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Vol. 1.���No. 38.
.EBVELSTDKE���WEST KOOTENAY, B.C., DECEMBER��� 29, 1894
$2:00 a Year.
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HIDES, TALLOW, PELTS and WOOL    . "    '   -
Exporters and      ,
Importers or
Fine      . ���   ..
fctbepii   -.
Furs.
���TO���
JAS. MeMILLAN &'C0.
Incorporated. '
200 to 212 First Ave. N.,.
MINN.
Main House:
MINNEAPOLIS,
Proprietors of
Minneapolis
Sheepskin
Tannery.
ANCIENT BONES IN HAWAII.
A TRIP TO THE PUNA CAVE.
Goods bought right out; no commission; fair selection; Immediate roturns.
ping tags furnished upon roquest.  NO DUTY on any goods wo handle.
JOT WRITE FOR CIRCULAR GIVING LATEST MARKET PRICES. TS*
Ship.
A. H. HOLDIGH,
,   \   r        OF SWANSEA AMD WIGAJN", .        .'-
Analytical Chemist and Assayer,
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��� Accurate assays made of all kinds of minerals, water, milk,, etc:
GEO. O. MARSH,
REAL ESTATE AND MINING BROKER.
0 [SPECIAL CORRESPONDENCE.]      " -
, Hilo, Hawaii, Dec. 2nd, 1894.
About two months ago'a friend "of
mine asked me out to his coffee plantation at Puna, a distance of 24 miles
from Hilo. Having resided in - tlje
Brazils for some years, I take a great
interest in coffee. I gladly accepted
thgjjnvifaition,  and   said I would  be
THE WORLD'S PEACE GUARANTEED
By European Rulers For Two' Years.
Capital Seeking Investment.
COLLECTIONS. MADE (EXCEPT RENTS)
RATES 5. PER CENT.'
W.  COWAN
'WHOLESALE DEALER IN'
WINES, LIQUORS' ������"A'Np'-'GIQM'S:
EETELSTOKE
C.
>l��� i iw iii   iim irfii   i ��t
A. McNEIL,
BAEBSK SHOP AND BATH ROOM,.
>    ' Front Street; Revelstoke.
Haircut, 25c;  Bath, 50c; Six Shaving
Tickets for��S1.00.
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GUY   BARBER,
WATCHMAKER AND JEWELLER.
Repairing Neatly & Promptly Executed.
RSVELSTOKE, B. C.
THE REVELSTOKE PHARMACY.
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NEW STOCK OF .
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STATIONERY & FANCY GOODS.
CHRISTMAS GOODS ARRIVING.
The New TOILET SQAI>,
�����    SIX TABLETS FOR 25c.'   "
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THE REVELSTOKE PHARMACY.
R. S. WILSON,
MERCHANT   TAILOR,
Revclstoke Station.
First-class Material kept in stock and
'    First-class Workmen employed.
General Blacksmith.
JAS;   McMAHON,
REVELSTOKE,'B.C.
Repairs to Wagons, &c.
,'    Shoeing a Specialty.
FURNITURE,
Boors, Sashes & Blinds.
R. HOWSON,
REVELSTOKE.
COFFINS CARRIED   IN STOCK.
AGENT' FOK SIN'OKK SKWIXO MACHINES.
GO TO THE WOOD BUTCHER
KOR. YOUB
Norwegian Snowshoes,
Toboggans & Sieips.
HALCYON SPBIMS HOTEL,
ARROW  LAKE,
IS now open, at thesq celebrated hot
springs, for the accommodation of
guests. Rates $1.50 to" $2.50 per day.
Baths 25c. each, or five for 81. Special
rates to families or by the'month can
be arranged.       "���
DAWSON, CHADDOCK & CO.
BUILDER.
Will 'figure on all kinds, of
"Buildings'; all kinds of House,
Store and Office Furniture repaired or made to order; all
kinds of Shop-work in my'dine
neatly andpromptly executed by
skilled and experienced hand.
THK
BEST AND CHEAPESTROUTE
Manufacturer of all kinds of
Furniture.
FINE    UPHOLSTERING   WOHK.
Old Furniture Renewed
In First-class Style.
E. PiCARD, Revelstoke, B.C.
TO   ANT)   Fi:OM
All Eastern Points.
there on the following Tuesday.
Monday evening about five o'cloo
started on  foot,  reaching the  <?-mile"" |j>ver   there,
post at 7*30|<where I intended to loej\te/  ~"��� "     '   L
for the nigh'6 at the "hale," or cottage,'
of a Kanaka, who received me very.'
cordially,   and" spread    before   nie   a"
goodly supply of poi (raw fish), eggs
and   biscuits.   The former,I declined
and dined, off, the eggs and biscuits,
after which" he introduced, me to his
wife and sisters, who, during the evening, sang some veiy .sweet1 Hawaiian
airs.    In the morning, after partaking
-of a hasty breakfast, I was off<��� on my
way, having a 14 mile tramp before me
over an ancient lava flow, the scenery
and surroundings of which is tame and
uninteresting���not a sign of life of any
description, and', no, shelter from the
tropical showers that frequently overtook me and drenched me to the skin.
But at last, after a seven houra dreary'
tramp, I saw the hale of  a'Kanaka,
who informed me that the plantation I
was in quest of ^!ay a mile orso off on
my right,  and after losing   the trail
more than once, I at last stood on the
verandah of my friend's house, hungry
and footsore, vowing that had' I known1
what I" did then   Puna  would never
have seen me.   But they welcomed me
and made me very comfortable,'so that
I soon forgot my hard journey.   .'
During my'stay we visited a cave in
the vicinity of the plantation formed
of a blister, or air bubble, in  the lava.
The place being subject to, earthquake,
the lava in  places had caved in, thus
forming an entrance.' Into one of these
we descended with lamps, and as soon
as our eyes became accustomed-to the
darkness tlie view .that met, our gaze
was grand toa degree. A long subterranean , passage   extended  for,  miles,
from SfO to 40 feet broad, and in place's
10 .feet'high,   the'roof hanging'with
lichens and mosses in   endless  variety,
while around the sides were galleries
formed by thejava, and in other places
beautifully shaped arches.. But a nasty,
damp, cold atmosphere seemed to prevail, making one long'to be'jn the sunshine again. As one of us was climbing, over   a   high    fallen  boulder ,we
discovered a skull in  a good state of
preservation, and on further investigation   w^e came, across  some dozens of
skeletons, the cave being a Hawaiian
burying place.  The ancient inhabitants
always 'secreted  their dead  in  caves,
and  from   the appearance of a good
many they'must have been there for
a great number of years.  Most of them
were  arranged  round/the galleries  I
have   mentioned;   others   seemed   to
have, been shaken 'from their resting
place by earth shocks, a,s we discovered,
bones broken and huge boulders of1
lava on'top' of them. In most cases
the' skeletons measured over six feet
long, thus proving that the ancient
Hawaiians'were a very fine race. On
making a closer examination of the
skulls hardly a single tooth could we
find in anyway decayed; of course,
many were missing, but all that we
discovered were as sound as a tooth
could be.
���> After explorations lasting over two
hours and discovering a vast quantity
of human bones, we emerged into the
glorious sunshine once more, leaving
behind us the awe-inspiring influence
which ancient bones and mouldy tombs
always exercise over the living. If
those bones could speak, what a
history might here be .unfolded! But,'
like the,sphinx, they hold their secrets
in close-lipped silence, allowing' the
nineteenth* .century visitor full scope
for the exercise of his imagination.
When these bones walked the earth
the Hawaiians were most likety ferocious cannibals, and this cave may have
been one of their feasting places.
, Many a time during my stay did I
pass over the cave, 'but did not care to
penetrate any farther into its depths.
Everywhere the sacred ohelo berry
grows ; a few ferns and* tall scraggy
trees complete the landscape for miles
and miles, and uotbing else seems to
flourish. After a stay of ten days I
was pleased to bid adfeu to my friends
and returned to Hilo, wilh its plea tun b
surroundings, but after all J am not
sorry I went to Puna.        Pe.vgjiadon.
i '  Letters have just been received from
onerof the largest banking houses in
Holland by a gentleman in New York,
in which the bankers state that they
are prepared to negotiate for first-class
railroad     securities,      manufacturing
establishments    or    gold    mines   fin
America. The gentleman who received
these letters has just returned from
^Europe, and gives a reason for this re-
tl^urn of confidence in  monetary circles
He    says:    Money   is
abundant abroad, and there has been
a    remarkable     gain    in    confidence
because of the fact, while well-known
there, does not seem to be known here.
J*t is that after the present  Czar of
Russia took the oath of office he made
a personal pledge to the Rothschilds
that there should be no war in Europe
for at least two years. The Rothschilds
have a similar pledge from-the other
rulers,  and are confidently investing
their money as, a 'result of it.' Sooner
or, later   this   money   will   turn 'into
Amercian investments.   My. own experience does not confirm-the stated
ment that Europe is afraid of our currency system.
Down from Golden Cariboo.   ; '
* J. Hepburn arrived at Vancouver
from Cariboo last Thursday and has
gone east.' During the past six weeks
he took out a few hundred dollars from
Keithley point and adjoining ground
with a rocker, the'surface gravel being
washed away by the high water of last
summer. Mr. Hepburn had with him
$208 worth of nuggets varying in value
from $1 to $20 each. He was also
arranging to put in a bridge across the
North Fork for the Victoria Consolidated Mining ' Co., in which Messrs,
Mann, Holt, McKenzie and other ea!st^
ern capitalists are interested. They
will develop their claims on arl extensive scale next summer.��� World.      ;   ���.
Odds and Ends from the Legislative
���.. Assembly,
THE MINING BUREAU.   ..
Last week, while the Mining Bureau
Bill was being discussed in committee,
Mr. Cotton said he strongly opposed
the proposal to expend a large sum of
money for a building for the bureau in
Victoria. If they really desired to aid
the mining industry by such an institution they should secure a really able
superintendent to collect information
and furnish' reliable and practical reports. For the use of miners and prospectors Victoria was about the worst
location that could he found. ��� He ridiculed the idea of the,Minister of Mines
that prospectors would flock to Victoria
to hear the lectures and that this would
provide quite a source of revenue.
, Messrs. Williams, McPherson, Davie,
Eberts and Bryden followed By striking
out the sentence authorizing, the Government to acquire land in Victoria' for
a site, it being held that they had
ample already.      ....... '���
Winnipeg Merchants After Kootenay's
,    Trade.,    , -   ��� .   ,
In pleasing contrast to the apathy
displayed by the Coast cities in regard
to the growing trade of Kootenay, we
notice tlie activity being displayed' by
some Winnipeg tufrchanfcs to obtain a
share of the trade of this district, as
well as that of Cariboo���our old standby gold producer. Winnipeg houses
have been gradually extending their-
business operations in British'.Columbia until they now reach into nearly
every section in the interior. West
Kootenay's trade is a growing one and
must eventually overshadow the trade
of every other district in the province.
This trade is surely worth striving
after,  but the merchants of our own
coast cities do not appear to think so.
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Visit of General Booth.
Gen. Booth, of the Salvation Army,
who has reached the Pacific coast by
way of the State?, is expected to ar-
rive in Victoria'next Monday. The
City Council will present him with au
address of welcome. The Salvation
Army'propose having' two meetings' in
connection with the visit. The afternoon' meeting will be devoted to hearing the general's account of the army's
progress' throughout the world, and
probably some speeches from several
well-known citizens. This reception is
in great contrast to the treatment accorded the army during the first few
years of its existence, when its members wore jeered and laughed at on the
streets as crazy people.
 '��   .  -
Going to Retaliate.
The American fish companies at Victoria are somewhat agitated, as it is
currently rumored that the deep sea
regulations are to be so changed that
hritie'but British subjects can-embark
in the,fishing business in- British Columbia.
OPPOSITION CONSTITUENCIES NOT IN. IT.
When the House went into Committee of Supply last' Friday, Mr. Hume
objected to the vote' of $8,000 for the
South Riding of West Kootenay. It
was like throwing the money away as,
it would not do anything towards the
works needed. He asked^the'Govero-
ment if they intended to' carry out the
promises made '' by the ' Attorney-
General. '
Hon. Mr. Turner did not know of
any promises. ,   , '.,,,"���
' Mr. McPherson repeated what he said
the other day���the districts represented
by Opposition members were not fairly
treated.' ,
��� Mr. Kellie contended that South
West Kootenay had been well-treated
in the matter of . the Nakusp & Slocan
Railway and other public works.
Mr. McPherson pointed out that
when Mr. Kellie was' first elected he
was opposed to the Government, aud
bis district was not fairly, treated^until
he became a Government supporter.
' ' Mr. Graham said roads and bridges
had been promised in'all parts of his
district and some had been started, but
work was- stopped immediately after
the election of an Opposition member.
'   THE BOVINE AND THE " NEDDY."     '
Mr. Kitchen said he had been unable
to see any, results from the $16,000
mentioned in the supplementary estimates as having been expended 'in the
New Westminster district since tho
floods. He would like to know where
the $16,000 had been wasted. There
were many culverts that had not been
replaced and many of the roads were
covered with debris left by the floods.
He refused to, take' his seat until the
Government told him how the $16,000
was expended.
' A peculiar sound was heard from0the
end of the Government lieuches, which
led Mr..Kitchen to remark that he did
not know there was a cow in the House.
Dr. Walkem :   I did not know there
was a jackass in the House.
After,Dr. Walkem had gone outside,
to " see a man," probably, the Government promised  to give a list of the
work done with the $10,000, and Mr.
, Kitchen allowed the item to pass.
Has Not Struck Kamloops Yet.
The general depression has not had
an opportunity of making itself felt in
Kamloops yet, thanks to the C P. R.
repair work and the wages paid out by
the Government for building the Provincial Home, which sources of creating
a circulation of the "needful'.' have up
till now kept "hard times" at bay. ��� But
those works having now been completed
there is ample time for the invader to
put in an appearance, and in such case
adversity will Ins more keenly felt, fol- '
lowing so closely on prosperity.   Tlieu
Kamloops will have to fall into line in
the procession and "Haw wood" with
the rest of us.  The local correspondent
of the Colonist writes:   "Despite the
hard times elsewhere,  this   year - has
been the most prosperous in the history
of Kamloops since tlie   railway   construction was completed, partially dua
to the extra force of workmen employed -
in repairing the damage by floods to
the C. P. R., whose supplies were taken
from here,, and  to the  building of the
Provincial Home, which put a considerable amount'of money in circulation.
That institution has been examined by
the arch i beet an d accepted as pro cMen 11 y
finished.    It is a beautiful structure, on
a commanding site, and a credit to the
city and the province."
Scatter the' Glad Tidings.    \ .,
That, one, needs .to. go away from
.home to get home news is often exemplified, and the following glowing account from the pen of the Victoria correspondent of a,Winnipeg journal is a
casein point:' , ' ��� , .-.'��'
, "Most satisfactory accounts are coming from the miuing country, as high '
as fifty and a hundred claims a day aro
recorded ab Kaslo. ��� Tho output of ore
at Three Forks will be greater than the
Nakusp & Slocan road will be able to
carry. 'On tlie Lardeau 25 rich companies are operating, and prospects for
a splendid output from that region
were never better. Single miners have
been taking out as high as $50 a day in
the vicinity."�� i- "   '   .   . ���
the
Mr. Louis Redon, of the Driard
Hotel, .Victoria, B.C., died almost suddenly, on Monday. Deceased was an
old-timer and one of the pioneers of
the mining country.
Awarded
Highest Honors���World's   Fair
Through Kir��t Cl<>ss Sleeping Cars and Tourist
Sleeping Cars to St. Paul, Montreal mid Toronto
without changes.
REVELSTOKE TIME TABLE.
Atlantic Kxpruss arrivon   fl:15dnilv.
Puuillu " "        10:25   *'  "
For full information us to  rules, timu, etc.,
apply to
I. T.   Hr��-wsi<-r,
Agent, ltevulstoke.
OKO. McU IIKOU'X.
District J'a-hi'iiKi'r Atfrnt.
Viiiiu'imur, I!. C
All placer claims in this District
legally held mav be laid over from tlie
15th October. 1S01, to the 1st June, 1895.
N. FITZSTUBBS.
Gol'i Com in insiiiuci:
Dated at Nelson, H.(\,
���1th October, 181)1.
- A CASE OP CHEAPNESS.
Mr. Williams asked   who  had
contract for the Ashcroft bridge.
Hon., Mr. Martin :> The San Francisco Bridge Company.
' Mr. Williams thought there' were
local companies that could do the work.
He had seen several bridges built by
that company, and they did nob
amount to much. >
Mr. Rogers said the San ' Francisco
company had always given satisfaction
and had done the work at a fair price.
Mr. Kellie said the Government
should try and give the work to local
men. He read a letter in which it was
stated that while tho San Francisco
company were building the Ashcroft
bridge a British Columbia company
were being prevented from building a
bridge at Spokane for which they had
received the contract.
Hon. Mr. Martahi said the tender of
the San Francisco Bridge Company
was $3,000 lower than the lowest of the
other tenders. The.next lowest tender
was also an American company, the
lowest local tenderer being $5,000
higher than the highest American company. 	
Fauvel Process of Treating Gold Ores.
" A. new method for separating gold
from its ores .lias, recently,been introduced in the mining districts of Wyoming. 'The crushed ore is heated to a
sbate of. incandescence aud* quenched
in a bath of ?cold water. As 'each red-
hot parbiclefalls into the water, enough
steam is iustantly generated to shatter
it, and'any glaze or film is therefore
ruptured. The particles of gold are '
thus broken down-to a remarkably fine
sbate and are rendered .very brittle.
The gold is clean and shining0 and
quite tree from,any coafctng"of "oxide.
This method makes it, unnecessary to
crush bhe ore very finely, and in addition the output of the mine  is  gp fatly
increased. '
������ ..��	
���The Golumbia Desk Calendar.
. For ten years the desk calendar issued
by tho Pope Manufacturing Company
has held a unique place among buiuess
helpers. Each dsiily leaf during that
time has taught its quiet 'lesson of the
value of bettor roads and outdoor exercise, and especially the benefits of
bicycling. The calendar for 1S95, which
is just issued, is even brighter than its
'predecessors in appearance, as clever
artists have added dainty silhouette
and sketch to the usual wWe and witty
contributions that have heretofore
given this popular calendar its charm.
It can be had for. five 2-cent stamps
from the Pope Manufacturing Company, Hartford, Conn., or from a��y
Columbia bicycle agency.  .
W. A. JOWETT,
MINING AND HEAL ESTATE BSOSEB,
.'      NELSON, B. C.
Lardeau & Slooan Prospects Wanted.
MOST PERFECT  MADE.
A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder.   Free
from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant
40 YEARS THE STANDARD.
WANTED A IMX6 HOLIDAY.
Thero. was a long discussion as to
how long an adjournment should tie
taken. Hon. Mr. Davie moved that
the House adjourn till Thursday next.
Mr. Rithet moved in amendment to adjourn until January 3nL' .The amendment wus carried by 15 to U, the Opposition voting with the premier.
��� With the customary good wishes of
a festive tiiuo the members rushed otT
like a lot of boys let loose from school.
OCEAN STEAMSHIPS..
ROYALMAIL.LINES.
CEKAPKST route to tho OLD COUNTRY.
' 1'ropohud Sailings from Montreal.
ALLAN LINK.
NuMiDr.vs No��.  3
Pahisian Not. 10
Mongolian : ;..,Not. 17 s
DOMINION LINE.
Tohonto Oct. 37
Vancouvbh Nov.  3
Ohkoon Nov. 10   ���
BKAVKH LINE.
Laki: Huito.v Oct.  M
LakkOntario Oct.  31
Laki: NBi'ioo.v Nor. 7
Cabin $J5.850. 3&0. $70, J80 and upwards.
Intermediate $30; Steerage $30.
PaHsenvern ticketed through to all parte of
Great Hritnin and Ireland, and at specially low
rata, to all parts of the European continent.
Apply tonoarcHtHtcn.mshiporrailwayatfent.t.o
I. T. BREWSTER. Ac*nt, Sovolstake,
or to Koukkt Kkhh, Gen.  : assengcr A^cnt'
Winnipeg. ,
The traffic receipts of the C.P.R. for
tlie week ending JJcccmher 21st were
!">.���" 1G, 000; for the same week last year
they were S^OOO.
COPYRIGHTS.
CAW I OBTATW  4  PATENT*     Vet ��
prompt answer ��nd nn faonoit opinion, write t��
I MUNlf <fc CO., who haye hud aiMvlrflftr jannT
, experience In the pntont btutnetu.   Coiuntmlab-
��� tlonii strictly confidential.   A Ilandhank ���ri*.
fonnatloa concerning E'atent* and bow t* oh-
tftln thorn sent free. Also a catalogno mt SBeoaoav
loal and icluitlnc book/i pent fr��e.
Patents taken thronefc Munn tk Ce. rerelre
Bpoclnl notice In tho HclrnClflc Americnn, and
thus are brought widelr before the public without cost to tho inventor.   Tills splendid paper.
Issued weekly, elegant ly illustrated, bos by far'ths
���    '            " .   ...- .�� |B Uje
    ���...      _ iplfs sent free.
Bulldlnc Kdltlon, monthly, ?lV)a rear.   Slncl.
largest circulation of liny scientific wor
83 n year.   Saiiplc enpk-s sent free.
world.
llnK Kdltloi....
copies, its cents.   Kvcry number coutnlnn b;na
tllul plates. In colors, and photographs of ncv
houses, with plans, enabling DMtldcrsloshorUn'
latest designs and secure contractu.  AdC.-eat
MUNN & CO- Hkw Yojut, W0|  "t-viarf ��� r
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IWAtUAIIhY IV AliVAVCi:.
C:ic Yiar   "�� 0.1
Hit -Muniln ��� 1 '"'
Thuv Montis. ... ,   0 'J)
ADVERTISING. JSAT.ES.
One Inch, pci mouth        .. . 1 Vf
Two Li. ho-, i>�� r in mill. I (>'>
��� Si*.       " "        " .- I> 'j'
Special contracts for Urge ailvei lii'jim nd
All bill-. lor .ilvertKintr due (nc lit ol  cu-Ji
rnout!>.     '
Quack and cure allad\citU>cmcnrs not w.uitol.
The Mail is minted e\eiy t5.iliml.iy inclining
for tiie Hevelbtoke Punting & I'ubiii'n'irj t'o.
(Limited) by
R. W. NOBTHEY,
Knrioit \N*n ?.I wagiih.
SATURDAY, DEOlikMI'Ii'R 2i). IS'jI.
-    MAY MAKE A MISTAKE.
To most people in  Ttevel'��toko Mr.
Gamble's action in waiting for "balnn
spring "'before commeuciiig operation
on the river bank seems -very foolisb.
The time between the disappearance of
,   the snow and tlie annual   rise  of  t he
river is too short to permit of,, any extensive   operations, such as should be
the   caso   Here,    being    carried ' out.
Spring is proverbially fickle,   and  this
holds just as good here as in any othei
part of   tho  world.    It may he a I.no
'   spring, and tho snow may remain until
the hot weather sets in, in which ci->e
the melting of the snow on  (ho mountains would occur simultaneously with
that on the level, and  the ' ri&e of the
water would be overwhelmingly sadden, and tho wort  would  have, to be
put off t till next fall. " Spring may sot
iu early, and the river would  become
BiifficieuLly high to  pre\ent any work
being done on the beach, which is now
high and dry.    Besides, it will be impossible to haul the necessary rock .mci,
timber when the snow Is softening uu-
tfor the genial influence of the spring
fiUAshiue.      Mr.   Gamble   may ,have
pratts for bringing tlie inatci ial from a
long- distance  by  i ail way.   ' It. so, a
-lo'nsiderablo portion of tho appropriation v.'ill be swallowed  up   by  freight
rates, while the best, of material may
be obtained close at hand.    Never was
there a more favorable time for bringing in both rock and timber than now.
The siiov is firm and only a few inches
(leap.    A1 good road could be made to
.   the quarry at a trifling cost, and there
�� &ra plenty of teams in the town to do
* tha hauling.    Tf  the woik   lias to be
v postponed until next fall Mr. Gamble-
will have to thank himself for it, if, as
vro understand, he has boon "given full
powei' ia   the matter.    We who  live
1    hero do not leave our hauling until the
sprieg, and everyone knows that if'he
c rut>,a shdrb of firewood about the time
fehe spring  thaw  commences   he will
okays*to borrow fropt his neighbor until
tha cnov if;  all gone, as none can be
brought in.    Mr. Gamble will do well'
to " get a move ou " at once.      ��� f
o'-Ii i') i.iai* j*   ui��;.l)ut ti.e   ^��n    of
1'V    ; ..'i    \. IS    i'lO    �����>������>"     ��������>    .1"'     !   it
��� O.i'i Iho'lSi,      if    ail      W, 10    ''it   .l'KC'1
a- ��� j".ingto   tlie'r   do.otts, hos, -, <d~ -.
slt-Mi   \soald   there  be   in    the   ���- wit-
1 , i',ii. ? *
le.K.e. * .
j so" there is a Chinese Iran -1 uion
of the po-*ci ]vl,.iii>g to to-!ii��,ltt-'j
~ot it eiiain'ejonf b;-~thiv?>i amath !������������( *e.
That's ail'i.ght. 1 Ju>jj.i there will be
Chinamen dough preset uniill up ah
tlie climbs and etc. ii"s left betv\'M
tlie wainscoting .md tLo aad'eneo
b-it it ma}- not bo out of place io Cv
p'ess the hope that' i/he Society *vils endeavor to make .JnhVi_ci.mifon.tbU; when
they get his money. Oil J >. miuicii
D.s/j",   ;'-, an exclusion Icit hcie on the
Lytlon    for,   Xalcutip.
Th<
i\ .3! C
.several Chinamen on bo-ud, :iud has me,
pan
I their fare .were   entit'eci   to   the
s me treatment as the'while j enple.
iso thought tlie man.'.go'js oj 'tlj. excursion, \iho had pii>i -"lOO for the
b >at and her e-'ev.' lor the d i<. At
slipper time 6iie i f the man. ,.o. ���> oi iii(
.������A.'UiiioU ("Jiftre v'eie t >vo o^ ihe.u;
as'-rod^ the Ciilii.'inc'i i1. io su;ipi",L-wIt'i
h.m. Th.y rtadiK. ^.mjihed, atid
sealed themselvevs at the t.J''.'. -fu; u
then tlie captain e.iiiie uno ��lie di'iing-
K.ihX'ii, au.i soenvd "_.i.h.icL '.' iih ��. -ton
ishmunt., Cw.il'i he l.elio\" iii-:e_\ij';
Chinamen '.cue.I ,iL_Iiij ^i;.j)_.l' (aiiii '
Gie.it Jehoi..pb. i ' "This ��,-.���<, t.>o
jiiueli. So. in' la/i^narje iiicii \winn
th.-.ii polite, liV'irdcne'I tho.n oili, ..:.-!
even took o.ie by tlie coliai to u". .ii u
o'lt, 3,{Vy"-v'hilo the in.'-iji^f. ���?'tl;^
Qxetusioii 'who i.i.'d'.invitee] i\em o.
felt \f'ty cfreap, -_ery_ >-tii"i'fl ":<ud _ t".'1;.
moan. John has a good i:iein'a-y,,,oi.i!
will be chary'or expcndi t_r his inourty
wheie only his.monuy i-. wit.n.'ie.
{ an, t
.1  ill!
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;ii"\   iin��r <!' ;'i    t;< -
. .   !   (   ���    .!���   I':'!?1^ ;.��� in"  <>t   ^i3   (.,'.   ������
fia-t   ������  ���<!���   lia--".\ ;t'i"i'se.i   .m<   v euerg
.]. Iiril|>inr^    in     I,\.\ i-J. da..    (     ,n    ;,;,\
^���t.vio'i  -'.ii   s,'ii{(. ijic i i.  p. i;.  . 'j.
iU ���>������_( on'davs.     T!;l '-!.;'."i! Ji.s- ci.io.-
,__ Kooior.rry 2^odj
i/7'^"*  No.i5A.r.ftA,f
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*i *   Tiic'vr,u"ii. ij.';
yr .11 >'all  111  .!.(.  T.'.l
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ra,
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A'
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;h the I u!l.";'-'-- ,ij.j . ii r-
i(.-tt'r d arid ].vcril ,t i.iiiJ.-Mi
I i.er'l'V'lilj,', yet " i. ii ;.���!<> \. i'l be tooi"l
tribe i,n ' opji'sl'ci1' or uvr Pile waei'
biie    trn.n   iwnt-     io   be    bi.iit.    uj..
Tii'> O. P. II. uithouii.es have lia'1 i 'v-'.v
iiown-ite sui v(\ve.i and .-hilled, unlit
i:> si.ifc.l \ ill place tiie lots' o-i I he m.ji-
ki-o JTi  .i lev, o.i".f. at a jei"mable Jiti-
u; r>.
h.li (lie -L.t'itu: v.'
;'t\>u- Iherr
is very litil
gi o s 111   '.e 'i a; id
 ��� (01 ill.. '1'
Ml PC"
l!    .��
ii.   i a. !i
I       [       ]!       Ill
 t'l'U.
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-kl t'VltY.
rt-TV]
���M   2aOjV,   7. O. O. F.
T'< 'inl t>' ni( etni"i .i l lioid
-lo ,\   <:.'} LM.is r^li
the .���aiittij.' of ih>- r. :���. Jc.    (;h:-i
.(���uoiij; L..e ljiii]<i;ii_r- and addition-.
ei-('( !i i\ 1 iii. ye.M him t < ��� ���m"itio:i thi
l.;""nV,b)��: 1ii> tomji'i-T i��>n ail'i la} !/'._,'
n.ii (>t (I'm Mir.;; !' ii.i ..'.I ^.ii'ih'ti'
("���/   Dr.  "..'eLr'.'ii,   a<;i<..>i.n'>    (he   rii ii_/
,'/..
on
��� I
.lei.oiiv i'
. LOJ
'ii. 'Il'.v, ( e , t.M .Hi'iliK'ji In their -tru.
wh'.Lii "a.(.'U\ iln ili t'i l..e ii/e ol tlie
!(!���>< k; ('.'!> isiiine A. i (i., .i t^o-s(')] ey
\.'-il iilliilisi�� In t'lv're.il oi tli.-il' '���l('re j
L'l'.io'i hot' l, "erge tiVO---i.ire;�� bai t\
V/Sth   e Ullage   hoiiie:     W.   Vleminji,
duriilg the ye.ir, r liiel .neoiig Ihem
l,'"ie;r one loi w.jihin'; b(;Uh'^ .ind p.is-
t"iu i.:.i)tr beer, IK ieec by :Ji leet: <i
new ire house, �����} f.-rM/ by '.'i feet, bol h
I I'n.ll b'>:nl!^ i.ii.JL ol none, a i.ow toot
!:>>'.! ��e iiinl ne: < ��� =\iiy ombuilding'?.
Considemiile laud has been'(Reared
el the to\. ii-a'te ioi ^aulen-., of which
t'-eie.'-e Him a iaige number pi odm-
inj-i'l.'vr . and ��-ePr< l.ib'es ol (ii it-ela-.s
riu..lit>. This I'eiideji the (o".n a niuch
ir.oie de-ii t'.il ��� pl.uc ��������� i,j idei.c tis.in
?'.ie i']i>g!:'.i. ' forjiiftly. 'i iie popuUitiop uuy not
have int reaped voi y gre.'illy. but it is
composed .ihiio't. snlely or w'nat may
b" e lih-d n ������peimauenl," ]i.��puJ.nion.
v, bile ifie fioafuio; elei.ient lias de-
oi eased.    Tjie numlii-r oi  children   has
fecsjsy   fea==i i"a=o��  %&��
a      1 KB *.B
Iff.
��
Arrvja lisszsa A
13 where we have placed the price on our new stock
-.-? "tr,-
[ c?  TV* rs**
oi. Aiiias rioveit-ies, comprising
o
/I
frf'
1  >    ,
>
f/i
Dressing Oases
Photo Frames
Elegant Fans
Silk Handkerchiefs
Albums
Card Receivers
Work Boxes    Shaving Sets
Oigar Oases     Magic Lanterns
Ties,
JB'ancy bus
etc., etc., etc.
���:o: - :o:
^ie.itly irieu'..""-e<i,   tneie    being   nov
!aff.v ii..in, an liti m   to and d-iiibie the    anor.t 1!K)��iiiidi e-i ul' school age i-esid-
-u>e
I.
i .',e
PRAGMEKTS OF HISTORY.
Dogs, in Chursh.
J.'i3.vjt iSiHj^Pcrlnit me, in {.lie interests of the cluireh-iM.'.iii of 11 ';\ el-
stoke, to protest, again 5t the, tlicaght-
le,-.s habit whiclr.st��no .pcopio h.r.e of
CtUintf Uicir dog-, to chisi'e'i v.ith'th^ui.
If tlw-o vrho possess piou, dngs
could airVii'go for a speoiiil &w\ I'ec on^o
a week on tiieir behalf (! lii'-'aii t'uc
dogs'"), T am .sine it vroul-i .'fid ��iea<\\
to the (.onifji t'of all who iieqacat the
oil u rob.
T<ut seriously, church, ii no place i'os
do.gu,    and.    a]i.irt   iiuin    Lhe"' inconvenience they m ty c tuse, J think chnio
who'takc them   vvould. slu.w mos-1 (}><
Ciulion by leavjii" them at homo.
It may be .musing to sooie, but I:
is certainly very ant.uving, not to -a/
eiubair.tssing, to ti-o p'^ichci1, viien.
in the inid'-t of rhe sei vic.->, a do;c gels
up and commences to p.uv.dc a!>. u'.
f'.ilowed'in'many in-_,t inces byoiuers
of bhe same specie1;. ,���
O'jc.-isiofi.'v'ly an. -irfeiiipt i--, mide t(-
turn the oHcnder On1., bu! owing t > Qn
ciuie.tude and secrecy whvdi1 "mi.i-!'
neeev-an;y lie empkr. e.l w'.jjo i!fk>
opei'ation 'is in pro��i c,,-3s it r.ireh pu.v es
'Stice-cssftd, anfl in.)''''1 \,?:i n "to.'n not
the peison \n lh> makes the attempt, is
made to look exnvmely iidiei.lou-,     It
! oi.l ol.e; lIo',< : t 'i'.tpjiiug.
font hoir-o; it. S.fn.swii, ban., dr'^iii^
sau.l a.Jtl large v.o<.d ,lsed; .J. it. Sib-
'ithl. ^m V-piuol "-diielioui-e; JJon.'lie
jjl'oi., tnr^ige on .*3c>ejii'l stieet; liov-
el-StuV.' Liniii'"!' Wo., (ji.'ee s>iii.��11 oot-
ta.;v i; i. J. (jt.ih.i'ii, ciiUaqe on H'-'c-
ii'ld stl. el.; .S. Jj.i l^el Inll, \. ol fillip on
'Aia^^e.V,.a- iivoiiae; U. -���-. Ft ti\M, \voik-
.-aop.Mid d^illi'i.-f on ^h'coikI sueet;
)!(".��� iJ. iliyieii.iii Cl."ich oil 'L'hud
stieet, a., a 10-1. ol" r,i!..){>; i'aildsngi om-
mitioe, i.;. T. li.tyhh ..nil T. J. Ui.ihaui;'
I it donated bv iWei.��ra. "\">'eils and.
i?inei' ; miall debt s'.ill on building.
Mofhnli.ii t'hurch, Third sstrtrot, mm'"
hor. air i.ii'ii.ue an.i hi ick ehiiiinr'y;
lenoNated ai.il imrioi ed at. a cost oi
about ^.TiO. A si roei. h..s been o[)c.ierl
up from site) ilds eoiii'r in the nvi{.;ut
s.ied , v.-Mcli h.ie provctl ol the yiea.,ast
public i ijiiU'i.i 'ii' ('.
In the lou.��r \o\\ n e-reat \n og: B'--, is,
diseeruilile at too fir-i [jl.iuce. h"ii&t
m the tiiie' of iiuihlm^b ei.iy bo liniii!-
-lioned Mr. ,jo!in Stone's new d���>\;elh!',.;-
ihouso on "jcii-,bn ftieet. it ii a mm y
protiy (ie-ign in ti.o i nsut, r.-r 8��'.'i-b
chalet -fcyle, .mil \\a- de- ,^ue i bj-iii'.
Aloei't yt me. j I, envoi :,i ennt-'di-; .i^c
portion of tlie U-'j itvt ml, an.i i, .\
credit..bl" an iii mil S.. the lesi.lein e-. of
the town. M��. S. Mi'ei'eiMii hat. co.-i.-
pieteda.pivlty gothio tottajeon Lmii>t-
las snoot: "h\ li. Pitard n.'.i eoinp'.ete.r
a d',\ ellieg-Iunn" !n htm : ii,--e,liiie-
ck-so by Mv. Ii i!iv.'(. h.ii made con.
Bit" tab]" lui.hi.ii'il'-an 1   ...l: i'k.'i'l! eijts
ing iii ii''- to-.i'ii a-!���! iiiin<"di.iie vioiiiity.
Kue, doovl   ..Mil  droui .1   \ve:e ielt in
all   tiseir  intoiioity in   UoveKtoke, but.
evil  eit'eefs  of
i\
ten
rioit
now re-
o<\ !
a:i-u t'i.
was (|uhe w it bin my
tlie. late''])iog'hes ' wnuld   ha>'0   h.'n"-"
something to s.i.\ on   tins subject, bjl
sinoe he Ik.s o\ei l'mkod   it  i L.-.n! \u.i
In   trie
will excuse the libeit;, .1   fool
taken   i;
in ittci.���
i ailing   "a11. ut .mi
"Cni'is i *ij   . ��� fu'-y,.
Ho < kK\> ~\\'li-h.
PiOvelstoV. l>e,-.  :"(;..     lh "t.
:   *' '    Ul
,iii ��� ]i .1^.-
.���iie :r e .ii'J erijn to til c ti/en- vi,"
rn. y ii.iVe1 n),m \A i.'ur  :-��� j-.iv ���, , (<1
^01).c  <i\   pa1.!"    iM'    ��� '      ���) -"    ^i w   i
f: c(;i.e:i(i^    ������.-< n1  ������ u   .;   t"'��   i   ��� .-��� -
inn j el.-}''���>"��� d !>*��� '"    '-'     i->'..--'.
11.>n. Or  .nail.-lev*. ..'   t!.'   'r '~ '  .
er-   r:
[by diooenrs.]
"Tlsgooso honks high" in Ttevoi-
pto,r9. Kot that I wish to liken
f-oc'et.y (with a big S)'ii> this aspiring
Lurg to �� goose, but it docs many silly
��hii'gs b-esides holding its ' head aloft.
'Oh, shade of M icAhster, vvouldsl thou
werfc presjent to shov/ ui hOw.to do it '
Our e!it��, on moie than one occnio'i,
' avo attempted to diaw the line���the
.mid, cuel, }ret invisible   line���v-heie- | [Mi\-W ^t i- 'jnt.- \\>>\\
with^ to   divide   the-puic   aild   mi- |     );^t��� ^lX-*hw��':'>>
h'e"i:sbed from the contaminating contiguity   of   the  blemished,  >tli�� '
Tell it not in Oath, neither in the halls
of TJppertendoni! 'Oh, ye  piivilegcd
classes!' Know   ye  not   that   if   Uiy
��eighb5r's   presence  is   defilpmont. so'
��ho   irt   thy   neighbor's   contribaric n "f
lYhy would31 tbcu spurn  hi* (or Ynr)
rjerson  and -yet  accept   his  (or  bet),
fifvS I    What is the moral,of all this ?
Jistert,   my  good   friend, and 1 will a
tele eiifold.    It happened last I'mlav.
:mr"   js   the   lare-.t   instanc-j   he.io of
Hoc'ety. (with-a big S) getting a baek- I
h."7\der.    After the  date   of the Fire j
Brigade '" At Home " was - fixed, most j
of the   householders   In   town  (n��ue t
especially   members   ot   the   brigade) j
vcro .".ske.d.to contribute refresiieaeiiti I
for  the  occasion.     This   was   n.'dib
prui��iic-exi, "and on Friday last (l;>o d.iti  I ' l-
o" the "At  Ilouie')   two   moinbr:,
the brigade drove ..round to gatbei i.|. ( ���'" ~
the g<,��,d'things   which   h.al   be..,! g.,t
j'fcatlv.    On their   auival   at t<   , t.tu
Of
At the Jootoi Do.ejhi .
Cei J vhi i: v lias   omit ;i
to tnd i o'ttai
stieet   LI
commodious, dwelling house c!o.-,o   to
1
hm   bla. kaimlh  t>hop.    Sir. Oeoi^e ij.t-
toi me i' ii i ieart1 (, laid out. and li ik.'ii
two l.lr^' lot-in ;ilc.i.t ot   Ins  house on
ljoiiif'.ii   sin 11;    on   'In-   laeci   yi.t.'
���-< eJts  vvei,.;  sown,   ,t:.n  a  < i-:'J   p '"tty
ia��-ii   huaii.e    <iip..!e.il.      Ol.    o mnt
Meet" .Mr.   1
.   I    . IlUli-l    \\
; init;; iwy
. iY i.'ii'i
. fn"10l   \>\
i���. n-.iouii
it go   blinded
.���ail. in tne
m.ii'j e>.(i'p*. t no ('u\ UjjjsfiUn'd spare
left in the ic.ir of (he houses' between
Fient ilieet.iuil the vwvv. Voi neatly,
!t .ii a mile below the brMije some 10 or
CO root, of Ike ii.isie. i\a . e<i~.'. ied a v<\y
'oy ih' Hooiks. but it is hardly piobablo
ihat'-iieli .lam i^ev.ill <��ver,if-,.in ivt'.r
at tbii spur, as (he ia.o fiovornmonii
have anpt'iipriaioil ifilO.ixiL.' foe piou'e-
t:\e v,n,'si. "Lhe dir.nth \v,it .icveti.
as id many pardons suil'ered, but the
loss v,.it- net exte-.-i\ e, and is jio.w entirely in'goiteti. 'i'j.e fiie cleared i^fj a
p.i'e it deal oi'-useless timber and brush
���act only fietii the towns'.ce, but
,il ,o t'loin I be Government r^seive-
ui'iih rif ti:e ir.uk, v.'hete many .ict-
lieis have located diuiti.g the past
month or ^two.
Altogeth.er considerablo pro,.;i,e*-s haS
lieen made in t.hre town, or." gteatiin-
pou'incnL beiny the inauguration ol
siieet li^hiirig, v.leoh is due tu the
'eae.'gy of one or two hu^.m-ss men.
rJ'tL" pt'..gi-"-s in nii-iin^ has been very
Hi.liked m the j',;.. Henri, of Hlilduil
account ,v, id aim. ar next v, ee.-v. In
tiiei.tr eau, miiiuac is m nUAiifi on the
c m-.ph ta"i of t:>e \v.,yon mad to Tro"i,
Jj.)i��e. wliieh wil: be m-hod as eoon et-
I ���<���>  .snow d'-iumoa: o. '
if'l -,""'
seo o^r 'Stock before par
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h*f
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R-K H    I   W& ^H   >K^ ' A     f%
atjvt^v rr������ >~��i^tn r^V")n-^p.    rf?\~ V^t J v**>   *"rP '<* ���"���"r"~
?���$, V .M"'-   ^�� 't *i-'>"!' '!v "'": '
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rPTT"C r'T^'PiTrpTn A T'' TTA'T1!?
^������L-
AUUAffAlMSON  1)1'OS., PicOT'iuf-yroits.
��������a*a a "a t>5�� "7?     *1
^^^,-s^       ��g����sl Beds,
'BUS TNIERTS   AL!.   TRAINS   AND   STEAMBOATS.
JTX..K
. *s-�� ^ iscs1 **^-c ~. *^sr*-
}?E,OO.IP   S^i.2TJ0_
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CHRISTMAS IN Si'-Vl-LSVOKE
f>l  v. Ell
Wete
ed ��.< oil
i
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it'.'s   'uj bei   sh ,r.. atiil   Tn
,ei    i ,.(     ,ti      2i -��� iet ...I nt   i.
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,e,iid'ij g-ec i.iny :.:i ��� . '.er,M',
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kin-! w irfi'>-T   -o'.ii "v '}��-"- ii��.,r
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b/iufp on ��� street, tiuii ulfa-'n ii
n����r\��kJ vert*  met b\   f ivorv ndn>-,  md
their eyes wero foisted   mi a l< mpnitg
Jasout of pies. Oct , j'iSi  fwi'i t'leie   i..
"Oh,''   "-ays   onr,   rubbing   In-   hu-.ls
delighteiMy. " what a   di-'i.-ioi!"   siii"d.
"*.Ir    ljl.Mtk ;  we   shall   h..\e   a   g: in-"
iV.'d   v-night.''    '* F   gues.   lot,'   i.i -
Ur, Jil.e.k, '-the   sm"il will   be  ;iii.,i
call you .'.ill get."    "Oh."   reluin.   t,-.
phi collector,-" how's that?"     "We!!,'  i
says   Mr. Blank,   "If   iny eomnany i.]
nos .'vcccptftlilft at the  dauc   \<>-,n/'t,
I'm sui'i my pies   won't   be"    "Aw
ji!i ; didn't you    get   an   invit jfiou'''
jvsks the crestfallen collect or.   " N'.i ^ "
Tablc.-u !    _   [J'bt't    pic-      colleetot i'j ,
[ Co. i fc'iiri.]
i_?ut    inelfhinkH   I   hear   my   gratie
re.uler ask, .'kWhut h.-is this  got to do    v^ortrK m li-r-i v (ken i' ,n my..   . i i.
^>i h the elitfrfind Rocie/.,y '(with a big I  * ��� ,'''.'-' '"*   ,J ','"','; ";.^"'��c " ".    ���- "'
_.   i;    ' 1 .  nn    '{ill-1   u  tisvuij' to Hi ���  '- "<-,,i n i    -   . '    in -
The ririi'm..s ot i
(inieiiy i'.'rr Iti -tni y .'.vkh notimig
v> jitly of ieir.e.ik' I" dii tingmsh il
ti'om i'��* predecesMM-o. Tiie weathoi
vs ,'ine, fhe -.now iii m, ami oiilctoor
e-.-eic :l-o v, ai the leiiiing lei lie v. slchrh
riding and ftiov/ n'oeiiik beinf.; nu^sl
(���revilent. Despite, I he hard lime,
l""e hotels did ct rushing h.i-iuosi. and
the'""Vim .i'id .feiry" disp":i3ed at
��� orient t'i'' bus -eernod to have a g"ii-
oi'ot.s mfl'ionoe on bhv' patlakevo. Hut
(nor. \.ei'eno drunk. t>o be seen, and
Ol"''"; '.'i.ilii.iu w.is enabled to eujov
'he lulu!.-} wit liont eeee !iemg i.ilied
to'''. uueie.t'-.inL U^k of plating erne
I of ! i . feilow-subjei !i in dur mee vile.
I Soiti" in tiie .sic"s v eie cle-.ed : while
I ot!,ie'S 'mim.' rloied m name, but not in
lar t. .led 111" j ttbli.' ii'i'iv aril rlebarroi!
t'rt" . sp"ii.l 'ij' tia'ir money in anv
i-i'.\i-[   pi .ami,;   to  tlienu-tho'-.      At
IkeiliitiiS   siii|ii.u.ti.ii    LUil iitin.li   dhi-
>iets  '..e>e  S)iV 'ad. t hat  at   (lie   .S''k1:-
d,
in ('���<-
ce'lenf inciui, to wliich .< l.ut;" ini'iibei'
sai down. Afftf dinner the pi oprietors
hi (iilj.'1.!, O'.t .1 it'iei llsi'p|)lvo( llijliois
ari " c.'ai ^ ard (hv n a o.ipiltil toa ,1 lis!
w "- rn',e Cnnugli, Mr.tK. T. Kegk-:
w is iiei'iiii -i. 7'lie lo.i-l rif "The
tjiii'ii'1 .ii- i "-"oirid. 1 Iii 'i;,- )fi', Yi'iii,
''.,ei i'i;:i��n, wti'i male an e'o(|.ieii:
'j ^ t n ind iiiipii id In- i;.-leijir . i\Ji.
!. it I.our I t ijai'ini-il for the ladie :
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r* fjr &    -t,^   - THE KOOTEXAY MAIL.
LOCAL ITEMS
A happy New Year to all our 1 carters.
Mr. D. Robinson returned on Sundav
from Toronto.        ,
. Mr. J. AV. Vail  left on  Monday to
spend ChiLstmas in Kamloops.
There .are some  tinhorn gamblers in
t, town.   Lookout! >
The proposed dance in Bourne's hall
on Christmas night did not. eventuate'.
Mr. T. A. Lewis of Donald spent a
few days this week at his lather's, residence here. ,
Jack. Frost has determined to put a
���stop fe��iiMring oil' the sidewalks with
a wooden shot ul. '
Mr. J. Mesloy, of Hall's Landing,
spent Christmas with hi.s brothel' in
town.     ,
Miss Maud Ji.iihorley, of .Salmon
Arm, is visiting at tlie residence of Mr.
O. landmark.
Good skating has been en ioved during thejvok on the weal, side of the
river.    No casualties���jis yet.
A number of ladies have taken art-,
vantage of ike cm in Hats, J-h-essJ
Goods ami Laeoi at Coui-.stor's. '
m,^1'.""- '''* ^e-n: no haV returned lo town.
The f.uhily lias taken ui�� residence in
2>lv. J*j card's house.   '
Dr. Mckean had a valu.able dog run
PAGE 3.
Memberi of   Koolomiv Lndge,   in-1
eioiit,  Free ,t Accepted" Mitosis,  will,1
hold asoiieeon Thm.-duv, J.uiu.u v;i< d. I
The lodge is- noted for its fint-t Ja'-s i e-
ceptions  and there is  no doubt that
next  Tium-day night' will add  to  it<-
pre.-tige.
The BfiLish Columbia members of
the Dominion Parliament, Fiemier
Davie, Speaker Iji^gm.s. and the ecclesiastical dignit.nies of che province
nave received invitatiuns.to be ptv.icnt-
at the "statu funeral oi" Sir John riiomn-
_-on atlJiilifax, a special train cMiivoy-
mg them from Ott -iwa and back."
It is stated that there is a little hitch
in commencing operations on the llle-
cdleM act ri'. or b, idge. It appears that
(he settlei'i, and ranehei's on tlie other
sideol tho river cannot acrree amongst
themselves as tn the best,'' loci I hm for
the bridge. J( ii the general opinion
that the present site,is the be.it.
">7el.ioii Tribune, Dec. 22: "The im-
certanityof the mail set vice compels
person-, between Kaslo, Three Forks
and New Demer lo .send the bulk of
their mail by mule team, passengers on
the coach, or footmen,, as b\- this
means it is much more iiabie. tn'get <o
its d("-iination. it inieifcr., ^.imewhat.
with   with   poital    revetme,   however.
A  CO-OPERATIVE  TOWN
An English Cjti    v.;.
OMhem'fL
pavrtin-iy  :-,
tt    Vi :.-..-  };> (-rj ljody Jnirir.
.       f /U '.'   1 nllJI|l.
"t tisiiuc'L. although coni-
i"iag,   a   li.nicui town.
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'��:';���- o- - '. i-ji'U 11.-jo '.": in'
""'"���-"I - r~. * a- ���-.'���'Ol il y in its en <
live u.o.e: .u::s.    vu i.o'au in the
overbid  killed  on tho   track ue.Tr th
station last Monday.
Miss Lyda Edwards returned <m Sunday Irom Vancouver, where'she,has
been jil.iending .ichook
Mi: Johii llolstruin, from near Hall's
Landing. Ij-is Ken spending the Chi i.st-
inas Week m town. ��
RoveLstoke is a well-lighted town.
' '    Hugh Smythe, of the C.P.R. roundhouse, left on Ohiistmas JSve to spend
his bolidavs ;it the coast.   *
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Ladies''hits, Dress Goods, Trimmings
rand   Lulus  at  almost  halt   price   at
.   Cour.iior's. '
Christmas pa-it! and no drunks came
,   before   the   tieak!   Thete w;is   .also   a
vacuum in the stoiie.jug.    Moral!
Selkirk Snowshoe & Toboggan Club
has moved into new and commodious
quaiters in the Smelter J louse block.
The .thermometer showed 0 degrees
below zero 'Thursday nigQit, being the
coldest night experienced this winter.
T. J. Graham, who came home for
the holidays, left, for his work on rhe
C. P. li. near Ducks, on Wednesday
night.
"We are pleased  to  note that some
people do'ju.it as. they advertise/  II.
N. Coursier's advertised  cut in Ladies'
��� Goods, is genuine. ���> ' '
Fred Huson, who lost his  hand hi a
railw.ty   accident  some   two   months'
ago,-it now learning telegraphy in' tho
C.P.R. office at Salmon Arm,
ausuch let ter.-,.u egonorally itn., tamped'."
r There has recently linen considerable
shaking up amoiig.it C.P.R. officials in
this distiiet, 'the following changes
having been amiouuced: 'Mr. T. An
Oliver, freight agent at RoveLstoke-
SMatiou, luty been appointed station
agent atAshcroit. The vacancy here
will   he tilled  by   Mr.   Morton,"    who
Mi
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agent
:ias been  in   charge  :it the  Wigwam.
'-���. KimII will jru to the Wigwam,
uglas   relieves   Mr.   W." T'Vaio;
.;;?Jtit   at   Rosebcrry,   and    'Mi'.   Goo. i   ���-; ��� ..ui bmiji uera    wcem-'tho hii.-i
tuT^V' ll���.a&:^*bH$>*o��. ff����e-- to    m-olit made by ih^nsurunce coainamvV
Ih ree Porki in place of Mo. Dan scour,     tliev dec; i. <1 to * irei  ono.  nft   7
who  recently  fiiiiJcj>utlerf Mr. Geo. 0      "������������' -i- - -    ":      - ��f Ui0U ovra-
eotu ow;ji i- many joint sio'o.r or limited couiiidin-s, waich in their turn haw
created otner co-operative couibma-
tions. '
Its co-operative stores consist of two
societies, e ich�� with a membership of
nearly *.l.O 0. The=e societies were the
pionrcra of :ho "iinutea" tt-uvement in
Oluham., siul the cotton i::-iu,tiv v..s
tne hr t h.i.i'lcss tliey heg.ia with Sucii
rapid sirides hjB it mudo th.it 01d::..��ji
is known far and wide as the '-divi."
Tiie co o;i.-rat;ve societies ^'retid still
further, and now, i.i conj-rie'tion with
rne socioiir-3 in ndj ic-ut towns, own a
largo cnrti mill, th.i* sharir..; the profits
to ho ui . a- from lo'nuling fie gr.tiu.
1'hoio ai;o ii  Oidii.uu  fii.-iyic;. in tho
cotton  :i-ai> alon-.  about  J.VJ limited
compai..,..., thu 2i...j(,iity of whieh i���n-(,
been formed since  l3T2, 'wim capit^h
raryiiiB rtom ��'10,!'00 to ��13 00'J, chieilv
divined into V) Aiai os. Thoao coMiyumos
seeing tlie pt'ofir's accruing f.-om haying
tt'.e law  i..attiial, at once, formed tho
Oidham Cotton Jlnying Comp/my, Lmi
nra,   almost   eveiy   compa'iy    havh'g
shares; cojisoqueatly it is to  their  ow:i
interest to do businosa  with the com-c
pany, ami thus sharo in the piotits   But
twey do not stop hem    ficem- the ia..-e
Marsh.
By rlie Children and for the Children.
The very hw-ge audience- which'attended the Methodist church on Christmas Evo testii'ied��to Ute popularity of
< he annual entertttinnieut given by the
children of the Sunday school aiukthe-
distribution of, Christmas presents to
all   the   little   folks   in town.   Adults-:
we're charged 25 cents ad mission, and
the crowd was so large that extempore
���sea!o had to bo constructed by means
of- hunboi-'that was lying outside.' The
usu.ii conspicuous featuie���theChrist-'
mm tree���was not in evidence, but its
pl.io-> 'vas Uken by what was a novelty
l'> mt'.fc people���a Dutch < windmill,
which appeared to take a good .leal of
wind to t.et iji motion. The entertainment preceded the distribution of gifts
Tlie officers and members of the Fire   a!'d i-h ' youiir>  people acquitted them
rigade   desire   to   return   thank..*  i��    s,-,i.-,lt   ,-o-��� ������n.in..i,i..      r,   '. i-,   ,
Brigade desire to return thanks to
1 those ladies who so kindly contributed
,   refi cshiiKMits at their -'At Homo " last
Pi "day nig'nt.
There will be a children's service in
the Methodist church at 7:b0 to-morrow
evening, when special anthems will be
rendered by the elder girls of the Sim-
da v i-chooh ,.,
The Y.P.S.C.E?'of tlie Presbyterian
Church wiil have a social gathering1 on
A'ew dear's live. lb will be in the
form of a "necktie social." An admission fe-e of lUc. will be made.
,Tho Gun Club had a shooting match
forgecve and  tin keys'at  the ^nation
f range on Chris! m.u- fclve.   The winners
wore William .NteCulloeb,' Guy Darlier,
and IL A. J3rov,n.
i j
. 'The usual snonthlv ineetintr ,of the
Pire Brigade svik he h"id in'thePire
Hull riext Filday evening ;)t eight,
o'clock, when tiie attenchuic'e of all the
moitiOeit, is roqiie-tod.
Mr. S. H. Green, of Green Bros.,
Kaslo, formoiiy of Tilecillewaet and
Itovo'stoke, v.as married at Spokane
last Saturday to .Ylis.s Plora Goodwin,
ot thai. city.
The"feport has been ei;ciliated this
Wi'i'K, t.i the eili'Lt that the C. P. 1-f.
wiil place tho'r lots on the inaikcl next
week lor 'e.u-e.   The price will no!, ho
as high as was said to be asked at first.
A p.t' ty of younflf men on snow.shoos
vnsihe.l Pirnier .Toh'i: iretiieringmn on
.Ourihtmari morning to vvi-ii him the
eoiiijiliinoiiLs of the i-oas-on. Tiiev were
chrdi.-tliy reevhed by 51.-.' Lletherhigti.n
and wealed to lefteshir.euts.
The Tqboggan Club has decided to
celebrate JscwYoir's dav bv a g^u-.d
toboggan ride,' free to all:' and for that
jji.iyoso members of the club have
been working at/ the slide since voster-
.    day.
A Winnipeg paper states  tli.it   on
hoard  an  ezemohm   trah'i   from  that
city to Ontario there were no less than
h JOS habit's iii. tho  touris-(, and  colonist
cars, which   the railway company had
to carry tree-
On Tuesday eveni.-ig.a Christmas tree
eiiferiainmetjl w.i.i given in thePiosbv-
teiiau  church. .Su adnu'ssion   charge
was made, as the programme,wa.i very
short.    The priticip.il item was the disk
tribution of   the presents   to the children ol the .Sunday school.
^\re mHlorstuid'' (hat the postal
authorities haw gtanted permission
ior the sending of written New Ve.u's
greet itig.i, etc., a( printed matter l.ues.
, This mean;, tl..tt canks or other
nrescnls, sent at such nifes. ' mav
bear written messages usual to this
season.
Andy Parks left for Uig Bend last
week, and will put in the winter Ihete.
He had with him young )it.,.|; i,,.im.,
lately ejiiployed in Sibbald's-loiv, who
is ambitious to become a gold hunler.
They travelied on snuw.siioe.s and each
dragged a sled loaded with supplier.
A. L. I'.eafnu, of the Gold Hill claim,
French Creole, ca'ne  down  on .Su.idav
hist and will not go   back   to the Rein]
tili   the   cold   weather   iu   o\or.      He
brought a few h.mdiid dollais   \i oi (,h
of   dust   with    him,   leaving   a   l.ut,e
amount at  the   mine.     iiis   nait'ior
Frank Vandal!, \> ill be  dr.wn   "hhortly!
-  Mi:   George  (J.  .Marsh,   late  station
agent.-it Three Po.-I-.s,  \y\i() snout the
OhrKtnias  holid���y.s  hole, letut-ned   to
the former plate on  Thm-idav, where
he   wiil   commence   huiinoss as  a real
eslatetind  mining broker.    Mr. j\l���,r.ih
was at one  time  the  most siicoos-.|ul
real  eitate man i.i the Noi tlni'e-.t, ,nnl
jittainod   to   some   proimneiicc   while
residing at ('alg.iry.
.1. W. Aloxley, "of jN'oiHi Hill, who
left M.'il!'', Landing on nieoutil of (h,-
high water covering his pre-emption
there l.e-l .July, v.as m (own (>������--- week.
Mr. Moxley said I he seltlen iiad e\-
liected logotti Ian.-" en,i| i"i,.| (,, ., ni;,|v
cordwood to ih,. C.P.K., |,���|, i| U(..n |'(,
a Chinese eoinp.iny in New Weil,-
ininsler.
solves  very creditably,     n  would  be
h.vidious to single out aiiy particular
ot." wliere ali diil so  well.    The 'pro-
.gi'.uim.o eo.npi ised an addre.ss by Rev.
(J. A. Proeunk-r; antl.ems by the whole'
si tool: ivoiratio.-s by some tiny specimens of young ladyhood; dialogues in
ch tractei, by older girls an.l'buys' who
mui.thavo v\oiked hard in ])ractice; a
musical b"k'e.|,ion by Fred Ah.'iin, and a
song by   Miss'  llattie   Leo,  which  10-
ceivod an encore. Santa Clans  (M>. R.
>S.  Wilson)  thenr appealed   iipon   the i
scene, and  alter a few.remarks from
that eminent personage the windmill
commenced operations.   Mr. C. landmark, Sunday .school   superintendent,
who w.ii also chairman, acted as helper
to old Santa iuihe distribution of the
numoious pro-onts \\ Inch  issued forth
fioin the mill,  ,n>d   the two were kept
very busy for tlie next  hah   hour.    As
a groat nuiiibpi oi  parents ami others
had adopted this method of presenting
their   ,'ii>"-i nik>   relatives   and   k-ionds
with there Chrkruee, gift:., in addition
i.)  ihojo f.ii-oii'by the  8iiiid.iv school
teaohei-j and inanajtrj, it was   no
cotamou   si
rhCt,
Uli-
>   see
children with
thou arms mil of tevs, while all had
two or i,hi'eo preront:-. .Mrs. Smith
presided at the organ, Miss JM.iy Adair
was an eth'ci.int mistress of ceremonies.
Tho gathering w.a-s successful in over.y
w.ty, Ov-eryhndy was pleased, tho ���
youngsters- delighted, and over $10 was
taken at the door.
,       .- -v.....    u.iu    Ul   l;icii   own.
tu-u rhe iTedcr-.tiva lnsuram.0 Company
Limited,   ej.iv.ng  into  csristonco,    e,i<*h
compiuy ko.'tmg a number of shares
find c-ncom.^iLg it by transferring their
lii.-urnig bnsmooa to it.
It is uofi^couinioa thing for some of
the cotton eotr paui-js to consist of 4u0
000. aiui, m soiae cases, 700 sharohoktl
ws; tihnost all residing it, O.-lnvn
BcarccLy n fasrilyuu the town but wi.ns
owns shares in 301110' cotfcou company or
other.-        _ k     ���"
Tho company movement does not stop
win -ihe^staplo   trado (coltori).     Tir.
burcnors woro not.long h.yuiiyx r.r.d then
tfaa ioras.1 tao Ol.-li.ua Hide.  iJkJn'riad
XatCo-MjKjiy, JLiinitaJ,   which   cfi'ee-.j
*.iy uuuioi.ihietl pnvato   outeiDrixo in
tan. rtiropiioii. Bvon thebiii nesiiug ani"
auvertisiog  htisinefi3  was invaletf  tlio
pimteio forming the Oldham Dik '^-,4.
i:ig Co i.p,..n:,-, Limited, thioaak it pest.
ui�� tiKU own hills and   advoic^mo/iisL
ihoinclj.-aiswereiiot left  out iii the
cold, and v-dry .3001;  two  aerated  water
companies wore in full swijisr. each t,Uu.
hem. so long as he de-alr. with  tho com-
pany, hoi ,mg P0  iaa:iy shares.    Thi-so
homusiteli ,<,iii,h. when   he   coasts 'to
u".il wim u:dai.    I... rfucti    them  is .no
unsiness   not- even   poultry   firming,
w.neh.has escaped the comptim- ,cimm-
.ftmutis  h   byword   that at  ono t-io
yon comd have floated a dog  kenr.o'i'ia'
Ulohaia.
MAKES houses in miniature.
A Clever IJoitmi -aoci.iinic rm-nislie'g Jtod-
,, cl.. for About SI00 I-'iscli.
_Do you contemplate- huiMiag a li^use?
If so, hero is an linvalua'oJe si::^esti<,u
guaiaati od to save  you a lot of niom'v
and regret, ami  preservo   the  artmnvt
from   imtold  aggravation.    Ii   iji,ai..a.
.says rho ^J'jw Yo:k Press, Hio.-oh ,. man
who from plans  an.! spco.i'.aii..:.-!. \-vdi
maker, liny  moCfil   show...;   ir.  a.j
jtiit cow   the completed uidkimg   wni
iook.    Ho  ch'.rgo; ci-oui   $.j > io^&Sj (o
uuplicj.tu   m   mini:.iure  r.   ti.r.:o\tory
Gwehu g of ten or uftsen toi- <r..ie ar,ai-r
monis'    E'.ryu.ir.,-w ��0T1!,.,..], re���ro.
(inot'd, iii-'a. 1 he-j.iop,j of the fo r :o t.i-j
lion,1 of 1 Iji.m 'lrcise.    Ih   rJ.i-,  v -..-.������-.
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pros;., oijvc owjor, o^inglr
Livocl Five Months Willi a Broken Neck:
H. Palmer, who broke his neck diving in in the water at Niagara and was
subsequently taken to England, has
just died there. Tho accident occurred
live months ;um.
To Miners find Prospectors.
Ir, hour ilc-ihu io have the Mail known far
anil m-i le as ii reliable A 1 iiiitiiiic pajicr. To
lliiienil nutnK 111!.' help of all DnMiieotor-, and
iii.ii..igjin'jij �� ho li.ui' 111c int. 1 ml ot thu Ivoi Hi
liiilltif, ol   Wi.ht   ICout.ai.iy ,it lie ul.   Jt  11  in
JOtl"   Jll'll'.ll    !.'!   (fOu-   111   \(.i'_.    Kill. 11.il  IioIduv
mmi liii),'in ..l:.i|i- 01 milling nci.,, ul.idi vimli'l
ollicr.ii-uniiaiiti unijniili,:,(.! Jhujy iium, 1K,
mat.ei lnirt tin j.iI j. amy .i.;.;i. ,irtn n"iii, uill no
IIWu'lillill'l'.      li    JOU   lllll.'   II,1   pi'Il.   \M''i'j   I'.Hh.l
pyiii'il 11'no pup. r.jiiil ti. k il do..|i ,,., a piece
01 iimJi lui'k. li jimiueinil m -tump- send ,<
all tlK'-.Uih', woll.itd'i.il to 1 hat. .Vr,.\cr nntirl
t-'f.uiiin.UKul fiiaipn iiion,. Il'ii> !ii^ln!i<;n.ii-(.. o.'
ol.y, .ni iijadwritiiij. ju-t mini .��� u,L. ^..-m;
Mi'lldot'i-rcol..   Wcii.1; only otic tlunj,-:  Do
1,,it 1 \n
j.U.j
RCSO'Jk. TH.': r-'-ri'S'-nM'C,"
Nt'l'.l'.--T'\njrii.i;r Ion..,,).,u. bac!ui.v.
. ol   Ki'W'I 'ni.,..   R  ('.,   w.,,,,1  hkl. M,M(.
,,'ihmI. k-ukI, iliar.t.iljlc l.i.!;- lo un.n, (.imii m
.1 .veiv 10.11'oilauiir.   i',t!iiio^".\ (Jl.ui."
t'.llli of aiAil, OJilfc.
tidily 19 ii -cd, is able to maso timely
and-.just  L-i.t.cipui.    Tor even  with a
lively   ii-_'i.;i_. ttioa    ttnci   SO;,JO    i_I10w..
lougo     or     bmloing     it is impossible
to    got,   q   very   dear   coate:.: ion   of
proporr:rvm.      Voi'.-mrkis     th..t    iooko.l
lnxm-KHi. iy hroad on paper become painfull? cm.t.-u cod when actuai!;.-i'l'.niced
1 over, f.nd it 15 nsiornshi.ig  to  weht,-'
cramped atid cheap, or btild and  oig is
the lotii house l hat one fancied t-oo from
flaw*'     The  j.'ostoman's r=ciieiiu. is   to
save you  any possible disapr-oiiitinents
or ���bhmdors. ' On a platform i.ve toot by
rour mches iie sots up the iirtlo model
shmgling,   plastering,   or pt,iuiing   tho
oxtcnor, you'i-ropeso using foz tho real
structure.    Every vindow'is iii us proper place, flours  swing e.-.aiiv  011 their
lunges, halls are low or loftv and rooms
snug or airy, just as you propose in tho
plans.    Theae'is the house that you may
turn it round and round, view it from a
dozen st.mdpidnts, see whore it moots
your expectations,  or wholly  fiu'ia   t0
materialize yonr��� favorite theories.    It is
true  that tfuo may scorn a li.lv sum to
throw away  on  a toy, but  tlio-e who
have expenenced some of tlie tribulu-
turns- of   house building w��i think it
rathe? an inexpensive expedient in  the
oud.
ents x -upiiisnings.,
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Speciality t
Shirts-and, shcm _   ^
If you want to reaeh the People, in the North Riding of West Kooiehajr ��� ���'���'
. YOU SHOULD'
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A Oiuiccroua Mctaiuorphosla.
HE.
'TIs but n. little thin^ I nsk;
A trifle, 1101 nine' inoro. I swear
'lis ant a ho.u y. Kic��some tusk'
iliatv.rnik:t-j'.ro��'r,i'=i.ve���]mir.
Ti_> soineil.me' drar. tletn v0U K_Vo.
1 00 c.m;,0! f.nri) <ie. in funils?;
TiS 7itjiinii��''.j,,rt. tli.,rji a, j ]lV6i
A little,, bimiuc. bui��le kiss.
.SUE.
This liu'o tl.iii'^ you boldly nslc:
Tbii (:,(lc iu-'-t. to joii, as air;
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Ami I from in., m^.i. (_�����! ami^s
Become,, ui '".-."t .j'nii.oe. 11 Mra.
.   ���""ni'it CJnii.anilJewey In Ufa.
Mli'i'i ��f v*. iu
Hie man who ;iuts his reliance on the
roosters is on his way to wo'-lt when tl-o
man who relies ou nn alarm clock ism ill
di-L.iinmg of the angola.-Atchison
umne
Jin. Workaday���Oh, I do P0   like to
for ago id.   strong,   <let-jn,inofi   nmr
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oston Courier.
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,"raErsjG3WK PAGE 4.
THE KOOTEJSTAY MAIL.
CHARACTER   IN   FEET.
VANITY THAT COST A MILLION.
'THEY ARC CERTAIN   INDICATORS OF
PERSONALTY.
__g_l   l_tmtt '> �����    *��y    Soma    ArtUt*���How
-VoahUHt   Oto��o��tt   ����HM~��n��    ��f""**
' ���*���������    �����*��. a��o����   mm ~vr~u*7
, ?������?����> .'..'.'.' '
ft it said by prominent artists ��'nd yrell
"jiown chiropodists that a truly perfect
foot, from ��n artistic standpoint, is as
forV nowaday*- M.black-blrifs^irt -"May. ���
.Vh��ri we "remember $hVfa*iious Ijeadties
i <rfcWn'tftuM.-'wDOsefeerweVe tenderly
"eared for 'and ���x<|uiiitely ��hat*d. *ki*
*ppw�� truly diylerabla.'". ""_*" '"' 1 .. \_
'' There wait no'question .in '.^c-W "siri-
feriufr diya.otf what kind of, s'bpe,to buy
tpib'at oWafoot would, showoff to. "the
$*at vdT&ntiiya, Helen of Troy, to whoso
"jtteu'tif ul 'aid" sb��pely "foot "sVninou in-
|sntt'tu��rs.ble w��r�� written, would 'have
biwi borrifiod at fch�� tight of the average
$&d��rn foot, scd" would probably harp
.��*to".thro<ra *iak>'; ecoTalsioua' to hoax
&�� amount -sproi wail  ,w����k   at',.'the'
-tjtixu'tio.iist'i. " * *'"���;,v,, T' '*   '/"".''':'
..That ou woman oftha betfcwr. elaaa
^w')V*yitV5 more attantioci to'the care of
t"���� faet than formerly U aa indisputable
feet. A prominent society woman.ou
&r mum frora Paris several mouth*
*2*'��shibitod to a roots full ofaduiirlng
i��t*iiA��   tha  sweatee*, ' daintiest" litU*
Sa��Ur cast of a" foot,   which.; sbs   Beared, vu ��' "counterpart' of tier' own,
(Bade by a sculptor of world wide faua.
*$&* *r#a at th'^'nkraerif'luiTinij V" Itfe
gfp��,on�� carved la marble to be'inounted
Cp carim **Iti��I. and aereral small out*.
��ao-kaif the'also. struck' off in differaat
Qfeadsa of ,peie jarjk, blue and old ro��*_,
���f\lt"~&tk ��i��l��e a fad, acrqti ��\he-��� ��ta.V��>"
'���^^ie eaid. to har* your foot photographed
& well as your'hand or your fac���that
^,-tf 70a were lucky, enough to possess
fen* blossd with artistso curve* and oat-
\.~ "Rui secret of ���hte- to- that person*,*?*
'."Jtogirininif .to find out what sculptors
' If^YeJk'noVa'.aU '"rld."^ namely; that,;.*
"*<$qt'is as mnch' indicatiTe,df i^a^itf
- ijtad churacier as'any other active niem-
' ""feM-'of the hataaBr'form, and after being
gocd* aware of what delightful and char-
nrtemtie charm* a graceful, poetic foot
iyiicetai. tho majority of fashionable
women are supremely Anxious to pro-
tjsrye the model by statuary, or, pictures'
,-' Some excellent leading point* t�� re
feeinber, if a woman wishes to read the _
(sea in her own pretty.feet, are that t>(
jail,  well rounded heal' denote*., good
- Qreediug, and a straight ono, of course,
gut the opposite.    Wheat the heel forma
��� e kind of juoh w.lth the lustrp it is sure'
qljgn of  bine   blooded" jstoclr.'' and" If it
faftald >aite'nd'-rj��hii^'''to "any inarsred'
^grCJeyou caa  maka   sure, that great
fferceaf choracUsr "goes, with 'it  v
���'��� The   arched and 'high ,'ibat��p,' as all
Btudeut* of art know/acta(i��van unfjdl-
|^g indication of a long line of ancestors,
(together with tha refinement of tenipera- ,
gne'ut. innate delteacrof-feelingand true
atarj'tieneas of ^character ^rhic'n Rioting-
\mk the bona fid* lady from- her, com-
fiiart.aiaier.  '" --'.."'
/ JfoU��ing da the wida'.world wiU'so
^jpidly retnore all natural lines of beauty
9* an ill-fitti'ng'nh'oe' and as friction ,JL*
tfatal as , psressare, too large a shoo
��,us much damage.as ,if it wero ��ev;
��pal siaes vw small Hare the hist used
fc.bpi.Mieg row footgear resoiiible tlw>
nodal as closely as possible and don't
nft the ahoeuiaken' persuade yon that
^hap Tamp ought to cotuo where it will
QDdoubtedly raise ridgea and furrows.
In caring for sue, fees, particular at-
f^intkn ought to be paid to paring. the
qpils, which, according to Dr. \Ve��ter-
^elt, should be cut perfectly straight.' if
. Miy&aif!�� *'little shorter in the   centre
(_j��ah an ��he sideo. '" "'
-"���' The desire' among -voqr-ariakocrata^e
.^Itjokmofu the owners ot prettily
ij&eEed feet has been increasing for the
, jj_��t few yuarCi When a woiuau realises
~*Aat she ��m* wear aa "A"~8hoe'in width
or a oue aad a half -in length -she thea
"feogins to ibiuk about the contour of her
^oot and ituuedlately seeks to remore
^,-blemiahos that will disfigure it any
^��y. She visits har particular chirop-
l iaWt *a! roligioosly as. her'.derjtiator
^auicore, and from'him 'learns tlie
Sroperme-hod of preserving the beauty
and softnass of skin,'' 'following out her
fcxrt doctor's,orders minutely and being
sarVicuhi? about the make and cut of her
Shoe, there is no reason why the major-
jjtj' of woiuuti who have'titne amlleistirs
should hot be blessed with as artistic
|��dal extremltios as thoaeof Mrs. Socre;
|l��r7;_Belkuap. whom.they.'ueee: to say in.-
*ajfiably attracted a groap of admirers,
who gathered to gaaa at her Lovely and
daintily clad feet whenever she stepped
tJ^hWeWriago;"'
"Many cf'otv'^*U;know* "Sew York'
esciefcy wcauea' oaa 'boaat of^ extremely'
esnatoetratit feet. Mrs. E. Karcy Ray-
noad, of "Tifth arenno, has a notfceably
rett/foot the artistic contour of which
enhanced by tha delicate soft greys
flowf tan suedes she wears. Mrs. Edwin
Gould's foot is thoroughly characteristic
��t# the charming disposition of its pretty
awaer. cod Mrs. Theodore Sutro's foot
to"always inoMed in shoes that,not only
Baatchr��ch eostome. bat fit 'io perfW,
t4&ar��T��Vy point. * The lines' in Mm
8utro's foot' indicate a purely artistie
ftjad'mtMiicol nature, with hi^h' intellect
^ol eod6w,rasnt��; '"\"."v'" "���.'""    *.
jUrii."'""Trans: Leslie' can be happy fn the
pteowiodge that she is one of the few
xroin/*i whose boo$ Bnmb*r.^nlyi;es/jh,����
fe>'the height of "bne.** aind whoso width
does not exceed 'that of a child. The
linss.'ii/tkia^oofe, as read,by an orpflrt.
denote-great poweV, indicated" by the'
BOticeable rise of the big' toe,' nnnsnal'
as^eativrtAbility, a keen intellect, charm
. &�� manner.' TersatiKty and high breed-
tog.
One of the first things yon notice
about the >1arqulse de Lanza is her extremely pretty foot It is exquisite in
outline, and Mme., Lanza might well
take it as a subject in some of har
TrritiagosL
Avray a
SHIPS PASSING,AT SEA.
She  Vollr   at   m  J����kr> Threw
Fortati* ��t the I'ost.
A number of racing men were chatting in an uptown hotel on-Broadway a
.few evenings since! says the N-evv 'York
Sun, and", one of.;the party, who had
'been-abroad in company with'Walton,
the.faiiioua plunger, when - that heavy
speculator made-hid second trip to- England, told how near, the American came
���to creating a. sensation : which  wouldi
! hare made ihe''country ring from one
and to the other.
"The" canity of a jockey." said this
"nan." "cost Walton and his friends $1,-
��00.0OD and this is how it all happened':
"Walton"hail in his stable among other
h'orses Mr. P'ckwick. Sutler and the 8
,y*ear old Hopeful.", which he still owns
ajti'd has" in the stud somewhere near
���"STaVr York." We had been'winning our
share"of the money, both on-our own
horses arid on those of other owners and
the season had opened up in the most
propitious'fash'ion.' "All of'the Aineri.
can cont'ihgehf.'todk advice from 'Petie,'
���s' "we 'baltea'Walton,   and   wo. had
'iaade* tho 'ring'wince_ several times
��j?jA settling .'day.1'"" Sherwood., who,
tesin��a""foV'"Wart6Vi,:,'iad a'very high
^Stinjoapf ^ojjejtnl, and wanted to run '
tiriiln.a stakerace, but we begged hi in !
^r> hold off and'pick dot a�� selling event
thatesd, .and prepared to. uiake a coup
tnat would be talked about for .months
tto'cppiel"'   After seeing the( City,and0
Snbnrbah>-afi we rati, back, to Loudon,
'cod from there' ipok the .train to Epaotn, ;
"where onr  horoas  were "quartered.    It i
was our purpooo .to., deceive, everybody ,
'"^"'���obW intentions, "and that morning j
'the horses were brought out. trotted and 1
aanterad, "and  carefully  put away, as
Iho'ugh they had "had all'their work for
thai day.   In the'''af tor noon,' when the' |
,J>ti^_ns  w��re    deserted, -.Hopeful and j
' $n:ler were brought  out   in company I
^rith Richmond, a high-.qlass horne, then ;
trained" by   SKerlwood   but' afterwards ,
ionght'Dy Waltbn'and"brought "to this
country^ running third 111 Pontiac's ^Suburban.    The trial .was a' great success
Z���ji -1 :: *i *i*.-.'X ri ��-lr...-!.��� . ���.���,J
HOW  THEY  TALK TO  EACH OTHER
ACROSS THE WATErt.        ''
of his age. Richmond beat hini about
a length, and the throe yoar ol.l t>c��t
^Qtler,away off; in fact we wore in high-
feather and considered the money, we
intended to place ou Hopeful in the
coming race v�� good as won.
."Racing in England is vastly different
from the sport in this country, and the
great public knows far let^a about the
JjraeriW,*of],the";horsea than they do in
^America" Horses,run fewer races, are
trained' privately, and sometimes are
Sibt seon' in public for ruoutliB together.
As a consequen.ee form, is much harder
to"follow", an'd,th'oeq who have a bottled-
ttp good "thing and know how to'guard
their secret get a price .that ia at timee
'���BtonlsYuiigly "good. We 'were amazed
to get as good as 10 to 1 againat Hoj)��-
"fol. and the strangest part of it all was
that tho~more~we bet the more the ring
seemed capable of absorbing. Wo told
ituj, jockey (l".won't,.mention his name,
""bjojl he'was a good spno. In his day, and
most of yon know hiiq) that^ we stood to
urin a" foft'uue" anil ,"to take no cliaiK.es,
From the start Hopef ni .was .in a good
Xboaitiqo." and' after, making a splendid
Inirh at'Tottenham Cor tier. we began to
cheer,' for o'nr" chestnut "beauty was
���trilling along in front* and moving over
-tlhe turf in magnificent' stylo. A .hundred,' yards' from the' finish we were
cxnlling''in our triumph, and fifty-
yards from the line . nothing but
a 'miracle could keep . us' from
getting the "money. " Whips were
fiyingbehind ns and'our colt was still in
hand. When I think of what happened
then I-'grow faint and want to swear.
Our jockey, 'with "the insane desire of
���howiug what a good thing" it" was. took
��*pnll ��t Hopeful's head, the great, long-
striding,colt became tangled and was
&rown off his,'stride. Webb w<��s on
i&i nearest of his competitors, and he
had all'but given up riding, but, like
the groat horseman that he in. he gathered his horse," and, by one of the grandest" efforts' I've ever seen, nailed Hopeful and beat him on the postl I went
broke over the race, bo* nothing con Id
stay Walton's back that day. for despite
his losses on the race he quit the day
f35,00d .to. the good. , What would he
have won il oar'jockey hadn't blundered! Fully 1)11,000,000; sad the entire
story of bin li��e might have been changed, ' Had J>e got that much money together they never could have'mjulc him
gtirrender. I'll never forget wlmt Wnbb
���aid after' the race. It was this: The
over-weight beat you!".pointing to his
upper lip. which, like all, of ."Sngiand's
Jockeys, was clean shaVed. r Our man
bed a moustache- ..-,.-
3hMlar��a����-wL>Tiult<Mi Uuanarc
An Indian ha* beep known to carry a
kkter froia Guazapares to Chihnahna
aodrback again" in fire days, the <1U-
tsmce being'nearly 800 mil��-s. In some
parts where' the Tsrahtininris M-rve tho
"Mf'xicansthey are used, to run in the
wild ndrsesTdriTiig tHem into c-rral; it
saay take them two or thrro ilayn to do
it, sleeping at sight and. living on a little pinole. Tfie'y bring in the horses
thoroughly sshaastsd, ���hiis Ihny them-
celves sre ntjll fresh. Thoy will outrun
a&y.botrse if you give thorn time enough.
They will pursi no 'deer' in' the snow, or
with dogs, in ' the rain, for days and
days, until at last the animal is corner-
��J 'and shot with arrows, or falls an
esay prey from sheer exhaustion, its
hoofs dropping off.���Scribner's,
..' *.- * 1
Tb�� AA<tTmia"M**m*ii 'fn��oViir^n��aa.
; Shooting'and' Fishing lately told the
following titory:
'One' of the fishermen, when he loft
home for the Kan; .-leys, ��aid, lie would
jjo by'way of'Lower Tjnin; he might
stop at mi.ldlo Dam. or (,"�� on to """p.^r
Dam. 'H&.danirliter wished to vcrif to
him; but, not knowing whi-r" tin- letUir
would rimJ him, nddreiweil it tlma:
'Rev. .
"bfjinewhore in th* T)"in Region,
���'Rriii.;.'ii'y, Al.nno,"
And he received U.o loLter.
Age of Msrliie SlKnalliic���How It W����
Done Centuries 'A^o ��� It�� ProcroM
Through  the   Ages -- The   "WIb   \*��s;"
< 8y��t��m���An International Code. '      '.
, Marine signaling is at least 25 centuries old. Among the Greeks aud Romans the polished surfaces of the shields
were used us mirrors to reflect the sunlight from one toireiue to another. Afl
they U8ed no 'firearms there was no
smoke to interfere, and the flashes of
sunlight could be easily read. In this
day it could not be done, for whole
squadrons of warships are sometimes
euvelope'cl in smoke. , However, sinoke-
Iobs powder may in a few years so alter
conditions as to make some ' similar
system possible in battle. *��
The uae of firearms introduced a new
mode of signaling only as regards signals of .distress, and as a maimer of
saluting other nations. In actual buttle
the cannon'are useless as signals, because each faction is firing iudiscriiuin-
"jlMy, and Jhe', number of gnus to be
fired as signals.lose their identity. Any
foreign vessel of, war entering a liarbur
of another country with which it is at
peace hoists the flag of that country at ���
the fore truck and fires a salute of 21
guns, which salute is returned with tho
same number of guas. A vessel in distress, if in daytime,'fires a gun continuously until borne answer is hail from
shore or borne other vessel, if there is
one in hearing distance. 1.
' The semaphore has boon very successful for short distances. This is an oblong ball, 'about 2 feet in diameter,
which in manipulated on a flagstaff or
hoisted by a line. It is used almost exclusively on vessels acting 111 squadrons.
If the flagship wishes to pass an , order
the ballb are raised to certain elevations
ou the staff, which carry certain mean-,
lugs. Suppose the order is "up anchor,"
hoist ono ball at liiilf mast, and lot it
remain until all tho ��� other vessels ans-,
wer "all right," or, perhaps. 0110 bail at,
the masthead aud one half-mast' might
moan "up anchor, '\ and so on three,
four or five balls could bo manipulated ,
in certain combinations to moan any
general order in tho tactics of field maneuvering. 'For short distances the semaphore is very successful and is also
used among merchant vessels, aa well
as men of-war.
The principal signal for short distances is the'"wig-wag," which is used, not
for general maneuver, as the semaphore,
but for any and all messages that have
to be explained iu detail. The "wig"
wag" is made by a person standing erect
with a small flag in each hand, which
he waves in certain combination for
certain letters. For instance, if both
arms were held erect over the head aud
brought down in a circular motion to
the side, each flag would describe a
semicircle aud a letter "o" would bo described. ' . r '
Hold the left flag out horizontally
from the body aud describe a somicirclo
with the right flag., then the right fhig
out and circle with the ' left, and so on,
combining motions until every letter in
the alphabet is"represented by a motion.
In till tlie navies of the world the small
boys taken its apprentices are trained aa
signal hoys, not only for the "wig-wag,"
but all other modes.
Tho flag system is the most universal
and satisfactory of all codes, both
nationally and internationally. Tho difference between the "wig-wag" and
the flag system is the "wig-wag" represents the letters themselves, but tho
"large flags represent not only words, but
seutences. These are recorded in a Ixwk
which evory vessel has, and by referring to the number in the book that the
flags repre.-ent. the message is interpreted. When large flags are used they are
hoisted to tho masthead by an ordinary
halyard, to which the flags are fastened
with the units flag of the desired number at the bottom, tens next, arid so on.
Long triangular shaped'"flags (pennants,
properly cilled), of different colors and
combinations of colors make tho numbers. This is easy, as only nine digits
sre twed (the zero bf-iug excluded), and
one nag over another can give any number wanted. Each nation hiw. its own
combination of numbers, so th.it they
c*n signal among themselves, while
others can s'-e and not understand.
Then there i>i an international code by
which any two nations may communicate, inasmuch as figures are the same
in nil nations, and thongn thoy might
not tmder.-iUii'l one word in common,
they can interpret the flag numbers.
Every voai"l that floats, wiiether merchantman or man of war. has a number,
which ib ri'U/rdi'd in tbo it.t.'riiatinnal
Iwt of vi.",h"1s. which gives the name of
tho owner, master, or port or country,
to w. ich it WI'.ngH. VesS'j'ih pa-icing at
sea always exchange nnmb'Ti as a sn-
lute, the name as we exchange silnta-
tions with rxTnons on the sir.'.-t. whether strangers or friends. Tii" il.ig of
the country from which tho vcnsel hails
is hoisted astern, and if a merchantnum
meet a man of-war at sea she dip.-, her
country's flag in honor to the other
country, which, of course, is answered
in a niitiii.ir manner, and lor the merchantman not to dip is an in^tilt. Government vessels are always distinguished
from other vessels by the long, narrow
pennant flyinif from the rnammasf
There are many fhig Mgn.dh that everyone know.-), and they tire nuivers".!. even
among savage tribes, as if thus'; colors
were ordained to represent certain
things. Thoy aie the white flag of
peacfi; tho black flag, r(> mercy; red
flag, dangrjr. yellow flag. mciatOHH, For
n national flag to fly is to mean either a
holiday or public pro'tpority, and that
same Hag at half-mast is to be. in mourning, a furled banner trailing is a disgrace. Tnero are other signals known
iTiteriiatiniuilly. Hfl the national flag
hoi-a-j.! i.oitom side upward   n."..:is dm-
tress,  and   for   the  fl.i-{   ��<< l��  :  in a
kiini iii'n'i- iiiiitiny and rtoinelniiorf troti-
ison.    lj.ullnid i'ost
TURNED THE JOKE.
A. Ventriloquist Wlio Wbs Blade to ����ave
tlit*  Cur.
-A ventriloqnist had great fun tho
other night 0.1 the Sixth avenue elevated
traisi, .iw\ at the same time put a train
���guard in danger of being attacked by a
'bcoro ot iu.ligii.tut prssungers. Then
he'was warned that'he had better leave
the car. , , .     , -     *
It was a rainy night and the train wm
crowded with passengers going down-
' town. , In the rear'car "every" seat was
takon when "the train left tlie Ninety-
third street station in Columbus'
1 Avenue. In one'of the rear seats was a
person who appeared tb'be enjoying a
calm sleep.
Just as tho train was approaching
the Seventy-second street station a voioe
at the forward door cried out:"     ���
'    "Fifty ninth street change cart
for Ninth avenue.''
The voico was clear nnd resonant'
Everyone in-tho car, heard it. 'an un-
uhiial thing on elevated trains, as every-,
0110 knows. A dozen passengers . who
thought they had been ' carried beyond
tli-sir stations at Soyenty-scco'nii and
Hi.\ty histh streets hurried toward the
- dour, and jis niaiiy more who wanted to.
ch.i'iigc cars at Fifty-ninth'street^'joined
in the forward movement."_'"PaBseiigor*
for Seventy second and ' 'Sirty sixth'
streets were angry because' they be-"
iio'vod thoy would have to'go back in
tho'rain.
As the head of the procession reached
the door the  train   guard" poked' ia hia
head and called:    ,       ,
."'"S.'veiity second street.1"
Thu train halted with" a jerk which
throw a lmlf dowsn passengers off theur
feet. .There was a struggle nt the,door '
'between tnoso' who wanted to get off
the train and those who didn't.'and by
the tnno tho train moved forward there
wore a dozen passengers angry enough
to asMiult tho conductor. o
������What "in thunder do you mean by,
*his performance?", demanded oiie'of'
them, as he approached the'conductor."
"Why did you call put Fiity-uintK
street wliou tho train was at'Seventy*
* -f . 1.... . - -.���'---'���*,���''- * * '
second? , _ . -   .
'  "But I didn't," said'tho train guard.
'" "Yob   you  did." shouted'tho   angry
passengers in a chorus,-aud" one big man
put hiuibolf in a position to attack the
gu.'ird.     " i ,   ,    '    ,
""But  I   know   ho   didn't," .piped   a
shrilhvoico just under the roof of the car.
Everyono looked up in astonishment
and tho amazement was increased when
a voice  which   seemed   to   come from
beneath the  car  floor Baid, soothingly:
"Calm" yourselves,     gentlemen; calm
yourselves. , I called out the station."
��� Tho passengers, recognizing tho situation, retreated to their "seats and liegan
looking around.    Then' suepicion began
to fall upmi tho sleepy man in  the roar
corner.    A big mau���the ono who wanted to fight  tho train guard���went oyer
to him and said:'- '��� ��� ,; (.
',' '-'That was a fine joke."but don't you
think you had" better get off at the next
station?"     ���'*'   - ' ^ ���""   '   ' ,    ..
,'; Tho'sleepy man left theciir at Fifty-
ninth ��� street" and-took another train
downtown.��� Now'York Herald.
-   -BOOTS HAVE HAD THEIR DAY.'
.^���������������������     (
Trade Affected liy   the Increased Wew of
-  ',-.       "       Shoe* Uj- Aiiiarlcniia.
The diminished use of boots is a matter of concern to the manufacturers of
them and to tho, producers' of. heavy
leathor and heavy calf' skins, says the
Shoo1 and Leather Reporter. Twenty
yours ago tho calf boot industry was a
loading 0110 in New England. Whole'
towns wore studded witii factories
which produced calf boots exclusively.
For a decade the sale has been gradually'
falling off. and to-day it is'of hardly any
iuumrvatico. A few manufacturers of
shoo- include boots as a specialty, but
the dom.-iud is too light to amount to
much. W lion calf boota were more iu
vogue manufacturers consulted the
partialities of tho cowboys, to whom
price was a secondary "'consideration;
Too legs were frequently corded with
silk .aiitchin,'. The star and croscont
and other fanciful ornamentations wore
inlaid oi! tho legs of the boots; there
wore high heels" and the boots were
striding upcoimens of mechanical art
Thu soles were inlaid with copper, zinc
and hr:t>8 nails- . The cowboys no longer
pay jSlo or S-JO for a pair of boots. They
want substance instead of show. But
they were not the only wearers of calf
boots. Thoy were oxtousively worn.
Many mon prefer them to day. though
the number is growing less. The old-
fashioned stoua hoots wero formerly
6old in largo quantities;" they are' well-
niirh obsob'to. There followed a demand
for a Hgnter nnd more stylish article
A'kip boot of lighrer-textriro was produced, about) equal in appearance to-the
bofct calf bo'it. but'tliis.' too.: linri.'fallen
somewhat Into dioiise.'an'd' the^fiales this
season are scarcoly over oriiPlialf tho
mmal amount. Wherothore worfc twdnty
f.-icrnricK producing boots exclusively
there is iu>w not one. Even the farmers
sre Uh'.ng hinvy shoes instead'of boots,
and if it 11 comes a necessity to wear'
ong l.'gj'ed boots thoy buy'rn bets.
Twenty yens ago tho entire pro net of
halein am'. J'oaUjdy was heavy boots aud
brogan leather. To-day there sre less.
than half �� dozen tnnuors making ii
Brooms and plowshoos are indUpeus-'
nblo in many sections of country but
there are comparatively few exclusive manufacturers of these now. The
Crecdmc-or, Do in Podro, English ties
and Creole congress are supplanting
them. The decline in tho consumption
of frtlf boots affects tho tnmierc of calf
shins. It is a question what Ih to lw
done witli heavy skins. ��� Tho ' tanners
must nwe-fi.rsly buy more or lens of;
the .1 'lb' v cannot select light and
iln- .linn iicnlity exclusively, ami ifihoy
t.11, tie ti.es feel no certainty of being
���use of them iti tho /inis'Soil
re is. nevertheless, k us.t in
fi.r whatever is go-el for any-
'v.ioro will 'no smite w ty of
f heavy calf fkiii-". though
1 nt it appears ��� difficult to
.  iln-octiou into which  tho/
FAILING  IN ONTARIO.
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Stale      'll.
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Villi   i.t    iln1
A TELLING ARTICLE IN REPLYTO THE
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN-
Mr.C. C. Janirt, Dcimty Milliliter of Agrl-
. t
cultum for Ontario, t'ontictit hoiiiisUrrors
"' In 11 Must C'onviiicinir  I'asliion���Intercnt-
lug;   to American, Sutl��factory to Caum-
dlau Keaders.
The New York Independent recently
"copied a thiity line article about "Farm-
'ng in Cmada'' from tho Springfield
Republican which contained errors,and
did not do justice to this province. Mr.,
O. C. James' ro.dy is herewith printed:'
Ontario is a largo province. From
the mouth of tiie Albany river on James
Bit to Peloe Island in ' Lake Erie tho
distance is about 7.10 miles, while from'
the eastern limit on tho St. Lawrence to,
tho western on the Lake of the Woods
w about 1,000 miles. Its total. area is
2-iO.OOO Kf'mare miles: larger than the
niuo North Atlantic States, by one-
third; larger than Maine. New Hainp-
bhire, Vermont. Now York. Pennsylvania and Ohio combined. But a small
portion ia as yet settled ; in fact, eighty
per cent of tho entire- province, is yet
j'l' the possession of tho Provincial
Crown Lands Department: and while
too larger portion unsold is valuable
principally tor its timber and.minerals.,
there are several millions of acres of the
finest agricultural hind as yet unoccupied. One h-cclion lies along the Rainy
river, adjacent to Minnesota. I y other,
the Valley of Lake   Temibcaininguo, ia
,t> tho north of Ottawa. These two
districts are in tho - same latitude na
Northern Minnesota. ' Tho former district is covered with deep, black, alluvial soil, and the latter with rich clay
overlaid with humus.   J '
The old S'-ttled portion of Ontario lies
in the triang'.o bounded on ono side by
the Ottawa and Lake Nipissimr. on tho
M'cond by the St. Lawrence Lake Ontario and" Lake Erie, nnd on tbo (bird
by Lake St. .Clair. Lake Huron and
Georgian Bay. It ia worth while opening a map lo "look at, tho configuration.
With the exception of a shotc pottage
between L-ike Nip ssing and Trout, Lake
on'tho north, it is practically an  iaiand;'
,,washed   by .tho   waters   of  two largo,
. rivers and three great lakes. In addi-
tio'n'nolo its shape, like a wed go pushed
down into 'ho heart of tho groat agricultural States, and you will begin to
realize .1111 its position and surroundings apparently fit it  for a gro.-it agri-
' cultural' land. Ita back bono is the
western branch of the Areluean 'rocks,
tho material out of which rich clay is
made. ' Tho alluvial deposits are most
noticeable in tho extreme southwest,
where tho soil rivals that of tho richest
prairio. While the northern point of.
Ontario is an ocean port on Jau.es Cay,
t'.le southern point is further tfouth than
r.OhUm and , O liostgo. The southern
li'iiiit'of Oi.t;svio is below the -I'M parallel; the ii'i'tliiwest boundary hno ��'f the
United Suites is tho _ 49th.'   Practically
nil of the 2. i'l 1,1521 inhabitant- of Ontario are to the tonth of-a straight lino
clrawu from tho Soo to Portland. Me.
Wilhiutii'is area tiro 23,000,000 acres of
occupied farm lands.
Grain���The writer of the article in
"question is in orror as to wheat production in Ontario. Although wheat grow-'
ing is gradually giving place to stock
raising and dairying. Ontario is yet'tho
principal wheat province of Canada, as
i ho following statement for 1893 will
to how: ' r
Ontario. Manitoba.
Aorcs     1.2711.075 l.OUItJIO
'������>ii,li,.isor��lioat... 31.73I,HU lS.Ol.l.lWJ
"-jiisliels.Kir.uru.... 17.10 lli.50
Tho average yield .of wheat, .barley
and oats for t ho twelve years lfcW'3 '!1H was
higher than tho average for any State in
t: o Union. Oats and pens arc grown in
all parts of the province Tho prime
barley so much desired 'by New York
State malhtcra is not confined, to any'
'pne pun of tho province. Tho .tall
southern varieties of corn ripon only in
tho counties along Lake Erie, lint the
corns of tho Northern States i-ipen in all
parts of Ontario. Com growing, however, is not so extensive as in tho North
Central Wales. It is the principal en-
> ptlago crop, ^producing aa high as twenty
Tons per aero. Wheat is raised in tho
Peace River Valley of the Northwest
Territory, over 000 miles further north
than bt."p.iul.
;>Fruit.��� Poaches of the finest quality
arc grown in the southern counties, tho
two leading sections being the Niagara
"district and tho Essex County district.
Grapes^ grow and ripon almost everywhere,'the annual production l�� iug ;50,-
000,000 pounds. At present they are
retailing in 'I Oronto aa low as two ennts
a pound. Plums, cherries and pear- ;iro
found in various parts of the province.
."Tul apples everywhere. The number of
5 .'oducing applo trees on tho farm* of
'Ontario is id.iced at 7,000,00.). In IS>):5.
i t tho Liverpool market. Canadian apples
v*.to quoted nt prices higher than American apple". Tho only apples equaling
tlioso ol Ontario at Chicago were somo
f:om Nova bcotia and tho Pacific Coast.
Hinco thou a largo trnle i.i apples has
devolopod bctwoon Ontario ami American markets. Tho exhibits at tho
"World's Fair will givo aomo idoa of our
adaptation to that industry. This province 'inhibited 14 varieties of raspberries, 7 of blackborrios. 0b of strawberries,
2d of cherrioar 18 of currants, 34 of
gooseberries, 44 of poaches, tl!" of pears,
88 of plum's, 108 of grapes, 140 of apples,
besides many other fruits, including
even figs grown out-of doors. In the
competition Ontario secured 10 provincial awards, 14 district awards and 15
individual awards���-30 in all���a result
���.iiiequ-'iled by any fainglo State or foreign
coutiti v.
luiiioy.���Closely allied with fruit is
honey. This province pioducos annually 8.000.000 ponnds of honey from its
.".���i.ooo hivs. At Cliicfiiro.OnUirio.se-
cured H.'M'iiieen awards ag.imsl twonty-
eiglit of tu- entire United Males.
Il,iii >..ig ���-I'jvery province is now
rapid1 v ��� i.l'i iinr its dany b.dnsrry;
but in <.... -to the i...ikiug of cUoee uas
assni'ied very la^ste proportions. There
are S!)7 f; clerics, ] nn ucmjjin this year
of-I'-.r.tlh !)!'O'.:0 Oli:) poniid-? of cheese.
I.ie ..xp. rls ..f cheese from Canada tor '
the ;,<iiv . in ing June' 30th. 1893, wore
13 iiiij.-.l -"> pinions, whereas those from
t. - United States were only 81 350.023
i.ouu'R Tho total butter prodiu lion
of Ontario in 1800 was 5G.8ti-"! Oiil ponndB.
The number of public creameries .is in- ,
creasing every year. Tho results of the
dairy competition at Chicago are doubtless fresh in the reader's mind.
Live Stock.���In the production of
6tock there is no other portion of' equal
r-ize iu Noith America where are to be
found ao many different breeda of horses,
cattle, sheep and swine. We have
heavy horses in largo numbers. In
hackneys, Americo Arabs and thoroughbreds, the Ontario horses took practic-,
nlly everything at Chicago. Here are
to,"bo found "Shorthorns, Galloways.
Polled Angus, Herofords, Devona, Jerseys. Guernseys, Holsteins and Ayr-
shires. The statement that Canada ia
ud-ipted for sheop only fo a limited extent requites modification. Expert
breeders Iro.u Britain have pronounced t
Ont-rio as tho ideal homo of tho couib-
' ing wool sheep. In nine classes, not'
incltidimr Merinos, Ontario alone took
at Ciiic.igo 211 awards, against 192 for
the whole of, the United States. In
large swine tho United States is ahead
of Canada, but the Berkshire and the
Improved Yorkshire are to bo found in ,
��� all parts of Ontario.        '   ���
Poultry.���In tho'seven years 1884-'90
Canada sliip.ied to tho United States
8:),."iO(),ilUO dozens of eggs. After tho
piil'ui commit of tho McKinloy Bill the
exports fell to 2,0(14.912 dozens in 1893.
while those of Great Britain 'increased.
In ldU3 there were 7,114,430 fowls of all
kinds on , Ontario farms, and tho products were valued at $3,000,000. , Ontario exhibited at Chicago, and took 487
nwnr.ls against 098 taken by 'tho United
St.-it.'s:', A large portion of the exhibit -
was purchased to go abroad. ,,
r"W.i.it can bo meant by tho statement
as to tho "general,inability, of Canadians to barter products" in view of the
fact that Canadian apples, cheese, bacon
and . hams) peivs' and other articles,
bring tho top prices in the JJritish.markets? "    ,      .       '      ���     ^
, In Ontario there are  175,000   farmers <
whoso farms average 130 acres,  having
a" total value for laud,   buildings, .stock
and implements of ��970,000,000.    In addition there are 110,000 occupiers of lota
under ten acres in extent.      A country
that can ripon the peach nnd the grape,
produce choose that; in ita class, brings
tho   highest price   in Europe,  develop
cattle 'and   aheep   unsurpassed, on the ,
continent,, must surely   have'fine agri-  ,
cultural   possibilities.      It can  be said
without In sttiition that, in general agriculture, including grain, growing, fruit
'r:ii>iiig, dai.ymg and stock production,
'there   ib   no   other   portion   of   North
Ainoiica th.it to-day excels in  Ontario.   ,
Tho   writer   of   the article in question
evidently has not boon uwaro of  all the���
facts, at least so far aa   Ontario   ia con-
tteiuod. '   "
>j I'orrot'vii. I'.airlc.   '
"I saw an eaglo killed last aummer in
rather a strango way," said Fred, J.
Hancock, of Ilarrisburg., "One after-
nootirwhilo out hunting I noticed an immense oniric flying directly overhead,
bo..ring in its talons a burden that apparently worried it. I noticed that tho
biid began to show signs ot weakness,
but was somowhat surprised when a
moment or two later the bird began
descending ripidly and soon fell to tho
ground Hastening to tho spot, I found
the eaglo thing, yet firmly grasping iu c
its powerful talojis a largo sized ferret
ns us prey, Tho animal was lighting
frsi.iitic.illy for its freedom, -and had
kiliei: iti'captor. The eagle had evidently stolen a march upon his cunning
victim, but greatly mistook its game. <
Tiie. ferret was held in such a milliner '
as to inilict no vital Jujury.. Its head
boing.o'nriifiy at liberty, it had torn
anil huerated its ,captor in a terriblo
manner and at'last killed it."
111..  <;rik(...fai  ( ookioiu'li.    , i (
The following story should surely
draw teats from tho student of tho
humbler forma of natural life. Tho -
nariator vouches for its voracity, and
leaves it to tho gentle reader to appraise
the value <>f tho vouchor. ^
���1 found.'' he aava. 'a cockroach struggling in a bowl of water. 1 took half
a walnut-shell for a boat, put, him into ,
it. guv.; him two wooden toothpic .8 for
oars and left him. Next morning ho
had put a piece of white cotton thread
on ono of the toothpicks and sot it on
end as a signal of distress. He ' had a
hitii on the other toothpick, and'there
he sat n-lishing. ' The cockroach, exhausted, had fallen asleep. Tho sight
melted mo to tears. I took that
cocltroach out, gave , him a spoonful of '
gruel, and left. Tho animal never for-
iriit my IniidnosB; and now my house is
chiick'full of his frioiidB   and relations.
���The Miiiiihmder. B. C.	
a s.n.��ll-n<>r I'uKMimiwt.
When a little boy Sheridan Le Fann
wrote the following casay on the life of
man:
'���A man's life naturally divides itself
into three parts���tho first, when ho is
planning and contriving all kinds of
villainy and rascality; that is tho
period of youth and innocence. In the
second ho is found putting in practice
all tho villainy and rascality he has contrived; that ia tho flower of manhood
and prime of life. The third and laat
period ia that when he ia making his
soul and preparing for another world:
that iB tho period of dotage."
lliilIroiMln  In rrnnca.
In 1893, 380 miles .of new railroad
were opened for traffic in France, making the total of the country 22,3(52 miles,
of which 19,748.miles belong to the six
great companies, 1,009 to the state, 698
to branch railroad companies, 199 are
not chartered, and 138 miles are made
in shops, yards, etc. Besides, there
were at the end of the year 2,219 miles-
of Joel : Ail loads. 188 miles of which
vi le opened m 1893. There were also
1,0-13 miles oi stioot railroad.
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