili-U-ilintini;  ,the "needful"* on t he Kiindon extension.  Ilillbhb-on    iJi-o**.   h;lVe    retnoyed    lo  tlie   premises   formerly   occupied     by  Win. Kii knp. ' ,  ,  Percy (ieddes,   Mr.   Ahholt'*-   riei-re-  ,    <:n-y, left l'oj- Vancouver yesterday anil  vvill   return   ne.st,   vvi ok    to'meet,   lii-,  chief. " ,  A Court   of   lte.-ision    vvill    be   held  here, next Friday.    Only   two   appciK  have been in,ide .-i^.-tinsl'assessment,*.  FolTNlb���������A gold   lockeL,   owner   can  '  have properly by applying aLCiiiii*.siei*'s  store,anil paying e.xpeii.ses.  31 r. U. Tompkins, I lie popular ste\\'.*ii*;l  ,   of Llie. Nilklisp,  is   n'ow   purser  on   Llie  Lyt.ton. t' Fred   Wl'iitney   Lakes     the  yac.-mL .slewaidsliip.'  Tin; fire ball ia being got into shape  for Lhe. winter. A new floor and cedar  3ining have been puL in (luring the  week*  Service vvill be held at Lhe Presbyterian Church to-inoiTOW evening at 7:80  p.in. by Mr. GuLln-ie Perry. Sunday  School at 3.  .Mr. and Mr=*. Kiwi* C. SniiLli arrived  from Llie west on Monday -md Look the  boat. Lhe .same evening for 'their home.  al. Rossland. , * '  ��������� Frank Lewis, recently in the employ  ���������of J. D. Sibliald, has pulled up stakes  and gone to join his,father at Kdinon-  ton. ,  'J'he regular services  of  I he   English  church vvill be hold in Lbe  schonlhonse  to-morrow at 11 a.m. ami'7:30  p.m.   by  '   P.'V. V. Yolland. ,  Miss Livingstone, of Vancouver, th"  lady selected to take charge of New  "Denve.t'.s principal ecliicational insLi-  itition, urtived from the coast, on Monday.  Pete' Arena has disposed of liiv-  rcsb.inranl here, til a- good figure, and  proposes openi.ig a similar eslablish-  ,1111'iit at the branch 'terminus tit the'  Lead of the l.-ike.  Owing Lo a dis.-iivi-eement lietv������een  dipt. Price anil lOngineei- Sheppard  l.lie latter has severed bis connect ion  wit ii the fc-lcamei* .Marion and vvill leave  for t iie coast to-dav.'  i>. La tii',) lice's .spectacliv-, and eye  ���������giasse.- abe always in slock.1 every sighl  for far iind near,' at the Revelstoke  Pharmacy. Mye-. examined lY'eo'by Dr.  JUeU-un.'  The (Mbit, townsite  at   the   Ai-tow  i  lake lei'iuiiiiis has   been   surve-yefl   bill j  t In- lot-, have not yet  been    placed    on  the market,.     It    is   said   (he   local ion I  'will be known as Columbia City,'  !<b Maunsol arrived from Alaska  Tliur.-dav, where he has bee,i pro-poi t - i  inif during the past- .summer loi* tin*;  J'I ill] .Mines Co. lie left, I'm Nelson;  Thursday evening and will be employ-,1  oil al the Silver King throughout the'  winter. ' |  ,l?,*v. ,L A. Wood started for Vic;oi i.i ,  ,on Monday I o ai lend (lie ,*ium���������il mo. 1 -  ing of the .Melhotlisl ('out', re'iico Hoa; d  of JiJis-ions. .Mi;.-(b1 Perry will' lake  I In-1 wi vice at the Mi-thodt-t church .it  11a.m. t(i-mi)i row. and .John I't-uvle,  at ~:'i0 iu (he evening. ,  Ctpts.   Ihimsdell   and    ."Miliii'i-     ami,  three privates of   t he .Sal*, ai;-,!' -.ii'.nv  t -   i  held   tint*"   very   siicfessinl   ii ,. tin.4-  liere Ia-t Sat in day and Sund.tv.   Lir^e '  audiences and fair  collections   revv-aid-  ed tho lassie^   on   each   occasion.,   Th" '  devil    liglilers    lefl    on      Monday      lor  ,S))okiin,., , ,  Grand Trunk Gels a New IJanr./c-r,   .  'j'iio visit <)i '>b'ii* Cii irle-i l'ivei*s-\\ ii- ,  .son. the hew piesident, nf the Crand-  'i'rtmk i.-iilvvav,   to   liiis    cinttiti'v    has'  General News Notes.  11oss-]an<Ts new opera house was  opened last, week with a big ball.    "  Daniel O'De.i. an old peusioi*.,*i'. died  in i in* wailing room of tin* K.n.ih ops  depot last, Saturday.  Clias. I). Rose has cabled tl.e New  Vork yachl, club withdrawing his  challenge foi America's cup.,  A Chinese leper, named 'Ah Sam,  was removed from Kainloops to the  Darcev Island Lazaretto this week.  An old miner named Tom Cross,  went crazy at'Mission City a tew days  ago.   ��������� ���������  I). J I. T. Drake lias boon .-"iijiainted  to .succeed Provost, tlio ' debudtiiig  .���������supremo Court Registrar at Vict'ii-ia.  Ii is now" announced ilml llie, lb,-'  slugging bout beLween (loi licit and  Fitzsiuiuioiis has been declared olV  ow ing to a disagreement about dates.  ��������� W. li. .Scarl.h, M.P., of Winnipeg,  has been icwanh'd wilh the position  of Deputy Minister of AgrictilLure at  Ottawa. The present, incumbent litis  boon superannuated.  A report comes from Portland that  Jack Dcinpsey Lhe pugilist is dying.  IIis friends say it is consumption but,  Deinp.sey thinks his condition is due  to a blow received from, Fitzsiiinnons  four years ago.  An in'uiienso turnover, occurred in  the provincial by-election for Montreal  center on Tuesday when (he liberal  candidate was elected by a majority of  1,25-1. 'The 'conservative majority at  the general election was 101.    ,  It is oflicially announced that since  the beginning of the campaign against  Lhe iiism gents in Cuba the Spanish  forces have lost one brigadier gi ncr.-il  twenty-six superior officers, who have  either died of disease or heen killed by  the enemy. f, '    ,  The 11. A. Bootl'i packingCo., of St.-  Paul, propose erecting the largest  freezing' plant, on the continent at  West Selkirk. Its capacity will he six  million pounds and Iho building is to  cost about $.'MJ,000. .The C.p'.R. tire  affording the firm special facilities.  At the end of last week there were  over 2.5():),0!W hiishel.-j of grain"* at the  O.P.I I. stations and elevators west*1, of  'Winnipeg. Tin* amount of twheat'  shipped fr<i:n the 1st to the 20th of this  ,month on the C.I'.R. was greater by  one million bushels than during the  stinio poriotbki'st year. ���������' ,  The i-ecoid for railroad speed over a  gr.*at distance was broken Thui.sday  by a special train on the Lake Shore  and 'Michigan Soutbei n railroad, which  ran from Chicago to Butl'alo, a distance  of old miles, in IM minutes and 7  seconds*, an' average speed, of ' O-'S.UO  miles an hour : I his I ime includes stops.  l'Jx(,'*lusii o of.stops the run was made in  i70 minutes and 10 seconds, an average  speed of Ol.iiS miles an hour.  Go to the new  Hour   and   fectli  store lor all kinds oi' feed, ] /"lOr-lKS uf  h  . Administrator's Notice.    '  In  the  County   Court  of    Kootenay,  holdi-n at the East Crossing of  the  ' Columbia River : -  ,In the matter of .lames N. Fowler, de-  -   ceased, and,  In tho matter of the Official  Administrator's Act; dated the Fifth'day of  August, A.D.. 1S05 :     "        ������������������'   <���������  tyPON READING the aftidstyit'-of  J Alexander, C. Mc-Arthur,- it is  ordered that .lames Ferguson "Ann-  strong, Official 'Administrator for the  County Com t, District of Kootenay,  shall ' be adminis'.iMtoi* of all and  singular the goods, chattels, rights and  credits of .lames N. Fowler, late of  llleoillewact, free 'miner, deceased, and  that this order "he published ,in the  KootionaY'Maii. newspaper, in each  issue thereof, for the period of sixtv  i. * '    ,'  1 'Signed, CLEMKNT J. CORNWALL,  0.0.J. '  CARRIES FULL LINES OF  The creditois and persons intrusted  in the estate, of the above named .lames  X. Fowler, are requested within (10  days of this date to forward to me,  pot* registered letter, full pai ticnlnrs of  their claims, and after the, expiration  of such (it) days, I shall proceed vviLh  llie distribution of the estate having  regard only to such claims as I shall  have notice of.  Dated at Donald, Sth August, 181)5.  '    ' .1. F. ARMSTRONG?  Official Admiiiistratoi.  "IIFALTK ACT, 189S."  ���������\TOTICE is heiebv given that "An  JLW Act i-espectiligtho Public Health';  is now in force, and that under .the  provisions of the said Act .Alfred T.  Watt, of the Oily of Victoria, Esquire,  M.D., has been appointed Secretary of'  The Provincial Hoard of Health.  .JAMKS RAIvFU,  Provincial Secretary,  Provincial Secretary's Office, "  ,20'-lt 27th September', 1SI>5.        t  '.*...Groceries,-.' "provisions, flour,. feed,. -miner's supplies, stoves,  tinware, granite ware, hardware, paints and oils, boots,  shoes ; men's,  women's and children's  furnishings,   dress  goods and millinery.  Dressmaking* in latest styles.,  i r. -^  NOTICE.  .  NOTICE TS HEREBY GIVEN, that  a sitting of the Oount.y'Oourt will  b" holdoii al Revelsloke, 'B.C.', .(OU,  Wednesday, the Kith dav of. November, A.D. ISsT), aL���������K) o'clock in Lhe fore-,  noon. , , ,...,���������  "   .    .10S. D. GRAHAM,    ,    '   -,  Registrai* County Court.'--  ���������Revelsloke, Oct. T2t,h..lSi;.">. '     27-51  .   NOTICE  Oki-'iciai. Mat ok Ijiutikh CoiamniA  new. ofliciai   map of  Store loruu Kincis ui   ieeci, ��������� /"'Oi'Ml^S uf   h*  newvoniciai   map of ;  fi-in't      -n-1,1    'vi-o-Mfilili-t:     -it : \ /   Rritish Coluiiihiii, ]8(.'."i, issued nn-j i<j~i''\ i.P*-'������'''  lull     finii    \ etieititJies    cii '  , .,     ,,       ,. ., ,   ,,        ,,     ,,, . t, ���������-@---^.--..,5.":������i>*.'  . C" . i del- authority  ot the   Hon., Lhe   Ohior * ;>s. ,\x-pi\\  KedllCed        1 rices. J USt | Connnis.sioiier  of   Lands   and   Works,) V^'r. 1V^?%  1 can be obi .lined al the ollico of the un- I /$^?������&fi$s  del-signed    by     liooksellel'S,    st,*itioni^i*f*-i . ^f.'^'^lilffr  ':....'..^ll ijcriniibiimliklii'i'.-iwhii may   desire   to   place j ������&������%���������*/  imagine  I'ot.itoo.- .',...  Fli>iir $:>..-���������<) per KX) lbs  ibnoiis.. .'..''. 2c per lb  lirTCMISOX^HI^OS..  Revelstoke.  Ail ordor.s pi innplly anointed  I".  Our   advice    to    those   about   lo   niarry,    is  ���������thi'in foi-sale in'their e.sLabli.shiiients,  i upon pa vmeiit. al, the rate of $li per  , dozen. ,' ,  \Y. S. GORE,  Deputy Commissiouei of Lands  and  Works. 27-2t  Lauds and Works Department,  Victoria. R. C Sth Octobet, I8D.~>.  ivft.*W  *?//C" ���������s'-V*,  I,,  .i.  ri  the   lliail.tUi-ineiir   ol'    til,.I ��������� I'i, tb  Jili-si-nt -.'i-iiei ,i,[ III,ill.liter. -Ml'  ."-'(-.tl *.',-' lit. Is to ;_'i, to I.'ii.'i' 11 .!������������������  :el\i-"l   to the 'hi.imI of     dilfi-loi*     ,i.,,|  iiii- p.,-nomi nf uctiei*,i!   iii .ii ,g,-i    v. ill  in- I'lll,-,!  i,V I'lhii.   .M.    11,1V-.    ,.t   |i,,--eiil  ���������*. I, ,- jlii'.lilent   : 11111  *_'i -1 >, ��������� I .* k I   liili'i tiirl     nt  lb.'   Ublhadl,   Vllin,   il      !-      , lid.     !|.l-      n  ll'p*'*i|   !,!le  |i, *',it loll   toi   fi". .- \ f,l| v   ,,t     ,,  .s.ii.ilT  of ,:'.'."   Ol"1 ,L   \e.il*.     lili'.ll   ill!,'-  ,-l!"  ,*.*-, iM-i'lc I   ,,|"    til'"   IH'Vi    III lli.i'^i-llii-lit ,  as Mr. IlaVi 1-,   .i    vi.i,,,^    lliu,    mimi  vv in'o e,\|M I ii'in e dud ii.,-, t,>..,|| given  lltilil.'liled |i,'*-veii williill ilie 1 ii,i--, ��������� ,,t  -th'.* ^"oJiiicil jiolitv  ot ih.* C.T R.  A u-.irded  Wiliest  IIoiioi-s - World"  Foir  ������*  vYfc  f",'-. y,^ H"r1   &*$  ''. /-  ... -v.  ��������� 6^Akli,  . MOST . PERFECT.' MADE.  A .;-,iire,Gr.-ipe Crobnof Tartar 'Pov/der.   Free  { im Ammonia, Aliiinor liny oilier "Klultcranf.  bb   -V{0 Yli/'tRS'THI*;. STANDARD .  J. R. HULL;& CO.  Wholesale    and   Retail  BUTCHEBS.  Piir\ c\ i n's, o!" i-1 i;^h-t:iji'ss Meat.-.  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  All orb-is in ua* lii',* 'vlll be  pr-'unptiv-  a. '.���������iidt-il I.,.  Application ftr, Liquor  License.,  \-OTJC:*: 1-, HKI'^fiV CIV-bV ih.a '  , \      I im ; \ ibi vi. 11 oin lijf , I 11 ������������������ here,if.  W". I be iii;,li.| -i^:i. -I, *v ii! ,'i[ ply to   1,1,,'  !sl i p.'i ,1 ha i ;.* '.i iX'.-1 :,il '��������� I or W,- I Knot -  ' .-nay, ,il X,.|,.oii. foi- ,. Incise lb si-ll  , -pint uoit- lnpiori- a I o.i: lio/r-l, itu,ii.>d  ' ,,I  rlr-   mouth   of   i In*   Coh'iuiii.i   i*l-.ei,  I,'111,( r b. 11 oil ',)!.,-.  .i, roi.KV.  ! I'. AKI-bVA.  U.-Vrl-l.lLe. O, lol,,'!*-.'!.   I.^i.'.. ^'-11   ,  i . '  ' ,\1   ,iiii   *,������������������' i ',':���������! in I*.  ilcpiiiiijijta' of Improveincnts.   ;  ! NOTICE.  i  I |>i,\''K' I'UIM K MIVKJlAf. fl.AI.M. '  I) s,|,; ,((, ,,, ,|K. 'J*|.���������in |jtiU-i .MiniiiK I'M loi n  hi1 \\'< <l ICn.it' n.,v l)Kti-ti-l W'li.-i-i! 1, mi,.il.  r i v iuil< . ii-> f Siihi, r <'1,'i-k. 'I'.iki- iiiilld tli.it I. ,  llcrli'il T. Tvlurf. .ijii'iil for Wllliiui. ('. V,iu ,  l<'\.ri-,r mini I ^ 11 rl i I'i til <��������� Nn. .Vl-1,1. inlciwl. '  -i\ 11 a I v - I'i<'i i III'* <l,il��������� I,'., <>" t(. ������|ij,lv l'< the ,  Ould ('iiiiiinl- liiiii'i* i'.h ,i '��������� 'i'l sin ntf nf impi'iii c> '  in.'tits. I'm- I'i,-   ->i.*i   .    nf i,'in 111hk* n   I'riiMii ,  J ,;i-,iul 'il l!i>. .iliuv    ,    i. ii  .vim r.i"!1.,       t', t i   . ��������� .*���������   ������'-', it," *_ I������i������> i -* I  iiri-l   !i, i-   '      '   ,    '. i. 1 |   ��������� i   i      '    .--rii'i- .mil  '  ,u 1 im:> i i, I,   >t' :i   ' ,1   ., *,,i -,  ,' ,,r   i ��������� - ��������� r j -     ui ^,|,-1, t  i <��������� ,    i     '" ,     i n     n1   -.. , ir   , j  1 '    ,,    !   I'll-, 1 jll.-lll I ', llll.i   Hi   .-'" ,,,!        I'll 1   '   I. j  I  Mini -m!  \i I, l-')l. " l-'nrin 1'." i  GiAiiicHle of ImppovcmciJts.  NOVICE.  IMNH WILLIAM MIVKItAI, CLAIM  ]\ Siln.iii ti, II," 'I'm,ill LnU<- .Miliii,-.'  IimmI'im I,' VN'i'sl Koiil, ���������i.iv l)i.-i!ilii. Tnk<  N'fill,-,- ilml I, lliirrv Abl'iol.l, free inliii'i-'i-  c-rlitlcHi, .11 ,',,-i.l II, inl' ii'l, t'r<ty <I.ivm I'rrtiri  Hi" rl.if- ,, ��������� cf. In .11*111>" In tlic ibilij bniiinil'i  mIhii' r In i ,',))i ll ii'.,- nf h,i|irir, i tin lit", fm  ���������Ilie. piirp- *   (if (ililiiiiiini; ii, f.J]-uu-|, vri-iiiil nr  tlic  ,'I.I���������,I'I1 illltllu,  y\nil.I'nri'ie" l.iil-:' iidl.i,-", I.IihI ii Iv,iv;��������� ,:lii.ltn>  liiiwl'tij ������< 1,1, to II,.; '(inlil (JiiiiiiiiiM.sieiici- iiii/I  ,u;,-*, ���������������������������',':������������������ i;,,, n   .-,( .'���������; -f*i������:-- i lie '.:���������������'.11j(11'-.    .,',h:i  ,-;-.'l l,ll',l.l" ���������   ,   Hl,|,l-i,. I lli.'lll,,^.  Il.-I','   '���������  I ������������������',������������������   .!���������   I'    ,|..i,.l:l'it:, -|:|V ,,!*   iJ,,'"!   'Ill'l" '.   i -*i   .  ���������������������������;'���������' ll. A!*iio'i"i:.  .  '>������r   '-'Jf  &\  L$������erJ  S,\  WKST KOOTKNAV DISTRICT.  HKVHLSTOKK DIVISION.  CO I'I IT CW UKVISION' and  Ap-  pe.-il 'Itirb-r   I lie " Assessment   Act  A  !.s*4s and Atui'iidmi-nls," will he held in  lh>' trov "i-iiliieiit Ot'tice, Ili-veNtoke,  on  I ntl.i'y. l'-l .\<.veinh**).,A.  D.. IH'.)7>,  X.  FlT7.STt:HIIS,  ,1 .id^e of %('oiirt of  Revision  ^7-!!l and Appeal.  IteveKtoke,   lb <'.,  12th Ueto'h'-l',  ISO.").  J 1  r^���������-., ��������� ".-l-_:,.bI3iit    if. vou- MUST    murry ;    why.  GO TO  lhe   Post   Office store ' and    buy    your    outfit  , complete   stock   of    Gents     Furnishings"  there,  alw.'ivs  A  on  hand.'   .Shirts,    Shoes   and    Suits   a   specialty.  J������}b A<v .if*'  ���������>j*"!.V-*  w^f/^S  ���������"i '*.V.i->'*< V -.<��������� ;-?i  C,    ' '"if     i- ���������*-  - A '-', J  <t^y~��������� ,-  ;���������./.���������.. ^\^  TABLE  I Jliiiur.il Art, '* l-'oi-m I*'."  |   Certificate of Improvements.  1 NOTICE.  \  rillOTT   MIN'KltAL  CLAI.M.   Slluiilu  Sho wi,, ft tin; Dnhisand, Places of Courts , b\    ll," Trout Luke Mlnln-/Divi^lxn  cf Weil  of A-vSi/,*, N'-,i   Pr-Jus, Qy.i,-   and   Ter-    ''f"'.''"^ ,1"H|.''.''',1,*    \V,,,i,T ,,'VI,I,',1: .';",'''.'"''-V  1    , ,.. , ,;     ,' n.   , /     ' ( ri i:k.    lalec N'lllce tlml I.   Ilnrrv   Alilmll,  nl  miner, nnd G,'>*-|f;r.'it O.iol Dehvory   for . V,ni, ���������nv,-i-. IU'..   froi*  iiiIiuk'h ,-���������i 1111,-nlc  No.  Ihf: yr;,ir 1805. I .',-*,,ill. Inti nd, Hl-ttv iI.ivh froni lln- iind* lii-rcuf,  1  tuiip'ih to tlic lliilii   ( oiihiiNhIoiii.)'  for   ll   rci'.  I  I'm,;  Tlnii-  ('llbilon  !b< i,H,-lil  K,ll!ll(,o|l  Vei II.HI  Lvtl-oii I'l-el.iy  .V'-vv \\','-| tiiin-tei-  .VrjVemhei .   ���������  Vancouver*    .\l<.iidiiv  \i,-l'/.i:.i,  ,iy    '&S\ h S"j,1 em)ii-r  till, nl" of   In,|,Mil ,-IOI-lllK.   fill*   tilt!    |,lir|ll>4<.    of  ol>t.lining ii (Ymvii k'i'iiiiI of I lie iiliiiie i-liilm.  A ri'l fin tli(-1- Ink,' not I", Unit inlvcis,'   ,'liilins  Moiid.iV '.'ilil h Kcliteml,."! I HHKl  Ii'l  will   lo  llio  (fiilil   ('iiimiiiImmIiiiici*  Hint  \l      , ..I,",. 7,i,   /|..|,   I...,. , IU llol, ,'OlllllK'IM "(I   lll'fol-l' I ll" Il-SIIIIIH-I-    llf   hlll-ll  ,,        ,    * , ",    ' I ,-"rtlll,-i,|,. of lni|,rovi!iii'*iiU.  .vlolui.l.V HI ,| l)ctol���������,|' |      |i������(m| this lentil liny of Mm*. IWI.1.  Krid.iv IMI) O, liih.'i* ! .  II.'JI II. AMMfl'I'T.  T  . 1  U     ��������� HuH3i a  ���������'NOTARY   PUML1C -   -   Rl-VI< LSTOKE,' B.C.  Mining and Real Estate Broker and General Com  mission Agent.  Dili O, loli.v  Wednesday       Ut I) I  FIRE,  LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE.  Representative of the Kootenay Smelting- & Trading Syndicate.  AOKXT FOK TIIOUT liAKK CITY, K VA MS POUT. KASLO A* NAK'UKP  \'ie|ori.i.  X.m.iilllo  Tu-*sil iy.  . 'I'lie-d.i y..  111 h .Vovi-mher j  101 ti N'ovi'tnlier !  2'it Ii November I  it  "UK  IPYRK  f.',1IV   I   OrSTATJf   A    F'ATKNT*?      Ynr n.  I>rninr,t nr,������������pr mul nn li,,fi,'������l opinion, wrllo to  1*11,N,V ������V flO., who 'iilvr Imfl ri"nr|y Dfty ycirV  <*f|.(*rlf.nv) In ll,��������� pntoul l*(Mlr,o-.H, (>iii,i,ii,ii|f'.-i^  tloriB Mrrlolly couflrlnnt) il. A II mxlliook tit lu.  formniloii crinccriiinir I'iiIi-iiIk nn������l l,ow ro ,,),.  Iitln tlicin Mdiit. rrc*. Al-io it rntnUmw, of inc/liiui-  lu.il nnil MciPntlllo Ii(#iUh n>i)t rrco.  I'liti-nt^ Irikcn tliroui'li Afiirm Ac Co. roeclvo  fp'-dlnl not Im In llio Mrii-nlllli; A mcr),,, n, nn,l  llni'l mo liroiiirlit w!,Ji,l/ bnrorn Mm imlillc will,,  out <:.'wt to tho \itv?.i,t/ir. Tliln Hiilondl,! nnpt.^,  iMfiH'd wookly. i,l(iKi,;it.|ylllii-.tr,ilo(l,li-i-i l,yf,irtlio  l,irjr(,������l ('IrciilJ.lliio of liny (KiU-iitlllc work tu ti,,,  world.   )i������:t n yi'/ir.   Uninjilo ������ii,(,-!i fioni frr,,.  Kiilldliiu. Ildltlon. nnitilhly. .f,2,MM, yn.ar. .slnjf],  C'ipliiH, %S,*} (iiiiitu. I'voty ii'iinilf,.r contiii,,,, ii,im,.  li I ill |,lnt.u.H, In (KilorM,..und lili(,l.'.-.'i-iipliH of riiiw  limin,,:,. will, iilmiM, uiiiiIiIIiik iMilldorii lo Miow l.l,c  Illl.'IMt, lUtHlirill) ,!l,ll MIKlllfl! (lOlltriK'tH,     A,1,:,-i,,iii  Ail/iNW Ik, CO., Ht.'W Voiilt, m;t  !������������������ ���������>,,),./  BEST AND CHEAPESTROUTE  I'l    VVI,    I'ltOVI  All Kastern Points.  Tlironjrli Jr-'lr-<f I *l,i������^.-t|i'ci,l(i|{ Cairiluul Tnilrlhl  .-;|"<'|,Imk Ctirr- lo.-t,. I'iml. Moiiti-i'iiliinil Toi-mit''  wirlioiil , lniiii(i..  REVELSTOKE TIME TABLE.  AI In nt I'* KviircM* mriii"t    II.I.', dully.  I'ik-IIIc " " IKril   "  l-'or full iriforiiuilloii us lo rnUin. linn*, etc ,  ii|>pli' to r  I.  T.   HiTivsti'i-,  A tferit, Ur ve^tolo-.  <iV.(K Vf'*l,. HUliW'N.  V     I)lMtrl<:|, I'liMsiinKor Aifdiil. yiiinjiiiivei*, II.I".  ..TmliiH, leiivliib. ��������� HovcImI.uI:,! ,m isiiinlnys.  .Mi'iii.lii.y.i mul '.T'lrii-.-nlny-- inn'!,,: i"iiiii,i|i,,iiM  Willi III" l'ii.!ut,l[il Sli-iimci-s ���������" M.-oiiinl,;;."  ',' At!ifil.,iM"ii " iiii-l ".���������Alhei-lii." wliirli Iciivri |.',,rl ,  W'llliniii for (iivi'ii Moinnl nvery. Ktmrliij-. ini.l .  Tliiii-K'lny, nuil for b.'linlsoi- mill S'ui-iilii tyvtry  \\'u.hi<.*Hiliiy. i  CASH IS STILUN IT."  FOR PRICES ON  POTATOES AND HAY' BY OARLOA  OR OTHERWISE AND BB CONVINCED.  He Also Handles  GENERAL GROCERIES - MINERS SUPPLIES  A^_And Other Articles too Numerous to,Mention .^"  Address >  He^elstoke ���������-; '���������Statioia  '' i  A

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